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So far Brad Hussey has created 32 blog entries.

A Challenge for Every Body

2018-09-18T13:27:45+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Categories: OC Events, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Participate in the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in Support of Obesity Canada By Ian Patton, Public Engagement Coordinator, Obesity Canada For those that don't know me, I have lived a life that has been challenged by weight issues. Not long ago, I was [...]

Issue #1: Dr. Ximena Ramos Salas on Weight Bias and Discrimination

2018-09-17T14:58:03+00:00 September 16th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our Ask an Expert series is your opportunity to engage with world-class obesity experts at Obesity Canada.  Each month, we will solicit questions for some of Canada's top researchers and health professionals to answer. This month, it's Dr. Ximena Ramos-Salas, Managing Director of [...]

Study Recruitment: Genetic Testing of Children and Adults with Obesity

2018-09-10T13:59:49+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

You or your child (age 2 or older) may be eligible for a genetic testing study to find out if the extra weight is due to genetics In this study we will: Ask you to visit us to the University of Alberta [...]

Obesity Canada’s Response to the Tragic Story of Ellen Maud Bennett

2018-09-06T16:08:04+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Last month, the story of Ellen Maud Bennett gripped the media. Ellen included a message for the world in her obituary, which was published after she passed away from cancer. In it, she chided some of her healthcare practitioners for ignoring her [...]

Scientist Spotlight #1: Angela Alberga, PhD

2018-09-06T15:42:00+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Obesity Canada works with some of Canada’s best and brightest minds working in obesity research, treatment, policy and other areas. Together, we are working to improve the lives of Canadians living with obesity. Watch for more profiles coming soon. Dr. Angela Alberga [...]

Toronto Chapter Celebrates Third Anniversary with Positive Messages

2018-08-22T15:40:06+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Obesity Canada's Toronto chapter celebrated three years with The Sweet Taste of Success: Uplifting Stories From The Real World. This event featured three speakers who spoke about about their own experiences with weight management, delving into their journeys of developing improved self-awareness and how they achieved a different relationship [...]

6th Canadian Student Obesity Meeting Abstract Winners

2018-06-27T16:50:45+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Categories: OC Events, SNP|Tags: , , , |

The 6th Canadian Student Obesity Meeting (COSM) was a big hit at Western University in London, Ontario last week. The biennial conference – run by Obesity Canada’s Student and New Professional initiative (OC-SNP) and a local organizing committee – attracted more than [...]

Obesity Canada Student and New Professionals: Executive Annual Elections Now Open

2018-07-19T12:16:57+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: , , , , |

You have heard it here before: being on the OC-SNP National Executive is an incredibly rewarding experience. We polled our past and present OC-SNP National Executives and the results speak for themselves: 100% of the respondents said they would recommend joining the [...]

Advocating on Parliament Hill for Canadians Living with Obesity

2018-06-07T17:58:45+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, Ximena Ramos Salas, CON-RCO Managing Director, Ian Patton, CON-RCO Public Engagement Coordinator and Candace Vilhan, Public Engagement Committee Member, met with members of parliament from all political parties to raise awareness about obesity, weight bias, obesity stigma and [...]

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