Press Release: NIED Expresses Extreme Disappointment Regarding Federal Study

Toronto, November 25, 2014 – While NIED appreciates that the Standing Committee on the Status of Women undertook a study of “Eating Disorders Among Girls and Women in Canada” over the past year, we are disappointed and frustrated by the Committee’s recommendations. While the testimonies accurately reflect what over 30 witnesses said and asked for, the recommendations fail to provide...

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Products Glamourizing Eating Disorders for Profit at HBC & Cafepress

We’d like to bring to your attention to an important incident that has occurred this week. The Hudson’s Bay – a well-respected company – has been selling a T Shirt “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.” We could really use your help to immediately bring this to the public’s attention and keep it top of mind. The fact that at least four news articles have been...

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A Special Request: How YOU Can Help

As you are aware, NIED has been to Ottawa four times. At a recent meeting, our MP, Mark Adler strongly recommended that we get all of you involved in a very simple way: In order for NIED to continue to be successful in Ottawa and to further our mission of awareness – we ask YOU, your family and your friends – to book an appointment with YOUR MP to meet for 30 minutes and to share your...

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Please Help NIED Continue Our Mission

“In the province of Ontario, one of the wealthiest provinces in the country, there are only three treatment centres that have in-patient beds for a population of 12 million. If this isn’t discrimination, I don’t know what is. There is just no other word for it.”    - Dr. B Woodside, Director of Inpatient Eating Disorders Program at Toronto General Hospital & Key...

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Honouring The Journey: Sunday, February 23rd

NIED’s second annual “Honouring The Journey” – A free evening of hope, tribute, inspiration and celebration - is being held on Sunday, February 23rd.

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Our Strategy Planning Meeting: A Milestone for Eating Disorders in Canada

  On October 4th, we marked a major milestone towards the better representation of Eating Disorders in Canadian healthcare. In an effort to build a National Eating Disorder Foundation, NIED held a strategy planning meeting in Toronto. We rallied together prominent Canadians, researchers and Members of Parliament from all over the country to fill this huge gap in Canada. Together, we...

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