Lessons for Children’s Food Environments at Home and at School

Dr. Rachel Engler-Stringer from the University of Saskatchewan presents ‘Lessons for Children’s Food Environments at Home and at School: Contexts and Interventions for Health Equity’ at CHEWS. The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at Western University with the support of The Lawson Foundation.

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Introducing our Youth Advisory Council!

Are you a high school student? Are you interested in developing your leadership skills? Do you want to be involved with youth research in your community? If so, we want to hear from you! The HEALab at Western University have been developing a Youth Advisory Council (HEAL YAC) that will include high school students from […]

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New Publication: Supporting active school travel: A qualitative analysis of implementing a regional safe routes to school program

Active school travel (AST), that is walking and wheeling to/from school, can be a relatively undemanding method for families to increase children’s daily levels of physical activity. To support increased participation in AST, schools and their larger communities have utilized several different interventions and programs. In Canada, the Active and Safe Routes to School (ASRTS) […]

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