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 02, 2015

So we drink less milk – let’s understand why
The Globe And Mail

Statistics Canada’s recently released data on retail sales show that per capita consumption of milk in Canada has fallen by 18 per cent to 74 litres a year between 1995 and 2014. Taking into account population growth, Canadians consumed approximately 20 million litres less milk in just one year, between 2013 and 2014.

Nunavut's food insecurity problem could be costly for health care system
CBC News

According to a 2012 report, 45 per cent of households in Nunavut were food insecure but little is known about what kind of an impact it's having on the territory's finances, especially when it come to health care spending.

Why this chef left a burgeoning career in Toronto to run a farm in the country
The Globe And Mail

Six months ago, Harper left the high-end restaurants of Toronto to tend the fields at Holly Ray Farms, an organic farm three hours away in the town of Stirling, Ont. Although he was on track to become one of the city’s best pastry chefs, he felt disconnected from food.

Food trucks finally arrive in food-fussy Paris, and people like them
USA Today

Authorities this year gave the green light to a select number of food trucks to trade regularly at 40 designated areas of Paris for one year beginning in July. The successful 56 trucks were chosen from 158 applications, based on food quality, respect for the environment, looks, plus the potential to create jobs.