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Active for Life Podcast: Marie-Claude Asselin on the new Canadian Sport Helpline

Active for Life Podcast: Marie-Claude Asselin on the new Canadian Sport Helpline

October 3, 2019

In this podcast, Active For Life editor-in-chief Richard Monette speaks with Marie-Claude Asselin, one of the people involved in creating the new Canadian Sport Helpline to report abuse in sport. Marie-Claude is the Chief Executive Officer of the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada, and she has over 40 years of experience as an athlete, coach, official, administrator, and volunteer at all levels of Canadian amateur sport.

Active For Life Podcast: John O’Sullivan on how to be a good sports parent

Active For Life Podcast: John O’Sullivan on how to be a good sports parent

October 3, 2019

In this podcast, Active for Life editor-in-chief Richard Monette chats with John O'Sullivan, founder of the Changing the Game Project, about how negative coaches, abusive spectators and over-involved parents can turn kids off sports, and what we can do about it. 

 

Active for Life podcast: Noah Lenstra on active living in libraries

Active for Life podcast: Noah Lenstra on active living in libraries

August 20, 2019

Active for Life editor-in-chief Richard Monette talked with Noah Lenstra, an assistant professor of Library and Information Science at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, about the evolving role of libraries in society. 

 

Active for Life podcast: Dr. Mariana Brussoni on the value of risky play

Active for Life podcast: Dr. Mariana Brussoni on the value of risky play

June 17, 2019

Active for Life editor-in-chief Richard Monette talked with Brussoni about the value of risky play and parents’ anxiety around it, as well as the benefits of free, active play outdoors.

Dr. John Cairney on the importance of physical literacy

Dr. John Cairney on the importance of physical literacy

May 6, 2019

Active for Life editor-in-chief Richard Monette talked with Dr. John Cairney about how he defines physical literacy, why he believes it’s just as important as other forms of literacy for overall child health and development, and how to help kids become physically literate.

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