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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


Teen ACTION (“ACTION” is an acronym for Achieving Change Together In Our... Read More

NYC Beacons Youth & Adult Programs

Beacons programs are school-based community centers serving children age... Read More

Youth Enterprise Network (YEN).

YEN is a committee of the local Black Creek Coordinating Committee (a... Read More

Feature Collection: Accessible Play Spaces

Children on wheelchair Ramp at Playground Image:Rick Hansen Foundation

Latest News

Moving a little more goes a long way, report finds

Added on Oct 24, 2014
According to a report by The Conference Board of Canada, getting just 10 per cent of Canadian adults to sit less and move more would reduce...

Canadians missing a beat over their own health

Added on Oct 22, 2014
Too many Canadians are moving too little, sitting too long, and not eating or sleeping adequately OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Do your kids still use the seesaw? Calgary recreation centres bustling, playgrounds not so much: Report

Added on Oct 22, 2014
The Calgary Foundation’s eighth annual Vital Signs report, released earlier this month, found that despite seemingly non-stop bookings at...


Moving Ahead: The Economic Impact of Reducing Physical Inactivity and Sedentary Behaviour

It’s not enough to be physically active. Limiting the number of waking...

Calgary's Vital Signs 2014: Taking the Pulse of Calgary

Calgary's Vital Signs is an annual check-up that measures the vitality of...

Everyone Jump - School-based Diabetes Program: 2014/15 updated version

Everyone Jump is a fun, school-based diabetes awareness program that...

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