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In the News – January 2015

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Posted on Jan 20, 2015 in In the News

MP says Canadians unaware of health risks posed by cell phones

(Global News, January 19, 2015, video)

Curricular connections:

  • Health Education – USC4.4 (safety and protection), USC6.6 (safety), USC7.3 (safety practices), USC9.2 (comprehensive approaches to safety)
  • Wellness 10 – W6 (safety), W9 (challenges to community well-being)

Single mom becomes top-ranked jiu-jitsu fighter, by Larissa Burnouf

(APTN National News, January 14, 2015, video)

Curricular connections:

  • Health Education – USC5.5 (violence), USC6.1 (personal standards and identity), USC7.1 (commit to personal standards), USC8.4 (violence and abuse), USC9.1 (leadership and health promotion), USC9.2 (comprehensive approaches to safety)
  • Social Studies – PA6.1, 6.2, 6.3 (power and authority)
  • Physical Education – PE6.15, PE8.14, (influences)
  • Wellness 10 – W4 (mental health), W6 (safety), W9 (challenges to community well-being)

Tobogganing: winter sport or illegal activity? by Jason Osler

(CBC News, January 7, 2015, article)

Curricular connections:

  • Health Education – USC2.5 (safety in community play areas), USC3.5 (safety at home), USC4.4 (safety and protection), USC6.6 (safety), USC7.3 (safety practices), USC9.2 (comprehensive approaches to safety)
  • Wellness 10 – W6 (safety), W9 (challenges to community well-being)