Leadership Centre

Supporting leadership capacity building within Ontario.

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Enhancing leadership competencies, facilitating thoughtful discussion and examination of leadership issues for public health professionals.

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Community Food Advisor

Promoting safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices.

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Community Food Advisors work in their community to improve and promote safe and healthy food selection, preparation, and storage practices.

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Your questions about public health answered...all in one place.

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Ontario Public Health Association

Committed to improving the health of Ontarians.

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Since 1949, OPHA has served as a catalyst for development in the Public Health sector.

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Nutrition Resource Centre

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"News in Brief" for November 06, 2015

Food costs overwhelm families
The Belleville Intelligencer

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health staff on Wednesday released The Real Cost of Eating Well in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties 2015. It showed food costs for a family of four have risen by 17 per cent since 2010.

Hope Blooms goes off the grid, will grow food year-round
The Chronicle Herald

The not-for-profit community outreach program that launched its state-of-the-art greenhouse in Halifax’s north end unveiled solar panels that will allow the group to continue to grow.

Grocery store secrets: Best-before dates tampered, workers claim
CBC News

Supermarket workers are speaking out to CBC's Marketplace about how stores tamper with best-before dates and how it can make food unsafe.

Cookbook confidential: Four Canadian food players talk about how Canadians eat
The Globe and Mail

Maryam Siddiqi asked Chris Johns, Laura Calder, as well as Michael Hunter and Jody Shapiro to discuss how Canadians eat.

Track every byte: new portable scale measures calorie intake by food weight
Yahoo Finance

Apps and food scales are common tools people use to track their calories and nutrients, says a registered dietitian and clinical instructor at the University of British Columbia.