Canadian kids’ physical activity levels handed D- grade in new report

A new report reveals that the overall physical activitylevels of Canadian kids are lagging behind those of youngsters from other nations.

For the first time, Active Healthy Kids Canada is using its annual Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth to see how Canadians measure up to kids in 14 other countries.

The findings were released Tuesday at the first-ever Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children being held in Toronto.

Canadian children and youth were assigned a “D minus” grade for overall physical activity levels.

Lauren La Rose Reports

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