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Aboriginal Communities: Active for Life resource Press Release

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – (June 21, 2017) – Aboriginal Sport Circle and its partner the Sport for Life Society are proudly unveiling a new resource for communities on National Aboriginal Day. The launch is to occur simultaneously online and at an event hosted today at the Cowichan Tribes Gymnasium in Duncan, B.C. Aboriginal Communities: Active for…
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Movement Preparation

Sport for Life manages Movement Preparation – the injury prevention project for FIFA 11+ and the Canadian Soccer Association. Preventing injury and building resiliency will keep youth engaged in sports, will provide a more enjoyable experience, and will maintain sport participation. This program is delivered by the Canada Soccer and member associations in collaboration with…
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Aboriginal Communities: Active for Life (full-day)

The community is the first place everyone experiences physical activity and sport. Sport for Life provides the framework to ensure these experiences are positive and sets the stage for a lifelong relationship with quality sport and physical activity. This culturally tailored resource and accompanying full-day workshop has been developed by Sport for Life and the…
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Inclusive Physical Literacy and Défi sportif AlterGo

From April 24th to April 30th, the 24th edition of Défi sportif AlterGo's takes place in Montreal. This multisport event brings together 6700 athletes, with all types of disabilities together to participate in sport competitions at all different levels - school, development, or elite. It is unique in the world that athletes of all levels…
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Faculty Position in Physical Literacy – Ontario

The Department of Kinesiology at Brock University in Ontario, Canada, is seeking qualified applicants with expertise in physical literacy and education across the lifespan for a 3-year instructional limited term appointment (with the possibility of renewal) effective July 1, 2017. Candidates are expected to teach in the areas of physical literacy and movement education. Hiring…
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Launch of the Sport for Life Online Campus

Toronto, ON – The Sport for Life Society is excited to announce the launch of the Sport for Life Online Campus featuring self-paced courses that can be accessed any time, any place helping to reduce some of the time and money associated with travelling to participate in learning opportunities. Through our online campus learners will…
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First Contact stage changed to First Involvement

As Sport for Life worked with Aboriginal peoples over the past few years, it came to light that the term First Contact had negative connotations within their cultures. In the spirit of Kaizen (continuous improvement), Sport for Life engaged Aboriginal leaders and leaders in disability sport across Canada to get suggestions on what an appropriate…
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Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway (full-day)

The Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway workshop is designed to help sport and physical activity organizations across Canada enhance their understanding about how to support Aboriginal participants and athletes in their programming. The workshop will spend time developing an appreciation of Aboriginal culture, and how that culture plays out in terms of engagement and sustained participation through…
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