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Being physically active at a distance

At a time when we need to keep a physical distance from others, there are some great ways to be physically active! See our latest infographic.

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Staff working from home

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Centre for Active Living staff will be working from home. Please contact us by email. Nora Johnston, DIrector - [email protected], Betty Lee, Centre Coordinator - [email protected], Lynda Matthews-Mackey, Administrative Assistant - [email protected]

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Benefits of Active Transportation - a fact sheet by CAL

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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Using recreation therapy to promote inclusion and active participation

There is an increase in readily-available information regarding alternative therapy options. Recreation therapy approaches are starting to experience a shift, moving from programs that are centered around issues of concern, to focusing on inclusion and promoting participation. This WellSpring issue takes a look at how recreation therapy delivered through group activities can benefit children, youth, adults, and older adults, and why recreation therapy is growing in popularity. Author: Amy MacFarlane. (WellSpring | April 2020, Volume 31, Number 04)

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Bike 2019: video and summary are now available

In May 2019, Dr. Jennifer Dill, from Portland State University, presented "Building an Inclusive Cycling City" and "Recipe for a Cycling Environment" at this year's Physical Activity Forum: Bike 2019. The forum video, presentation slides and a summary sheet for practitioners are now available.

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Jarduera fisikoa erabakitzeko ardura dutenentzat

With assistance of the Physical Activity and Sports Department with the Government of Basque, the Centre for Active Living is pleased to provide the Physical Activity for Decision-makers infographic in Basque. CAL developed this fact sheet to support decision-makers with ways to integrate physical activity in their communities through educational and policy opportunities.

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Actividad fĂ­sica para quienes toman las decisiones

With assistance of the Physical Activity and Sports Department with the Government of Basque, the Centre for Active Living is pleased to provide the Physical Activity for Decision-makers infographic in Spanish. CAL developed this fact sheet to support decision-makers with ways to integrate physical activity in their communities through educational and policy opportunities.

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AttivitĂ  fisica per decisori politici

With assistance of the Directorate General for Welfare of the Lombardy Region in Italy, the Centre for Active Living is pleased to provide the Physical Activity for Decision-makers infographic in Italian. CAL developed this fact sheet to support decision-makers with ways to integrate physical activity in their communities through educational and policy opportunities.

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Just released: 2019 Alberta Survey on Physical Activity

Move more, sit less, and just be active...but what about sleep? In addition to physical activity and sedentary levels, the 2019 Alberta Survey on Physical Activity takes a look at how much sleep Albertans achieve.

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