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NADA Diabetes Resource Directory App

Posted: June 19th, 2015

NADA has developed an app for the National Diabetes Resource Directory. This app will allow you to look up the diabetes resources and programs from the National Diabetes Resource Directory using your Android and iPhone device. Please download and share the following poster: NADA Diabetes Resource Directory App Poster (58 downloads) .

Active Outdoor Play Position Statement

Posted: June 15th, 2015

In support of the recently released 2015 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth, where the steady decline in children’s play is highlighted as a public health concern linked with healthy development, the Lawson Foundation has launched a new funding opportunity to better understand how to support Canadian communities to foster children’s opportunities for unstructured outdoor play. Please follow the links below to access funding criteria, general FAQ’s and instructions on how to apply. Also included for your information is the excellent Position Statement on active outdoor play.

2015 Funding Opportunity – Active Outdoor Play
Submission deadline: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT.

The Lawson Foundation is excited to announce a new funding opportunity in the area of Active Outdoor Play (see Press Release).

The Foundation is inviting letters of intent from registered charities across Canada to increase children’s opportunities for self-directed play outdoors in all settings – at home, in school, in child care, the community and nature.

Please check the Foundation’s website for funding criteria, timelines and the link to submit an application. Note that the submission deadline is Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT.

Last but not least, the Foundation hopes to engage with great ideas of registered charities from a broad range of stakeholders involved in the delivery of community programs, services, and supports, as well as policy and research initiatives focused on outdoor play. To help ensure a broad reach, we would appreciate your sharing this information with your networks.

For more information please download:
Active Outdoor Play Position Statement eng. (140 downloads)
Active Outdoor Play Position Statement fr. (41 downloads)

NADA Program and Services Evaluation Report

Posted: May 19th, 2015

NADA is pleased to share the recent NADA evaluation results. Please download the report by clicking on
2014-2015 NADA Program and Services Evaluation Report (55 downloads) .

Seeds of Native Health – A Campaing for Indigenous Nutrition

Posted: May 8th, 2015

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) is now accepting proposals for its “Seeds of Native Health” grant program under its Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative (NAFSI). The purpose of the Seeds of Native Health campaign is to support Native tribes and organizations working to eliminate food insecurity, promote access to fresh and healthy foods, and provide increased access to nutritional programs aimed at improving the overall nutrition and health of Native people and communities.

For more information go to First Nations Development Institute Website

Dollars & Sense Report

Posted: May 1st, 2015

The Dollars & Sense: Opportunities to Strengthen Southern Ontario’s Food System study identifies ways Ontario can make changes to its food system to increase the supply of local food, create jobs, and support healthier lifestyles.

For more information, go to this website website.

NADA Website is Improved

Posted: April 30th, 2015

NADA is pleased that we added new navigational functionality to our website. Please download this poster NADA Website Annoucement (144 downloads) .

IMD Bi-annual Report

Posted: April 28th, 2015

The following is a detailed report of NADA resource downloads on iMD system IMD Bi-annual Report (58 downloads) .

Mentoring Programs for Aboriginal Youth

Posted: April 17th, 2015

This document outlines exploration and comparison of mentoring concepts from both mainstream and Aboriginal perspectives. Please go to this website to view the resource.

Share Our Play Toolkit

Posted: March 20th, 2015

NADA is pleased to share this toolkit developed by by Recreation Nova Scotia with funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada and Nova Scotia Health and Wellness. The Share Our Play Tool Kit provides a collection of traditional aboriginal games, activities, crafts, art projects, recipes and other information to help support frontline sport and recreation leaders in their work with children. The goal of the Tool Kit is to provide leaders and coaches with program ideas that introduce or reconnect children to recreational activities that reflect the rich cultural heritage of our Nova Scotia First Nation communities.

To download the toolkit please click on Share Our Play Toolkit (111 downloads)

Healthy Eating Poster

Posted: March 9th, 2015

NADA is pleased to share this Healthy Eating Poster created by the Six Nations Health Services. To view or download the poster please click on Healthy Eating Poster (157 downloads)