Be Active Every Day

Doctors of BC launches pedestrian safety campaign for kids as part of Be Active Every Day
October 16, 2019

It’s October, and that means Doctors of BC’s annual children’s health challenge Be Active Every Day is back. The challenge, which seeks to get kids aged 5-11 active and playing for at least 60 minutes every day, is coordinated by local physicians around the province who talk to students...

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August 2, 2019

Be Active Every Day -  Doctors of BC’s annual public health campaign that sees physicians challenge kids to make healthy, active choices - is back. This October, physicians in BC will challenge kids ages 5 to 11 to make healthy choices within this year’s theme: Let’s Play! 

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Children Need to Sit Less & Play More: WHO Introduce New Guidelines
April 30, 2019

Early childhood is a time of rapid physical growth and cognitive development. It’s also a time when habits are formed and lifestyle routines are set. Yet sedentary behaviours and insufficient sleep are increasingly prevalent among young children, leading to poor health and poor lifelong habits...

November 16, 2018

BC’s doctors led a successful Be Active Every Day campaign in October, encouraging kids to be more active and choose healthier lifestyles.

As part of the Doctors of BC-led campaign, physicians visited 24 elementary schools and reached 5,000 kids, getting them interested, engaged and...

Be Active Every Day
October 9, 2018

October is Be Active Every Day month, an annual Doctors of BC event that is just one of our public health initiatives. Be Active Every Day aims to teach children about nutrition and physical health literacy through activity challenges, which is especially important as childhood...