The Physical Activity for Health Collaborative is comprised of leaders in physical activity from academia, sport, recreation and health. The Collaborative is committed to increasing physical activity...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vancouver (August 30, 2021) Members of the BC Physical Activity for Health Collaborative (the Collaborative) are sounding the alarm about the mental health crisis across the...
Jeremy Walia has been playing in his local hockey association for five years and has built friendships with many of the kids in his division. After much deliberation and support from his coach, he...
“Hearing that glass ceiling break that moment you realize: why not ME? I can do this.” Donnie Rosa shares her story about overcoming gender inequities within sport and recreation and explains her...
“Often programs are not designed to meet the needs of girls and women; they are underrepresented as participants and leaders.” Terri Temelini, Program Manager at Canadian Women and Sport, explores...
What barriers do newcomers face to being physically active? What can we do to overcome those barriers at a program and policy level and personally? Lizeth Escobedo, Manager of Adult Learning &...
“Racism looks different for different communities.” In this Episode, we talked to the Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh, Senior Knowledge Translation Specialist at the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of...
Celeste Sánchez has been running the fitness programs at a local community centre for years, but has difficulty attracting Indigenous youths to the classes. Her goal is to make the space as welcoming...
Guest blog entry written by Sarada Eastham, the Project Coordinator for Healthy Together As many families have experienced during the pandemic, mine is completely “Zoomed Out” after months of online...
How can we as a community help youth overcome common barriers to physical activity & take steps to stop discrimination? Listen to The Balance to learn from Shawna Lawson, the Director of Research and...