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 31, 2016


  • Canada wasting tonnes of food
  • Canada’s new food guide designed to fight obesity problem
  • New study gives food for thought on "college diet" theory

"News in Brief" for October 28, 2016


  • Teal pumpkins a welcome sign for trick-or-treaters with food allergies
  • How does your workplace rate with nutrition?
  • Coca-Cola fought regulation around the world to keep advertising to kids, according to hacked emails

"News in Brief" for October 27, 2016


  • Action finally in sight on CFIA modernization
  • Unconventional Panel: Does Canada need more labels on food products?
  • Four in ten university students lack food security as education costs skyrocket

"News in Brief" for October 26, 2016


  • Leslie Beck: There is reason to be cautious about calcium supplements
  • Health Canada looks to revamp food guide as obesity crisis grips country
  • Jamie Oliver wants to see more women in the kitchen

"News in Brief" for October 25, 2016


  • School food boxes a big success in the Valley
  • Canada’s Food Guide: What the government is changing to help Canadians eat better
  • Food industry goes beyond looks to fight waste

"News in Brief" for October 24, 2016


  • Students synchronize crunches
  • Health Minister Jane Philpott announces new food labelling, marketing regulations
  • Why a new national strategy on food can’t satisfy all

"News in Brief" for October 21, 2016


  • From our dietitian: Yes, it’s OK to enjoy Halloween
  • How to portion control: just imagine how good food tastes
  • Fast-food calorie labeling fails to motivate consumers to choose healthy eating, study finds

"News in Brief" for October 20, 2016


  • Why grocery stores are pushing packaged foods to the perimeter
  • Breastfeeding moms stage 'nurse-in' against methylmercury at Muskrat Falls
  • Edmonton’s Food Bank: ‘Food is going out faster than it’s coming in’

"News in Brief" for October 19, 2016


  • How drinking more water may boost your short-term memory
  • Food poisoning could increase risk of Crohn's later in life: Canadian study
  • Good Housekeeping creates new seal, incubator to identify & help develop healthier products

"News in Brief" for October 18, 2016


  • The business case for a healthy nutrition workplace environment
  • What it’s like to eat the same thing every day
  • Canadian chefs eager to restore millennials' confidence in food system as they target 'Big Food Inc'

"News in Brief" for October 17, 2016


  • Project aims to help people make better food choices
  • U of G profs urge Canadians to cut food waste to combat climate change
  • Welfare food challenge asks people to eat for a week on $18

"News in Brief" for October 14, 2016


  • Dietitians call for measures as food prices rise in Sask.
  • Coke, Pepsi fund health groups... but fight them too: study
  • 'Only drink water when thirsty,' study suggests

"News in Brief" for October 13, 2016


  • Proposed tax on sugary drinks a good start, says dietitian
  • Climate change a challenge for future agri-food policy
  • Analyzing picture books for nutrition education

"News in Brief" for October 12, 2016


  • One in 10 in Sudbury does not have enough to eat
  • In support of homegrown food
  • Canadians anxious but ill-informed about genetically engineered food

"News in Brief" for October 11, 2016


  • New recipe resource for older adults more than just a cookbook, says creator
  • In today’s market, your food chooses you
  • Doctors' Notes: Watch out for “free” sugar in foods

"News in Brief" for October 07, 2016


  • Food policing in Durham schools does not promote healthy food eating
  • Halton schools rising to the Great Big Crunch challenge Oct. 13
  • Report focuses on finding solutions for food waste in Canada

"News in Brief" for October 06, 2016


  • Ryerson greenhouse project expands to second Inuit community
  • Researchers are playing with food in remarkable ways—and making it healthier
  • Clover Leaf website will let consumers track the source of their fish

"News in Brief" for October 05, 2016


  • Hold the cheering about Canada’s falling food prices
  • Stop brainwashing kids with junk food ads
  • N.L. group slams Nutrition North subsidy program as federal food failure

"News in Brief" for October 04, 2016


  • This woman has been a leader in Toronto food security
  • Got milk? 2016 World Breastfeeding Week kicks off across B.C., Canada
  • Leslie Beck: What do you need to know about raw milk

"News in Brief" for October 03, 2016


  • Overhaul food freight subsidy, say Nunavut residents
  • Supporters step up in Markham, Ont. to raise awareness of severe food allergies
  • FoodTube: Why are people producing – and devouring – food broadcasts?