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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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

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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 29, 2015

Cities call for federal tax incentive to slash food waste
CNW: Canada NewsWire

Canadian cities have recently passed or are tabling resolutions in support of a federal tax incentive aimed at encouraging food producers and retailers to divert edible food from landfills to charities serving Canadian households.

Expert: Food industry and medicine need to work together on disease prevention
Radio Canada International

Canadian nutrition expert Harvey Anderson says better cooperation and collaboration between the agricultural/food sector and medical sector is needed to get the message out about healthy foods, and to dispel myths about alleged problems with wheat, meat, dairy, and gluten.

'Globesity' epidemic alive in B.C. — and the overweight aren't getting the care they need
The Province

The days of treating overweight patients with a wagging finger need to end, says specialist B.C. doctor.

Beef industry takes WHO report 'with a grain of salt'
CBC News

In a statement, the North American Meat Institute said that it felt the WHO "tortured the data to ensure a specific outcome."

Chocolate's a treat not a health food, despite benefits: Harvard
CTV News

With Halloween right around the corner, it's worth noting that chocolate may not be as beneficial to your heart health and memory as you may have been led to believe.

There’s no sugar-coating Jamie Oliver’s warning
Hamilton Spectator

To Chef Oliver, the appeal of a sugar tax is less in the predicted result that the message it sends: We aren't going to drop this.