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Achieving Health and Wellness: Provincial Wellness Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is continuing its commitment to improve the health and wellness of the people of the province...

Aklavik Take a Kid Harvesting Program

In February, ten lucky students from the Moose Kerr School got to participate in a one week‘Take a Kid Harvesting Program’ (TAKHP) where...

ARC - After-School Recreation Care - City of Toronto

Note: If you are interested in finding a program or have questions about registration please call the City of Toronto at 416-338-4386...

Caveman Strong

Caveman Strong is the evolution of training and provides a unique group dynamic to physical fitness. Caveman Strong is a constantly varied...

GEN 7

In collaboration with Active Circle, GEN7 encourages Aboriginal youth to live, and encourage others to live, an active and healthy...

Get Active After School- Soyons Actifs - Municipality of the District of Clare

The Clare Recreation Department offers a monthly calendar of physical activities for youth, such as swimming and skating. Activities take...

Get Active NWT

Get Active is a program to get people more physically active in the Northwest Territories (NWT). Community organizations are encouraged to...

Graffiti Art Programming

Graffiti Art Programming Inc. (GAP Inc.) is a community youth art center dedicated to the creation of a safe and accepting environment for...

Healthy Active Living Bilingual Program for 50 Plus

The Healthy Active Living Program is an innovative bilingual  program aimed at helping New Brunswick older adults make more informed...

International Dieppe Kite Festival

Dieppe KITE International is the largest festival of its kind in North America. The Dieppe Kite International is comprised of three...

Making Wakeboarding Accessible to All Youth

Brockville Sports operates a free wakeboarding program on the St. Lawrence River for all youth, particularly those from low-income families...

Summer Senior Outdoor Activity Program: Walk-Jog-Cycle, Lawn Games, Motorcycle Riders Group & Fishing

The Sheridan Senior Center introduces a new Summer Senior Outdoor Activity Program for 2014. The first new summer activity...

The Park in the City

The Park in the City Committee's mandate is to encourage civic pride, environmental responsibility and City wide beautification through...

Woodland Trust's Nature Detectives CLUB

Inspire youngsters about wildlife, woods and trees with the Woodland Trust's nature detectives CLUB membership. It gets...

Youth Enterprise Network (YEN).

YEN is a committee of the local Black Creek Coordinating Committee (a network made up of agencies in the area) made up of...

"We Can Together" program - Learning the Art of Canning and Food Preservation With Seniors.

Interior Community Services is receiving thousands of dollars in federal funding to teach young families the art of canning. Seniors...

'Walking, The Activity of a Lifetime' Booklet Translated into Five Different Languages

This booklet is a handy tool that emphasizes embracing walking as a regular lifestyle activity. It's translated into Arabic, Chinese,...

1989 Jeux Canada Games Learn-To Curl

This after school learn-to curl program is offered to the Gr. 6 – 8 classes from 8 community schools in Prince Albert Mondays...

21 Day Challenge

It takes 21 days to make a habit, so this community-wide event encourages participants to exercise as often as they can for 10 minutes at a...

4-H Project - Garden Project

4-H IS...A nation wide program dedicated to the development of young people to help them become responsible members of society. It is for...

A Foundation for Change-Vision for the Future of Health and Social Services in the Northwest Territories

Our vision is a Northwest Territories where our children will be born healthy and raised in a safe family and community environment, which...

A Swinging 1950s Christmas at the Surrey Museum!

“Discovery Saturday: Very Vintage Christmas” event on Saturday, Dec. 20, 1 to 4 p.m. (all ages, by donation). “Enjoy the smooth holiday...

A Trail for All Seasons: Connecting Communities

A trail map brochure to identity all the accessible trails in Grey Bruce for walking, hiking, biking, snow shoeing and cross country. The...

Aboriginal Girl Power Camps Ages 10 - 14

The Nishnawbe Aski Nation produced manuals for facilitators and participants of the Girl Power program. These materials were designed to...

Aboriginal Community Recreation Activators Program Saskatchewan

The Aboriginal Community Recreation Activators Program aims to enhance quality of life for remote Aboriginal communities by hiring...

Aboriginal RunWalk Program

The Aboriginal RunWalk program improves the health and fitness of members of the Aboriginal communities in British Columbia by implementing...

Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC)

The Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) is Canada’s national voice for Aboriginal sport, which brings together the interests of First Nations,...

Aboriginal Summer Program for Youth in Recreation (ASPYR)

Through the Aboriginal Summer Program for Youth in Recreation (ASPYR) Program, the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA)...

Aboriginal Youth First Sports and Recreation Program

The goal of the Aboriginal Youth First Sports and Recreation Program is to develop and deliver a diverse range of sports and recreation...

Aboriginal Youth Cycling

At times, sports can be used to better one’s future by drawing on the strength of one’s past. That is the theme that drives Aboriginal...

Aboriginal Youth Mountain Bike Program

An Aboriginal Youth Mountain Biking Program has been initiated by a group of mountain bike enthusiasts to support and encourage Aboriginal...

Accessible Trail at the Hollidge Tract - York Regional Forest

The Hollidge Tract in the York Regional Forest has an accessible trail which provides a unique nature experience to all users including...

ACTIVATE

ACTIVATE is a national youth leadership program that aims to inspire and support the youth-led development and delivery of sport and active...

ACTIVATE NORTH 2012

ACTIVATE is a national youth leadership program that aims to inspire and support the youth-led development and delivery of sport and active...

Active & Safe Routes to School (Ontario)

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) describes a community-based road safety program that aims to make a child’s journey to and from school safer....

Active Chicks

A program designed for girls ages 9-12 to encourage them to be more physically active. This program is once a week and introduces them to...

Active Circle

The Active Circle is an initiative of Motivate Canada, in partnership with the Aboriginal Sport Circle, which supports Aboriginal youth and...

Active for Life Magazine - Where Parents Go For Their Kids Health and Success

Active for Life is the place where parents go to learn about how to make a difference in the health and happiness of their children....

Active Kids After School & March Break Day Camp

Dalhousie University turns Dalplex over to the kids for March Break. Active Kids March Break Day Camp, for children aged five to 10, offers...

Active Kids Toolkit Program: New Brunswick

The Active Kids Toolkit Program is a training and resource opportunity for all who work with, or care for young children 0 to 5 years. The...

Active Living Program for Culturally Diverse Seniors

This program provides seniors with the opportunities to improve the quality of their lives through Awareness and Active living educational...

Active Playgrounds Workshop

A workshop on how to promote active playgrounds. Child Health Services promoted the event via school nurses. Child Health helped to promote...

Active Schools Project

An active school provides its students with 180 minutes of physical activity in a six-day cycle as well as adopts healthy nutrition...

Active Today/Healthy Tomorrow

A Program under the Active Schools/Healthy Schools Initiative, a variety of activities were offered to students. A Launch Nite was held to...

ActNow BC

ActNow BC is a cross-government health promotion initiative that seeks to improve the health of British Columbians by taking steps to...

Adaptive Rowing

Adaptive rowing is a program that offers the sport of rowing to people with physical disabilities by making equipment and program...

Addressing Homophobia in Sport: “Seeing the Invisible, Speaking about the Unspoken”

Addressing Homophobia in Sport:“Seeingthe Invisible, Speaking about the Unspoken”Building on CAAWS’ Homophobia in Sport discussion paper, a...

Advanced Lifesaving Awards - Distinction Award, Diploma Award

 The Distinction Award develops advanced water rescue skills and knowledge, and an understanding of the principles of fitness training...

Adventure on Wheels: SummerActive Program

Since 1999, the Adventure On Wheels event took place at Rotary Park in Ajax from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. This free community event is...

Adventure Quest

The Adventure Quest program is made available through 22 Boys and Girls Clubs across Ontario.& nbsp; Efforts are made to utilize school...

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