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WORKING TOGETHER, MOVING FORWARD: Healthy Start and Partners Hosting a Forum for Healthy Children, Youth and Families

Four provincial health promotion groups – Healthy Start/Départ Santé, Health Promoting Schools Program, MEND, and Saskatchewan in motion – are extending their dialogue to key actors involved in health promotion. The aim is to increase opportunities and strengthen collaborations for healthy active children, youth and families in Saskatchewan and beyond. Through the use of a …

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Come Boogie with Healthy Start – Join Our Team for a Day of Fun!

Healthy Start/Départ Santé invites you to walk, run, roll, skip or hop along as part of our team for the 8th annual Bridge City Boogie in Saskatoon, SK. On June 8, 2014, for the second year in a row Healthy Start will be hitting the pavement for the ‘Boogie’, promoting physical activity and active lifestyles, …

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Feature: Tisdale Tiny Tornadoes Daycare, Leading the way towards healthy, active kids

Healthy Start wouldn’t be possible without the tireless effort, dedication, enthusiasm, and leadership offered by early years directors, educators, and cooks. As such, in this feature we would like to recognize some of the great work going on at one of our proud Healthy Start centres – Tisdale Tiny Tornadoes Daycare. Since completing the Healthy …

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Save the date! Healthy Start to Host Provincial Forum Focused on ‘Moving Forward on Healthy, Active Kids’

Healthy Start/Départ Santé, along with three other provincial health promotion groups – Health Promoting Schools Program, MEND, and Saskatchewan in motion – will be hosting a provincial health promotion forum the evening of June 19, 2014 (5-7 pm social), and all day June 20, 2014 at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK. The forum will …

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Healthy Start Looking to Recruit New, Enthusiastic Trainers

Healthy Start/Départ Santé is currently seeking individuals to become Healthy Start trainers. Healthy Start will be hosting a train-the-trainer session May 9th and 10th, 2014 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Becoming a trainer offers a rewarding opportunity to support early learning and child care centres, and promote the health and well-being of young children throughout Saskatchewan. …

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Healthy Start Presents at the Early Years Conference 2014, Vancouver, BC

Dr. Anne Leis, a member of the Healthy Start/Départ Santé research team, recently had the opportunity to present as a panelist at the Early Years Conference 2014 – Shaping Childhood: Factors that Matter in Vancouver, BC (Jan 31-Feb 1 2014). The panel session on engaging and supporting families for healthy lifestyles more specifically focused on …

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Meeting Our Goals!

Healthy Start/Départ Santé is pleased to announce that we have reached our target goal for the first year of implementation – and with 4 months to spare. Since September 2013, 40 childcare centres and pre-kindergartens have joined the Healthy Start movement in Saskatchewan, mainly in the Saskatoon and Central region. Additionally, 4 centres in the …

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