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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 20, 2015

U of T Food Policy Council launches food issues advocacy group
The Varsity

Roughly 30 individuals met for the launch of the University of Toronto Food Policy Council last Friday.

Decisions, decisions: why we buy the food we buy
Dal News

Ji Lu, a researcher with Agriculture’s Department of Business and Social Sciences, looks at why consumers buy the food they buy.

Donair could become Halifax's official food
CBC News

Nothing quite satisfies a post-bar craving like a good donair, and Halifax city councillor Linda Mosher wants the world to know it.

It’s the hardest thing to say ‘I’m hungry’
Whitehorse Daily Star

Sharing your gardening and cooking skills with your neighbours and friends is one of the recommendations the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition made after weeks of consultation with members of the Whitehorse community on the topic of food accessibility.

Leslie Beck: Defend your telomeres with an anti-inflammatory diet
The Globe and Mail

If you don’t consider your chromosomes when deciding what to eat, it may be time to start.

Millennials, small companies supercharge industry revolution
Food Dive

Millennials are leading a revolution in the food industry that has led to the loss of $18 billion for the top 25 U.S. food and beverage companies over the past five years.

The about-face in allergy prevention
The Toronto Star

New findings in allergy research are giving hope to parents, the community and health care providers.

Maple Leaf planning to reduce environmental footprint 50 per cent by 2025
Canadian Manufacturing

Maple Leaf Foods is looking to institute considerable changes to its environmental impact and treatment of animals over the next 10 years.