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#OpheaPLAY - Ophea’s 31-Day Photos Leading to Active Youth Challenge

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Our Social Media Team loves how engaged our audiences are in the social media community. We’re connecting to share instructional strategies, best practices, and ways to create a healthy community. So, to join the conversation, we’ve created our own photo-a-day challenge- Ophea’s Photos Leading to...

Ophea Award Winners

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The Ophea Awards are presented each year to individuals and organizations that champion healthy, active living for children and youth. We are proud to announce the award winners for this year: Award of Distinction: Mark Seaton Award for Outstanding Contribution: FoodShare School Community Award:...

Active Healthy Kids Canada - New CEO, But a Familiar Face to Ophea!

Friday, September 21, 2012
Active Healthy Kids Canada (AHKC) announced today that Jennifer Cowie Bonne has assumed the role of CEO for the organization. Jennifer worked at Ophea for over 14 years, most recently as Director of Partnerships and Public Affairs. We would like to congratulate her on this new opportunity - we look...

Inclusivity in Ontario schools - the missing piece of the puzzle

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Recently there has been much discussion in the news regarding inclusivity and equity in education. Yesterday the Toronto Star published an editorial related to this topic (read it here). Education Minister Laurel Broten was quoted in this editorial and a related article as saying “A little person...