The Federal-Provincial/Territorial Physical Activity and Recreation Committee (FPT PARC), in partnership with the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA),
is proud to deliver a two-part Speaker Series to FPT government officials who have an interest in building strong, vibrant communities.
The series will explore emerging evidence on the impacts of the COVID‑19 pandemic on society and movement behaviours, with regard to possible policy implications and strategic opportunities for physical activity and recreation as Canada responds to and emerges from the pandemic. The value and role of physical activity and recreation in strengthening population health and community vitality will be highlighted, demonstrating how investments in physical activity and recreation can contribute to the broader success and productivity of communities (e.g., economy, environment, cohesion).
Speaker Series Session #1: Emerging from the Pandemic: Prioritizing Physical Activity and Recreation
Thursday, February 10, 2022
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. ET
- Societal implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on people, places and programs
- The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canadians’ movement behaviours and the physical activity and recreation sector
- The essential role of physical activity and recreation in revitalizing and strengthening communities
- Opportunities arising from the COVID-19 pandemic
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