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 25, 2016

School food boxes a big success in the Valley
Kings County News

Boxes of nourishing vegetables make a perfect school fundraiser and Port Williams farmer Patricia Bishop envisions a valuable, growing program.

Canada’s Food Guide: What the government is changing to help Canadians eat better
Global News

On Monday morning, federal Health Minister Jane Philpott announced that Health Canada was seeking input from Canadians in an effort to revise Canada’s Food Guide.

Food industry goes beyond looks to fight waste
The New York Times

Some food sellers, after decades of displaying piles of identical, aesthetically pleasing produce, are starting to sell slightly less beautiful — but still tasty — fruits and vegetables. 

Trend toward low-cal drinks not enough to curb intake, says Conference Board
CTV News

A top economic research organization says Canada's beverage industry will have to do more than rely on recent trends to reach its target for reducing the calories people consume through soft drinks and similar products amid concerns over obesity rates.