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"The Active Circle is a family, I feel like I'm part of something. I feel really supported in the work that I do."

Evan Chamakese, Pelican Lake First Nation

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Eat Great and Participate is a provincial program that promotes healthy eating among children and youth and aims to increase access to healthy food and beverage choices in recreation, sport and community facilities and at events across Newfoundland and Labrador. This includes afterschool programs such school sport games, tournaments, banquets and other events for students.
Please see below for a variety of healthy eating resources and tools have been created for afterschool programs, recreation departments, town councils, community groups, food service providers, parents, athletes and coaches. 
Let’s continue to work together to help make the healthy choice the easy choice!

Eat Great and Participate is a provincial program that promotes healthy eating among children and youth and aims to increase access to healthy food and beverage choices in recreation, sport and community facilities and at events across Newfoundland and Labrador. This includes afterschool programs such school sport games, tournaments, banquets and other events for students.

Please visit the website for a variety of healthy eating resources and tools have been created for afterschool programs, recreation departments, town councils, community groups, food service providers, parents, athletes and coaches. 

Let’s continue to work together to help make the healthy choice the easy choice!

For more information contact:

Eat Great and Participate Coordinator, Jill MacEachern, Registered Dietitian, at 709-729-4432 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Active Circle Communities

Seine River First Nation and Fort Frances Friendship Centre, Ontario

With the support of GEN7 messenger Kent Brown, the community is planning activities for youth and young girls.


Katarokwi Native Friendship Center, Kingston, Ontario

The community is working with Gen7 Messenger Josh Sacobie around regular visits and events with the youth and the center.


Pelican Lake First Nation, Saskatchewan 

The community's youth council has been planning and implementing a number of activities including a girls only program, outdoor sports and leadership training.


Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Circle of Newfoundland and Labrador

The ASRCNL is working with CAAWS and Motivate Canada on the You Go Girls program in 7 communities.

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