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Wed, 01/07/2015

Editorial: Resolving Inactivity

Helping children get the exercise they require and does not have to cost a lot of money.
Mon, 12/22/2014

Rise Of Bike Trains A Win For Children's Health, Environment

A small-scale local solution to some huge global issues we are facing right now.
Tue, 10/28/2014

Making schools in Coquitlam more walkable

Kids lead on traffic safety around school

Beyond IWalk

Thursday September-7-2017

Wondering what happened to International Walk to School (IWalk) Week? You're not alone. Ten years ago, over a million students from across the world participated in the week-long celebration of walking that is (was?) IWalk. Today, the event is little more than a memory.

But fear not - two local organizations are keeping the spirit of IWalk alive, organizing events that schools can participate in during what was traditionally IWalk Week to encourage families to walk and roll to school, and celebrate the benefits of active travel.

All schools in BC can register for Walk and Wheel to School Week through the DASH BC Website, joining schools across the province and receiving resources and support.

Schools in Metro Vancouver can take part in TransLink's innaugural "I Love Transit" week. Students travel free on transit all week long, and teachers can enter contests to bring transit learning into their classroom - or is it the other way around?

Rollin' Down the Stairs Too Tired To Move

Friday June-17-2016

Participaction has released their 2016 Report Card on physical activity for children and youth, and once again, the news isn't great.

For the first time, the report writers looked at the connection between sleep and physical activity. Their conclusion seems counter-intuitive: our children's lack of physical activity may be making it difficult for them to get the amount of sleep they need. But the evidence supports their assertion, and is (along with the rest of the report card) definitely worth a read.

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