Eating Disorder Awareness Week Activities

Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019 started with a flag raising ceremony at the Confederation Building earlier today with Municipal Affairs and Environment Minister Graham Letto, followed by a proclamation signing and flag raising at St. John’s City Hall with Mayor Breen. Below are a list of other activities we are involved in this week.


Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019

List of Activities and Events

Eating Disorder Awareness Week February 1-7, 2019

Theme: “Eating Disorders Cannot Afford to Wait”

Proclamation Signings:

  • Minister of Health and Community Services on behalf of the Government of NL
  • City of St. John’s
  • City of Corner Brook
  • City of Mount Pearl
  • Town of Paradise
  • Town of Placentia
  • Town of Gander
  • Town of Channel-Port aux Basques
  • Town of Grand Bank
  • Town of Pouch Cove
  • Town of Carbonear
  • Town of Torbay
  • Town of Fogo Island

Flag Raisings

  • Government of NL – Confederation Building – Friday February 1st , 8:45 am. (Use the Visitors Entrance please)
  • City of St. John’s 
  • City of Corner Brook
  • Town of Gander

Building Lighting (purple/gold)

  • Confederation Building
  • Government House


            Monday January 28

  • Minister Haggie signs Proclamation

            Thursday January 31

  • Siblings of Hope Group Meeting
  • Press Release announcing Eating Disorder Awareness Week

           Friday February 1

  • 9:00 am Flag raising Ceremony – Confederation Building with Minister Letto (Use the Visitors Entrance please)
  • 10:30 am Flag raising Ceremony – City of St. John’s with Mayor Breen
  • Confederation Building Lighting commences at dusk

Monday February 4

  • EDAC Webinar on Siblings & Eating Disorders

Tuesday February 5

  • Bridge to Hope Group for Carers
  • Webinar: Why wait to get help? Eating Disorder programs and services in NL

Wednesday February 6

  • Body Project training for Carers
  • 12:00 pm Presentation of Artwork to Inpatient Program with Minister Haggie in attendance

Thursday February 7

  • 11:00 am AGM & Scholarship presentations – EDFNL office (Open to Public)
  •  3:00 pm Awards Ceremony – Government House
  •  Press Release regarding Scholarship winners and Community Support Awards

Friday February 8       

  • 12:00 pm Public Information Lunch and Learn – EDFNL office (Open to Public)

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