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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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

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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 September 22, 2014

Kids with college educated parents have healthier eating habits: study
Metro News

Kids with parents with some college education will eat more of their broccoli and Brussels sprouts, according to a University of British Columbia study. Study co-author Jennifer Black, UBC food, nutrition and health professor in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, said they can only speculate on the reasons for the disparities.

"Spice Up Your Life" arrives in Nipawin
Nipawin Journal

The Canadian Cancer Society held a special presentation at Central Park Elementary School, encouraging people to use more herbs and spices in their food to reduce the risk of cancer. The event featured multiple guest speakers, as well as a live cooking demonstration.

Researchers probe role of gut in peanut allergies
The Star

It’s a link often suggested but so far unproven — whether a disruption in gut bacteria plays a role in the rising rate of peanut allergies in North America. A research team at Carleton University in Ottawa wants to take that question to the lab and test whether disrupting the digestive tracts of mice triggers allergic reactions.