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

2020-03-12T11:43:34+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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. 

6th Canadian Obesity Summit Call for Abstracts and Workshops

2018-09-24T19:39:19+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Obesity Canada is pleased to announce a call for abstracts for the 6th Canadian Obesity Summit in Ottawa, Ontario April 23-26, 2019. Deadline: November 15, 2018 – 11:59 PM PDT Follow these simple steps to submit an abstract: 1) Read all of the information below; [...]

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 [...]

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