Register Now for Our Public Conference: Connected 2021

2021-08-26T10:15:13-04:00 August 26th, 2021|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , |

Are you tired of the never ending bombardment of shady diet culture misinformation? Are you interested in learning the truth about obesity, how it is a complex, chronic disease and what we really know about effective, evidence-based treatment and management? Are [...]

Obesity Canada is looking for a graphic designer/web designer

2021-03-03T16:53:53-05:00 March 3rd, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Job Type: Full time, Temporary position Hours: The position is for 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday Office Location: University of Alberta, Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation With the current COVID 19 situation the applicant will be [...]

Obesity Canada is looking for a Social Media / Marketing Coordinator

2021-03-03T16:43:21-05:00 March 3rd, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Job Type: Full time, Temporary position Hours: The position is for 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday Location: University of Alberta, Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation  With the current COVID-19 situation the applicant will be required to [...]

We Need Your Voice: Tell Your Governments to Do More on Obesity

2021-03-04T10:36:48-05:00 March 3rd, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Blog written by Ian Patton, Director of Advocacy and Public Engagement.  For 5 years I have had some amazing opportunities to contribute on behalf of individuals living with obesity as a patient advocate.  I am proud of the work that Obesity [...]

Upcoming: OC-SNP COVID-19 Webinar

2020-07-15T15:34:05-04:00 July 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 [...]

Does Everyone with a Large Body have Obesity?

2020-06-09T11:14:16-04:00 June 5th, 2020|Categories: Weight Bias|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

To more closely examine the problematic nature of “healthy weight”[1] social messages, it is important to consider whether or not everyone who has a large body has obesity. It is a common belief that obesity is defined by examining [...]

Obesity Canada recommendations regarding Coronavirus

2020-04-01T13:10:05-04:00 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 [...]

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