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 31, 2014


  • Health spending up only $61 per person in 2014
  • Keeping Ontario's Kids Active after School
  • Dietitian tips for safe weight loss

"News in Brief" for October 30, 2014


  • Veggie crisps can pack a sodium punch
  • Trick or Eat volunteers collect non-perishable items on Halloween for food banks
  • How do Halloween treats stack up to whole foods? Here are 5 comparisons

"News in Brief" for October 29, 2014


  • New study concludes regular exercise helps prevent cancer
  • Having a conversation on poverty and food security
  • I love to eat squash this time of year. Is one healthier than the others?

"News in Brief" for October 28, 2014


  • Along with great taste, beets have health benefits
  • Teal Pumpkin Project takes scariness out of Halloween for kids with allergies
  • A closer look at ingredients found in Halloween candy

"News in Brief" for October 27, 2014


  • Sedentary living is the 'new smoking' and we're paying for it, study says
  • CK students take a bite into good nutrition
  • United to combat obesity in Ajax

"News in Brief" for October 24, 2014


  • Gluten-free market booming, but researchers aren't sold
  • Thunder Bay health unit aims to get kids healthier
  • Strategies to Speed up Supper

"News in Brief" for October 23, 2014


  • 5 solutions for after school snack challenges
  • Sudbury second-most obese city in Canada: Stats Can
  • Why aren’t registered dietitians’ services covered by one of Canada’s biggest health-insurance plans?

"News in Brief" for October 22, 2014


  • Supermarket confusion: What is this dietitian giving out for Halloween?
  • 'Outdoor deficit disorder' fuelling obesity crisis, expert says
  • First year of food box program wraps up for winter

"News in Brief" for October 21, 2014


  • Food Banks Canada & RFDA deliver fresh food to First Nations
  • Recall issued for Bio, Natrel, PC Organics milk products
  • Milk substitutes short on Vitamin D: Study

"News in Brief" for October 20, 2014


  • Healthy Eating Costs Soar
  • Quebec Waste Reduction Week aims to keep food out of trash
  • Shaping Up: It's time to reconnect with our bodies

"News in Brief" for October 17, 2014


  • Regina residents celebrate World Food Day
  • Eating breakfast, especially one high in protein, may fend off food cravings and obesity, U.S. study finds
  • Are those superfoods really so super?

"News in Brief" for October 16, 2014


  • Think food safety when eating products with ‘meat glue’
  • Chatham-Kent groceries more costly
  • World Food Day 2014

"News in Brief" for October 15, 2014


  • New Nutrition Criteria an Important Evolution in Children's Advertising Initiative
  • Food banks getting vegetables harvested from NCC flowerbeds
  • A third of global food supply is wasted

"News in Brief" for October 14, 2014


  • Improving Mental Health Support for College and University Students
  • Inside the overeating brain, and some mind games to trick yourself into a better diet
  • Doctors’ Notes: What the food experts eat, and what they skip

"News in Brief" for October 10, 2014


  • Healthy food choices equals better students
  • Deep fried food may be worse for you than you think
  • How long can I store my Thanksgiving leftovers?

"News in Brief" for October 09, 2014


  • Ideas for healthy lunches served up at information sessions
  • School food allergy policies shifting
  • Three Montreal restaurants dish out for community food centres

"News in Brief" for October 08, 2014


  • FirstOntario invests in student nutrition
  • 'I'm not the food police'
  • Top 30 under 30 award for researcher in child under-nutrition

"News in Brief" for October 07, 2014


  • Examining the link between antibiotics and childhood obesity
  • Meet Rachel Parent — the teen fighting for GMO labelling in Canada
  • How Family Meals May Fight Obesity

"News in Brief" for October 06, 2014


  • Getting to the Core of Agriculture Week
  • Teaching kitchen unveiled at Rapids Family Healthy Team
  • The Local Community Food Centre hosts Stratford all-candidates session

"News in Brief" for October 03, 2014


  • Building a better cereal
  • Consider donating fresh food this month
  • Shkoday Abinojiiwak Obimiwedoon Releases School Success Study

"News in Brief" for October 02, 2014


  • Calgary company tackles eating habits
  • Brominated vegetable oil may have adverse health effects:
  • The rising cost of eating healthy

"News in Brief" for October 01, 2014


  • Putting healthy communities on the ballot
  • Saanich program tackles growing childhood obesity health crisis
  • Best nutritional advice for athletes?