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Edmonton Live Active Events April 4 to 8


The Live Active Social on Tuesday April 4 from 7:00-9:30pm at Yellowhead Brewery is a fun networking event for people in the active living, active recreation and sport sectors.

The Live Active Summit on April 6 & 7 at Commonwealth Recreation Centre is a catalyst to educate, engage and bring to life active living, active recreation and sport in a school and community setting. It will involve collaborative work around physical literacy and share successful practices from across the province. The goal of this summit is to highlight and experience best practices that have clear tangible outcomes.

On Saturday April 8, a Community Based Physical Literacy Programming Workshop will explore Edmonton’s new Live Active Strategy, what physical literacy is, what’s happening in some Edmonton communities, and will discuss moving community-based physical literacy programming forward.

More announcements will be forthcoming. Stay tuned!

Volunteer Screening in Alberta


Developed with the input of nonprofit voluntary sector stakeholders and police agencies, Alberta Culture and Tourism’s new Volunteer Screening Program will assist nonprofit organizations with a range of resources to help reinforce existing volunteer screening practices or establish robust new ones. The Volunteer Screening Program is a unique partnership funded by Alberta Culture and Tourism and administered and delivered by Volunteer Alberta. The program expands upon the existing Volunteer Police Information Check Program with a strong focus on education to support the development and enhancement of volunteer screening and management programs through online resources, learning modules, webinars and workshops. Click here for more information.

Live Active: A Collaborative Strategy for Active Living, Active Recreation, and Sport in Edmonton 2016-2026


The Live Active Strategy was developed through extensive consultations over the past 2 years including representatives from active living, active recreation, sport and multi-sector organizations, and the general public. On Tuesday November 29, Edmonton City Council approved the Strategy. The Executive Summary is available here.

Get More From Sport


Sport Nova Scotia, in partnership with Soccer Nova Scotia and Hockey Nova Scotia, has launched a new educational campaign around awareness of the benefits of multi-sport participation and the dangers of early sport specialization. Click here for the introductory video.

The Active Advantage


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