Nature and Outdoor Play

    Outdoor play webinarLearn from Canadian experts and outdoor play advocates about how outdoor play is important to quality early learning and child care. Click on the links below to access the free webinars series co-hosted by the Child and Nature Alliance of Canada (CNAC) and the Canadian Child Care Federation (CCCF).

    CCCF-CNAC Outdoor Play Webinar Series: Outdoor Play as Marker of Quality in Early Learning

    Learn from Canadian experts and outdoor play advocates about how outdoor play–and risky play–is important to quality early leaning and child care.

    Panelists include:

    • Marlene Power, Executive Director, Child & Nature Alliance of Canada
    • Kim Hiscott, Executive Director of Andrew Fleck Children’s Services in Ottawa
    • Debra Hardwood, Brock University
    • Louise Zimanyi, Professor, Early Childhood Education, Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning  

    CCCF-CNAC Outdoor Play Webinar Series: Risky Play Outdoors

    Learn from Canadian experts and outdoor play advocates about how outdoor play–and risky play–is important to quality early leaning and child care.

    Panelists include:

    • Marlene Power, Executive Director, Child & Nature Alliance of Canada
    • Mike Lough, FCIP, CRM, Vice President, Specialty Programs & Associations, Frank Cowan Company
    • Mariana Brussoni, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit, The University of British Columbia