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

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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 June 23, 2017

Regulate distances between schools, fast food restaurants: N.B. dietitians
Global News

Dietitians on a Mission, a group of New Brunswick volunteer dietitians, are on a quest to try and lower the obesity rate among youth in the province.

New federal healthy eating strategy may lead to warning symbols on your cheese
CBC News

Some industry groups say Health Canada's plans to encourage Canadians to eat healthier food goes too far, and could lead to warning labels on food that's good for you, such as some milk, and cheese.

NYC school gardens in every borough: Brooklyn
New York City Food Policy Center

The benefits of school garden programs with students have motivated schools across the five NYC boroughs to develop and nurture their own school garden programs.

Soda and fast food lobbyists push state preemption saws to prevent local regulation
Forbes

Preemption uses state laws to take away the right of cities to enact various kinds of regulations, reserving that power to the state.

Healthy diet? That depends on your genes
Medical News Today

A recently published study describes how shifts in the diets of Europeans after the introduction of farming 10,000 years ago led to genetic adaptations that favored the dietary trends of the time.