News & Events

Don't miss the Active Living Research Conference in Alberta!

Sept. 21, 2017

Feb 11 - 14, 2018 | Banff, AB | by Active Living Research and Alberta Centre for Active Living

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Creating walkable communities in Alberta

Sept. 1, 2017

Walking is a popular activity among Albertans and can provide many health benefits. However, the environments in which we live may not always be easy to walk in. This article highlights the benefits of walkability and provides an overview of the WalkABle Alberta project with community examples and the international Walk21 Calgary conference. Author: S. Graham Matsalla. (WellSpring | September 2017, Volume 28, Number 9)

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ACAL has a new fact sheet: Benefits of Active Transportation

Aug. 29, 2017

This fact sheet was created to support practitioners in their work on active transportation. It informs the public and practitioners about the benefits of active transportation from various perspectives including health, economy, social, safety, and the environment.

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