Month: April 2017

Yummy Yams

Ingredients: 2 medium sweet potatoes or yams 1 tbsp. of canola oil Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 350⁰F (190⁰C) Peel the potatoes and slice them into rounds ½ inch (1 cm) thick Brush oil onto potatoes or dip them in oil. Place on baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes. Loosen …

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Engaging parents in health and wellness – what are some proven practices we can learn from?

Healthy Start / Départ Santé will be collaborating with an organization based in Kelowna called The Bridge and delivering the Healthy Together program.  Healthy Together was designed primarily for children and youth in care (0-18y) and their families. It has been piloted with children and youth in care (0-18y), aboriginal youth (13-18y) and the general population of children (0-6y) and their families. This program is being implemented with diverse population groups and is working to extend its experience and create adaptations for other populations as well.  More info – Healthy Together Program Brochure

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Job posting: Bilingual Health Promotion Communications Specialist

Healthy Start / Départ Santé Project Background: Healthy Start / Départ Santé (HSDS) is a provincial and bilingual early years health promotion initiative, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Community Initiative Fund.  Healthy Start / Départ Santé’s increases opportunities for physical activity and healthy eating in early learning and childcare settings …

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Job Posting: Bilingual Project Coordinator

Project Background / Accountability: The Healthy Start / Départ Santé is a provincial and bilingual early years’ health promotion initiative, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Community Initiatives Fund. The project’s goal is to increase opportunities for regular physical activity and healthy eating in early learning and childcare settings, including prekindergarten.  …

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