Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Thank you for helping to make Canadians healthy and active!
Ophea was thrilled to have the opportunity to be a part of the Play Exchange national challenge and for our “Healthy Schools: Putting Students First” initiative to be one of six finalists.
We are truly thankful for the support we received...
Monday, January 19, 2015
Week two of the PPA Kids twitter scavenger hunt wrapped up last night. Thank you to those that participated!
Quick #PPAKidsHunt recap: Every morning we tweet out a scavenger hunt question and then a hint midday. By tweeting @OpheaCanada with the correct answer using the hashtag #PPAKidsHunt...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Week one of the PPA Kids twitter scavenger hunt wrapped up Sunday night.
It was a busy first week back from holidays – thank you to those that participated! Quick #PPAKidsHunt recap: Every morning we tweet out a scavenger hunt question and then a hint midday. By tweeting @OpheaCanada with the...
Monday, January 12, 2015
Ophea's “Healthy Schools” initiative is in the running for up to $1 million in the Play Exchange national challenge!
NOW is the time to help make Healthy Schools a reality:
1) VOTE for Healthy Schools, up to 3 times, at vote.playexchange.ca (you have until January 16th)
2) SHARE this message...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Ophea's “Healthy Schools: Putting Students First” initiative has been shortlisted for a national challenge called the Play Exchange, airing on CBC this Friday, January 9th at 7pm EST (click here to view our promo video).
We’re competing for up to $1 million and we need your VOTE!
Monday, January 5, 2015
From January 5-February 1, 2015 we are holding a PPA Kids twitter scavenger hunt!
It’s fun and easy to participate – here’s how:
Every morning we will tweet out a scavenger hunt question and then a hint midday. All you need to do is tweet @OpheaCanada with the correct answer using the hashtag #...
Monday, December 22, 2014
Ophea wishes everyone a very happy holiday season and all the best for an active, healthy and happy New Year.
Our office will be closed over the holidays from December 25, 2014 until January 5, 2015.
Staff will respond to any inquiries upon their return. As always, our websites are accessible...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
The Government of Ontario’s Foundations for a Healthy School resource has been updated and released! The completely revised resource supports the integration of healthy schools policies, programs and initiatives into school and school board planning and implementation processes. The resource...
Thursday, November 27, 2014
We are happy to announce that today, the Ontario Government has partnered with ACTIVE AT SCHOOL to champion 60 minutes of physical activity for all students throughout the day. The ACTIVE AT SCHOOL Champion Program will be part of Ophea’s soon-to-be-launched Health Schools Certification Program (...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
We know Canadians love their sports every day of the week! Here are a few fun ways for educators to incorporate sports and sports knowledge into the classroom.
1. Use this checklist of Canadian sports and see how many of them your class can complete this school year.
Sports Made in Canada