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 October 11, 2013

Herbal product contamination 'considerable,' DNA tests find
CBC News

A DNA test of herbal products has found that most of them contained cheaper fillers and plant ingredients not listed on the label, some of which pose "serious health risks."

Responsibility for CFIA shifting to Health Canada
CTV News

OTTAWA -- Responsibility for the agency that polices the safety of the country's food supply is moving to Health Canada from Agriculture.

Ontario to make fast-food chains put calorie counts on menus – but will it help?
The Globe

Does knowing the calorie count of a Big Mac make any of us - adults or children - choose more wisely? Is the idea any better than what other activists propose, such as banning soft drinks from schools, taxing junk food or nixing toys in McDonald's Happy Meals?