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Bringing physical literacy to the British Virgin Islands

Canadians have long been leading the way globally in many areas of sport and physical activity, such as establishing long-term development pathways, creating physical literacy opportunities and mobilizing coach education. As other countries rush to catch up, many of them looking to Canada as an example, Sport for Life has been approached by numerous countries…
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How whitewater rafting saved my life

By Will Johnson Shortly after losing a job in November 2017, an event which led to an escalating series of manic episodes, I ended up in the psych ward of Vancouver General Hospital. They informed me that my antidepressant was partially to blame for my uncharacteristic behaviour, then gave me a prescription for lithium —…
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Keynote panel for 2020 Sport for Life Canadian Summit celebrates success

Sport for Life has named one of its keynote panels for the 2020 Sport for Life Canadian Summit, bringing together three of the leading voices in the physical literacy and quality sport movements to speak on the theme of Celebrating Success. Fabrice Vil of Pour 3 Points, Tanya Mruck of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment…
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Physical literacy goes global with IPLC Europe

Sport for Life has been hosting an International Physical Literacy Conference (IPLC) in Canada every two years since 2013, and now for the first time it’s going global. In September we hosted, along with Change the Game, the first ever IPLC Europe in Umeå, Sweden. “This has been one of our most ambitious undertakings, but…
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