Monthly Archives: August 2017

Physical Literacy for Communities welcomes four new projects

Four communities have equipped themselves to deliver sustainable physical literacy programming and improve the health and achievements of their citizens by committing to the Physical Literacy for Communities initiative. Over the next three years, Aurora, Hamilton, Sudbury, and White Rock will each develop a long-term, cross-sectoral approach around physical literacy. Aurora – Activate Aurora began…
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Sport for Life receives national award for excellence in health promotion

Victoria, B.C. – In its efforts to promote quality sport and physical literacy development throughout Canada, the Sport for Life Society has been recognized by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). Each year the CMA honours those outside the health sector for activities and initiatives that have contributed to improvements in the health and wellness of…
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Bob Bearpark Foundation

“Coaches teach important lessons in life... reliability, honesty, team building, life skills and values” Bob Bearpark Robert ‘Bob’ Edward Bearpark 1943 - 1996 Bob Bearpark embarked on a career in teaching and coaching in the southwest of England where he was a well-known athlete, physical educator and coach in the counties of Gloucestershire and Devon.…
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Creating a Community that is Active for Life

This article was originally published in the resource Aboriginal Communities: Active for Life. This resource aims to help our children and youth across the country enjoy long, healthy, happy, and good lives. This work seeks to address the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action, and serves as a tool for addressing fundamental rights of Indigenous Peoples—the right to…
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