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2009-626

View this issue online: http://www.ohpe.ca/epublish/1/v2009n626.



This week's issue includes a feature article by Manuel Arango, co-chair of the Consensus Conference on Obesity and the Impact of Marketing to Children, that describes the background issues, process, and outcomes of this March 2008 event.



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2009
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626
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20090814
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Web Resources Related to Obesity and the Impact of Marketing on Children: Developing an Intersectoral Policy Consensus Conference (OHPE 626)

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The Policy Consensus Conference materials are available on the Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC) website including the consensus statement and the Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids report by the Standing Committee on Health, March 2007. Available at http://www.cdpac.ca/content.php?doc=107.

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

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222 Queen Street, Suite 1402
Ottawa, ON K1P 5V9
Tel: (613) 569-4361
Fax 613-569-3278
http://www.heartandstroke.ca

"The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through the advancement of research and its application, the promotion of healthy living and advocacy.

"The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is a federation of 10 provincial Foundations, led and supported by a force of more than 130,000 volunteers."

Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada

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1010-116 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON, K1P 5G3
Tel: (613) 565-2522 ext 308
Fax: (613) 565-2278
[email protected]http://www.cdpac.ca

Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC) is a networked community of national and provincial organizations and networks who share a common vision for an integrated system of chronic disease prevention in Canada.

Obesity and the Impact of Marketing on Children: Developing an Intersectoral Policy Consensus Conference

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Contents

I Introduction
II Background
III Marketing to Children
IV About the Conference
V CDPAC position statement
VI Lessons learned

--submitted by Manuel Arango, conference co-chair and Assistant Director, Health Policy (Government Relations & Advocacy), Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

I Introduction

Obesity, particularly childhood obesity, is recognized as a growing health concern for health promoters, governments, health organizations and the general public.

Enterprising Non-Profits Toronto Grants from the Centre for Social Innovation

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The Centre for Social Innovation and the Toronto Community Foundation are thrilled to announce the return of Enterprising Non-Profits Toronto. ENP-TO will distribute matching grants of up to $10,000 to help non-profit organizations in the Greater Toronto Area to start and grow social enterprises.

In order to apply for funding you must attend an ENP-TO Orientation Session--a social enterprise skills training workshop. For more information on the program and session dates, visit http://www.socialinnovation.ca/enp.

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