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Highlights of our most recent survey

In November we reached out via survey to childcare centres and home daycares in Saskatchewan that took part in Healthy Start during over past three years. We were happy to learn that 100% of the centres and homes that responded are still using the Healthy Start program today. Thank you to the centres that took …

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Healthy Start Gala Départ Santé - 2020

Healthy Start Gala

To celebrate the completion of Phase 3 of its Healthy Start/Départ Santé (HSDS) bilingual program, the Réseau Santé en français de la Saskatchewan organized a recognition gala in Saskatoon on February 13, 2020. The event brought together about 45 people who have contributed to the success of this initiative over the years. The Gala was …

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Healthy Start Gala Départ Santé

Heathy Start Gala Départ Santé

On February 13, the Réseau Santé en français de la Saskatchewan will hold a gala to celebrate the collective achievements of the past and current individuals and groups that have contributed to Healthy Start. It will be an occasion to look back and recognize the hard work and innovation that has shaped this unique initiative. …

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Participants in the Healthy Start for Families Facilitators workshop offered on September 21, 2019

HS for Families Facilitators Workshop in Saskatoon

The Healthy Start Team offered our first Facilitator Workshop to equip facilitators to deliver Healthy Start for Families sessions. On September 21, 2019 in Saskatoon we welcomed 13 participants from 7 community organizations, both urban and rural who shared similar goals of offering family engagement programming with a health and wellness focus to the families …

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HSDS Training Now Available Online

PRESS RELEASE – Septembre 16, 2019 – Thanks to a partnership between the Continuing Education of the Université de Moncton, Moncton campus and the Saskatchewan French Health Network (RSFS), the bilingual Healthy Start/Départ Santé (HSDS) training program is now available online. Since its inception in 2012, the HSDS professional development program has trained more than …

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Interested in hosting Healthy Start for Families sessions?

We are currently looking for organizations that want the opportunity to offer family based programming in Saskatchewan. A Healthy Start for Families session is designed for parents or guardians and children ages 0-5 years (siblings are welcome.) The program consists of a series of interactive, kid-friendly activities and cooking sessions, offered free of charge at …

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RFP: Healthy Start for Active Kids in New Brunswick

The Réseau Santé en Français de la Saskatchewan and the New Brunswick Gymnastics Association are looking for an organization to coordinate and deliver the Healthy Start for Active Kids (HSAK), a bilingual population health initiative aimed at increasing healthy eating and physical activity opportunities in early years settings.  Please review the following Request For Proposals. …

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Pleasure and benefits of gardening with children

Summer is here and gardens everywhere are growing. If you have a garden, getting children involved in its maintenance is a great way to get them physically active while developing their interest in vegetables and fruits. Here are some benefits of gardening with your children: Gardening is great physical activity! Digging, planting, spreading compost or …

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Participants and trainers for the June 2019 Healthy Start for Active Kids in Moncton, May 2019.

HS for Active Kids Training in Moncton

From May 21 to 24, 2019, Healthy Start offered two two-day workshops (one in French and one in English) in Moncton, New Brunswick. Following this training, 18 early years’ practitioners from New Brunswick will now be able to offer the Healthy Start for Active Kids program in the province. Participants were able to enhance their …

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