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Canoo app helps newcomers experience physical activity, cultural and outdoor spaces

by Will Johnson Being a newcomer to Canada can be overwhelming, and finding time for physical activity, cultural activities, or simply exploring new environments outdoors, can be challenging. Because of the barriers many families face when orienting themselves to a new country, they may struggle to access physical activity and cultural opportunities. Canoo, a new…
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Sport for Life CEO inducted into the Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame

Richard Way has been inducted into the Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame (GVSHOF). In April, Sport for Life’s CEO was named alongside five athletes, one team and one coach. He was recognized as an architect of the Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity (LTD) framework and lauded for his work with national sport…
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Present at the International Physical Literacy Conference 2023 New York

Sport for Life and New York Road Runners are excited to announce that after a two-year hiatus, the International Physical Literacy Conference (IPLC) is back and scheduled to take place May 1-5, 2023 in New York City! We are now calling on leaders from across the health, education and physical activity sectors to share their…
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Now live: Sport for Life’s safe sport webpage

Our safe sport webpage is now in play! The new webpage shares Sport for Life’s Safe Sport Strategy, how we are defining safe sport, and our connections to the Universal Code of Conduct to Prevent and Address Maltreatment in Sport–a policy Sport for Life has proudly adopted as a program signatory of Abuse-Free Sport. "We…
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Soccer Québec’s reform revision: From recruitment to retention 

What can you do when your programs, though rich in physical benefits, aren’t addressing the changing, holistic needs of your organization’s members? By considering kaizen, or the idea of continuous improvement, you can strive to make positive change.  Soccer Québec used to be a federation whose mission was closely aligned with member recruitment – which…
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Blossoming basketball program attracts youth in Victoria

by Will Johnson Becoming a successful athlete can be a real grind. No matter how you look at it, if you want to succeed in any particular sport, you need to be willing to sweat. Nobody understands this better than Terrell Evans, who dribbled his way from an impoverished upbringing on the Westside of Las…
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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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