Meet the Obesity Canada – Montreal Local Chapter! 

2018-11-28T14:11:14+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , |

Meet the Obesity Canada - Montreal Local Chapter! Angela Alberga Dr. Angela Alberga is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Applied Physiology at Concordia University. Her current research program focuses on understanding how societal, school and other institutional factors influence [...]

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 [...]

One Size Fits One

2018-09-07T16:22:59+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: |

In mid-December 2017,  I was asked to share my experience to a room full of obesity experts as we worked together to develop much needed new Clinical Practice Guidelines for the treatment and management of obesity in Canada.  It is my hope [...]

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

2018-09-10T12:28:01+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 [...]

6th Canadian Student Obesity Meeting Abstract Winners

2018-11-09T12:51:35+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 [...]

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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