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Winter Health and Fitness Week returns

Let’s play! It’s time to beat those pandemic blues and get outside, as Canadians come together to celebrate the latest Winter Health and Fitness Week from February 14 to 20. With an emphasis on encouraging people to get out of their houses and moving with winter-themed sports and activities, it will be hosted with all…
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ParticipACTION releases latest physical activity report card in Canada

Released a few weeks ago, the 2021 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Adults represents a comprehensive summary of the literature and national-level surveys in the field of physical activity, recreation and sport —including an exploration of the impacts of the pandemic on North America’s sedentary living crisis.  Virtually every person living in Canada…
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Sport for Life announces Dorota Blumczyńska as 2022 Summit keynote

Dorota Blumczyńska has been named as a keynote speaker for the 2022 Sport for Life Canadian Summit. A long-time refugee advocate and current CEO of the Manitoba Museum, she will bring powerful insights into accomplishing inclusivity and community cohesion through the COVID-19 pandemic and into the future. In her role at the museum, Blumczyńska supports…
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2022 Sport for Life Canadian Summit changes date

*Please note, the dates in this article have changed from March 1-2, as was initially announced, to May 11-12. We often hear about participants facing adversity in sports, finding ways to overcome it, then going on to accomplish great things. Their ability to overcome obstacles becomes as much a part of their success story as…
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PLAY Cowichan educates communities on physical literacy

Kim Liddle and her colleagues knew they couldn’t do it alone. The South Cowichan Recreation Manager was attending a conference in Harrison Hot Springs seven years ago when she heard about the Physical Literacy for Communities initiative. Right away she knew it was something she wanted to be involved in, but it would require large…
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AFL Canada teaming up with PLAYBuilder

Australian football is quickly growing in popularity in Canada, and will reach many new players thanks to a partnership with PLAYBuilder.  This year, AFL Canada and Sport for Life are teaming up to give Canadian teachers, junior coaches and leaders greater access to programming that will introduce the sport to new players. “Australian football is…
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