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The Ontario Collaborative Group on Healthy Eating and Physical Activity initiated the process to create the Ontario Food and Nutrition Strategy and has continued to lead it.

The Collaborative Group has brought together food and food system experts from across the province to act as the Design Team, guiding the process of creating the strategy.

The groups that are part of the Ontario Food and Nutrition Strategy Design Team (as of October 2014) are:

Cancer Care Ontario – Rebecca Truscott*

Canadian Cancer Society – Florentina Stancu-Soare/Joanne DiNardo

Canadian Diabetes Association – Christine Albee

Canadian Environmental Law Association- Theresa McClenaghan/Kathleen Cooper

Chiefs of Ontario – Bernadette deGonzague

Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario – Nathan Stevens

Dietitians of Canada – Lynn Roblin*/Leslie Whittington-Carter

Heart and Stroke Foundation – Coleen Hill

First Nations Inuit & Health Branch, Health Canada- Sharmaline Fernando

Nishnawbe Aski Nation – Wendy Trylinski

Ontario Federation of Agriculture – Neil Currie

Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health – Amy MacDonald /Lyndsay Davidson/Kim Ouellette

Organic Council of Ontario – Jodi Koberinski

Ontario First Nations Integrated Health Strategy Working Group – Marja George

Ontario Medical Association – John Wellner

Ontario Public Health Association – Karen Gough/Lynn Roblin

Public Health Ontario – Heather Manson/Mary O’Brien

Ryerson University – Jessica Wegener

Sustain Ontario – Ravenna Nuaimy-Barker*/Carolyn Young

Toronto Food Policy Council – Lauren Baker

University of Toronto/Memorial University – Cathy Mah

University of Waterloo – Rhona Hanning

Wilfrid Laurier University – Ellen Desjardins

University of Guelph – Ralph Martin

York University – Rod MacRae

Community Members – Cindy Scythes, Carol Dombrow, Sharon Zeiler, Lisa Mardlin Vandewalle, Connie Uetrecht


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