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Playspaces for Vulnerable Children and Youth in Canada

Thanks to Parachute Canada for this post.Injury is the leading cause of death among children and... Read More

Is this really progress? Canadians less able to protect that part of their lives they most value

In October 2011, the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW), for the first time, was able to compile all... Read More

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Dancing Classrooms - Transforming lives one step at a time.

Dancing Classrooms is an in-school social and emotional learning program... Read More

Stop’s Drop-In to Eat, Socialze and Access Information and Community Resources

The Drop-In is a safe and welcoming place where anyone, regardless of... Read More

BOOST-A Community Cooking Program

BOOST is a pre-registered six-week cooking program at our Green Barn... Read More

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Latest News

Competitive sport puts off schoolchildren - survey

Added on Apr 23, 2014
Almost two thirds (64%) of eight to 16-year-olds polled said they would be "relieved, not bothered or happier" if winning or losing were...

Overwhelmed: Why we need to take back leisure time

Added on Apr 22, 2014
This review of a new book by Brigid Schulte, Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has The Time, will make you think about what is...

Urban beach proposed for New Westminster waterfront

Added on Apr 22, 2014
Metro Vancouver's newest beach will likely be in New Westminster and will include an urban beach, plans call for public pathways, an...

Upcoming Events

RBC Run for the Kids - Toronto ON

Sep 20, 2014
RBC Run for the Kids™ supports the Family Navigation Project at Sunnybrook...

What Does Art Have To Do With Health? Webinar

Jun 04, 2014
Webinar. 1.5 hours. Growing research and experience in Canada and abroad...


Online Discussion on the Canadian Index of Wellbeing: Audio Recording

Audio Recording, 1 hour. This recording is from Day 2 of an online...

Camp Training: Plan, Fund, Execute!

Co-presenters: Ryan Giles, Marek Holke The City of Brampton tackled the...

Waterfront Development: Creating Dynamic, Profitable Environments

Co-presenters: Calvin Brook, Brook McIlroy (Thunder Bay Project), and...