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Apr. 19, 2013 Children, Youth and Poverty - Fact Sheet admin Alberta Parks and Recreation Associatio Link
Apr. 19, 2013 Active After School Programs for Girls and Young Women; Policy and Recommendations The policy was developed based on consultations conducted through the spring of 2011 with practitioners and policy makers involved in delivering healthy living programs to girls and young women. A separate report describes the findings of the consultations. admin Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) Link
Apr. 19, 2013 After School Operations in Schools Policy (2005) The Department of Education supports the use of schools as community facilities and the development of clear guidelines to enable the communities’ use of the schools. admin Link
Apr. 19, 2013 Physical Activity Promotion in the After-School Time Period: Key Learnings from Government Action Across Canada This report is intended to provide some concrete ideas on how governments at all levels might further support the development of After School physical activity (ASPA) programs. Based on a review of existing and developing government-led After School strategies and programs across Canada, the report outlines some common learnings and promising practices. admin Link
Apr. 19, 2013 After The School Bell Rings: A Manitoba After School Recreation Project Environmental Scan (2012) The environmental scan will provide a sense of the key issues that affect the provision of after school programs and the inclusion of physical activity, healthy eating and active transportation. This will be accomplished by reflecting on demographic information, a limited literature review, surveys and interviews with chosen after school providers in Manitoba. It will also review selected... admin After the School Bell Rings Link
Apr. 19, 2013 After The School Bell Rings: A Manitoba After School Recreation Project Environmental Scan (2012) The environmental scan will provide a sense of the key issues that affect the provision of after school programs and the inclusion of physical activity, healthy eating and active transportation. This will be accomplished by reflecting on demographic information, a limited literature review, surveys and interviews with chosen after school providers in Manitoba. It will also review selected... admin After the School Bell Rings Link
Apr. 19, 2013 Stone Soup:The Recipe for an After School Recreation Strategy In Alberta A strategy and recommendations on how to most effectively and sustainably expand After School recreation programs across Alberta. admin Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Link
Apr. 19, 2013 Getting Girls Active: Examining the Physically Active Recreation Experiences of Ethno-Racially Diverse Girls (2012) This report and the research on which it is founded, is part of a broader call to address the socio-cultural and structural impediments to girls full participation in cultures of physically active recreation (see CFLRI, 2011) and is a sub-component of a larger public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) grant that aims to increase the physical activity levels of all children in the afterschool time... admin Boys and Girls Club of Winnipeg Link
Apr. 22, 2013 Website listing Canadian reports and resources on After School Programs Website listing Canadian reports and resources on After School Programs admin After the School Bell Rings Link
Apr. 22, 2013 Physical Activity Approaches at the Ground-Level: Promising Practices Targeting Aboriginal Children and Youth: Report Release and Support Tools: Report, Tools and On-line Learning (2013) Provides reports, tools and on-line learning to encourage participation in physical activity by aboriginal children and youth. admin Federal – Provincial -Territorial Physical Activity and Recreation Committee (PARC) in partnership with the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative of the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch at Health Canada Link
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