Helping to ensure that children and adolescents stay healthy is very important to people in Canada -- and important for their individual development! We know this is a combination of many things -- including a supportive family home, a thriving social network and the possibilities of going to school. Their health is also affected by their feelings of safety when it comes to who they socialize with and feeling safe in the world around them -- the streets, in schools and on the playground.
Here are some simple ways to keep your children and adolescents healthy:
In this section, you will find information about how to keep your children healthy. In addition to the Tips to Get Active, you will find topics on safety, parenting, teen pregnancies, drugs and so on.
You can also find more information in our on the Healthy Canadians website section on the following topics:
You can visit the section for our Office of Paediatric Initiatives, created as the focal point within the Health Products and Food Branch for an integrated approach to a range of health and safety issues related to the use of health products in children and safe and nutritious food for them to consume.