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Staying Active This Winter

November 24, 2017 by  
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7 tips for embracing winter in Canada Puneeta Chhitwal-Varma January 23, 2017 No Comments » Winter in Canada takes some getting used to, especially if you’ve grown up in the tropics like my husband and I. We moved here a decade-and-a-half ago at the beginning of autumn. This was the perfect and somewhat deceiving way to be […]

LET KIDS TRY LOTS OF SPORTS – STUDY

November 24, 2017 by  
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TO GROW TEEN ATHLETES, LET KIDS TRY LOTS OF SPORTS – STUDY Researchers followed 756 kids starting when they were 10 or 11 years old, giving them quarterly questionnaires for five years to see what sports they were playing. Picture: Pixabay.com Reuters | 8 days ago NEW YORK – The best way to get teens to play […]

SSNL Announces Participation Nation Facebook Separate Site

November 8, 2017 by  
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School Sports NL shared SSNL Participation Nation‘s post. November 6 at 1:00pm ·  As you know, School Sports NL has two main programs: Varsity and Participation Nation. These two programs are very distinct and different from each other. Therefore, we have decided to create a separate page for SSNL Participation Nation to better serve the community, local schools and students. There is a […]

Compete or Not to Compete?

October 15, 2017 by  
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  15 Reason Competitive Sports Are Great For Kids (That Have Nothing to Do With Winning) By Anne Josephson 170 To compete or not to compete? That really is a question when it comes to youth sports. Why should kids compete? Is competition good for them? Is it necessary to get them prepared for their […]

2018 CIAAA DIRECTORS CONFERENCE

October 13, 2017 by  
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CIAAA National Conference – Regina – April 19-21, 2018 Excellent PD opportunity for Athletic Directors            2018 National Athletic Directors Conference April 19-21, 2018 – Regina, SK In partnership with SIAAA, and with thanks to our major conference sponsor Sportfactor, we are excited to announce our 3rd Annual National Athletic Directors Conferenc, […]

Can Physical Activity Improve Your Child’s Learning?

October 6, 2017 by  
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How physical activity can improve your child’s learning By Lisa Evans If you were to peek into Jennifer King’s Grade 3 classroom at St. Gabriel Catholic School in Ottawa, you’d likely see students running in place beside their desks, flinging their arms around while dancing to upbeat music, or stretching their fingers up to the sky […]

What’s happening across Canada?

October 6, 2017 by  
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Did you know that this week, staff and board members from every Provincial/Territorial School Sport Association is meeting in Whistler, BC for the School Sport Canada Annual General Meeting? Follow along what’s happening around the country at www.SchoolSport.ca! School Sport Canada Board of Directors, Provincial Executive Directors and staff, Provincial Association Presidents School Sport Canada and […]

Check Out The Latest OFSAA Bulletin

October 6, 2017 by  
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Check Out The Latest Bulletin (Sept. 2017 Issue) Wednesday, September, 27, 2017 The 2017 fall edition of The Bulletin is now available! Be sure to find your printed magazine at your school or simply go online here to catch up on the 2017-18 Championship Calendar, OFSAA programs, Championship reviews from this past spring, important dates […]

FREE!!! Coaching Athletes With A Disablility Course

October 2, 2017 by  
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    The Coaching Association of Canada launches Coaching Athletes with a Disability, an NCCP eLearning module (September 21, 2017) With support from the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Special Olympics Canada, the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) is pleased to launch today the latest in its series of National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) eLearning […]

SSC and Special O Canada Working Together

October 2, 2017 by  
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History was made. Provincal/Territorial reps from @SpecialOCanada & School Sport Canada met to talk about working together for student athletes with Intellectual Difficulties.

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