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Healthy Kids Community Challenge Niagara

Niagara is one of 45 communities across Ontario taking part in The Healthy Kids Community Challenge. The goal of HKCC is to link organizations from different sectors in the community to promote the health of children aged 12 years and under and accomplish the Ontario Government’s Healthy Kids Strategy to reduce childhood obesity rates. With $1.125M in funding, partners from different sectors will be joining forces to deliver interventions...

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The Healthy Kids Community Challenge is based on the EPODE methodology. EPODE stands for Ensemble Prévenons l'Obesité des Enfants - Together Let's Prevent Childhood Obesity. EPODE began in France, where it has reduced the number of overweight and obese children by 36% in the 12 years since it was first implemented. It has been recognized by the World Healthy Organization as an international best practice in obesity prevention. Learn...

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Run. Jump. Play. Every Day.

As parents, we know that being active every day is essential for growing children. Lots of good things happen when our kids...

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