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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NRC Navigator


Welcome to the NRC Navigator. This is a free online tool for health promotion professionals and community partners involved in healthy eating and nutrition across the health continuum.

To learn how to search for resources, to save them, and/or to email resources to an inbox, visit the How-to page.

To learn about the history, inclusion criteria, and functions of the Navigator, please visit About the NRC Navigator.

Latest Resources

Displaying our 10 most recently added resources.

Nibi Giinwiindawan (We Are Water) is a five module curriculum for communities/schools/youth programs interested in creating dialogue and discussion around the human relationship with water. Combining western and traditional knowledge and methods, youth will discover and share their own stories surrounding the vital importance and sacredness of water.
This report commissioned by Heart & Stroke, reveals high levels of ultra-processed food consumption in Canada, especially in children. It describes different types of food processing using the ANOVA food classification system, and assesses the relationship between types of processing and the quality of diets in Canada, using data from the 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey - Nutrition.
This literature review seeks to explore current policies and guidelines in Canada and around the world, that affect the food environment inside of schools and the effectiveness of these initiatives on improving the health of children and youth.
These nutrition standards created by the Region of Peel, outline the minimum nutrition criteria for food and beverages sold in settings other than schools. They are used in organizations with supportive food environments to make a healthy choice the easy choice, ultimately reducing chronic conditions and diseases.
This primer discusses food deserts and food swamps and highlights some opportunities for action and collaboration between governments, public health, and business operators.
This fact sheet is intended to help food service premises owners and operators, public health stakeholders, and the general public understand, implement and enforce Ontario’s menu labelling legislation as it may apply to cafeteria-style food service premises.
This fact sheet is intended to help food service premises owners and operators, public health stakeholders, and the general public understand, implement and enforce Ontario’s menu labelling legislation as it may apply to quick service restaurants.
This food literacy facilitator’s guide outlines the materials needed, including twelve session outlines, for a crockpot cooking club for seniors.
In this position paper, you will find evidence-informed strategies to positively address weight, obesity and health, whilst minimizing unintended consequences related to weight and obesity intervention; key recommendations for public health interventions; and key messages to promote to the public.
This fact sheet is intended to help food service premises owners and operators, public health stakeholders, and the general public understand, implement and enforce Ontario’s menu labelling legislation as it may apply to regulated convenience stores.