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Past events

Healthy Equity Talk

September 28, 2017 with Keynote Speaker, Dr. Dennis Raphael.
Click here to view Dr. Raphael's presentation.

Active Body, Active Mind Physical Literacy Summit

  • Dr Mark Tremblay, Keynote, Making Movement a Movement, Where Does Physical Literacy Fit In?
  • Dr Brenda Bruner, sharing regional Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy data
  • Fifteen engaging workshops, including teaching games for understanding, mental wellness, fundamental movement skills, daily physical activities, integration of physical literacy into the curriculum, outdoor environmental inquiry and inclusion 
  • Networking opportunity with colleagues across sectors: teachers, early childhood educators, recreation providers, and health experts!
  • Sarah Galsworthy closing Keynote, Let's End This Thing!
  • #PLNorthBay for social media sharing
  • Post-conference sharing made available here.
  • Certificate of Participation are available by request
  •  For an accessible version of the slides, please contact Healthy Schools or 705-474-1400 ext. 5231.

This event was made possible through collaboration with the following community partners: North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit, YMCA of Northeastern Ontario, Nipissing University, Canadore College, Community Living North Bay, Nipissing Parry Sound Catholic District School Board, Near North District School Board, Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est and Conseil scolaire catholique Franco-Nord.

With over 100 delegates, expert speakers and active workshops, the conference was a great success!  Thanks to everyone who attended the conference and completed in the pre and post surveys. Your comments will help us improve our services!

North Bay

345 Oak Street West

Parry Sound

70 Joseph Street Unit #302

Burk's Falls

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)