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Briefing Note

Subject: Food Literacy as a Key Determinant of Health for Inclusion within the new Ontario Public Health Standards: Requirements for Public Health Programs, Services, and Accountability (“Standards”)

November Resources 2017 LDCP Food Literacy Public LDCP Food Literacy

ODPH response to proposed changes to the Health Protection and Promotion Act

ODPH response to the MOHLTC regarding the proposed changes to the Health Protection and Promotion Act, Regulation #566, Qualification of Board of Health Staff

Communications November Advocacy Committee Executive 2017 MOHLTC Public Executive

Letter to MOHLTC re: EatRight Ontario

Letter to the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care marking the 10 year anniversary of EatRight Ontario and it's importance as a complement to nutrition work of the public health system

Communications November Advocacy Committee letter of support 2017 EatRight Ontario MOHLTC Public Advocacy Committee

Joint letter to CBC Radio re: Sounds of the Season

ODPH, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, Dietitians of Canada, alPHa and OPHA joint letter to CBC Radio regarding annual Sounds of the Season food drive campaign

Communications November 2017 Food Insecurity Workgroup FIWG Public Food Insecurity Workgroup

French Position Statement on Responses to Food Insecurity

French translation of the position statement on responses to food insecurity.

November Resources food security workgroup Report FSWG position statement 2016 Food Insecurity Workgroup FIWG Public Food Insecurity Workgroup

French Food Insecurity Infographic

French translation of Food Insecurity Infographic

November Resources food security workgroup Report FSWG position statement 2016 Food Insecurity Workgroup FIWG Public Food Insecurity Workgroup

Response letter regarding Food Charity

ODPH Response letter regarding Food Charity, November, 2016

Communications November response letter food security workgroup FSWG 2016 Food Insecurity Workgroup FIWG Public Food Insecurity Workgroup

Income-Related Policy Recommendations to Address Food Insecurity

Income-Related Policy Recommendations to Address Food Insecurity (hyperlink to document) provides a detailed analysis of three policy areas (basic income guarantee, adequate social assistance, and reducing precarious employment) that address the root cause of food insecurity. Developed by the ODPH Food Security Workgroup, November 2015. This document accompanies the Position statement on the Responses to Food Insecurity and the Food Insecurity Infographic.

November Resources 2015 food security workgroup Report FSWG position statement Food Insecurity Workgroup FIWG Public Food Insecurity Workgroup

Position Statement on Responses to Food Insecurity

Position Statement on Responses to Food Insecurity - Developed by the ODPH Food Security Workgroup to increase awareness among public health staff and management about the growing problem of household food insecurity in Ontario and the urgent need to advocate for effective responses.

November Resources 2015 food security workgroup Report FSWG position statement Food Insecurity Workgroup FIWG Public Food Insecurity Workgroup

Marketing to Children

Related to the HKP consultations, ODPH has sent two letters to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. These two letters address

Communications November 2013 Executive response letter Public Executive

Menu Labelling

Related to the HKP consultations, ODPH has sent two letters to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. These two letters address

Communications November 2013 MLWG Public Menu Labelling Workgroup (inactive)

Letter to the Public Heath Agency of Canada

A letter to the Public Health Agency of Canada to support Dietitians of Canada funding proposal titled "Operationalizing New Integrated Competencies for Dietetic Education and Practice related to Public Health Nutrition/Health Promotion, into Curriculum".

Communications November 2011 Executive response letter Public Executive

Letter to Health Canada regarding Proposed Approach to Managing Caffeinated Energy Drinks

ODPH applauds Health Canada for proposing a comprehensive approach to managing caffeinated energy drinks. We believe that Health Canada’s proposed approach can be further strengthened. A summary of the changes recommended to Health Canada’s proposed approach are detailed below. Further information and rationale with respect to these recommendations are detailed in the body of this report.

Communications November 2011 Executive response letter Public Executive

ODPH Letter regarding PHNCAC

ODPH commends the Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport, and the Chronic Disease Prevention Managers for recognizing the need to examine issues related to public health nutrition capacity in Ontario. We recognize there are health units across the province where recruitment and retention of public health nutritionists and public health dietitians are problematic. The letter makes several recommendations which include having an ODPH representative on the Public Health Nutritionist Capacity Advisory Committee (PHNCAC).

Communications 2010 November Executive response letter Public Executive
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