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Compelling, Collaborative Keynote Address for the 2024 Sport for Life Ottawa Summit

Sport for Life is thrilled to announce a collaborative keynote address that will take place on Thursday, January 25 at the Sport for Life Summit in Ottawa. Drs. Jennifer Fraser and Tracy Vaillancourt will deliver a joint presentation focusing on abuse-free sport and mental health, with Dr. Jean Clinton…

Sport for Life is excited to announce Kwame Osei as one of the keynote presenters for the 2024 Sport for Life Summit in Ottawa

The Summit, with its 2024 theme of Everyone Belongs, brings together leaders who strive to enhance quality sport and physical activity throughout Canada by establishing an environment for knowledge sharing and idea generation. The Ottawa Summit takes place January 25-26 at the Nepean Sportsplex. Osei…

On-target triumph: The Archers of Caledon’s COVID-19 micro grant-supported initiative inspires growth

Established in the 1950s as the Humber Valley Archers and moving to Caledon in the 1960s, The Archers of Caledon (TAOC) has evolved into a full-service archery club in Ontario, catering to beginners, intermediate archers, and tournament enthusiasts. With about 200 members, the club offers group classes,…

Government of Nunavut unveils Aulajuq: Nunavut Physical Literacy in collaboration with Sport for Life

In the heart of Iqaluit this November, Sport for Life's Mataya Jim and Greg Henhawk played a pivotal role at the Government of Nunavut's annual sport and recreation conference. Attendees from communities across Nunavut, including coaches, teachers, and recreation staff, collaborated around the theme…

Pillars to physical literacy and inclusion: Fostering equality and shared knowledge commitment among stakeholders

Many programs have implemented physical literacy (PL) but often overlook the experiences of persons with diverse abilities due to societal, cultural, and political influences. This can lead to exclusion and marginalization from physical activities. Researchers at Memorial University have addressed this…

Sport for Life goes a long way in France: Physical Literacy and the Long-Term Development Framework with ASM Omnisports

In today's global landscape, the significance of physical literacy is gaining traction, spearheaded by dedicated researchers and experts like those who shared their work at the International Physical Literacy Conference in May. These physical literacy champions aim not only to illuminate the significance…

Playing for a Better World 

- By Joe D'Eramo, Sport for Life's Manager of Quality Sport Food, music, art, and sport (and physical activity) share a common trait: they can transcend the countless differences that might otherwise appear to polarize our world. As people all over the globe engage in sport and physical activity,…

Pillars to physical literacy and inclusion: Open-mindedness, adaptability, and willingness to evolve

Many programs have implemented physical literacy (PL) but often overlook the experiences of persons with diverse abilities due to societal, cultural, and political influences. This can lead to exclusion and marginalization from physical activities. Researchers at Memorial University have addressed this…

Empowering the Next Generation: Insights from the 28th TAFISA World Congress

Fresh from his trip to Pachuca, Mexico, as part of the Mexican Football Federation's recent conference, Sport for Life CEO Richard Way shared Sport for Life's impactful work around knowledge scaling and capacity building in the quality sport and physical literacy spaces at the 28th TAFISA World Congress…

Micro-grant momentum: Kenora Curling Club’s community growth post-pandemic

Kenora, Ontario, is home to the area’s largest curling club, boasting six sheets of ice catering to a diverse membership of all ages and abilities: Kenora Curling Club. Before the pandemic, the centre hosted curling activities that served 1,200 people each season. “We have little rocks, men, women,…

Newcomer-Centric Partner Table Catalyzes Physical Literacy and Inclusion Collaboration in Surrey

Taking a significant step toward supporting newcomers to Canada in Surrey, we are delighted to announce the initiation of a partner table focused on physical literacy and quality sport to promote inclusivity. Kabir Hosein, Director of Strategic Initiatives, facilitated the collaboration on September…

Pillars to physical literacy and inclusion: Environmental compatibility between physical and social elements

Many programs have implemented physical literacy (PL) but often overlook the experiences of persons with diverse abilities due to societal, cultural, and political influences. This can lead to exclusion and marginalization from physical activities. Researchers at Memorial University have addressed this…
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