New Brunswick’s Wellness Strategy 2014-2021 provides a framework that will enable any community, school, workplace, organization, family or individual to see how their goals, activities, or mandates are supported by improved wellness, and how they can contribute to enhancing wellness within the province.
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A visual infographic summarizing New Brunswick’s Wellness Strategy, 2014-2021.
A guide to help school staff and teachers promote mental fitness and resilience in schools. The objective is to produce a paradigm shift, from an intervention and prevention model, to a development and promotion one. Inspiring ideas to integrate the concepts of mental fitness and resilience in the classroom.
The Wellness Movement provides its partners with tools to help them continue to champion The Wellness Movement in their communities, schools and workplaces. In this section, find downloadable logos for co-branding, poster templates, PowerPoint templates, a list of materials community groups can borrow from their Regional Wellness Consultant, promo items they can get to distribute at events, and other resources and tools.
- The Wellness Movement
Passport for Life is a free, online program that includes tools to help assess students’ physical literacy, guides to help teachers interpret and use the results, and resources to help teachers improve the physical literacy levels of their students.
- Physical & Health Education Canada
This Program provides support for initiatives that raise awareness of the importance and enjoyment of physical activity and provide new or expanded opportunities for New Brunswickers to be active. The activity must correspond to a need identified in the “Community Health Profile” of their community.
The objectives of this grant program is to help to:
- Increase the number of opportunities available for New Brunswickers to become and stay active every day
- Encourage and support leadership in the community
- Promote the benefits and enjoyment of continued involvement in physical activity
- Address common barriers to physical activity faced by New Brunswickers
- Actively encourage those not already involved in participation to get active
Not-for profit organization, local community physical activity, sport or recreation organization and municipalities are eligible to this program. The maximum funding is $5000 per project per year. The Program is intended for initiatives that create and support opportunities to engage in physical activity and/or to promote the benefits of physical activity. It also aims to create new activities or programs, or in enhance those that already exist in the province. Examples of eligible activities may include but are not limited to: Training sessions and workshops that help increase/improve physical activity and networking opportunities and innovating partnerships within the community such as sport/recreation forums.
This program has been created to provide elementary teachers with a resource to use with their class, which promotes the participation in physical activity. These activities can be easily photocopied and sent home with the students so that they can enjoy them with the support and guidance of family members and friends.
- Heart and Stroke Foundation