CLOSED! OC-SNP Awards are Open: Nominate Someone Today!

2020-09-15T17:51:39-04:00 July 17th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s blog post comes from Rebecca A.G. Christensen. Rebecca is a PhD Candidate in Epidemiology at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. On the OC-SNP National Executive, Rebecca serves as the Vice Chair. It [...]

Obesity Canada and Desjardins Insurance Partner for the Health of Canadians

2020-06-08T12:18:38-04:00 June 8th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Edmonton, AB, June 9, 2020 – Obesity Canada is pleased to announce that Desjardins Insurance has joined its growing roster of organizations dedicated to improving the lives of Canadians living with obesity. Desjardins is the first insurance and employee benefits provider [...]

COVID-19 and the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM) 2020 planning continues…

2020-03-12T11:43:34-04:00 March 11th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Obesity Canada and the York University local organizing committee is continuing preparations for the COSM 2020 Toronto, ON conference 17th-19th of June, 2020 and have no immediate plans to cancel or postpone the event. We will continue to monitor the situation [...]

Obesity Canada recommendations regarding Coronavirus

2020-04-01T13:10:05-04:00 March 11th, 2020|Categories: covid-19, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We are aware of the concerns raised by the Coronavirus outbreak (also known as COVID-19), and our thoughts are with everyone who has been directly affected. The health and wellbeing of our members is of utmost importance. Recommendations from the Centres [...]

7th Canadian Obesity Student Meeting 2020 – CMDO Competition

2020-01-17T10:43:41-05:00 November 14th, 2019|Categories: COSM|Tags: , , , , , |

CMDO COMPETITION GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION This competition is designed only for CMDO students and new professionals to apply to. Created in April 2012 by the Fond de Recherche du Quebec – Santé (FRQS), the Research Network on CardioMetabolic health, Diabetes and [...]

Recap from OC-Victoria’s FIRST event!

2019-10-16T11:27:23-04:00 October 7th, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , , |

On September 30th, Obesity Canada's Victoria Local Chapter held it's first ever event. A successful event with many attendees from the local TOPS club were in attendance to support the newest chapter. After some networking time, Elena, chapter Chair, gave a [...]

2019-10-16T11:23:07-04:00 July 29th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

The Obesity Society will hold its 37th Annual Meeting at ObesityWeekSM — an international scientific conference — bringing together world-renowned experts in the field of obesity. This year’s meeting will take place Nov. 3–7, 2019, at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. [...]

The Right to Be Treated: Overcoming Bias & Discrimination in Obesity Care

2018-10-01T17:52:21-04:00 October 1st, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , |

Please join Obesity Canada in Winnipeg on October 15 as they host Drs. Arya Sharma, Mary Forhan and Ian Patton. Monday, October 15, 2018 6:30-8:30 CDT Canadian Museum for Human Rights 85 Israel Asper Way RSVP is required for this event. 

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