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  • Physical Activity Messaging in a Busy Media Environment

    Wednesday, January 25, 2017

    PARC Speaker Series Recap On January 12th, 2017 Tanya Berry, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity Promotion, University of Alberta, partnered with PARC to deliver a webinar on the latest research findings on physical activity messaging for health promotion. This webinar provided strategies for successful physical activity...

  • Water Does Wonders

    Wednesday, January 18, 2017

    Canada is a country abounding in water! Although it has less than 1% of the world’s population, Canada has approximately 20% of its total freshwater resources. It is unlikely that any other country has as much of its surface area covered by freshwater as Canada.1 Here are a few other quick facts about water in Canada:2 Canada's rivers discharge 7...

  • Energizer: Water Does Wonders

    Wednesday, January 4, 2017

    What is the first thing you think of when you think of water? Perhaps the healthy and refreshing liquid to quench your thirst and give you energy?  Well, at PARC our first thought is about all the ways that water keeps you active! Water comes in many different forms, and therefore, with many different opportunities to be active in all our...