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 28, 2017

Sudbury's first food forest planting roots
The Sudbury Star

A $7,500 grant from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation will enable the second phase of Sudbury's first community food forest to be planted next spring.

Sun shines on Manitoulin’s first year-’round greenhouse project
The Manitoulin Expositor

A celebration was held for the official opening of Manitoulin’s first community all-season greenhouse last week in Little Current.

Whitehorse food bank to pilot accepting wild meat
Yukon News

Long-sought changes allow hunters to donate wild meat to Whitehorse food bank.

10 healthy eating habits from around the world that Americans could learn from
Insider

From pouring on the spices to eating soup for breakfast, here are some eating habits from around the world that can make healthy eating enjoyable again.

Majority support soda taxes to fund pre-K, health programs
Politico

This US-based poll found that 57 percent of respondents supported taxing soda and other sugary drinks to raise money for preschool and children’s health programs and to help address the problem of obesity.

More chain restaurants move to limit antibiotics in meat production
Consumer Reports

More than half of the largest 25 fast food chains in the U.S. now have policies in place that either limit or eliminate the use of antibiotics in the production of the meat and/or poultry they serve.