PHE Canada

PHE Canada

September 20, 2013 10:31 ET

Media Advisory: Hon. Bal Gosal Announces Launch of Passport for Life

Sport Canada investment provides tools for children to understand their physical literacy and to become more physically active

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 20, 2013) -

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
10:30 am ET
Treeline Public School
145 Treeline Blvd
Brampton, ON
Hon. Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport)
Christopher Jones, Executive Director and CEO, Physical and Health Education Canada
Deborah Pratt, Principal, Treeline Public School


Hon. Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport) will make an announcement regarding funding for the Passport for Life Program. Media are invited, and a question and answer session will follow remarks. A demonstration of the Passport for Life tool will be provided which will include photo/video opportunities.


Passport for Life is an online tool developed by Physical and Health Education Canada that supports the assessment, development, and advancement of physical literacy among children and youth. At a time when parents, teachers, and principals are grappling with their responsibility to address the consequences of inactivity, Passport for Life provides a set of tools to assess and understand the physical literacy levels of children and youth, providing a starting point for fostering the skills, confidence, and competence to be active throughout their lives.

Contact Information

  • Brent Gibson
    Communications Manager
    Physical and Health Education Canada
    613-523-1348 x228
    Cell: 613-400-9861