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The Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC) is a network of national organizations who have come together around the common cause of chronic disease prevention. READ MORE

Register before the early-bird deadline December 18th and save!

CDPAC 2016 Conference

Integrated Chronic Disease Prevention: The Value Proposition

February 23-25 • Hilton Toronto Downtown • Toronto, ON
CDPAC's 6th Pan-Canadian Conference focuses on the health, economic, and social value created through integrated chronic disease prevention. The CDPAC conference is the flagship bi-annual event of CDPAC, and is an interactive learning experience featuring keynotes, workshops, presentations and exhibits that bring healthy living and chronic disease prevention evidence to life. CDPAC 2016 aims to equip delegates with knowledge, skills and tools to integrate these learnings into practice. READ MORE
CDPAC Advocacy
  • Nov 4th 2015 - CDPAC congratulates the Hon. Justin Trudeau on being elected as the Prime Minister of Canada; encourages PM Trudeau to raise the prominence of healthy living for chronic disease prevention in the health portfolio READ MORE
  • Nov 4th 2015 - Letter of congratulations to the Hon. Jane Philpott on appointment as federal Minister of Health in the new Liberal Government READ MORE
  • Nov 2nd 2015 - Letter of endorsement of the Canadian Diabetes Association's Sugars Position Statement recommendation that the Government of Canada introduce a tax on SSBs and use the revenues generated to promote the health of Canadians READ MORE 
  • April/May 2015 - CDPAC has been busy meeting with MPs to increase awareness of our policy messages, including those focused on restricting marketing and advertising of food and beverages towards children, and taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages READ MORE
CDPAC Knowledge Mobilization
  • CDPAC/PHAC Webinars - The Public Health Agency of Canada’s Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention (CCDP) has partnered with CDPAC to co-host a series of webinars throughout 2015-2016 READ MORE
  • Working on Wellness in Strategic Populations (WoW) - Led by the BC Healthy Living Alliance, this 3-year initiative is aimed at reducing preventable cancers and other chronic diseases through promotion of healthy choices and wellness in the workplace READ MORE
Upcoming Webinars
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Post-Movember Check Up – Two Perspectives on Men’s Mental and Physical Health 
Weds, Dec 9th 1:00-2:30pm ET 

Positive Mental Health Infobase for Adults
Tues, Jan 12th 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET

Enhancing Healthcare Professional Capacity to Integrate Evidence-Based Smoking Cessation Interventions
Tues, Jan 19th 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Understanding prevalence changes
Thurs, Feb 4th 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET 

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The Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC) is a network of national organizations who have come together around the common cause of chronic disease prevention.
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