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First 2000 Days North West Coalition

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The First 2000 Days Network acts as a catalyst for linking, aligning, and leveraging efforts in the Early Childhood Development (ECD) system to enable collective action toward improving ECD outcomes.

Canada’s 24-Hour Movement Guidelines

Adapted from: https://csepguidelines.ca/Did you know that…Infants should not be restrained (i.e. stroller or a high chair) for more than 1 hour at...

Five Things to Do Every Day to Build Your Family’s Brains!

Adapted from Calgary ReadsScience confirms that serve and return interactions help build and develop a young child’s brain. Imagine a tennis match...

Screen Use in Early Childhood

The first five years of a child’s life are incredibly important. It’s the time when most of the brain is being wired. From...

Outdoor Play for Winter

Winter outdoor play is so much fun! All ages can get into the groove of doing some physical activity everyday. Just remember to...

A Citywide Strategy for All Children

Can you imagine a Calgary where all kids are supported to reach their fullest potential?We know the early years have a huge impact...

National Child Day – Part 2

National Child Day is celebrated in Canada on November 20 in recognition of our country’s commitment to upholding the rights of children and...
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National Child Day – Part 1

National Child Day is celebrated in Canada on November 20 in recognition of our country’s commitment to upholding the rights of children and...
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Promoting Resiliency – Part 2

Last month we introduced the hot topic of Resiliency. We continue this month with a few more strategies!It’s hard to tell if someone...
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Promoting Resiliency – Part 1

The idea of fostering “Resilient Children” is a hot topic right now, and for such a seemingly simple concept, it’s actually a complicated...
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Northwest Coalitions June Update: Now that the Easy Part is Over…

The Provincial Election has come and gone, and we want to thank everyone who participated in the ‘I’m Voting for Kids’ Campaign—we started...
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Play with Me, Please!

As grandparents or seniors, when we hear a child ask us to play, do we think about how we played as children? Or...
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I’m Voting for Kids (Part 4)!

The provincial election is just around the corner, and our last feature highlights how childhood poverty is an issue that affects all of...