About Us

The Centre promotes active living by bridging research, practice and decision-making.



Nora Johnston, MA

780-492-4962 | [email protected]

Nora leads all aspects of Centre operations, including advocacy, partnerships, planning, budgeting and staffing. She is the primary contact for external relationships, including provincial and national active living networks and initiatives. As Director, Nora is an “active voice” for the promotion of physical activity and a strong advocate for policy changes that support physical activity where we work, live and play. Nora is a cyclist and avid dog walker, and she also enjoys time being active with her family.

Our Office

University Hall, U of A We are located in University Hall, which is north of the Wilson Climbing Centre or south of SUB (Students' Union Building).

The University of Alberta is located in ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwacîwâskahikan) on Treaty 6 territory, the territory of the Papaschase, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.

Our address is:

Centre for Active Living
2-131 University Hall
8840 - 114 St NW
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2H9
[email protected]
Ph: 780-492-4863