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Call for Beta Testers for Our New Online Community

2020-06-24T11:26:45-04:00 June 24th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

Obesity Canada has some big news for our members! For a while now, we have heard the frustrations of Canadians living with obesity that there is a lack of support, education and community for us. Where there are support networks, they often [...]

Ask the Expert #8: Dr. Jacob Shelley on Human Rights and Obesity

2019-12-17T12:00:42-05:00 December 17th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

    Last month we asked you to provide questions for our expert, Dr. Jacob Shelley, surrounding the legal and human rights policy aspect of obesity in Canada. Below are the selected questions that were submitted to Jacob. As there was a [...]

Why I Continue to Advocate, and Why You Should, Too

2019-12-17T11:38:11-05:00 December 17th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

by Melody Harding A few months ago I was able to share with the Obesity Canada community (via this newsletter) that I had successfully settled my Human Rights Complaint with Nova Scotia’s Department of Health and Wellness. After 13 years of trying [...]

An Open Letter on Obesity and Human Rights

2019-12-17T11:04:40-05:00 December 17th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Take a moment to re-read  one of the stories that has driven our patient advocates to take action. The story of Ellen Maud Bennett gripped the media last year. Ellen included a message for the world in her obituary, which was published [...]

Helen: Weight of Living

2019-11-25T11:26:11-05:00 November 21st, 2019|Categories: OC News, Weight of Living|Tags: , , , , |

Representation matters! Obesity Canada launched the Weight of Living series to dismantle the stereotypes and myths surrounding obesity. Through stories and photos, we hope to address the bias that surrounds obesity and weight, and inspire others to continue the conversation about obesity. [...]

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