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 08, 2014

FirstOntario invests in student nutrition
CHCH News

VIDEO: Prince of Wales Elementary School is one of the schools that is part of a student nutrition program that’s received a boost from FirstOntario Credit Union. Haldimand Norfolk REACH is the lead agency for the student nutrition program in the Hamilton Niagara region. REACH has agreements with the Ministry of Child and Youth Services and Hamilton Tastebuds.

'I'm not the food police'
Kelowna Daily Courier

Registered dietitian Casey Hamilton stresses: “I’m not the food police.” As the UBC Okanagan campus health research co-ordinator, it's all about making the university environment better for students, instructors and staff. What that means is making changes and offering options so a wider population can make healthy choices.

Top 30 under 30 award for researcher in child under-nutrition
News@UofT

The magazine’s search led to U of T political science PhD candidate Carmen Jacqueline Ho, who received the accolade for her research on child under-nutrition. Ho is affiliated with the Centre for Global Child Health at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, where she works with nutritional sciences and pediatrics professor Stanley Zlotkin

Without national strategy, local food producers struggle to stem Canada’s growing hunger problem
The Globe

Farms, community gardens, and farmers’ markets across the country, reflects growing consumer demand for local food and heightened awareness of issues ranging from pesticide use to animal welfare. But it is not part of a cohesive national strategy. Canada does not have a national food policy, despite indications that food security is worsening in some parts of the country.

Vital Signs, Black Creek Community Farm: Youth grow food, awareness and know-how
The Star

Black Creek Community Farm, a teaching facility, kitchen and community hub, received a $10,000 Vital Innovation Award from the Toronto Community Foundation to support its hands-on leadership program for youth from the Jane and Finch community.