Infographic Competition Winners Announced!

2019-01-15T14:19:41+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Categories: OC News|

Congratulations to all of our infographic participants and thank you to all of you who voted! First place is Darcie Valois with “What you need to know about body image”. Darcie recently graduated with a MA in psychology [...]

6th Canadian Obesity Summit: Late-Breaking Call for Abstracts & Registration Now Open!

2019-01-10T10:35:38+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Categories: OC Events, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

There is still time to submit an abstract to the 6th Canadian Obesity Summit, a truly unique, multidisciplinary conference. It only happens every other year, so submit your research by January 31, 2019! Also, registration is now open at the Westin Ottawa. [...]

2018 Wrap-Up

2018-12-24T11:27:48+00:00 December 21st, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: |

It's been a great, productive year, and all of us at Obesity Canada are looking forward to a break before diving into 2019. Check out just some of the things we accomplished in 2018: click here to open our annual report infographic. [...]

Volunteer Spotlight: Candace Villhan, Behaviour Therapist

2018-12-10T17:27:54+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Each month, OC shines the spotlight on the great things our volunteers and partners are doing to improve the lives of individuals living with obesity. This month we shift the focus to Candace Villhan, one of our amazing patient advocates and a [...]

Ask the Expert Issue #4: Dr. Michael Vallis on Behaviour Change

2018-12-10T13:28:29+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

Every month Obesity Canada invites questions to be sent to one of the country’s most prominent obesity experts to be answered. Take this opportunity to engage with Obesity Canada experts and ask your questions! Next month’s Ask the Expert will include Dr. [...]

Obesity Week Roundup: Advocacy, Partnerships and Common Ground

2018-12-04T16:00:26+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Categories: OC News, Policy|Tags: , , , |

Obesity Canada was on hand for Obesity Week, a major scientific conference hosted by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and The Obesity Society, in Nashville this past November. With around 6,000 delegates, it is one of the largest collection [...]

Women with Obesity Needed for University of Alberta Study

2018-11-08T09:44:01+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Looking for women with obesity to participate in a study about experiences of body weight inclusive physical activity classes. Do you: Self-identify as a woman living with obesity? Participate in structured physical activity classes that you consider body weight inclusive or non [...]

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