Advocacy

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on many people managing overweight and obesity, since they were more vulnerable to COVID-19 complications. While advancements in health care to overcome the pandemic were prioritized and fast-tracked, people with overweight and obesity did not see improvements in health care support. With your help we can together advocate for improved health resources for our community to improve people’s lives and well-being.

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The year 2020 showed the significant impact Covid-19 had on many people managing overweight and obesity whereby this population was more vulnerable to Covid-19 complications.
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Policy Brief
“In 2018, 26.8% of Canadians 18 and older (roughly 7.3 million adults) reported height and weight that classified them as having obesity. Another 9.9 million adults (36.3%) were classified as having overweight – bringing the total population with increased health risks due to excess weight to 63.1%.
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Eat Play Love Season 3 Fall Series

with weekly interactive events. Obesity Matters, because you matter! With summer in the rearview and Thanksgiving right around the corner, …

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