Obesity on the World Stage: What Happened at the United Nations

2018-10-10T17:07:38+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

by Ian Patton On September 26th the World Obesity Federation and the World Economic Forum joined forces to host a side event at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, NY to discuss the importance of prioritizing obesity as a noncommunicable [...]

Meet Lisa Schaffer, Obesity Canada’s New Public Engagement Committee Chair

2018-10-10T15:52:56+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Allow me to introduce myself  –  my name is Lisa Schaffer and I am the newly elected chair of Obesity Canada’s Public Engagement Committee (PEC). I’ve had the opportunity to work with Obesity Canada’s amazing staff, volunteers and funding partners as a [...]

Advocating on Parliament Hill for Canadians Living with Obesity

2018-06-07T17:58:45+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, Ximena Ramos Salas, CON-RCO Managing Director, Ian Patton, CON-RCO Public Engagement Coordinator and Candace Vilhan, Public Engagement Committee Member, met with members of parliament from all political parties to raise awareness about obesity, weight bias, obesity stigma and [...]

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