Physical literacy and the school system

A new video from PHE Canada lays out precisely why physical literacy ought to have a place in the Canadian school system. Mastering fundamental movement skills and understanding the significance of an active lifestyle, the video argues, are key not only to healthy students, but to successful adults later on in their lives. “What we’re … Continued

David Johnston, Governor General of Canada

Governor General salutes physical literacy

Physical literacy has a new supporter: His Excellency David Johnston, the Governor General of Canada. On July 19, 2012, the Governor General was the guest of honour at a special launch event for a new children’s physical literacy program in Victoria. He spoke strongly in favour of programs to increase physical literacy among Canadian children … Continued

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