Articles in the Events Category
Posted in CHEO, Events, Featured Articles on 19 June 2013
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A number of HALO researchers, staff and students will be part of the CHEO FitHeads team that races and competes this upcoming weekend in the 20th annual Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival. In addition to being about physical activity and fun, the Festival raises money for local charities.
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Posted in Events, Featured Articles on 4 June 2013
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Remember playing as a kid until the streetlight went on? Well it’s time to bring that back. On June 21st Canadians can take advantage of the most daylight hours of the year and celebrate the first annual Longest Day of Play.
On the Longest Day of Play ParticipACTION wants all… [read more]
Posted in Announcements, Events on 22 May 2013
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The 2014 Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children — “The Power to Move Kids” — which takes place in Toronto from May 19th-22nd, 2014, will bring together those who are working to resolve the growing childhood physical inactivity crisis. Anyone whose work touches physical activity for children, including… [read more]
Posted in CHEO, Events, Featured Articles on 5 March 2013
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Ottawa, March 4, 2013— As co-chair of Ontario’s Healthy Kids Panel – which today released its report on the growing problem of childhood obesity – CHEO’s chief executive, Alex Munter, says it is time for “all hands on deck”.
No Time to Wait: The Healthy Kids Strategy reports that, if… [read more]
Posted in Events on 24 November 2012
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On Friday, November 23rd, HALO researchers and staff got together for a day-long strategic planning retreat at Strathmere in North Glover, Ontario, to revisit and reaffirm HALO’s vision and mission, and also to discuss strategic priorities for the coming years.
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Posted in Events, Featured Articles on 16 November 2012
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The Canadian Obesity Network Students and New Professionals, and the Human Kinetics Graduate Students’ Association are hosting an event on November 22nd in Ottawa titled, “The Freshman 15: Fact or Fiction.” HALO’s own Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput will be the speaker at the event.
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Posted in Events, Featured Articles on 2 October 2012
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Dr. Mark Tremblay (Director) and Allana Leblanc (PhD candidate) will be sitting on an expert panel to discuss the Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for the Early Years (0-4 Years) at an upcoming CIHR Café Scientifique in Regina. Other experts on the panel include Drs. Brian Timmons (McMaster… [read more]
Posted in Events on 27 September 2012
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Charles Boyer (Research Assistant), Michael Borghese (MSc student) and Stacey Alpous recently did some community outreach in Navan where they set up an information booth at the Heritage Public School on Meet-the-Teacher Night. Material was available at the booth detailing some of the work HALO does. Feedback was also received… [read more]
Posted in Events, Featured Articles on 25 June 2012
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A number of HALO researchers, staff and students were part of the CHEO FitHeads team that competed in the 2012 Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday and Sunday. In addition to being about physical activity and fun, the Festival raises money for local charities.
The CHEO FitHeads ranked… [read more]
Posted in Events on 20 June 2012
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Within the last few months, several HALO students have successfully defended their theses including Peter Breithaupt (supervisor: Drs. Kristi Adamo and Rachel Colley), Stephanie Prince Ware (supervisor: Drs. Denis Prud’homme and Mark Tremblay) and Zach Ferraro (supervisor: Drs. Kristi Adamo and Denis Prud’homme). In early June, they took part in… [read more]