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 August 11, 2017

Aurora facilities to offer new power boost menu to promote healthy eating
YorkRegion.com

Healthy Kids Community Challenge Aurora and the town has just launched the Power Boost Menu, offering fresh and healthy food and beverages at concession stands at the family leisure facility, recreation complex and community centre.

Local food a win-win for Northumberland
Northumberland News

The farm-to-table and buying local trend is growing as the summer weather and Northumberland’s rich soil and large agricultural area brings fresh crops of fruits and vegetables across the region.

Spreading the word about the agri-food industry
The Observer

To raise awareness for Ontario’s own thriving farm-industry, the provincial government has committed $1.2-million to AgScape’s educational programming, which aims to improve school-aged children’s local food literacy.

Downtown not the only grocery store-deprived 'food desert' needing nourishment: councillor
CBC News

The City of Saskatoon wants to take a fresh look at its policies for attracting residential and grocery store development downtown, but one councillor says other "food deserts" in the city should get the same nourishment.

Study: Most Americans eat enough salt daily to damage their heart
Food Dive

A new study from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia found the average American eats enough salt each day to damage the heart muscle and make it harder to pump blood.