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BC Government site – Healthy Living

Being healthy and staying safe in your community requires access to top-notch information sources and services. Learn about the ways you and your family can get healthy, maintain your physical and mental health and stay safe.

Visit the BC Government Health Living Website

BC Ministry of Education – Daily Physical Activity

We know that active, healthy students are happier and learn better. They also develop good habits that can contribute to longer, healthier lives.

To help students achieve their best, the Ministry of Education has implemented Daily Physical Activity, for all schools and students in B.C.

Schools will provide 30 minutes of daily physical activity for students up to Grade 7.

Effective September 2011, schools will have the flexibility to provide 30 minutes of daily physical activity for students in Grades 8 or 9, or provide students in these grades with options to engage in a minimum of 150 minutes of physical activity per week.

Visit the BC Ministry of Education Daily Physical Activity Website.

Healthy Schools BC

Your “one-stop” access point for all healthy schools information in BC. Browse through the programs and resources, learn about Comprehensive School Health and SIGN UP to start networking or to post a program or resource!

Visit the Healthy Schools BC Website.

Healthy Families BC

In May 2011, the Ministry of Health launched a provincial strategy that aims at improving the health and well being of all British Columbians and the communities they live in. The strategy focuses on supporting four key areas that include, proper nutrition, personal responsibility and investment in a healthy lifestyle, helping the most vulnerable families give their babies the best start in life and encouraging citizens to lead healthier lifestyles where they live, work and play. Healthy Families BC offers British Columbians the critical resources for better managing their own health and reducing the incident of chronic disease.

Visit the Healthy Families BC Website

Action Schools BC

Action Schools! BC is a best practices model designed to assist schools in creating individualized action plans to promote healthy living while achieving academic outcomes. The initiative is a source for practical and relevant professional development, curriculum-linked resources and support for teachers in daily physical activity, physical education, and healthy eating, and physical activity leadership training and resources for students.

Visit Action Schools BC Website.

Healthy Abbotsford

Healthy Abbotsford is a city-wide initiative aimed to engage the residents of the community in promoting, fostering and engaging in healthy lifestyle choices to encourage the overall improvement in the health and well being of the residents of Abbotsford.

Visit Healthy Abbotsford Website.

60 Minutes Kids Club – 60MKC

The 60 Minutes Kids Club is a fun and engaging program designed to get children from K – Gr.6 excited about making the right healthy choices.

Visit the 60 Minutes Kids Club Website.