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Latest updates, news, and events

In this issue:
  • Featured Webinar: Are kids too tired to move? Results from the 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth
  • Stop Marketing to Kids
    • News: Senator Greene Raine launches bill to restrict marketing and advertising of foods and beverages to kids in Canada
    • Blog: Where does your child see food & drink marketing?
    • Other news: WHO's new Action Plan on NCDs calls out pervasive marketing to kids, highlights sugary drink taxes
  • Announcement: CDPAC is pleased to endorse the Dietitians of Canada's Position Statement and Recommendations Addressing Household Food Insecurity in Canada
  • News: NCD Free launches "The Taste of Change" short film on Mexican sugary drink tax
  • New Infographic: PHAC just released a new infographic on "High Impact Investments" for healthy living
Featured Webinar: Are kids too tired to move? Results from the 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth
This webinar will present results from the 2016 Report Card and areas of opportunity to improve healthy active living among children and youth. Participants will take-away recommendations for turning research into action, including tools and resources to support the use of the Report Card in their work. Can’t make it? Register to receive the on-demand recording following the webinar! READ MORE
News: Senator Greene Raine launches bill to restrict marketing and advertising of foods and beverages to kids in Canada
The Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition (to which CDPAC is a member) applauds Senator Nancy Greene Raine for introducing legislation prohibiting food and beverage marketing to children. READ MORE

Blog: Where does your child see food & drink marketing?
The Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition (to which CDPAC is a member) applauds Senator Nancy Greene Raine for introducing legislation prohibiting food and beverage marketing to children. READ MORE
Announcement: CDPAC is pleased to endorse the Dietitians of Canada's Position Statement and Recommendations Addressing Household Food Insecurity in Canada
Household food insecurity is a serious public health issue with profound effects on physical and mental health and social well-being. This position argues that all households in Canada must have sufficient income for secure access to nutritious food, after paying for other basic necessities. READ MORE
News: NCD Free launches "The Taste of Change" short film on Mexican sugary drink tax
At a recent event in Toronto premiered NCD Free's short film entitled The Taste of Change, documenting the burden of obesity in Mexico and the multilateral approach the country has taken to combat it. VIEW 
NEW Infographic: PHAC just released a new infographic on "High Impact Investments" for healthy living | Nouvelle Infographie : ASPC vient de sortir une nouvelle infographie sur "Investissements à impact élevé" pour vivre en santé
The High Impact Investments at the Public Health Agency of Canada Infographic provides you with a brief overview of the approach, types of projects, and their impact. READ MORE | Le résumé graphique des investissements à impact élevé de l’Agence de la santé publique du Canada vous fournit un aperçu de l’approche, des types de projets et de leurs incidences. LISEZ PLUS
News: WHO's new Action Plan on NCDs calls out pervasive marketing to kids, highlights sugary drink taxes
The plan suggests member states 'adopt strong measures that reduce the overall impact on children and adults of all forms of marketing (including online) of foods high in energy, saturated fats, trans fats, free sugars and/or salt, and consider and implement a range of economic tools that could discourage the consumption of such foods and improve the affordability and availability of a healthy diet, including, where appropriate, taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages. (see page 11) READ MORE
Upcoming CDPAC Webinars
Are kids too tired to move? Results from the 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth
Nov 1st, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
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The psychology of urban and architectural design
Nov 17th, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

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Past Webinar Recordings
Dementia Friends Canada, using digital means to build an online community of engaged Canadians
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Primary Health Care in Canada: Highlights from CIHI's 2016 Primary Health Care Chartbook and Future Directions
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Mood & Anxiety Disorders in Canada
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3-Part Webinar Series - Food Environment Assessment

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