1. Resources & Publications

    Canadian Kids Need to Move More to Boost Their Brain Health: 2018 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

    The 2018 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth includes an Expert Statement on Physical Activity and Brain Health in Children and Youth, based on the findings of a team of experts in paediatric neuroscience and exercise science. There are important connections between the health of the...
  2. Resources & Publications

    What Physical Activity Means to Canadians: ParticipACTION Pulse Report

    The Pulse Report assesses the social climate of physical activity among Canadian adults. A first of its kind, this Report explores Canadians’ thoughts, feelings and motivations as they relate to physical activity and informs what shifts are needed in order to make physical activity a vital part of everyday life...
  3. Resources & Publications

    The Values Proposition: Building a Stronger Canada Through Values-Based Sport

    On October 15-16, 2019 the Public Policy Forum (PPF) and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) brought together a diverse group of delegates from sport, academia, government and the corporate sector for a symposium to discuss the integration of a values-first approach to sport at all levels. Through...
  4. Community Blog

    Physical Literacy and Older Adults Workshop: Port Weller Community Centre

    Physical Literacy and Older Adults Workshop: Port Weller Community Centre May 16th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Are you an Activity Leader or Health and Social Service Provider working with Adults 55+? This is your last chance to attend a free workshop that will change the way you think...
  5. Resources & Publications

    Niagara Community Foundation: 2018 Annual Report

    Niagara Community Foundation: 2018 Annual Report “Helping good people build smart and caring communities” The Foundation has been a partner with Niagara Connects since inception. We are happy to share that 2018 was a transformational year for the Foundation. Here are some of the highlights of the Foundation’s impact in...
  6. Resources & Publications

    A Framework for Recreation in Canada 2015: Pathways to Wellbeing

    Recreation provides multiple pathways to wellbeing for individuals, communities, and for our built and natural environments. This paper and the Framework for Recreation in Canada 2015 which it describes allows for a timely re-visioning of recreation’s capacity for achieving wellbeing. The first part of the paper presents a renewed definition...
  7. Resources & Publications

    Guidelines for Obtaining Meaningful Consent

    These guidelines are part of The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s work to improve the current consent model under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). The guidelines include An overview Seven guiding principles for online consent Determining the appropriate form of consent Consent and children What else should...
  8. Partners & Projects

    Data Professionals of Niagara

    DPN (Data Professionals of Niagara) is an informal association for professionals, students, and enthusiasts of Data-related subjects. DPN is focused on community building, education, and advocacy. The group currently hosts a monthly event called Data Cafe where members can network and learn from each other. Membership is free. Maira Bay de...
  9. Resources & Publications

    Creating Parks and Public Spaces for People of All Ages: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Public parks are important places for building a sense of community and social belonging. They are spaces that belong to everyone, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion or income. However, the way parks are designed, maintained and programmed doesn’t always reflect the purpose and promise of such uniquely public spaces....
  10. Resources & Publications

    Open Data Barometer

      The report looks specifically at 30 governments that have made concrete commitments to champion open data, either by adopting the Open Data Charter, or, as members of the G20, by signing up to the G20 Anti-Corruption Open Data Principles. The biggest action governments can take to speed up progress...

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