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 30, 2015

Fighter for local food earns provincial honours
Northern Life

Peggy Baillie, managing director of the Eat Local Sudbury Co-operative Inc., received the Co-operative Spirit Award during the Co-op Conference and Celebration on Oct. 28 in Milton.

One in 13 Canadians live with a food allergy: study
CTV News

An estimated one in 13 Canadians have at least one food allergy, according to a new study expected to help researchers determine whether such allergies are on the rise.

Nano-sized additives found in many foods, cosmetics
CBC News

A new breed of additives found in a range of foods is largely untested, and the potential effects are unclear.

Jamie Oliver calls on Canada to bolster child nutrition
CTV News

Jamie Oliver is calling on Canadians to push Justin Trudeau to develop a strategy for child nutrition, including more education, a crackdown on junk food advertising and better labelling on food products.

Considering a British ‘sugar tax’

British Prime Minister David Cameron has come under increasing pressure to introduce a national sugar tax on sweet processed foods, candy, and soda pop after an exhaustive new study, released in Britain this week.