Through POWER UP!, the APCCP co-hosted three consensus conferences. At these conferences, experts from across Canada had the opportunity to discuss and debate evidence around policy options for obesity prevention.

To learn more about each consensus conference, explore the resources below.

Consensus Conference on Healthy Food Procurement and Nutrition Standards in Public Facilities (September 2014)

  • Consensus Conference Recommendations (PDF)
    This summary report outlines recommendations for healthy food procurement and nutrition standards in Canada, encouraging all publicly funded institutions to implement healthy food procurement policies that promote health, environmental sustainability, and local economies.
  • Consensus Conference Video
    This video highlights lessons learned from POWER UP!’s Consensus Conference on Healthy Food Procurement in Canada.

National Priority-Setting Conference on Promotion of Physical Activity in Rural, Remote, Northern and Natural Settings in Canada: Summary Report (November 2015)

  • Summary Report (PDF)
    This summary report provides an overview of evidence synthesis findings and outcomes from a national priority-setting conference on the promotion of physical activity in rural, remote, northern and natural settings in Canada

May 2016: Consensus Conference on Front-of-Package, Shelf and Menu Labelling

  • Summary Report Forthcoming

Past Consensus Conferences

In 2011, the APCCP hosted a consensus conference on the environmental determinants of obesity, which resulted in the following peer-reviewed publications: