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Mar 08, 2018, 10:00 ET Obesity and mental health identified as top health concerns facing Ontario school-aged children

Ophea led survey sheds light on parental attitudes toward Health and Physical Education, health issues, physical activity, healthy schools, and safety TORONTO, March 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Parents believe...


Jun 15, 2016, 10:00 ET Ontario students get a whole lot healthier this year

More than 100 Ontario schools recognized as Certified Healthy Schools resulting in healthier, more active students TORONTO, June 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Today Ophea celebrates the results of the inaugural...


Jun 14, 2016, 14:27 ET Media Advisory - Ophea recognizes over 100 Ontario schools as "Certified Healthy Schools"

The Ontario Education Minister will no longer be in attendance at this event TORONTO, June 14, 2016 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, Ophea, a charitable organization that champions healthy,...


Dec 16, 2014, 13:20 ET Ontario students get a lesson in Wallet Wellness

TD partners with Ophea on launch of new Financial Literacy resource TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today Ophea and TD Bank Group, along with The Honourable Liz Sandals, Minister of Education,...


Dec 15, 2014, 07:00 ET Media Advisory/Photo opportunity - Ontario students get lesson in Wallet Wellness

Ontario Education Minister, TD Bank Group and Ophea get behind financial literacy in the classroom TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Almost 50 per cent of Canadians struggle with financial tasks, but a...


Oct 31, 2014, 17:58 ET The Health and Well-Being of our Kids: A Shared Responsibility

Ophea supportive of the government of Ontario's next step in finalizing the Health and Physical Education curriculum TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Ophea is pleased with the announcement made...


Apr 03, 2014, 12:29 ET Multiple Medical Conditions to be addressed through new needs assessment at school boards across Ontario

FUNDING FROM ONTARIO GOVERNMENT KEY TO ADDRESSING CONCERNS HOLISTICALLY TORONTO, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Ophea is pleased to announce the launch of a needs assessment relating to the management of...


Oct 10, 2013, 07:00 ET Ontario must replace outdated sex-ed curriculum

Ophea to crowdfund $200,000 for sex-ed public awareness TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Today Ophea is calling upon Ontarians to support a new sex-ed public awareness project aimed at getting the...


Jun 03, 2013, 12:30 ET 93 per cent of Ontario parents call for an updated health and physical education curriculum to replace 15 year old document

Coalition urges government to stop stalling and implement for fall 2013 TORONTO, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Ophea, together with a coalition of leading health and education organizations, today released...


Jun 03, 2013, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo opportunity - Fifty provincial and national organizations urge Ontario government to update 15-year-old curriculum/

TORONTO, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Ophea will release three reports that provide striking evidence of the urgent need to update the 15-year-old Health and Physical Education (H&PE) curriculum in Ontario....


May 31, 2013, 07:00 ET Media Advisory/Photo opportunity - Fifty provincial and national organizations urge Ontario government to update 15-year-old curriculum

TORONTO, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Ophea will release three reports that provide striking evidence of the urgent need to update the 15-year-old Health and Physical Education (H&PE) curriculum in Ontario....


Oct 17, 2012, 08:00 ET It's time to take action on child and youth health

Report examines the state of child and youth health in Ontario and the H&PE curriculum TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario's 21st century students are still using a 20th century health and...


Oct 21, 2010, 07:00 ET Minister Margarett Best joins Ophea to support Healthy Schools and
Communities

Ophea launches province wide initiative to support Health and Physical Education TORONTO, Oct. 21 /CNW/ - Today Ophea launches their new Health and Physical Education (H&PE) Curriculum Resources:...


Apr 27, 2010, 11:30 ET 2010 Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card underscores the urgency for a new
Ontario health and physical education curriculum

Ophea urges quick action in moving forward with new curriculum TORONTO, April 27 /CNW/ - Ophea today is urging the government of Ontario to seek a quick resolution to the debate over the new Ontario...


Mar 23, 2010, 05:00 ET Early prevention the key to curbing type 2 diabetes

TORONTO, March 23 /CNW/ - It is well known that type 2 diabetes is largely a preventable chronic disease with proper nutrition, regular physical activity and the maintenance of a healthy body weight. ...


Jan 19, 2010, 09:15 ET Ophea announces full support for Ontario Ministry of Education's revised
Health and Physical Education Curriculum

Calling on all stakeholders to join Ophea in actively supporting this crucial initiative TORONTO, Jan. 19 /CNW/ - Ophea today announced that it fully supports the vision of the revised Health and...