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Hamilton Local Chapter; First event – Let’s Talk Obesity

2019-11-03T20:00:17+00:00 November 3rd, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

Let's Talk Obesity was the launch event for Obesity Canada, Hamilton Chapter.  The theme of the event was to educate the public about what obesity is and the different aspects and experiences of living with obesity. The night began with an [...]

Thinking Outside the Box: Leadership and Innovation Insights to Build a Better Health System

2019-10-23T11:19:23+00:00 October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Local Chapters|Tags: , , |

Toronto, ON – The Obesity Canada - Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Students and New Professionals (SNP) chapters collaborated to host a knowledge dissemination and networking event on October 8th, 2019. With the focus on pushing the boundaries of current practice, [...]

Introducing Obesity Canada to the Quebec National Assembly

2019-10-28T13:37:47+00:00 October 22nd, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

Obesity Canada and partners at the Cardiometabolic Health, Diabetes and Obesity Research Centre raised awareness about obesity as a chronic disease, as well as our work to help individuals living with obesity to access evidence-based treatments, to the members of Quebec's National [...]

Risk factors of childhood obesity: What are they? How to prevent them? – An updated of 2019

2019-10-15T14:04:40+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Categories: OC News, SNP|Tags: |

Today’s post comes from Audrey St-Laurent. Audrey is a PhD student in the department of kinesiology at Laval University of Quebec City. She is also the communications director of the OC-SNP National Executive. Childhood obesity is a known public health issue. [...]

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 [...]

HOBS (Swedish patient association for obesity) Zero Tolerance for Weight Stigma Campaign

2019-10-09T11:33:04+00:00 October 7th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

HOBS is a Swedish patient association for obesity. They have launched the below film as part of their Zero Tolerance for Weight Stigma Campaign. "To stop obesity stigma is to stop making assumptions about someone's health or heath behaviors based on [...]

Reflection on Obesity Canada’s Advocacy: Student & New Professional Blog Post by Malcolm Snow

2019-10-10T17:09:08+00:00 October 3rd, 2019|Categories: SNP|Tags: , |

Today’s blog post comes from Malcolm Snow. Malcolm is an undergraduate student at Memorial University of Newfoundland where he is studying Psychology. He is also one of the Chapter Representatives on the OC-SNP National Executive. The upcoming federal election is in [...]

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