5.10 Explore forms of families & communities

Adaptive Recreation works within the Department of Parks and Recreation to provide recreational programs for the population of Fairbanks and North Pole who have a disability.  
Our programs change with the seasons, from biking and hiking in the summer to snow shoeing and x-c skiing in the winter with almost everything else in between.

Interior Community Services is receiving thousands of dollars in federal funding to teach young families the art of canning. Seniors Minister Alice Wong says 25 thousand dollars will go towards the "We Can Together" program. Up to 100 seniors will volunteer their time to teach young families how to preserve food. Wong says the program will benefit seniors as well.

Alberta Avenue comes alive with a free arts festival featuring music, dance, theatre, film, literary, and visual arts. Artists collide in an environment of creative exploration and performances on rooftops, sides of buildings, back alleys, parks, old spaces and new spaces of 118th Avenue. You have the see it to believe it! Where won?t an artist be? Kaleido is produced by Arts on the Ave.

"6 years ago, the city gave us a piece of abandoned land in the middle of our community that was full of garbage and weeds. What used to be weeds is now full of herbs and vegetables, all organic, that we use for our dressings. People used to look at us like we are gang people and going nowhere.

This pilot project offers a new approach to fundraising for schools, selling fresh Ontario fruit and vegetables to the community, while supporting healthy eating and Ontario’s farmers.  Select school boards in northern and southwestern Ontario have been invited to participate in the Fresh from the Farm: Healthy Fundraising for Ontario Schools pilot project.  These school boards have been chosen to participate as local expertise and capacity is already in place through the delivery of

Hellmann’s® mayonnaise was founded on the principle of using real, simple ingredients – like eggs, oil and vinegar. Our commitment to real ingredients is why Hellmann’s® Canada launched the Real Food Movement™  – a mission to inspire more Canadian families to learn about the pleasure that comes from eating real food. 
Since its launch, the Real Food Movement™ has helped:
• Plant Urban Gardens in major cities

Games are an important way to understand a people’s worldview and playing and understanding Dene Games will help both Dene and non-Dene understand important aspects of Dene culture. These games are called Dene Games and they had a very significant importance in the life and ultimately the survival of the Dene People.

The NAIG is hosted every three years alternating between Canada and the United States of America.The North American Indigenous Games help us realize the collective potential of our bodies, minds, spirit and of our people – our hopes and dreams – The Spirit Strong, Brave & True.The NAIG Council is the International Governing Body for the NAIG.

Tired of trying to find a baby sitter while you go to the gym? With Bulldog you'll never have that problem again. We've got great classes for kids, adults and some that the whole family can do together! Each of our classes are instructed by qualified trainers and staff to help you and your child get the most out of your work out. Our kid's classes include floor hockey, hip-hop cheer and the Bulldog favourite Dodgeball.

The Take a Kid Trapping Program is designed to introduce youth in the Northwest Territories to the Traditional Harvesting practices of hunting, trapping, fishing and outdoor survival.

The program is delivered through schools and Aboriginal organizations and in co-operation with the Departments of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) and Environment and Natural Resources (ENR).