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Well-rounded athletes make the best hockey players

Well-rounded athletes make the best hockey players

April 17, 2012, 1 Comment on Well-rounded athletes make the best hockey players

The best junior hockey players on the planet have gathered in Edmonton and Calgary to compete for the 2012 World Championships. Canadian players are rated at the top of this ... Read More»

move more, live longer

move more, live longer

March 30, 2012, 4 Comments on move more, live longer

As parents, we’ve heard the expert’s opinion that because of poor life habits, today’s children may not live as long as their parents. This hasn’t been the case since medieval ... Read More»

Girls in sport: startling statistics

Girls in sport: startling statistics

March 30, 2012, No Comments on Girls in sport: startling statistics

If you have a daughter, there’s good reason to be concerned about her future in sport and physical activity. The statistics are bleak and there might be worrisome consequences for ... Read More»

Remember Canada’s child fitness tax credit

Remember Canada’s child fitness tax credit

March 29, 2012, No Comments on Remember Canada’s child fitness tax credit

As you’re working on your taxes this year, remember the credit you can claim because you enrolled your kids in a sports program. The Children’s Fitness Tax Credit is worth up to ... Read More»

Are complete athletes the best hockey players?

Are complete athletes the best hockey players?

March 29, 2012, No Comments on Are complete athletes the best hockey players?

In our January 2012 newsletter we featured a story about the Canadian National Junior team as they prepared for the 2012 Hockey World Championship. During breaks in practice, we asked the players about their ... Read More»

Respect in hockey

Respect in hockey

March 29, 2012, 1 Comment on Respect in hockey

Regina parents who want their kids to play hockey next fall will have to complete a training course first. Parents in Alberta will also have to take the one hour, online program, called Respect in Sport. ... Read More»

Calgary Flames support physical literacy study

Calgary Flames support physical literacy study

March 12, 2012, 1 Comment on Calgary Flames support physical literacy study

A couple of years ago, if you had done a Google search on the words “physical literacy”, you wouldn’t have found much. Today, the same search delivers more than 42 ... Read More»