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February 16, 2023

Great big crunch

THE GREAT BIG CRUNCH is a Canada-wide movement and annual moment of anti-silence in which students, teachers, parents and others passionate about food join the food movement and crunch into apples (or other crunchy fruit or vegetable) to make noise for healthy school food.

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February 14, 2023

New! Dementia Resources Eating, Activity, and Meaningful inclusion (DREAM) website

The DREAM website, learning modules, and resources were co-developed by a team of persons with dementia, care partners, researchers, community service providers, and health care professionals working towards a goal of allowing persons with dementia to live as well as they can.

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February 3, 2023

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity - The role of nutrition in medical education in Canada

The Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) is recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow for September 2023 for two years to support the creation and delivery of a medical nutrition education initiative (NutriMEd).The application deadline is Monday, February 13, 2023.

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February 2, 2023

HSO Releases New National Long-Term Care Services Standard

Health Standards Organization (HSO) announces the release of a new national Long-Term Care Services standard (CAN/HSO 21001:2023 Long-Term Care Services). The standard can be accessed at no fee.

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January 21, 2023

The deadline to submit is fast approaching for the 2023 CNS Annual Infographic Competition

CNS invites you to submit an infographic for the 2023 Annual Nutrigraphic Competition.This competition is open to all undergraduate, graduate student, post-degree dietetic intern, medical resident, postdoctoral fellow or early-career professional CNS members.

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January 19, 2023

Abstract submission deadline is coming up! CNS 2023 Annual Conference Call for Abstracts

CNS invites you to share your nutrition research at our upcoming 2023 Annual Conference. CNS Members in good standing, or those who have applied for membership, are eligible to submit abstracts.Deadline: Jan.31, 2023.

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January 19, 2023

New report on Dietary Reference Intakes for Energy

The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine has released a new report on Dietary Reference Intakes for Energy. The Dietary Reference Intakes reports can be viewed online and ordered from the National Academies Press.

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January 17, 2023

Registration still open for Advances in Nutrition Research and Practice: From Identification to Treatment of Disordered Eating Behaviours

Join us virtually or in person at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel on January 28th, 2023 to learn from leading experts who will be covering the latest research and practice related to the identification and treatment of disordered eating behaviours.

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January 10, 2023

CNS 2023 Annual Conference Equity in Nutrition Travel Award - Deadline January 31, 2023

The Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) is offering 10 Equity in Nutrition Travel Awards to abstract authors from equity deserving groups to support attendance at the 2023 Annual Conference.

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January 9, 2023

Remembering Hélène Payette

The CNS and CMTF community is sad to share the news of the passing of Hélène Payette on January 3, 2023.On behalf of CNS/CMTF, we wish to extend our sincere condolences to her family, friends and colleagues.

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