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 02, 2015

Community challenge looks for fresh ideas to improve food security
West Carleton Review

The Community Foundation of Ottawa kicked off its second New Leaf Community Challenge on Sept. 22. The challenge invites the non-profit sector to bring forward fresh and innovative ways to improve food security for the thousands of local residents struggling to meet this basic need.

Big food system lacks consumer connection, local policies
The Western Producer

Local food production and marketing have been taking a beating since the 1950s, when expansion of the grocery industry combined with consumers’ increased access to car travel.


Food programs hoping no child goes without breakfast
Airdrie City View

The Airdrie Food Bank’s breakfast program has offered meals and mentorship to children at R.J. Hawkey Elementary School since 1981 and was integral for shaping Rocky View Schools (RVS) Food for Thought program.

Food advice for guys: forget low-fat, ditch low-salt, and avoid 'liquid Satan'
Calgary Herald

Toronto-based diet coach Harvey Brooker explains that men usually don’t think much about their weight until well into their 40s, when their doctor warns them they’re headed for trouble.