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SOURCE Canadian Heritage
Government of Canada invests in the advancement of sport participation and healthy living
GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced funding of up to $614,000 to Canadian Sport For Life (CS4L) for the advancement of sport participation and healthy living on the occasion of the CS4L National Summit. The Summit is being held in Gatineau on January 29 and 30, 2014.
The Government of Canada has played a leadership role in providing continued funding and direction for quality sport programs in Canada, across all levels of the sport community and in all jurisdictions.
"Today's funding announcement clearly demonstrates that we are committed
to working together with organizations such as Canadian Sport for Life
toward a common goal. Sport participation and active living are
important elements in keeping our communities and children healthy and
-Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport)
"Canadian Sport for Life thanks the Government of Canada and the many
champions of the movement that, with this support, will be able to
continue to improve the quality of sport and physical activity from the
local to national level. This support will result in Canadians becoming
healthier, more physically literate, and achieving excellence in the
-Richard Way, Canadian Sport for Life Senior Leader
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