Press Release February 2007: Federal-Provincial-Territorial Conference of Ministers Responsible for Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation

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Federal and Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Recreation and Fitness

A draft framework for developing bilateral agreements on physical activity and healthy eating was tabled for discussion, to address the concern that children are not as active as they should be for optimal growth and development. Ministers also approved new federal, provincial and territorial priorities for collaborative action in advancing the goals of the Canadian Sport Policy until 2012. Ministers also acknowledged the progress made in increasing participation in sport and in understanding issues facing Aboriginal Peoples when participating in sport and physical activity. The entry into force of UNESCO's International Convention against Doping in Sport on February 1st was acknowledged as an important milestone for sport.

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