Project Profile

Traditional Games at Kitaskinaw School, Enoch

Written by: Megan Jones, School Health Facilitator, Ever Active Schools I recently had the opportunity to spend five months at Kitaskinaw School, in Enoch, and felt lucky to have so much time to connect with the staff and students.  A grant with Sport for Life initially brought me to the school and it gave me…

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4 Online Resources for Adding Physical Activity to Your After School Program

Written by: Louise McClelland, Projects Coordinator, Ever Active Schools There are more than 1000 after school programs operating in Alberta, and these spaces are the perfect place for children and youth to engage in a variety of physical activities outside of school. Recent Stats Canada data tells us that only about one third of Canadian…

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Copperfield School – Walk School Bus Launch

Shape AB walking school bus with police bear

Written by: Tracey Coutts, Active School Travel Coordinator, Ever Active Schools SHAPE’s (Safe Healthy Active People Everywhere) Walking School Bus mascot has found a new home in Calgary’s Copperfield School! On Monday, April 9, 2018, over 50 students, families, school administrators, staff, and other important guests gathered for the launch of the school’s Walking School…

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Project Profile: Miyomahchihowin “in Good Health”

Written by: Mac Walton, Resiliency Coordinator, Ever Active Schools  In 2016-17, Ever Active Schools received funding from the Urban Partnerships program to launch the Miyomahchihowin project, which means “in good health” in Cree. The project provided pathways for 30 Indigenous youth to build personal skills and access employment or volunteer opportunities in the areas of…

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