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Ontario’s Minister of Children and Youth Services has penned an open letter to Toronto’s City Council making his case for why the city’s current street hockey ban should be lifted.  Council is expected to debate the issue later this week. Michael Coteau says Ontario’s capital city can lead the wa...
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Lianne Castelino of whereparentstalk.com speaks to author Luis Fernando Llosa about his new book "Beyond Winning:  Smart Parenting in a Toxic Sports Environment".
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There is no question that the best source from which to get your vitamins and minerals is by eating plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, dairy, grains, protein and omega 3 rich fish.  The fact is many families are on the go and busy and quite often the side of vegetables is not served at the drive ...

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by Lianne Castelino www.whereparentstalk.com It is steadily coming out of the closet.  And that's a good thing.  The words mental health or mental illness are not as taboo as they used to be.  Millions upon millions of dollars have been earmarked, recently, for all kinds of progr...

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by Lianne Castelino www.whereparentstalk.com The numbers are alarming and disappointing, to say the least.  Canadian children get an F in the 2011 Active Healthy Kids report card on physical activity for the 5th year in a row.  Truly disturbing, but not entirely shocking frankly. The repor...
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Lianne Castelino of whereparentstalk.com speaks to Kelly Murumets, President and CEO of Participaction about the results of the Active Healthy Kids Report Card 2011 regarding kids and physical activity.
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Skating and hockey have become increasingly popular. If you plan to start your young toddler, Andrea Howick has some tips, sponsored by Dynowear by Protective Undergarment, unique padding for little ones!

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Despite the reminders that media and health organizations alike constantly release, obesity is still considered an epidemic throughout a variety of countries the world over. From Germany to the U.S., the obesity epidemic has not lessened and Canada is no exception. Unfortunately, this epidemic do...

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With the 2010 Active Healthy Kids Report Card being released we decided to enlist some expert help from CEO Michelle Brownrigg, of Active Healthy Kids Canada to get your questions answered! Michelle Brownrigg, MSc Michelle Brownrigg is the Chief Executive Officer for Active Healthy Kids Canada, ...