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  • Helping our Kids get a Running Start on Healthy Active Living

    Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    We know kids these days are busy. And in order to retain physical and mental wellness, children between the ages of 5 and 17 should have at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day.1 In 2015, only 7% of Canadian children between the ages of 5 and 11 and 5% of Canadian children between the ages of 12 and 17 met this...

  • Energizers: Schools

    Wednesday, September 7, 2016

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year … Back to school! At PARC, we like to think of this as the beginning of endless opportunities to get kids more active. And more active is what we need to get them, given that 9% of children and youth (ages 5-17) meet the Canadian Physical Activity Guideline of 60 minutes of moderate- to vigorous- physical...