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Press Release: Healthier 4 You™ Campaign Oct 22, 2018

‘Healthier 4 You™’ Campaign Raises Awareness of Healthy Choices in Convenience Stores Calgary, AB, Oct. 22, 2018 – The Bridge Youth and Family Services Healthy Together program and Western Convenience Store Association (WCSA) are launching a ‘Healthier 4 You™” initiative with Calgary Co-op. Co-op stores at Kingsland and Auburn Bay are stocking up to 75 […]

HT in action!

We absolutely LOVE this video of the Healthy Together program in action at the South Vancouver Family Place. Looks like they’ve had lots of fun and smiling faces over the last 3 months and of course lots of great food and fun! Thank you so much to the facilitators and especially Jen for putting together […]

Press Release: April 11, 2018

Press Release: Government of Canada announces funding to support Canadians in achieving healthier weights Public Health Agency of Canada makes the official announcement for our very own Healthy Weights for Children: Healthy Together program! We are well underway and have great fun running this program across Canada. The Bridge is very happy to be a […]

Kelly Stone nominated for Businesswoman of the Year

We are excited to announce that Kelly Stone, FRP Canada’s Executive Director, and one of our project National Advisory Committee members, has been nominated for the Businesswoman of the Year Awards! These awards recognize the accomplishments of outstanding women in the National Capital Region. This nomination is an appreciation of FRP Canada’s recent organizational developments, […]

What an HT session looks like!

Ann is running the Healthy Together programs at the River District Center, Fraserlands Drop In. She was kind enough to share a ‘typical’ HT session and how it’s working at the South Vancouver Family Place. Their Program goes as follows: Arrival and Introduction– Children and adults settle in with the children doing as art project which […]

The new Healthy Together Toolkit

So what is this new Healthy Together toolkit we’re talking about?! And how does it differ from the original HT facilitator manual? After 3 years of training and implementation using the original HT facilitator manual we collected a mass of feedback from our facilitators and implementation sites about how great the program was, some shortcomings, […]

Facilitator Training in Kelowna

Our first training event of 2017 took place last month in Kelowna. We were excited to showcase our new and improved facilitator toolkit which we’ve been working on for the last year. We’ve welcomed the feedback over the last 3 years and have finally been able to incorporate the changes into something new and different. […]

Assessing Social Return on Investment in health promotion: Findings from the Healthy Together Program

You are cordially invited to attend a Partnership in Research Seminar Assessing Social Return on Investment (SROI) in health promotion: Findings from the Healthy Together© Program WHAT:  Dr. Anima Anand, Project Lead, Healthy Weights for Children, The Bridge Youth & Family Services, Kelowna, and Ms. Stephanie Robertson, Founder & President, SiMPACT Strategy Group, Calgary & […]

Community Site visit to Bearskin and Caribou Lake

Have a look at Michele Hopkins as she traveled to Bearskin and Caribou Lake for a community visit. Michele was in Thunder Bay for the Nishnawbe Aski Nation Reclaiming Our Right To Food Self-Determination meeting during the summer. Michele joined a group of people who are committed and passionate about finding solutions that address needs […]