Unfit for Work: Weight Discrimination in the Workplace

2021-06-04T13:31:52-04:00June 4th, 2021|Categories: Weight Bias|Tags: , , , , , , |

Today's blog post comes from Marcus Moore. Marcus is the Resource Coordinator of the Students and New Professionals National Executive and a law student at Western University. You can read his full bio on our SNP National Executive page. In the [...]

Announcing the Distinguished Lecturer Award Winner for 2021

2021-03-08T16:09:27-05:00March 8th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada is pleased to announce that Dr. Rebecca Puhl of the University of Connecticut Rudd Center is the 2021 recipient of our Distinguished Lecturer Award. Dr. Puhl completed her B.A.H in psychology at Queen’s University in 1999. She earned her M.S [...]

Three Easy Ways to Join Obesity Canada in Supporting Obesity Care Week 2021!

2021-02-11T11:23:23-05:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Three Easy Ways to Join Obesity Canada in Supporting Obesity Care Week 2021! Obesity Care Week (OCW) is an annual awareness week dedicated to raise awareness, educate and advocate for a better world for people living with obesity. Obesity Care Week [...]

Join Us in Supporting Obesity Care Week 2021!

2021-02-11T11:18:33-05:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mark Your Calendars! Obesity Care Week, organized by our partners at the Obesity Action Coalition,  is set for February 28th – March 6th, 2021 and each day is dedicated to a specific topic to highlight issues impacting people with obesity: February [...]

What it’s like to grow up in a larger body: A letter to parents

2020-11-06T15:07:58-05:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Dear Parents, Fat. Chubby. Overweight. Too big.  How do you feel when you read those words?  We know that many parents worry about their children’s weight. Our parents did. You see, we grew up in larger bodies. But sometimes, we felt [...]

Obesity Canada participates in the European/International Congress on Obesity scheduled for September 1-4, 2020

2020-08-31T12:53:26-04:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Canadian Adult Clinical Practice Guidelines|Tags: , , , , , , |

On September 1, 2020 between 16:15 and 17:45 PM Central European Time, Dr. Mary Forhan and Dr. Ximena Ramos Salas will be participating in the Obesity Stigma Workshop hosted in collaboration with the European Association for the Study of Obesity, the [...]

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 [...]

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