Obesity Canada enters the Great Canadian Giving Challenge

2021-06-07T13:16:31-04:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Obesity Canada’s mission is to improve the lives of Canadians living with obesity through research, education, and advocacy. This is why we have entered the Great Canadian Giving Challenge, hosted by CanadaHelps. With every dollar you donate, our organization is entered [...]

Students and New Professionals – National Executive Elections

2021-05-05T18:22:15-04:00May 4th, 2021|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The OC-SNP National Executive is a rewarding experience. We asked past and present OC-SNP National Executives, and 100% said they would recommend joining the OC-SNP Executive to their friends and colleagues. Below you’ll find what some had to say about their [...]

Upcoming: OC-SNP COVID-19 Webinar

2020-07-15T15:34:05-04:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Malcolm Snow. Malcolm is a 4th year undergraduate student at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He is also one of the Chapter Representatives on the OC-SNP National Executive. In mid-May, fellow Chapter Representative Joyla Furlano and I [...]

Select 5As materials are now completely free! Only pay the shipping!

2020-07-09T11:56:50-04:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

That's right, select materials are now completely free of charge - you just pay the shipping! Our No Size Fits All Brochure, Adult & Pregnancy Obesity Management Guides, and Obesity Fact Sheets are all available upon request.  The 5As were initially [...]

Obesity Canada and Desjardins Insurance Partner for the Health of Canadians

2020-06-08T12:18:38-04:00June 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 [...]

Weight Bias, Obesity Stigma and COVID-19

2020-05-27T17:53:02-04:00May 25th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

Click here to download the PDF document. The following paper has been prepared by Obesity Canada’s EveryBODY Matters Collaborative: Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD; Sara Kirk, PhD; Angela Alberga, PhD; Mary Forhan, OT/PhD; Shelly Russell-Mayhew, PhD; Erin Cameron, PhD; Sarah Nutter, [...]

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