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May 11, 2010

The benefits of regular physical activity cannot be overstated. In particular, the importance of quality physical education programs for every Canadian child is the foundation upon which these benefits are derived. Physical education is the one place within Canadian society in which every child has equal and equitable opportunities to develop the attitudes, skills, and knowledge to lead an active, healthy lifestyle.

April 27, 2010

Ottawa (ON) April 27, 2010 – Physical and Health Education Canada supports the 2010 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth, released today by Active Healthy Kids Canada. The Report Card is an important tool for monitoring the active living practices of children and youth. It helps to identify priorities for improvement, and to advocate for support and change for all Canadian children and youth.