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Active Canada 20/20: A physical activity plan for Canada

April 29, 2016

Canada’s approach to increasing physical activity has been fragmented, which has led to little or no progress in this area. Currently, 85% of adults and 93% of children and youth are not meeting the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines.

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2016 Physical Activity Forum

April 15, 2016

You don't want to miss Dr Guy Faulkner at this year's forum: Sweat is the Best Antidepressant -- May 17 (Calgary) & May 18 (Edmonton). Hosted by Alberta Centre for Active Living in conjunction with the Universities of Alberta and Calgary.

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Let’s get social! Using social media to build and maintain active living communities

April 4, 2016

Social media is unique from these forms of communication, as it has the potential to reach a larger audience, allows for two-way communication and fosters brand personality, awareness and recognition. This article will provide an overview of factors to consider when using social media to promote active living and build communities in the field. Author: Christina Loitz (WellSpring | April 2016, Volume 27, Number 4)

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