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 13, 2015

Food Security: Is it better to 'eat local' or global?
CBC Radio

There's concern that our reliance on global food trade makes Canada's food system less secure. But not everyone studying food security shares that concern.

Ontario urging students to consider careers in agriculture-food sector
CTV News

Ontario politicians are taking steps to get more young people to consider careers in the province's agricultural and food sector, including some high-tech options.

Leslie Beck: Is turkey bacon really a healthy alternative? Maybe not
The Globe and Mail

It’s true that turkey bacon is a lower-fat alternative to pork bacon. But you may not be saving as much fat – or as many calories – as you think. And you may be getting ingredients you didn’t bargain for.

Should I eat it?: Grocery trends, from harissa to edible flowers
CBC Radio

As grocery stores get hip to foodie tastes, more and more food trends are showing up on supermarket shelves - sometimes, just months after they show up in restaurant kitchens and hipster cafes.

The fight over dietary guidelines heats up
Food Dive

While deliberation of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines is generally contentious, it has been even more so this year as the food industry, media, philanthropists, scientists, and lawmakers join the heated discussion over what should and should not be included.