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Ophea Responds to the Speech from the Throne

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The Speech from the Throne provides a thoughtful way forward.  The commitment to health promotion, mental health and the prioritization of education and inclusion are the building blocks of a fair society.  Ophea’s strongly supports the notion that we must all work together to ensure that our young...

Ophea Welcomes New Ministers

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Ophea welcomes the appointment of a number of new Ministers including Liz Sandals as Minister of Education and Teresa Piruzza as Minister of Children and Youth Services.  We look forward to working with the government of Ontario to advance the many healthy, active living priorities in this province...

Heather Mallick: Those Who Can’t Teach Teach Phys. Ed

Thursday, February 7, 2013
In her editorial, Toronto Star columnist, Heather Mallick, criticizes the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education's idea to install artificial turf, commenting that “those who can’t teach teach Phys. ed.” Ophea’s Executive Director and CEO, Chris Markham, was upset by...