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

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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 14, 2015

Hospitals battle ‘deep-fried hypocrisy’, push junk food out the door
Ottawa Citizen

The program, called Healthy Foods in Champlain Hospitals, is aimed at setting an example for society by reducing unhealthy food and drink choices and increasing healthy ones.

Garlic growing: 5 tips for growing in October from a Vancouver urban farmer
CBC News

Garlic — it's one of the easiest plants to grow, and now is the perfect time to plant.

The world is going online — and that includes the grocery store
Alberta Farmer

The growth of e-commerce has stretched beyond books, movies, parts and retro finds and is now filling the food basket.

Fortification could be the answer for grain-based foods
Food Dive

Grain-based companies looking to innovation to make their offerings more attractive may consider fortifying those products with vitamins and minerals that experts suggest consumers need more of and that consumers themselves are asking for.

CSPI sues FDA for dragging its feet over sodium reduction; FDA still working on voluntary targets
Food Navigator USA

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is suing the FDA in a bid to compel it to respond to a 2005 petition requesting that it revoke the GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status of salt and treat it as a food additive under the law.