The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

April 25, 2014 08:15 ET

Fraser Institute: Is There an Obesity Epidemic in Canada? New Study Coming Monday, April 28

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 25, 2014) - On Monday, April 28, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the reality of obesity in Canada.

The study, Obesity in Canada: Overstated Problems, Misguided Policy Solutions, spotlights the cost, equity and effectiveness of government intervention aimed at overweight Canadians.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Monday, April 28 at 6:30 a.m. (EST).

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of 86 think-tanks. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research.

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