By Kelly Moen Let me start at the beginning. "You're fat because you eat too much. You need to eat less and move more." This is the mantra I have heard my entire life, yet the advice has little to no effect [...]
On April 27, 2019 Obesity Canada held it first ever public workshop, giving individuals living with obesity the opportunity to learn and engage with some OC experts on a variety of topics. The event included the following speakers and topics: Arya Sharma, [...]
My name is Olaf Nyhus, and I want tell you a little more about myself. I have struggled with obesity my entire life. I trained as a chef and working long hours, plus, never really having a regular schedule made eating healthy [...]
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 [...]
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.
Congratulations! Over the last few years, Obesity Canada has been moving closer to our mission of improving the lives of individuals living with obesity through advocacy efforts and patient engagement. Our Public Engagement Committee, and the dedicated patient advocates that make it [...]
Our Ask an Expert series is your opportunity to engage with world-class obesity experts at Obesity Canada. Each month, we will solicit questions for some of Canada's top researchers and health professionals to answer. This month, it's Dr. Ximena Ramos-Salas, Managing Director of [...]
Obesity Canada's Toronto chapter celebrated three years with The Sweet Taste of Success: Uplifting Stories From The Real World. This event featured three speakers who spoke about about their own experiences with weight management, delving into their journeys of developing improved self-awareness and how they achieved a different relationship [...]