Category Archives: Press Release

Minister Kirsty Duncan’s Announcement Advances Quality Sport

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, is committed to removing harassment, abuse, and discrimination from the Canadian sport system. In her recent announcement, Minister Duncan outlined stronger measures to ensure all Canadians have the opportunity to participate in a sport environment free from harassment, abuse, or…
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Sport for Life Announces 2018-2022 Strategic Plan

The Sport for Life Society is pleased to announce the release of its 2018-2020 strategic plan. The new plan focuses on increasing expertise and advancing quality sport and physical literacy for Indigenous populations, persons with a disability, women and girls, and newcomers to Canada. Sport for Life is committed to providing expertise to change programming…
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Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada supports Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development in First Nations Schools

Four Indigenous schools are benefiting from funding that Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) has distributed this year. The New Paths to Education Program grant was introduced to improve the quality of education in First Nations schools and promote innovative approaches in education. The Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway (ALTPD), a joint creation between the…
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Physical Literacy Instructor Program Officially Launches

The Sport for Life Society, Coaching Association of Canada, and HIGH FIVE® have come together to support recreation leaders, coaches and others in becoming a physical literacy instructor. The Physical Literacy Instructor Program is a national, blended e-learning and in-person training experience that provides the opportunity to become a recognized physical literacy instructor.  The purpose of the four…
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Keynotes and early-bird registration for the 2018 Sport for Life Canadian Summit

Victoria, B.C. – Early-bird registration is now open for the 2018 Sport for Life Canadian Summit, which takes place January 23-25 in Gatineau, Quebec. The theme of this year's Summit is "Working Together". If we want to give participants in sport and physical activity the best possible chance to succeed, then we must ensure collaboration within the sport system…
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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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