Working to improve the health of the population and the quality of life of the people we serve.
Over half of Canadian children and youth are not active enough for optimal growth and development. The rapid increase in overweight and obesity, combined with low levels of physical activity are seriously threatening the physical and psychological development of children and youth. The medical profession is seeing an increase in high blood pressure and what used to be considered adult onset diabetes in severely overweight children (Health Canada). The solution: get active.
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