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What You Need to Know About the New Canada’s Food Guide

Canada’s Food Guide has come a long way since its inception in 1942.  Originally called Canada’s Official Food Rules, it was created to help Canadians choose foods that promote overall health and well-being (Health Canada, 2007).  Since its name change to Canada’s Food Guide in 1961, the core concept has remained the same:  four food groups, including vegetables and fruits, meat and alternatives, milk and alternatives, and grain products make up a well-balanced Canadian diet.  On January 22, 2019 Health Canada unveiled a complete overhaul to Canada’s Food Guide, representing more up-to-date scientific evidence and trends.

Here’s what you need to know about the new 2019 Canada’s Food Guide



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Brock CHC In Brief

Building a Healthier Community

Brock Community Health Centre (Brock CHC) is a community health service for residents of Brock Township and surrounding areas, an area in Ontario where, by all accounts, there has been an inadequate range of primary health services available for many years.  Community advocacy by a committed group of local residents resulted in the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care providing funding for a community health centre for Brock Township residents in late 2007.

Brock CHC is non-profit charitable organization, registered in Ontario, governed by a Board of Directors, representing the communities of Brock Township and surrounding areas.  The Board is elected annually from the organization’s membership.  Brock CHC’s Letters Patent were issued in 2002.

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Brock Community Health Centre

Brock Community Health Centre (Brock CHC) assists individuals, families and community organizations to identify local health issues and to develop and implement programs that address these needs.

We believe that good health means more than not being ill.  It means access to affordable housing and adequate food, opportunities for education and employment with a living wage and residing in an environment that is clean and safe.

We welcome community members to join and participate with us as we strive to improve the health of our community.

Community Health Services Integration

Brock Community Health Centre is one of ten local community health services (CHS) organizations in Durham Region which have developed an integration plan to improve access for local residents and ensure that CHS providers — their staff, volunteers and board members — are ready to better address the community health services needs of a growing population.