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Pandemic pay for dietitians working on the front lines in Ontario Apr 29, 2020 Read DC's letter to the Ontario government asking for dietitians to be included on the list of front line workers that are eligible for pandemic pay. DC advocates on issues affecting students during the crisis Apr 28, 2020 DC has been actively engaged with the federal government during Covid-19 to share the voices of students. We know delaying student entry to practice has workforce and financial implications. Students may require immediate financial support or be concerned about paying student loans. DC advocates for fair compensation for home care providers in Ontario Apr 03, 2020 DC and Ontario healthcare associations have reached out to the Ministry of Health on fair compensation for virtual care delivery. Successful meetings with Governments from the Atlantic Provinces during Nutrition Month Mar 31, 2020 DC members in the Atlantic region hosted a number of successful meetings with provincial governments for Nutrition Month and Dietitians Day proclamations. Dietitians of Canada Says a Fond Farewell to Jayne Thirsk, Senior Director of Knowledge Translation Mar 23, 2020 Read about Jayne Thirsk and her 23 extraordinary years of service. Successful Queen's Park Advocacy Day to discuss nutrition and mental health Mar 05, 2020 Ontario members hosted a successful advocacy day at Queen's Park. The group engaged over 40 MPPs and staff in discussion about the impact of nutrition on mental health. Dietitians of Canada endorses International consensus statement against weight stigma Mar 04, 2020 Read Nathalie Savoie's reflection as Dietitians of Canada signs on to endorse an international consensus statement and an accompanying "Pledge to Eradicate Weight Bias and Stigma of Obesity". Christina Tucker and the dietitians at Health Canada have big plans for Nutrition Month Mar 03, 2020 Follow Health Canada for tips on applying Canada's Food Guide in everyday life. Journal Abstract Reviews - January 2020 Feb 27, 2020 Recommended research abstracts reviewed by DC member volunteers.  Sally Ho to hold workshop on emotional eating to highlight 'how we eat' as part of Nutrition Month Feb 17, 2020 Read about how a workshop on emotional eating supports Nutrition Month and highlights the importance of 'how we eat'.
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