Leadership Centre

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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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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 October 15, 2014

New Nutrition Criteria an Important Evolution in Children's Advertising Initiative
Canada Newswire

In order to help parents and kids make healthier choices, eighteen leading food and beverage companies have come together to support one set of standard nutrition criteria for advertising products to children under 12, the Canadian Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative (CAI) announced today.

Food banks getting vegetables harvested from NCC flowerbeds
CBC News

Food banks in the capital are getting hundreds of pounds of produce from a new, unlikely source: the National Capital Commission's flowerbeds. For the first time, vegetables such as kale, beets and brussels sprouts were planted amongst the tulips at Ottawa's Confederation Park, ready for harvest from three flowerbeds this month.

A third of global food supply is wasted
The Globe

Ms. Lawson, executive director of the Toronto food-rescue organization Second Harvest, and Ms. Chard, a Halifax registered dietitian, as well as food industry members, humanitarian and environmental organizations and even some governments, are part of a massive effort to reduce food waste.

Eight foods that can help you stay healthy this cold and flu season
The Globe

While no single food (or supplement) is guaranteed to keep viruses away, the following eight foods, packed with immune-enhancing nutrients, can give you an edge against cold and flu bugs, says registered dietitian Leslie Beck.

Athletes learn about proper sports nutrition
Prince Albert Herald

A presentation on sports nutrition was held at the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert campus on Tuesday evening to help athletes learn a variety of topics.