Role Models

Letting the kids enjoy outdoor play

Letting the kids enjoy outdoor play
June 1, 2012 No Comments »

Non-sporty mom Sara considers the benefits of unstructured, outdoor play Read More »

Dylan Armstrong’s Olympic dream started with coach’s comment

Dylan Armstrong’s Olympic dream started with coach’s comment
June 1, 2012 No Comments »

You have to wonder about the power of a name. Canadian Olympic hopeful Dylan Armstrong competes in shot put, an event that relies on arm strength. Likewise, you have to consider the influence of a timely comment from a coach ... Read More »

Dr. Vicki Harber: Why our children need nature

Dr. Vicki Harber: Why our children need nature
June 1, 2012 2 Comments »

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Lea Norris, active for life mom and community champion

Lea Norris, active for life mom and community champion
June 1, 2012 1 Comment »

Lea Norris is a mom on a physical literacy mission Read More »

It takes a village

It takes a village
May 24, 2012 No Comments »

Our non-sporty mom realizes it's okay to get help getting her kids active Read More »

Confessions of a hockey dad: Spring hockey

Confessions of a hockey dad: Spring hockey
April 17, 2012 No Comments »

A father comes to a difficult decision about extending the hockey season Read More »

Could I become a hockey mom?

Could I become a hockey mom?
April 17, 2012 2 Comments »

Non-sporty mom Sara Smeaton ponders our national game Read More »

Active for Life Champions: Andrea Carey and PISE

Active for Life Champions: Andrea Carey and PISE
April 17, 2012 No Comments »

Parents often wonder how to start their children in sports. What’s the right age? What kinds of activities are best for kids just starting out? Victoria’s Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE) has a great answer. PISE runs a program ... Read More »

Jenn Heil on Positive Sports Environments

Jenn Heil on Positive Sports Environments
April 1, 2012 No Comments »

Jenn Heil, Olympic and World Champion Freestyle Mogul Skier, talks about girls in sport and the importance of providing a positive environment for all athletes Read More »

Jennifer Hedger is Active for Life

Jennifer Hedger is Active for Life
March 31, 2012 No Comments »

Meet Jennifer Hedger’s newest project – Jaeger; as she discusses how helping him develop fundamental movement skills and providing him with a positive sport environment are his right Read More »