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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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 16, 2015

Regional district looks to create regional food policy council
The Nelson Daily

The seed of a food policy for the entire Central Kootenay region has been germinated at the regional district board level.

It takes a community
The Coast - Halifax

A shining beacon in a food desert, Dartmouth North Community Food Centre feeds, gathers and inspires the neighbourhood and beyond.

On World Food Day, Food Banks Canada is asking Canadians to learn about the challenges of hunger in rural communities across the country
CNW: Canada NewsWire

The goal of the day is to strengthen awareness around the issue of food security and the struggle against hunger and poverty globally. Canadians face hunger at an increasing rate with close to 850,000 individuals each month seeking assistance from a food bank.

Should you follow your chiropractor’s advice when it comes to food, nutrition issues?
The Western Producer

Chiropractors are known as doctors who specialize in the spine, but that isn’t stopping some from offering advice on the dangers of pesticides and genetically modified food.

Will the next superfood please stand up?
Food Dive

Moringa, algae, purple corn, and a few others are now vying for superfood status, leaving kale, acai berries, blueberries, and chia and flax seeds in the dust.

Mothers may be unwilling to believe their children are obese
Toronto Sun

"If mothers do not currently perceive their child's weight as problematic, they are less likely to seek or implement any intervention to address this," said Kieran Dowd and colleagues at the University of Limerick.