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 01, 2017

Community farming project in Toronto’s Brockton Village is going strong
The Toronto Star

Five yard farms have yielded a wide variety of crops, including romaine lettuce, arugula, radishes, turnips, beans, cucumbers, tomatoes and kale.

Beef farmers, college look to recruit First Nations workforce
Northern Ontario Business

Seven members from the fly-in James Bay community got their first taste of beef farming this summer through an introductory program offering by the francophone college in Kapuskasing.

The fight to turn off junk food ads aimed at kids
The Tyee

The Association of Canadian Advertisers published the paper in response to Health Canada’s recent consultation about proposed policy changes which would set limits on marketing unhealthy foods to everyone under 17.

People are still traveling outside Philly to avoid soda tax, study finds read

Though the tax has brought in less revenue than expected, the city says the study’s results are overstated. 

Personalized nutrition: Hype or hope?
Nutritional Outlook

Blood testing, wearable devices, apps, and DNA testing are among the many forms personalized nutrition can take today, but which concepts are backed by research, and which are driven primarily by hype?

Vegetarianism may be linked to depression, study suggests

Vegetarians and vegans may be low on the vitamins, minerals and fatty acids that are essential to neurological function.