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

English soccer goes kid-friendly

Recent changes in Canadian youth sports that promote children’s physical literacy are starting to happen in other countries. The motherland of soccer, England, is making sweeping changes to kids’ “football”. The English Football Association (FA, for short) is officially backing a switch to small-sided mini games for kids, with an emphasis on developing skills and … Continued

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