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 15, 2015

Spreading the food security message
Grimsby Lincoln News

A Niagara group aiming to make food a top election priority has been spreading its message across the region.

Canadian chefs can help create a more accessible food system
Huffington Post

For most of my career Canadian chefs have struggled with a national identity for food. We need to think more broadly when we're defining Canadian food. Canadian food should be fair and available to everyone, whether they can afford it or not.

Conference Board to launch annual food report card
Food in Canada Magazine

The Canadian Food Observatory will produce an Annual Report Card: Food in Canada — Performance and Potential, assessing Canada’s national food performance compared to 16 leading OECD countries.

Foods are better than pills when it comes to providing vitamins
Washington Post

Explaining the importance of vitamins to children is more complex than describing the protein, carbohydrates and fats that provide direct fuel for the body. Ideally, the body would gather everything it requires through whole foods.

Why Wal-Mart and other retail chains may not fix the food deserts
National Public Radio

New research suggests that plugging food access holes with big box stores may not lead to healthier habits.

Cereal wars: oatmeal vs. ready to eat oat cereal—which reduces appetite?
Food Product Design

Researchers at Louisiana State University wanted to compare the effects of two popular breakfast cereals, both oat-based, and their effects on appetite, satiety, and food intake.