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Fitness New Brunswick

A not-for-profit, volunteer driven organization dedicated to the development and promotion of fitness and active living in New Brunswick. It is a membership-based organization that consists of over 300 certified fitness professionals. You will find on their website information about fitness, how to get started, and suggestions of home-based fitness activities.

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Fitness New Brunswick

Fruits & Veggies: Half Your Plate

Half Your Plate focuses on providing simple and practical ways to add a variety of fruits and veggies to every meal and snack. Tips and tricks, how to store fruits and veggies, inspiring recipes and even a guide on what spices to combine with what veggie or fruit.

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Fruits & Veggies: Half Your Plate

Go NB – Grant Program

The Go NB grant is designed to strengthen physical literacy and reduce barriers to sport participation for children and youth, with a particular focus on under-represented populations. Provincial and Local Sport organizations, municipalities, non-profits and First Nations are all eligible for this grant. The objectives of this program are two-fold:

a) Supporting projects that strengthen physical literacy and children and youth participation that
are compatible with the first three stages of Canadian Sport for Life: Active Start, FUNdamentals
and Learn to Train.

b) Supporting projects that provide opportunities for persons from under-represented and/or
marginalized populations to actively participate in sport. Under-represented groups include:
Aboriginal youth, persons with a disability, women and girls and economically disadvantaged

Author/Origin:
New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture - Sport and Recreation Branch

Guide to Becoming a Non-Smoker for Young Adults

No matter how near or far you are from your goal of quitting smoking, this booklet will help you figure out what you want to do and provide the information you need to move forward. The steps are simple, and will help you quit smoking and resist the urge to start again by arming you with the skills, facts and motivation needed.

Author/Origin:
Health Canada

Guide to Planning an Action Strategy for Healthier Local Public Policy

A guide intended for a wide range of community stakeholders—community and interest groups, social workers, coalitions, organizations, municipal employees and officials, residents—anyone looking for more effective action strategies for getting involved in drafting and implementing healthy public policy at the local (i.e., municipal) level.

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This Guide was created as a collaborative effort from organizations in different provinces. We recommend contacting BC Healthy Communities for information.

Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Coalition (HEPAC)

An organization committed to working collaboratively to support the creation of environments in NB that promote healthy eating and physical activity. HEPAC helps strengthen the ability of New Brunswickers to impact the wellness levels in their communities through professional development and networking opportunities, improved access to evidence-based information and best practices resources, tools and support.

Author/Origin:
Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Coalition (HEPAC)

Healthy Minds in Active Bodies

This resource designed for coordinators of after-school programs provides information regarding the links between participation in quality, active after-school programs and children and youth’s mental health, including the association between participation in physical activity and mental health benefits.

Author/Origin:
Canadian Active After School Partnership

Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities: How You Can Make a Difference

An illustrated video designed to support individuals and communities in working towards healthy schools. The video provides a strong foundation for healthy schools, including building capacity, communicating the concept, and supporting a broad audience (including public health, recreation, education, parents, and kids) in understanding the role that they can play in building healthy schools.

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Physical Activity Resource Centre - Ophea