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Letter to the Minister of Finance about the National Zero Waste Council campaign

A Letter to the Minister of Finance from ODPH urging the federal government to reject the tax credit proposal for food industry donations to charitable food programs advocated for by the National Zero Waste Council (March 2016).

Communications March food security workgroup FSWG 2016 food waste Food Insecurity Workgroup FIWG Public Food Insecurity Workgroup

Ottawa Principles Endorsment Letter

A letter from ODPH to the Childhood Obesity Foundation and the Heart and Stroke Foundation endorsing the ‘Ottawa Principles’. These are a series of principles that outline the scope and regulatory measures needed to curb children’s exposure to persuasive marketing of food and beverages. While the principles do differ slightly from our organization’s position, we have chosen to fully support them.

Communications March Executive 2015 letter of support endorsement M2K Public Executive

ODPH initial response to Healthy Kids Strategy Report

ODPH provides an initial response to the release of  No Time To Wait: The Healthy Kids Strategy  – the report from the Healthy Kids Panel, commissioned by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. 

Communications March 2013 Executive response letter Public Executive

Letter to Ministry of Health urging Health Canada to protect Canadians from excessive intakes of vitamins and minerals above the

ODPH urges Health Canada to discontinue the current practice of allowing Natural Health Products (NHPs) in conventional food products and to put a halt to the current practice of allowing NHPs into the marketplace before adequate safety assessments have been completed.

Communications 2010 March Public ODPH Admin

Letter to Ministry of Children and Youth Services to revise the Nutrition Section in the Day Nurseries Act

ODPH urges the Ministry of Children and Youth Services to revise the Nutrition Section in the Day Nurseries Act (DNA) to reflect the most recent recommendations in Health Canada's Eating Well With Canada's Food Guide.

Communications 2010 March response letter CCWG Child Care Working Group Public Child Care Working Group
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