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The Outdoor Play and Learning (OPAL) Pilot Project

In this presentation, Brenda Simon from Earth Day Canada presents: The Outdoor Play and Learning (OPAL) pilot project: Bringing adventure play to recess and lunch hour. 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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Geographic accessibility to primary care providers: Comparing rural and urban areas in Southwestern Ontario

Primary care is the level of a health system that provides the first point of access to health related needs and problems, providing person-focused care over time in a continuous and coordinated fashion. Despite having a universal health care system, many Canadians still experience difficulty in accessing primary care services. This paper, authored by Dr. […]

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Thriving Outside: Supportig healthy outdoor play and nature engagement

In this video, Cam Collyer and Heidi Campbell from Evergreen and Dr. Janet Loebach present: Thriving Outside: Supporting healthy outdoor play ad nature engagement through naturalized school playgrounds. 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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