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

2019-06-07T15:10:55+00:00 June 7th, 2019|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 [...]

OC Parliamentary Reception a Success

2019-05-23T15:22:38+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Categories: OC News, Policy|Tags: , , , , , |

On April 29, 2019 Obesity Canada representatives were on Parliament Hill to meet with members of parliament and advocate on behalf of individuals living with obesity for increased access to treatment and recognition of obesity as a chronic disease.  In total, OC [...]

Applying a Weight Bias Lens to Public Health Policies

2019-05-29T12:03:14+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Categories: OC News, Policy, Weight Bias|Tags: , , , , , , |

Weight bias, weight stigma and weight-based discrimination affect people of all ages and across settings, including in schools, at home, workplaces, healthcare systems and in popular media. Current narratives around obesity may contribute to weight bias by oversimplifying the causes of obesity [...]

Study Recruitment: Genetic Testing of Children and Adults with Obesity

2019-06-18T12:11:31+00:00 May 9th, 2019|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 [...]

Concordia University Researchers Seek Participants in Montreal

2019-03-14T12:59:46+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: |

Concordia University is looking for participants living in Montreal for a research project. They are conducting a study on a new public health educational tool. Participants will answer questionnaires and participate in a focus group discussion. This one-time visit is open to [...]

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