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Obesity Canada – Student’s and New Professionals: Wrapping Up Another Great Year

2018-07-12T18:54:25+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

It sure has been a busy year for the OC-SNP National Executive. From adding new chapters to our network, to hosting a successful student conference, to a name change… we’ve been through quite a bit! In September, the OC-SNP National Executive set [...]

Research Updates: Weight Bias Research: Moving beyond raising awareness and creating change!

2018-07-10T21:37:33+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Weight Bias Research: Moving beyond raising awareness and creating change! Weight bias is defined as negative attitudes toward and beliefs about others because of their weight. Weight bias is manifested through stereotypes and/or prejudice toward people with overweight and obesity. Ultimately, the [...]

Student Travel Award, 7th Annual Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Conference; Calgary, Alberta; October 25-27, 2018

2018-07-12T20:51:12+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , |

7th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity  (Obesity Canada Student Travel Grant) This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 7th conference will [...]

Webinar: Redefining Obesity: Speak up! Living with obesity and advocating for your own care

2018-06-27T21:36:41+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Categories: Webinars|Tags: |

Ian Patton is the Public Engagement Coordinator with Obesity Canada. Through Obesity Canada Ian has been active in educating health care professionals, advocating for access to care and the elimination of weight bias. Ian is also very active in public outreach, [...]

The Sweet Taste of Success: Obesity Canada Toronto Chapter Event

2018-06-14T13:22:32+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

The Sweet Taste of Success Uplifting Weight Loss Stories from the Real World The Obesity Canada- Toronto Chapter invites you to their third anniversary celebration aptly titled, The Sweet Taste of Success. This networking and education event will showcase the various definitions of [...]

Sixth Biennial Championing Public Health Nutrition; October 1-2, 2018

2018-04-06T14:40:26+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Categories: OC Events, OC News|Tags: |

Join us on October 1-2, 2018 in downtown Ottawa, steps away from Parliament Hill, to explore Health Canada's proposal for front-of-pack nutrition labelling, a progress report on calls for a national school food program, next steps for Canada's Food Guide, a national [...]

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