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, 2015

National school food program would improve nutrition for all
The Star Phoenix

Canada is currently one of the only industrialized countries without a national school food program, and academics across Canada believe the time has come for a national program in this country.

A greenhouse for Northern Ontario's climate
The Sudbury Star

Using state-of-the art design and technology, an all-season greenhouse is now bearing fruit and vegetables, including cucumbers, lettuce, tomatoes and peppers, in Espanola.

Nova Scotia school lunches get failing mark in some areas
CBC News

Hotdogs, garlic fingers and poutine were supposed to be outlawed from schools when Nova Scotia launched a lunch nutrition policy nearly a decade ago. Dalhousie researchers found these items were still being served as they surveyed elementary school cafeteria and lunchroom menus across the province.

Is it really possible to eat healthy for $10 a day?
The Globe and Mail

A pilot project aimed at feeding people for $10 per day could expand out of Stratford to encompass all of Canada