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  • The OCDPA Quality Indicators Framework for Chronic Disease Prevention

    Wednesday, February 22, 2017

    PARC Speaker Series Recap On February 8th, 2017, PARC partnered with Elizabeth Manafo to deliver a webinar on the OCDPA Quality Indicators Framework for Chronic Disease Prevention with a specific focus on how the framework was created and how it can be used for physical activity promotion. An Interview with Elizabeth Manafo 1. What are the top...

  • Physical Activity Promotion in Ontario Part II: The Contribution of NGOs to Physical Activity Promotion in Ontario

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017

    In part II of this blog series, we will look at the physical activity promotion efforts of the NGO Community (non-government organizations) as well as some agencies of government, noting some of their key accomplishments. Ophea www.ophea.net/ Established in 1921, Ophea, formerly the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association, was, and still...

  • Energizer: Family (FUN!) Day

    Wednesday, February 1, 2017

    Cold weather doesn’t mean you need to keep the family fun indoors. With the appropriate clothing and a sense of fun and adventure you and your family can have a season of excitement. Here are four ways you and the family can move more this winter. Give one a try this weekend, or plan ahead, and save an idea for the Family Day long weekend on...