Healthy children/ healthy spaces conference

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14 Nov 2010 (All day) to 16 Nov 2010 (All day)
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Ottawa
CA
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Every child's healthy development, well being and quality of life are intricately determined by the natural spaces around them.

Our children depend on the built and natural environments that surround them to play, explore, move and learn. The HCHS Conference will address children's health, concepts of risk and the quality of spaces that we create around them.

As a strategic and action based forum, the Conference will explore the roles that outdoor spaces, risk, perceptions of risk and liability, access to safe, inspiring outdoor play, learning and living have on the health of our children and communities. Outcomes will address existing barriers and increase access to healthy spaces that foster opportunities for every child to learn, live and play outside.