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Best-Practices

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Date Posted Title Summary Description Contributer Source Attachment/Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Fuel-Up Program The Fuel-Up program provides healthy food and nutrition education for children attending Boys and Girls Clubs™ after-school programs. The Fuel-Up program is designed to contribute to the personal development and nutritional well-being of children and youth. The specific outcomes for participants include reducing hunger, increasing access to healthy food, increasing awareness of good nutrition and... admin Winnipeg Boys and Girls Clubs, MB Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Positive choices, a better future: Creating healthy alternatives for youth To achieve long-term impact, communities need to address the context in which youth live and provide those who stand to benefit most with the experiences they need to be successful. Many of these experiences take place during after-school hours, and have measurable impacts. Evidence is mounting on the efficacy of after-school programs in encouraging youth to make positive choices. admin Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Everybody Gets to Play: Community Mobilization Users Guide (2005) - First Nations, Métis and Inuit Supplement Tools to mobilize communities and reduce barriers to participation for First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. admin Canadian Parks and Recreation Association Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Community Gardens: The New Victory Gardens in a Public Health Crusade - Communities Promoting Healthier Living One such study concluded that household participation in a community garden improved fruit and vegetable intake among urban adults admin Network for a Healthy California Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Heart&Stroke Walkabout Heart&Stroke Walkabout provides many tools and resources to help make walking a part of your everyday routine. The options to your left will help you find programs that make walking more accessible; learn about other workplaces, communities and individuals just like you who are walking; find health information and guidelines and stay up to date on the latest news and events in the Walkabout... admin Heart and Stroke Foundation Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Healthy Families BC; Communities Program Communities that support healthy living make it easier for all residents, regardless of age or ability, to make healthy choices every day. admin Government of BC Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Moving to Inclusion Moving to Inclusion (MTI) Online is an excellent training and professional development tool for those who are working in or training for a career in the recreation, fitness, education, sport and active living fields. Whether you deliver recreation programs, lead physical education classes, provide children's programming, coach athletes or administer programs in these areas, MTI Online will... admin Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability Link
Apr. 26, 2013 All Abilities Challenge If you're a program or service provider, whether through a municipality, school or an organization, you know how important it is to be inclusive to all members of your community and to promote healthy, Active Living for everyone. When you take on the All Abilities Welcome challenge, it’s an indication that you’ve made a commitment to find a way for everyone to participate. admin All Abilities Welcome Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Accessible Parks and Trails Toolkit The purpose of this Report and Toolkit is to develop a consistent approach for assessing accessibility and inclusion in parks and on trails in British Columbia. To accomplish this, a working group of parks representatives, disability organizations and park users was assembled to assess the park accessibility landscape and establish a consistent approach based on universal principles and standards... admin 2010 Legacies Now Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Paralympic Schools Program The Petro-Canada Paralympic Schools Program is a free online teachers’ resource to help teachers engage students in the Paralympic spirit. It provides teachers with the resources to educate students on parasport and establish positive perceptions of people with a physical disability. Developed for elementary school students, paralympiceducation.ca provides lesson plans, student activities and... admin Canadian Paralympic Committee Link
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