Resources adapted to Aboriginal context. Available materials range from fact sheets, brochures, decals, posters, and DVDs to program planning guides and reports.
Obesity rates among children and youth in Canada have nearly tripled in the last 30 years.
Children and youth who are obese are at higher risk of developing a range of health problems, and weight issues in childhood are likely to persist into adulthood.
For example, obese children have a high chance of remaining obese as adults.
Is My Child Growing Well?
Children come in different sizes and shapes. Though your child may be taller or shorter, heavier or lighter than other children the same age, changes in height and weight generally follow a regular pattern that is right for your child.
Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines and Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines
There are guidelines we should be following for how active we are every day.
Every daycare should get Healthy Start training. My staff said that they all benefitted from the training and could apply what they learned right away. The training delivery was engaging and motivating. It was one of the best workshops they have attended!
- Director (SK)
Our Best Wishes for the Holiday Season
HSDS: Setting The Stage For April 1st 2020
On September 26, 2018, the roundtable Sustaining Healthy Start – Beyond 2020 was held at La Cité universitaire francophone in Regina. This important knowledge sharing forum, […]
An Innovation Strategy Phase II Project: "Achieving Healthier Weights in Canada's Communities"