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 05, 2016

Hold the cheering about Canada’s falling food prices
The Globe and Mail

Sylvain Charlebois says "Making money in the food business is not what it used to be".

Stop brainwashing kids with junk food ads
The Toronto Star

Senator introduces bill to prohibit marketing junk food to children under 13 to curb rising levels of obesity.

N.L. group slams Nutrition North subsidy program as federal food failure
CBC News

Food First N.L. members have a grocery list of complaints for federal representatives who are in Labrador Tuesday for the Nutrition North food subsidy program hearings.

Keep it positive: Why fear-based messages won't encourage healthy diets
Food Dive

Fear-based health and safety messages concerning nonorganic produce could be undermining their efforts in the eyes of low-income consumers.

Milk and other surprising ways to stay hydrated
The New York Times

A new “beverage hydration index” provides evidence-based suggestions for how to most efficiently hydrate.

A bad diet is worse than drugs, alcohol and tobacco combined
CNN

According to the report by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, malnutrition caused by bad eating habits is on the rise.