2014 Report Card

Active Healthy Kids Canada is pleased to present our 2014 Report Card on the Physical Activity of Children and Youth: Is Canada in the Running?

This is the 10th anniversary of the most current and comprehensive annual assessment of the physical activity of children and youth in Canada. For the first time, this Report Card reveals how Canada stacks up against 14 other countries.

The following materials are available:

  • Short Form which summarizes the 2014 cover story, indicators and grades
  • Long Form which includes background on our methodology and process, in-depth analyses, summaries of key research, charts and figures and complete references
  • Communications tools are available to support dissemination of the Report Card findings in presentations, social media, on websites and in newsletters.

How the Report Card Can Be Used

If you are:   You can:
Government   Use it to inform your briefing notes, policy development and investment strategies.
A non-government organization   Use it as a tool to inform your planning, research, grant writing and capacity building among the communities you serve.
A teacher, coach, public health promoter, recreation professional or community development leader   Use it to help develop your programs and communications for children and youth, parents and community members.
A researcher   Share it with students and use it to inform your own research grants and initiatives.
A funder   Use it as a tool to help shape the next funding cycle.
A parent, caregiver or concerned citizen   Use it to inspire dialogue with your elected officials, political candidates, school and community organizations, and other community members to enhance physical activity opportunities for children and youth

Report Card Partners and Funders


Additional support is provided by the provincial and territorial governments through the Interprovincial Sport and Recreation Council (ISRC) and by IA Clarington Investments.

Active Healthy Kids Canada relies upon its strategic partners, who play a critical role in the research, content development and communication of the Report Card: