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The CATCH program aims to create healthy children and healthy environments by working with parents, teachers, child nutrition personnel, school staff and community partners
Take The Roof Off Winter (TTROW) is Nova Scotia’s winter active campaign designed to help Nova Scotians of all ages improve their health and quality of life by being outdoors and active this winter.
   Kids’ Run Club aims to educate children about the importance of leading a physically active and healthy life while giving them an opportunity to be active through running. Its goal is to instill the importance of regular physical activity in children so they form habits that become part of their everyday lives as adults.
   Heart&Stroke WalkaboutTM is an initiative of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness and the Ecology Action Centre. Our vision is a revitalized culture of walking in Nova Scotia. We aim to motivate Nova Scotians to discover the magic of walking and encourage them to consider both the physical and mental benefits of walking within their communities.
   Active & Safe Routes to School (ASRTS) in Nova Scotia encourages more children, youth and their families to use active transportation – such as walking and cycling – for the environment, physical activity and traffic safety.
   Move More is an 8 week recreation program that combines interactive presentations and discussions on health related topics with fun opportunities to sample various local physical activities.
 
 Make a move! is led by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia in partnership with Nova Scotia Health Promotion and Protection, and Cancer Care Nova Scotia. The goal of the program is to increase the quantity and quality of physical activity counseling by healthcare professionals through training and support.