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 September 03, 2014

Community cafeterias offer students healthier – and tastier – lunches
The Globe

Read Colleen Kimmett's special in the Globe and Mail about how cafeterias are offering healthier choices. 

Healthy lunches help learning
North Shore News

When it comes to good nutrition, healthy school lunches are no exception, explains Registered Dietitian Melanie Byland

If you want to lose weight, low-carb diets beat low-fat regimes
The Toronto Star

New long term study concludes people who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat have fewer cardiovascular risks than low-fat diet followers.

Rise in repeat food bank users reflects Alberta's high cost of living
Calgary Herald

Calgary’s main food bank and others around the city are reporting increased use over last year, citing the region’s low vacancy rate and resulting high rents as one of the main drivers of the trend.

In America, only the poor's eating habits aren't improving
Huffington Post

Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet.