Leadership Centre

Supporting leadership capacity building within Ontario.

Leadership Centre website

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.

Community Food Advisor website

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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Contact Us

The OPHA is a not‐for‐profit member‐based association that provides leadership in advancing public health in Ontario. Our Association represents six public and community health disciplines and our membership represents many public health and community health professionals from Ontario. To learn more about us, our structure, strategic direction, or membership, please visit the following links:

The OPHA provides leadership on issues affecting the public's health and works to strengthen the impact of people who are active in public and community health throughout Ontario. For more information, please visit the following pages:

The OPHA creates and maintains advocacy initiatives with a province-wide perspective. For more information, please visit the following pages:

This section includes the latest news about the OPHA and its programs, upcoming OPHA events, and other news of interest to the public health sector. For more information, please visit the following pages:

The OPHA leads the development of expertise in public and community health through collaboration, consultation and partnerships. Learn more about our Constituent Societies here.

The OPHA leads the development of expertise in public and community health through collaboration, consultation and partnerships. Learn more about our Constituent Societies here.

The OPHA Member’s Lounge is a dedicated space reserved for our OPHA members to store and access important information and exclusive resources. The Lounge includes the following:

Other Services

Other Services from OPHA

Meeting Space

Need a room for 2-10 people? Hold your next meeting at OPHA! Our boardroom has large windows, natural light, WiFi, flip charts, a TV projector that's connected to the internet, a conference line and access to a kitchen.

This meeting room is available Monday - Friday between 9AM-5PM and is steps away from the King subway and streetcar and a short walk from Union Station.

Rate: $30 (hourly rate) or $175 (daily rate)
Call or email to book: 416-367-3313 admin@opha.on.ca (Monday - Friday, 9:30-4:30PM)

Shared Office Space

Are you an independent consultant,  social entrepreneur, or freelancer who doesn't have an office space to call your own? OPHA is open to an atmosphere of co-working! Rent a desk or closed office space near Toronto’s financial district, at Adelaide and Yonge (right near King Station) that includes internet, meeting rooms, and friendly colleagues.

Call or email to inquire: 416-367-3313 admin@opha.on.ca

Visual Resource Productions

Do you have a document that needs sprucing up? Or a project that needs a 30 second to 1 minute  video to go along with it? Take a look at our own creations and we can produce something similiar for your needs! 
(Posters, reports, and video examples in that order below)

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Email to inquire: RobinK@opha.on.ca

Present a Webinar

Build awareness and spread knowledge through a webinar! If you have an interesting concept for a one hour webinar over lunch that touch on issues related to public health, we can provide you with the webinar platform (Adobe Connects) and handle all the registration, promotion and tehnical support. 

Email to inquire: DCho@opha.on.ca 

Post a Job Ad

Our monthly website visits range from 4,000-5,000 and we will also post your job ad on our bi-weekly e-bulletin. Our main audience includes public health professionals across Ontario who visit our various social media sites and subscribe to our electronic bulletin. 

Rate: $50 / week
Email to inquire: VAdetoye@opha.on.ca

Financial Services

Are you a small organization or running on a fixed budget, OPHA has knowledgeable professional individuals who can take care of your financial and operational needs. Our services are listed below:

  • Preparation of financial reports
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Book-keeping services
  • Contracts negotiation
  • Administrative duties
  • Payroll services
  • Securing audit services at a reasonable cost
  • HST Rebate filling
  • Training on financial software such as QuickBooks and ERP
  • Negotiate discounts on event venues, telephone and teleconference services

Call or email to inquire: 416-367-3328  VAdetoye@opha.on.ca 

Public Health Career Planning

Looking for support to plan your public health career? Receive one-on-one counselling from OPHA's Executive Director, Pegeen Walsh.Check out her experience here. Discounts available for OPHA members.

Email to inquire: admin@opha.on.ca

Upcoming events

Toronto Thinks 2019 - Global Health Case Competition
Introduction to Cannabis Webinar
The Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC) 2019