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 21, 2015

Edmonton city council gives green thumbs up to more urban agriculture
Global News

Gardeners rejoice! The City of Edmonton has made changes allowing more urban agriculture and local food production within city limits.

Air Canada in-flight food just went gourmet (for business class travellers)
Huffington Post

It seems Air Canada wants to end the era of poor-quality, bland airline food.

Gendered packaging influences what we buy, how we perceive food products
CBC News

A new Canadian study has found that gender-specific packaging influences what we buy in the grocery store, and also whether we think the products are good for us.

Rice is nice: This plain grain is more nutritious than you think
Metro News

According to a study published in Food and Nutrition Sciences, rice consumption was associated with better diet quality and general nutrient intake.

Canadian Health Measures Survey: Medication use and nutrient intake, 2012 and 2013
The Daily - Stats Canada

Of the 73.5% of Canadians surveyed that reported taking a medication, 62.8% said that the medication or health product they took contained at least one vitamin or mineral.

As schools buy more local food, kids throw less food in the trash
National Public Radio

The U.S. Department of Agriculture just released some statistics documenting the trend that more and more schools are trying to serve meals with food that was grown nearby.