Volunteerism: 3 reasons to join the Obesity Canada Students and New Professionals

2020-09-16T12:17:13-04:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Nadia Browne. Nadia is a Registered Dietitian and a PhD candidate in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. She is also the Outgoing Vice-Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. Since becoming a member [...]

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, [...]

Congratulations: 7th Childhood Obesity Conference Student Travel Awards

2018-10-03T14:30:45-04:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , |

It is our great pleasure to announce the winners of the 7th Childhood Obesity Conference Student Travel Awards. This year's competition was extremely competitive, however only the following applicants have been selected by the committee: Lisa Tang Alexa Ferdinands Megan Lamb Kavitha [...]

6th Canadian Obesity Summit Call for Abstracts and Workshops

2018-09-24T19:39:19-04:00September 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; [...]

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