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 28, 2016

Teal pumpkins a welcome sign for trick-or-treaters with food allergies
CTV News

The Teal Pumpkin project uses teal coloured pumpkins to identify homes offering allergy-friendly treats or non-candy items.

How does your workplace rate with nutrition?
Calgary Herald

"Nutrition is one of the most important yet ironically neglected components of a corporate wellness program", says Calgary dietitian.

Coca-Cola fought regulation around the world to keep advertising to kids, according to hacked emails
MarketWatch

Hacked emails from D.C. Leaks appear to show the company’s successful lobbying to regulate itself.

Author Michael Pollan says cheap food has a cost
VT Digger

The country’s existing so-called food policy, as it has remained over the last 50 years, is to ensure Americans’ food is “plenty and cheap,” Pollan said.

Hunger 'not linked to calorie intake'
Medical News Today

Researchers from the University of Sheffield found little evidence of a link between how hungry we feel and the amount of calories we consume.

‘Healthy’ fast food chains not living up to their claim
The Conversation Australia

So-called ‘healthier’ fast food chains are misleading consumers with claims their foods are lower in salt, sugar and fat than their traditional fast food counterparts.