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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 (11 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 (44 downloads)

February 2015 NADA Newsletter

Posted: March 6th, 2015

We are pleased to announce that the February 2015 newsletter is now available on the NADA website at NADA newsletters.

Diabetes Prevention

Posted: February 18th, 2015

NADA is pleased to share this resource developed by the Six Nations Health Services. You can download the resource by clicking on Diabetes Prevention (53 downloads) .

Manitoba Lung Association – Manitoba Quits 2015

Posted: January 15th, 2015

The Manitoba Lung Association’s ManitobaQuits Contest will launch during National Non-Smoking Week in January 2015 and will support Manitobans who smoke to make a choice to reduce, restrict or to quit smoking for a week or a month for the betterment of their own health and their families, friends and co-workers. This is a contest about choice, team work and health. Contest Registration starts January 19, 2015. Smoke Free Challenges begin March 1, 2015.

For more information please click on Manitoba Quits.

Thinking of Quitting? This Guide Can Help

Posted: January 9th, 2015

This handbook will guide you through the first months of your quit. It will help you beat the craving, cope with side effects of quitting, and prepare you to stand tall and break free of this addiction once and for all. If you need to chat with someone to prepare yourself or just want a little bit of help, you can call this free and confidential service available in Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French at 1-866-368-7848.

Download the handbook (26 downloads) now.

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Health Minister, reveals the 13 winning ideas, one in each province and territory

Posted: December 23rd, 2014

After challenging Canadians to help promote active and healthy living in schools across Canada through The Play Exchange’s ACTIVE AT SCHOOL Challenge, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Health Minister, today revealed the 13 winning ideas, one in each province and territory.

Click here to read more information.

Facebook Policy Change

Posted: December 12th, 2014

NADA would like to share this important resource highlighting upcoming changes to Facebook policy. You can download the resource by clicking on Facebook Policy Change (31 downloads)

NWT Physical Activity Tool

Posted: December 5th, 2014

This resource developed by the Alberta Centre for Active Living will help you to think about your reasons for deciding to be more physically active; and finding the motivation to stay active. Please download this resource now at NWT Physical Activity Tool (46 downloads) .

PEI Provincial Diabetes Program

Posted: November 27th, 2014

NADA would like to share a link to the PEI Health Provincial Diabetes Program where one can get information on what services the program provides and access many resources on diabetes prevention and management. Please click on PEI Provincial Diabetes Program.