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Dietitians Day



Once a year, a special day is dedicated to dietitians across Canada. It celebrates dietitians as regulated health care professionals, committed to using their specialized knowledge and skills to translate the science of nutrition into terms everyone can understand to unlock food’s potential and support healthy living for all Canadians.

March 17, 2021 will mark the twelfth year of celebrating Dietitians Day in Canada, always held the third Wednesday in March. It will shine the spotlight on the profession and remind us that dietitians are the trusted choice for reliable life-changing food and nutrition advice.

Dietitians Day helps raise the profile of all dietitians and encourages and attracts others to this profession to help shape the future of eating and healthy living for all Canadians. 
Are you planning a Dietitians Day event? Share it on social media using #DietitiansDay. Resources like proclamation templates are available here.

Celebrate Dietitians Day by attending a free, bilingual learning and networking event!  
 
Dietitians have a responsibility to provide sound nutrition care based on recognition, respect and maintenance of the cultural identity of every patient and clients. This webcast featuring dietitian Piraveena Piremathasan, PDt, CDE, CBE will include an engaging and interactive session followed by small group networking. Connect virtually with colleagues from across Canada and advance your learning in this important area. 
 
Date of event: March 17, 2021
12:00-1:30 pm ET – (Français) Encourager la compétence culturelle et la sécurité culturelle dans la pratique de nutrition
 
1:30-3:00 pm ET – (English) Addressing cultural competency and cultural safety in nutrition practice

For questions, contact nutritionmonth@dietitians.ca.

Register for the Dietitians Day Virtual Event
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