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 06, 2015

WELLNESS: Healthy Corner Stores – Healthy Communities
The Telegram

The local corner store is often the hub of a community – in rural Newfoundland and Labrador the local convenience store is often also the local hardware and housewares store, not to mention one of the only places to buy food.

The solution to the issue of food insecurity begins at home
The Guelph Mercury

Canadians are part of the problem, and the solution, to the lack of adequate food for the world's growing population.

Fermented foods: can they actually be good for your health?
Winnipeg Free Press

Today, fermentation is enjoying a bit of a resurgence, and for good reason. In addition to preserving foods and heightening their flavour, fermentation of food also provides important health benefits.

TPP deal could reduce dairy prices if processors pass along cost savings
CTV News

Some Canadian consumers could see modestly lower prices for milk and cheese thanks to a massive new trade deal if dairy companies pass along cost savings, says an industry observer.

Eliminating trans fats in Europe
World Health Organization/Europe

The WHO European Food and Nutrition Action Plan 2015–2020 mandates WHO to work with countries to develop and implement national policies to ban or virtually eliminate trans fats from the food supply.