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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Public Health and You

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

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Learn about why public health plays a vital role in ensuring the health of communities across Ontario!

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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

Credible public health nutrition at your fingertips.

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Strengthening the capacity of health professionals across all care settings and in all communities across Ontario.

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"News in Brief" for November 30, 2018


  • 11 nutrition terms to avoid using in 2019
  • Can you really live on meat alone? Everything you need to know about the carnivore diet
  • How the food industry uses big tobacco tactics to manipulate the public

"News in Brief" for November 29, 2018


  • 10 grocery shopping habits from around the world that could save time and get you fresher food
  • What are the health benefits of hazelnuts?
  • Aquaponics farm brings sustainable, local eats to Calgary's top restaurants

"News in Brief" for November 28, 2018


  • Opinion: Health Canada’s new Food Guide is on the right track
  • Food trends of 2019: What you'll be eating in the new year
  • Should you be taking magnesium everyday? A dietitian weighs in

"News in Brief" for November 27, 2018


  • 12 healthy ingredients you should be adding to your salad
  • ‘Many eating disorders start as a healthy eating regime’
  • Weight discrimination can impact people in all areas of their lives

"News in Brief" for November 26, 2018


  • 4 holiday season nutrition myths you should ignore
  • The big squeeze: Inside the fight over juice in Canada’s Food Guide
  • Mind the junk food: London to ban ads for unhealthy eats on public transportation

"News in Brief" for November 23, 2018


  • New research says sweetened drinks may be more harmful than sugary foods
  • It’s time to rethink farm-to-table, and the future of 'good' food
  • What are the benefits of licorice root?

"News in Brief" for November 22, 2018


  • The recipe to recovery: Local dietitian has tips for fighting the flu
  • New peanut allergy drug could herald a ‘sea change’ in treating food allergies, but is not a cure
  • 51% of Americans think people face serious health risk from food additives in lifetime

"News in Brief" for November 21, 2018


  • The link between nutrition and sleep
  • What to know about cassava: Nutrition and toxicity
  • Don't eat romaine lettuce, CDC urges amid E. coli concerns

"News in Brief" for November 20, 2018


  • How our healthy eating is dangerous for the planet
  • Food sovereignty needed to achieve food security
  • From ‘Phat fats’ and shelf-stable probiotics to faux meat snacks … Whole Foods unveils top 10 food trends for 2019

"News in Brief" for November 19, 2018


  • Growing number of state laws limit local government control over food and nutrition
  • Plant-based eating makes consumers feel healthier, study says
  • In Nunavut, a land of plenty, food insecurity abounds

"News in Brief" for November 13, 2018


  • Grocery Bus helping students achieve food security
  • Kawartha Lakes community coming together to create access to fresh fruit
  • Grocers, innovators work to save $31B in food from being trashed in Canada each year

"News in Brief" for November 12, 2018


  • Noelle's Gift aids nutrition programs at Lambton County schools
  • Nunatsiavut pulls out of Nutrition North Indigenous Working Group
  • Pay It Forward: Battling for food security

"News in Brief" for November 09, 2018


  • Spotlight shines on local business at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
  • Ottawa business races to fill orders after Iqaluit grocery store fire
  • Got nut milk? Here’s the nutritional value of ‘milk’ alternatives

"News in Brief" for November 08, 2018


  • Food flood at Neighbour to Neighbour Centre
  • 'Watching a nightmare unfold': Fire tears through Iqaluit grocery store
  • Poor diets threaten health more than malaria, tuberculosis, measles – new UN report

"News in Brief" for November 07, 2018


  • Women's group gives big boost to school lunch program
  • The Hungry Caravan
  • Grocery shuttle at MUN a godsend for students without vehicles

"News in Brief" for November 06, 2018


  • Vanderhout: Minimum wage freeze gives farmers time to adjust
  • Critical donation period underway for Feed Nova Scotia
  • Valley Parents: Welcome to the Nutrition Edition

"News in Brief" for November 05, 2018


  • Backpack program tackles food insecurity for youth
  • University meal plans: Love ‘em, but pay for ‘em
  • As Asian cities expand, millions who live in them are going hungry, UN report shows

"News in Brief" for November 02, 2018


  • St. Jerome's University commits to buying sustainable food to sell to students
  • Food bank in the works for Nain, hopes to open this fall
  • Brave new food world: Will you eat these things?

"News in Brief" for November 01, 2018


  • Region addressing food insecurity
  • Government of Canada announces new working group for poultry and egg sectors
  • Sustainability and tradition guide General Mills' farming future