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Outdoors: January 2013 Archives

Making cities more fitness-friendly

Walking underground in Montreal.jpgThink about where you live. Are there parks nearby? Where's the closest grocery store?  How far are you from work? How often do you need to take the car do get where you want to go?

These may seem like questions of convenience, but the answers can have a big impact on your health.

James Sallis spent most of his early career as a behavioural psychologist trying to figure out how to motivate people to get active. He has discovered our environment can have a big impact on how active we're likely to be.  This week, McGill University awarded him the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health. Dr. Sallis joins Ainslie MacLellan in studio.

 

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Tourism Quebec: Sunday

Micheline Lachance of Tourism Quebec has details on iced cider, ice hotels and ice restaurants:

Classe Neige à la face cachée de la Pomme ( Hemmingford,Montérégie)

Hôtel de Glace    (Charlesbourg, Québec)

Centropolis in Laval opens its Ice Restaurant
(Through March )

For further details on activities, making accommodation reservations or receiving brochures, visit http://www.bonjourquebec.com or call toll-free at 1 877-Bonjour (1-877-266-5687)

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Tourism Quebec: Saturday

Micheline Lachance of Tourism Quebec has outdoor activity ideas for this weekend:

Guided Snowshoe walks by City Light on Mont-Royal Park (Montreal)

The National Outfitter's Hunting and Fishing Show - Galeries de la capitale Québec


Snowmobile trails in Quebec: Conditions and maps

For further details on activities, making accomodation reservations or receiving brochures you may visit: http://www.bonjourquebec.com, or Toll free at 1 877-Bonjour (1-877-266-5687).

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