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© Obesity Canada

We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. To this end, Obesity Canada works toward reducing weight bias and stigma through research, education and action.

Obesity Canada is Canada’s leading obesity registered charity association for Health professionals; Researchers, trainees and students; Policy makers; and Canadians living with obesity.

Vision: A day when people affected by the disease of obesity are understood, respected, and living healthy lives.

Mission: To improve the lives of Canadians through obesity research, education, and advocacy.

Strategic goals:

  • Addressing the social stigma associated with obesity
  • Changing the way policy makers and health professionals approach obesity; and
  • Improving access to evidence-based prevention and treatment resources.