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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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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.

Bike to School Week Champion - Lauren Lan

Friday May-20-2016

We always seem to tell ourselves that change is a good thing - but what about the things in life that never change, and still remain awesome. Like the feeling you get when you ride a bike (see above photo for example). Fully appreciating this "feeling" is why Lauren Lan from Courtenay BC, is this week's Bike to School Week Champion. Click here to read more about her.

And don't forget to register your school for Bike to School Week, whether you're in Metro Vancouver or anywhere else in the Province.

Bike to School Week Champion - Chris Martin

Tuesday May-10-2016

One sings for the world famous progressive rock band, Coldplay, and the other is a teacher and Youth Cycling Advocate in Kamloops, BC. Both of them are total ROCK STARS. We don't really care much for the singer so we're going to talk about the other one. Click here to read more about him.

And don't forget to register your school for Bike to School Week, whether you're in Metro Vancouver or anywhere else in the Province

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