Press Release February 2011: Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Take Action to Support Sport, Physical Activity and Healthy Weight

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

Ministers agreed to explore opportunities to work with their colleagues in other departments, as well as with stakeholders, to identify shared approaches aimed at increasing physical activity in the after-school period and reduce inactive time. Ministers endorsed the Declaration on Prevention and Promotion and the document Curbing Childhood Obesity: A FPT Framework for Action to Promote Healthy Weights. Ministers agreed to proceed with developing a successor policy to the current Canadian Sport Policy, along with a joint action plan for federal, provincial and territorial governments.

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