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 14, 2017

Cooking in Canada's Arctic an educational experience, says food columnist
CBC News

Chef Andrea Carlson cooked aboard an ice breaker travelling the Northwest Passage and describes the experience as an opportunity for cultural exchange and learning through food.

What's the beef with backyard chickens?: Saskatoon researchers ask
CBC News

An urban agriculture researcher at the University of Saskatchewan says keeping backyard chickens can help people better understand where their food comes from.

Can an apple a day keep the blues away? The psychological benefits of good nutrition

A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health found that fruit and vegetable consumption was associated with greater self-reported happiness, life satisfaction and well-being.

Caffeine triggers cravings for sweet foods, new study suggests
Huffington Post

Researchers have found that caffeine could temporarily affect taste buds and make food and drink seem less sweet.

Grocery prices have been falling. Did you notice?
National Public Radio

In the U.S., a number of foods — most notably, beef, eggs and dairy — saw some serious price drops over the course of 2016 and into 2017.