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    1. 1. Welcome to Fireside Chats! Coalition for Active Living - A Coordinated Approach to Promoting Physical Activity in Canada January 31, 2007 1:30 – 2:30 PM Eastern time Advisors on Tap : Christa Costas-Bradstreet & Nancy Dubois Please join in the audio presentation by telephone: 1 866 355 2663 code: 7221326#
    2. 2. Housekeeping <ul><li>Telephone: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>*6 to mute/unmute </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>if your line is ‘bad’ – hang up and call back in </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Visual Presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>via Bridgit internet conference - let us know if you have a delay in transmission 10+ seconds </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Back up: PPT presentation posted on </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>go to Fireside Chat page, today’s ‘chat’ info </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Agenda: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1:30 PM Welcome and introductions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1:35 PM Presentation and discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2:30 PM Closure </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Remember to exit Bridgit at the end of the ‘chat’ </li></ul>
    3. 3. Thanks for joining in! <ul><li>For more information: </li></ul>
    4. 5. Coalition for Active Living In response to a need to work together more collaboratively and cooperatively, national and provincial organizations created the Coalition for Active Living , led by Active Living Canada
    5. 6. When the well begins to dry up, the animals look at each other in a whole new way!
    6. 7. Who is the Coalition for Active Living (CAL)? <ul><li>National Action Group </li></ul><ul><li>Working to ensure that the environments in which Canadians live, learn, commute, work and play support the choice to be physically active. </li></ul>
    7. 8. Canada Wide Consultation <ul><li>What is the greatest barrier you face in doing your job? </li></ul><ul><li>If you could do one thing to increase physical activity in Canada, what would it be? </li></ul><ul><li>If there was a national coalition for Active Living what one thing would you want them to do? </li></ul>
    8. 9. <ul><li>Infrastructure to support physical activity </li></ul><ul><li>Access for all people (ability, culture, income) </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Children and Youth </li></ul><ul><li>National communication campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Funds for health promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Workplace promotions </li></ul>Identified Issues & Needs
    9. 10. We want a Coalition that will… Get Physical Activity on the agenda, Keep Physical Activity on the agenda Let us help! Be a BIG loud, credible and consistent voice for Physical Activity in Canada
    10. 11. <ul><li>Romanow Commission </li></ul><ul><li>Founding member of CDPAC </li></ul><ul><li>Senate – Bill C-54 </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Activity Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Standing committee on Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Budget lockup </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy Living Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Launch of the Pan Canadian Physical Activity Strategy/Minister’s Meeting </li></ul>Examples of Actions
    11. 12. POLICY WATCH
    12. 14. <ul><li>Title </li></ul><ul><li>Description </li></ul><ul><li>Date </li></ul><ul><li>Scope (national/provincial, local) </li></ul><ul><li>Approach </li></ul><ul><li>Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Target Group </li></ul><ul><li>A positive or negative impact </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended actions </li></ul>Policy Watch Tracks policy that influences physical activity
    14. 16. Pan Canadian Physical Activity Strategy <ul><li>Implements the recommendations from the; </li></ul><ul><li>Research on Physical Activity Roundtable </li></ul><ul><li>Active Healthy Schools Communities Roundtable </li></ul><ul><li>Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy Living Strategy consultations </li></ul><ul><li>Sport Policy (participation) </li></ul><ul><li>Coalitions Canada wide consultation </li></ul>
    15. 17. PCPAS Goal <ul><li>To implement a comprehensive, national, integrated and collaborative strategy to promote health through increasing the physical activity levels of all Canadians. “This Strategy is about creating sustainable, long-term change and will require a significant investment.” </li></ul>
    16. 18. PCPAS Priorities <ul><li>BUILD A MOVEMENT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A value-added Brand can provide cohesion for national, provincial, territorial, and municipal actions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CREATE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY -FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Designing for Inclusion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revitalizing Community Infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nurturing Active Kids in Schools and Communities </li></ul></ul>
    17. 19. PCPAS Principles <ul><li>F/P/T/M governments and the voluntary sector develop and implement policies to support a comprehensive, integrated, and sustained strategy. </li></ul><ul><li>Barriers to physical activity will be removed from the physical and social environments in which Canadians live, learn, commute, work and play. </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies will be inclusive of all Canadians. </li></ul>
    18. 20. PCPAS Principles cont’d) <ul><li>Evidence and best practices combined with community needs will guide the work of all sectors. </li></ul><ul><li>Research and surveillance systems will provide information about trends, effective policies and programs. </li></ul>
    19. 21. PCPAS Strategic Directions <ul><li>Healthy Public Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Community Physical Environments </li></ul><ul><li>Supportive Social Environments </li></ul><ul><li>Public Education </li></ul><ul><li>Research Development and Knowledge Exchange </li></ul>
    20. 22. BUSINESS PLAN
    21. 23. <ul><li>Developed to help guide the Federal investment of “1% of the federal health spending on physical activity and sport”. </li></ul>Business Plan
    22. 24. <ul><li>Grown to a Movement of over 100 groups and organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-sectoral partners </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized as a respected collective voice </li></ul>Coalition for Active Living We can & must be stronger!
    23. 25. <ul><li>Join the Coalition </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the on-line community (web site: </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute to the Policy Watch </li></ul><ul><li>Take Advocacy Action! </li></ul>The Coalition needs YOUR voice!
    24. 26. IMAGINE!.. … What we could do if we all worked together
    25. 27. The Current Physical Activity Landscape in Canada <ul><li>The 10% Goal of F/P/T Ministers (2010) </li></ul><ul><li>The 1% commitment to sport & pa in the Conservative election platform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$100M / yr for pa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Healthy Living Strategy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pa, nutrition, healthy weights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal ($300M) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>JCSH </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bilateral agreements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Healthy Living Network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contributions program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>140 organizations / $2M </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Days on the Hill, Sport and Policy Interchange </li></ul><ul><li>ParticipACTION reincarnated </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Board, staff, 3 committees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sport & Physical Activity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical activity rep </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alignment process of the national disease strategies (the “cube”) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Work of the national organizations </li></ul>