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 06, 2016

Ryerson greenhouse project expands to second Inuit community
The Eyeopener

“Expanding to an additional community this early on is something we didn’t expect but we’re really excited to be doing,” says Growing North co-founder and co-project manager.

Researchers are playing with food in remarkable ways—and making it healthier

From Vitamin-D enriched cheese to diabetic-friendly ethnic food, traditional favourites are getting a serious makeover.

Clover Leaf website will let consumers track the source of their fish
The Globe and Mail

For Clover Leaf, it is an attempt to build up goodwill with shoppers by giving them information about the products’ supply chain.

Jamie Oliver pushing Justin Trudeau for action on childhood obesity
CBC News

Oliver said he plans to discuss the marketing of unhealthy food to kids, taxing sugary drinks, and food education in schools, among other topics.

Excellent outlook for Canadian food manufacturing
Food in Canada Magazine

According to The Conference Board of Canada’s latest Canadian Industrial Outlook: Canada’s Food Manufacturing Industry, the industry’s pre-tax profits should reach a record $4.3 billion this year.

Randomized trial suggests eating bread made with ancient grains could benefit heart health
Medical News Today

The study doesn't prove that ancient grains prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD), but it adds to increasing evidence that ancient grain varieties may help reduce risk factors for CVD.

Trimming the excess: how cutting down on junk food could help save the environment
The Conversation

The debate and proposed policies for sustainable diets have not sufficiently questioned the proliferation of junk food products that use scarce resources to produce empty calories.