Provincial Policies

Canada and almost all of the provinces within Canada have expressed their commitment to physical activity in schools and in communities, and recognize the importance of physical activity to healthy active living. Some provinces have clearly outlined policies regarding daily physical activity, while other provinces have endorsed the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines instead of creating their own. To learn more about the policies across Canada and resources available within each province, select a province below:

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Quick Stick


Participants learn about and practise striking and fielding a ball while using an implement. This activity is inspired by lacrosse which has First Nation origins. One of the oldest North American sports, lacrosse evolved from games played by nations such as the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois nations) found around the Great Lakes.