|Charlotte||Joyce Elaine Bryant|
|Northumberland||Bernard (Bunny) Dempsey|
|Saint John||Brian Boudreau|
|Saint John||Roberta Gardener|
|Saint John||Deborah McCormack|
|Sunbury||Malcolm (Mac) MacFarlane|
|Westmorland||Patricia (Pat) Merrithew|
|York||Beverlee-Jane (Jane) Stewart|
|York||Patricia (Pat) Kilfillen|
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A classroom-based program for teachers and health professionals who work in schools settings. This initiative is designed to make students from kindergarten to Grade 6 aware of how much time they spend in front of screens while encouraging them to choose healthy physical or recreational activities. The program offers teachers with interactive, in-class activities for 5 to 10 days, encouraging students to participate in the Ultimate Screen Challenge. All family members are invited to participate.
- Screen Smart!
The objective of the Senior Goodwill Ambassador (SGA) Program is to influence community inclusiveness by promoting an intergenerational approach which engages New Brunswick seniors, their families, and friends and community members in healthy active living, supporting independence and a culture of wellness.
Senior Goodwill Ambassadors are New Brunswick residents 60 years of age and older who volunteer to participate in events or programs within their community. They participate in activities to influence the senior’s capacity to make healthy choices through conversations, public presentations at workshops or conferences, and attendance at community and social events. Senior Goodwill Ambassadors speak with individuals and groups about wellness, healthy active living and staying engaged in their community. They promote an intergenerational approach to enhance opportunities to create conditions which support inclusion, community connectedness, and age-friendly environments.
Senior Goodwill Ambassadors who have been appointed by the Governement of New Brunswick for the 2018-2020 term are:
Note that applications are still being accepted for Counties with no representation. Please contact the Wellness Branch of the Department of Social Development for more information 506-453-4217 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
In support to the amendments to the Smoke-Free Places Act, the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health developed material to help businesses and organizations promote smoke-free environments. Find bilingual signage and social media shareables in this small bundle, targeted for sports areas, playgrounds and beaches.
- New Brunswick Department of Health
Funding from various grant programs is available to provide training clinics and workshops for volunteer leaders, initiate new and innovative programming and promote activities and events. This program supports non-profit and/or public organizations and assist them in the attainment of their goals related to wellness.
Stories spark emotion and inspiration for all of us. The Wellness Movement’s new theme, “Start Your Story”, highlights wellness stories from New Brunswick individuals, families, community groups, schools and workplaces around the province to motivate people to take action to enhance their wellness and the wellness of those around them. Find inspiration in these stories, use them to inspire people in your community, and invite those who are already on their wellness journey to share their own!
- The Wellness Movement
Youth who are susceptible and at risk of future smoking may be more vulnerable to personal, social and environmental influences that encourage them to experiment with tobacco. This report provides an overview of the current status and offers avenues of reflection on actions to take to reduce susceptibility to smoking amongst young New Brunswickers.
- NB Anti-Tobacco Coallition
A five-question template to jumpstart a conversation with young women about their attitudes toward tobacco use and physical activity.
- Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport
The Take Action on Tobacco Use Grant Program (TATU) will provide up to $5,000 to support community-led initiatives to increase tobacco-free living, strengthen community action with an emphasis on youth-led initiatives, partnerships and comprehensive actions. Eligible initiatives will contribute to the three goals of the Take Action on Tobacco Use Grant Program:
• Use a comprehensive approach that builds capacity and sustains efforts to increase tobacco-free living
• Engage youth through youth-led tobacco free living activities.
• Be a community-based initiative with partnerships to increase tobacco-free living and sustained activity.