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 repository or "hub" for resources that support practice, programs and policy development in the areas of healthy eating and nutrition. 

Search for resources in one of two ways: 

1. Search box. Enclose your search term(s) in quotations in the empty field below Search for Resources, and click Search.Refine your search by selecting a filter (e.g., by age group, setting, type of resource, etc.).
 
2. Tag List – Browse the repository by clicking on “tag” words (common search terms) to your right. Refine your search by selecting a filter of your choice (e.g., by age group, setting, type of resource, etc.). 


To learn about how to use the Navigator, including an instructional webinar, visit the How-to page.

To learn about the history, inclusion criteria, and functions of the Navigator including how to send selected resources to your email, please visit About the NRC Navigator.

Latest Resources

Displaying our 10 most recently added resources.

This toolkit was developed by the Ontario Public Health Association to support capacity for action on the social determinants of health at the local level in Ontario.
This framework document has been developed in response to the mandate of resolution World Health Assembly 63.14 – to endorse a set of recommendations on the marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages to children - and is aimed at policy-makers wanting to apply the recommendations in their individual territories.
The purpose of this set of recommendations is to guide efforts by international Member States in designing new and/or strengthening existing policies on food marketing communications to children.
This toolkit provides educators and parents with strategies to increase vegetables, fruit and water consumption among school-aged children. Strategies target multiple levels of influence including students’ and parents’ attitudes and knowledge, classroom and school level social and physical environments as well as school policies. This toolkit was designed to support The Foundations for a Healthy School resource.
This report summarizes the findings of a 7-month research project designed to understand Ontario Student Nutrition Program system and context; to assess the opportunities and risks associated with group purchasing; and to explore what models of group purchasing would serve each context, including a hypothetical partnership with MEALsource.
This report by Health Canada describes current sodium intakes of Canadians in light of the recent voluntary sodium reductions in processed foods using the most recent national dietary survey, the 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition (2015 CCHS).
This evidence summary outlines research which sought to investigate a connection between an Ontario adult’s level of food insecurity and use of publically-funded healthcare services for Ontario.
The Paint Your Plate toolkit was developed by Ontario Dietitians in Public Health (ODPH) for child care settings in Ontario to support the implementation of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014. The goal of this toolkit is to make it easier for young children to enjoy vegetables and fruit every day and complements ODPH’S Menu Planning & Supportive Nutrition Environments in Child Care Settings Practical Guide.
The purpose of this report is to share the evaluation of the food literacy programs offered by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) throughout 2017 and provide recommendations for food literacy interventions in 2018.
This reference guide is intended to inform and encourage post-secondary institutions in developing food allergy policies and practices that support students who have food or other severe allergies and are at risk for anaphylaxis.