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 07, 2016

Food policing in Durham schools does not promote healthy food eating
Oshawa This Week

Registered Dietitian Andrea Miller weighs in on the impact of removing or restricting children's food intake.

Halton schools rising to the Great Big Crunch challenge Oct. 13
Oakville Beaver

Nearly 35,000 students and teachers across Halton will be taking a bite into healthy eating Thursday, Oct. 13.

Report focuses on finding solutions for food waste in Canada
CTV News

According to a report from a global food consultants group, Canadians waste a third of the food available for consumption each year, which is enough to fill 66,000 rail cars.

Soda group suspends payments to dietitians opposing new tax
Waterloo Region Record

The move by the American Beverage Association comes after Coke asked it to review such work.

Supermarkets “rigged” through secret deals with food manufacturers
Centre for Science in the Public Interest Newsroom

New investigative report finds slotting fees, “category captains,” and other deals undermine consumer choice.

This gene mutation may make you crave more greasy food (and shrink your sweet tooth)
Popular Science

"Our work shows that even if you tightly control the appearance and taste of food, our brains can detect the nutrient content," said senior study author from University of Cambridge.

Obesity a ‘solvable worldwide pandemic,’ says professor
Food & Drink Europe

The UK has the means and the motivation to become the first nation to solve the problem of obesity, according to one academic - but will it act?