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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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

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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 27, 2017

Veggies, fruits next for Healthy Kids Challenge
Brantford Expositor

A series of "boost veggies and fruit" events are taking place with community gardens and in local schools and day-care centres to promote the benefits of fruits and vegetables.

Almost half of Canadians willing to try cannabis-infused food: study
The Chronicle Herald

Many Canadians have the munchies for marijuana-infused foods, according to a survey conducted by two Halifax researchers.

Sports and energy drinks unhealthy for kids and teens, Canadian pediatricians say
CBC News

Most children and teens shouldn't consume sports and energy drinks, and the products should no longer be marketed to them, the Canadian Paediatric Society says.

Toasting to roasting: Inuit-owned coffee company teams up with Indigenous farmers in Peru
CBC News

The new company's name, Kaapittiaq, means 'good coffee' in Inuinnaqtun

New program delivers fresh, local food right to seniors' doorsteps
CBC News

Meals on Wheels is delivering fresh grocery orders directly to the doorsteps of some clients, along with prepared meals.

Psychiatrists urged to focus on nutrition
Newstalk ZB

A professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Canterbury says a well-nourished body and brain is better able to withstand ongoing stress and recover from illness.