The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General (2010 - 2017)mall Heading
"As most of you know, I am a firm believer in physical activity in all its forms. I taught my daughters early in life how important it is to remain active, and I am doing likewise with my grandchildren. It therefore gives me great pleasure to celebrate National Health and Fitness Day." Full Text a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.
The Right Honourable Prime Minister, Justin TrudeauSmall Heading
"For 10 years, the National Health and Fitness Foundation have taken steps to increase the amount of physical exercise done by Canadians. With the support of several parliamentarians over the years, many marquee events have been witnessed on Parliament Hill to promote an active lifestyle." Full Text EN/FRm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.
The Rt. Hon. Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructuremall Heading
"Regular physical activity is important in creating a cleaner and healthier country. By using active transportation like walking, running, and cycling, we can make Canadians healthier, while taking cars off the road. I am proud to support the National Health and Fitness Day Initiative and their goal of making Canada the ‘Fittest Nation on Earth’.”
Rt. Hon. Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence
"Maintaining an active lifestyle is important not only for long-term physical health but for mental health as well. Integrating physical activity into your daily routine is one of the best things you can do to feel strong, healthy and happy. I am proud to support National Health and Fitness Day, and I encourage all Canadians to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle."
SDr. Robert Kitchen, Member of Parliament for Souris - Moose Mountainmall Heading
"I believe in the power of sport and fitness for all Canadians. Regular physical activity is beneficial to our health, and is especially good for young people whose brains and bodies are still developing. I have challenged myself this year with many different fitness activities and I am proud to continue my work with the National Health and Fitness Day initiative.
David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Flamborough - Glanbrook
“Staying active is an important part of life! You will enjoy better health, reduced stress, better sleep and even a better outlook on life by choosing a fitness and diet program that best fits your lifestyle and physical frame. I am proud to support the National Health and Fitness Day Initiative and their goal to make Canada ‘the Fittest Nation on Earth’.”
Anthony Housefather, MP, 2017 Maccabiah Games Silver Medalist
“I view physical activity as not only a means of maintaining my health, but also as a means of making me a more effective parliamentarian. I believe it is my responsibility as a parliamentarian to promote health and fitness to all Canadians, and for this reason I will continue to work with the National Health and Fitness Day initiative to ‘Make Canada the Fittest Nation on Earth’.”
Will Amos, Member of Parliament for Pontiacmall Heading
"I have found that regular exercise has provided me with benefits in my everyday life, including in my role as a parliamentarian. I believe that given the issue of inactivity in Canada, we all have a responsibility to promote the benefits of physical exercise. For this reason, I am proud to support National Health and Fitness Day in their goal of making ‘Canada the Fittest Nation on Earth’."text and edit me. It's easy.
Former Senator Paul E. McIntyre, New Brunswick
“I believe physical activity is integral to maintaining physical and mental wellbeing. For this reason I continue to exercise on a regular basis – having recently completed my fifty-ninth marathon. I am proud to support the health and fitness of Canadians by working alongside the National Health and Fitness Day initiative.”
Maxime Bernier, Leader of the People's Party of Canada
“I believe that Canadians should take an approach of personal responsibility for their health and fitness, by adopting a healthy lifestyle.
I have found that going jogging on a regular basis has provided me with improved mental and physical health. I am proud to support the National Health and Fitness Day initiative, in their efforts of ‘Making Canada the Fittest Nation on Earth’.”
Karen Vecchio, MP for Elgin-Middlesex-London, Shadow Minister for Families, Children, and Social Development
“My favourite way of staying active is by walking daily. I have found that regular exercise maintains my mental and physical health, helping me best serve my constituents of Elgin-Middlesex- London.
I am proud to support National Health and Fitness Day’s goal of making Canada the fittest nation on earth!”