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Welcome to the Toronto chapter of the Canadian Obesity Network! 

Making a Difference!

Since its inception in June 2015, the Toronto Chapter of the Canadian Obesity Network (CON-YYZ) has hosted quarterly networking events for professionals working in obesity and the general public.

Our members are enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers, including health practitioners, educators, fitness professionals, researchers, policy makers and people affected by obesity.

Join CON-YYZ to get involved with our activities, learn from obesity experts, build partnerships, network with others in the field and help us collectively develop ideas on how we can address, prevent and treat obesity.

 How to join:  Click here to join the Canadian Obesity Network

Where to find us: 


 Follow CON YYZ on Facebook

 Follow CON YYZ on Twitter

Click here to view the 2016 CON-YYZ Executive Committee member list.

Upcoming Events 

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 @ 6:30pm EST - The Sweet Taste of Success

This networking and education event will showcase the various definitions of weight loss success, and how the complex interplay of biology and genetics can affect your best weight. Hear from individuals who share their journeys and help us challenege the notion that success in weight management can only be measured on the scale! 

This is a free event, but registration is required. Please register here.

Past events 

Thursday April 5, 2018 @ 6:30pm - The Future of Obesity Prevention and Management 2.0

 If you want to gain weight, go on a Diet 

  • Click here to find out how this event turned out! 
  • Click here to watch the whole session! 

Fork vs. Feet: Which is More Critical to Obesity Prevention and Treatment?

  • Click here to find out how this event turned out! 
  • Click here to watch the whole session! 

Weight Bias & Fat Shaming in Healthcare - Click here to find out how this event turend out!

Hold the Sugar - Click here to find out how this event turned out!

Food Addictions - Click here to find out how this event turned out!

How did we get here? Summer Social and Networking Event! - Click here to find out how our first event went as well as to see a handful of pictures!