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Dr. Mike Evans' Advice for Promoting Physical Activity

Dr. Mike Evans was the keynote speaker for the final session of the Summit – you remember his 23½... Read More

Call to Action Round Up

Is today the day we recommit ourselves to the purpose, the passion, against all odds? Delegates... Read More

How considering parental, peer, and self-perception can combat obesity

On the last morning of the Global Summit, research presentations turned to questions of how... Read More

Success Stories

Learn to Camp with Saskatchewan Parks

Are you interested in the idea of camping but don’t know where to start?... Read More


How can you make a healthy lifestyle easy, playful and fun for kids? Why... Read More

Forest and the Femme- Outdoor Recreation Program for Marginalized Women

Forest and the Femme (FATF) is a non-profit outdoor recreation program... Read More

Evaluation Through Observation

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Latest News

Community Places Program (CPP) funding (Manitoba): Application deadline Dec 15, 2015

Added on Oct 2, 2015
The Manitoba Community Places Program (CPP) provides funding and planning assistance to non-profit community organizations for facility...

Parks partners with bikers for trail rehabilitation; National Park News

Added on Oct 1, 2015
Jasper-area volunteers joined Parks Canada staff, the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA), and the Jasper Trail Alliance to make...

New recreation course starts for students with disabilities

Added on Sep 30, 2015
B.C.'s Sea to Sky School District is pioneering online courses that its staff hopes will improve the lives of students with disabilities...


Increasing Physical Activity and Decreasing Sedentary Behaviour in the Workplace

The purpose of this project was to: describe the most effective...

Make Your Facility More Accessible: Audit tools available

In 2014 The Steadward Centre with funds from the Human Rights Education...

Recreation Works - free downloadable promotional resources from SPRA

Here you'll find free SPRA resources which you can download and...

Upcoming Events

Engaging Citizens for Healthy Communities: Current Challenges and Approaches - Webinar

Oct 20, 2015
Webinar, 1.5 hours. This webinar is the first of a three-part Civic...

Functional Exercise for Dementia (FE4D) - Ottawa and London ON

Oct 09, 2015
In this CCAA workshop, participants will learn to maximize functional...