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 23, 2015

The role of food banks in Canada needs to be demystified
Waterloo Region Record

Weekly, more than 200,000 Canadians visit food banks, including more than 70,000 children. These numbers are disturbing, considering Canada's social safety net is more robust than many other industrialized countries.

Dietitians advocate a healthy skepticism to online claims
Global News

Dietitians of Canada have come up with five simple questions to help people judge whether what they are being told is factual, or full of beans when it comes to nutritional claims.

How Canada snacks: From fast-food poutine to classic snack cakes
Yahoo News

As Canadians, we are a nation of snack monsters voraciously noshing on all manner of refreshments, but namely those that are sweet or salty, and sometimes a combination of the two.

Coca-Cola says it spent $118.6M on health research since 2010
CTV News

Coca-Cola disclosed Tuesday that it spent $118.6 million on health research and partnerships in the U.S. over the past five years, including funding for a group that was criticized for downplaying the role of sugary drinks in fueling obesity.