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
24Hours Toronto

Coast to coast, $31 billion worth of food in Canada ends up in landfills or composters each year.

Canada’s new food guide designed to fight obesity problem
The Western Producer

“The classic one-size-fits all guide no longer meets the needs of Canadians,” says Federal Health Minister.

New study gives food for thought on "college diet" theory
iNews 880

A new study shows nearly two in five post-secondary students in Canada have limited or inadequate access to food.

General Mills thinks outside the box with startups
Waterloo Region Record

301 Inc., seeking disruptive and niche food brands, is the venture capital arm of General Mills and has invested in five smaller outside firms.

Soylent says food intolerance—not poisoning—is why its products are making people sick
Quartz

Recent reports of sick Soylent customers are a stark reminder that the human body will never operate as seamlessly as a robot.

World health leaders push for junk food taxes and ad bans
Food Navigator Europe

The World Medical Association has lent its weight in support of tough new policies to curb obesity, including taxes on junk food and sugary drinks as well as bans on advertising to children.