Bike Summit

On June 1st Senator Raine hosted a bike policy summit on Parliament Hill.  At the summit, Senator Raine and cycling advocates called for a national cycling strategy and outlined what that might look like.

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Bike policy summit chair, Anders Swanson, seen here explaining bikenomics.
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Senator Raine with Victoria, B.C. Mayor Lisa Helps and MP Gord Johns. MP for Courtenay-Alberni

 

 

 

 

 

Bike Day on the Hill

On June 1st 2017, Senator Greene Raine once again hosted the Sixth Annual Bike Day on the Hill.  Parliamentarians, cycling advocates, and the general public joined Senator Raine in a fun and leisurely interprovincial bike ride, beginning at Parliament Hill.  The aim of the event was to promote cycling as a safe and fun way to stay fit and healthy.Bike Day 2017 a Bike Day 2017 b Bike Day 2017 c bike day 2017 d bike day 2017 e

Ski Day on the Hill 2017

Parliament Hill was transformed into a cross-country ski venue on Feb 17, 2017 as Senator Raine hosted Ski Day on the Hill to promote National Health and Fitness Day which will be celebrated on June 3rd, 2017.

Senator Nancy Greene Raine enjoys skiing with healthy Canadian children at 2017 Ski Day on the Hill
Senator Nancy Greene Raine enjoys skiing with healthy Canadian children at 2017 Ski Day on the Hill
Senator Raine skis with His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. Credit: Sgt Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall, OSGG
Senator Raine skis with His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. Credit: Sgt Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall, OSGG
Senator Raine skis with Minister McKenna. Credit: Sgt Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall, OSGG

 

High Five and the importance of sport in children’s lives

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Senator Raine participated in High Five Canada’s event on November 20, 2016 at DovercourtRecreation in honour of National Child Day. High Five assists people working with children in recreation and sport to have a broader understanding of the principles of healthy child development.

Watch the video to understand why she thinks sport is important in children’s lives.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZDyskSBJhI&feature=youtu.be

 

Senator Raine participates in a panel on a childhood obesity strategy for Canada

Oct., 6, 2016.  Senator Greene Raine joins Jamie Oliver and Dr. Jan Hux, Canadian Diabetes Association, Dr. Tom Warshawski, Childhood Obesity Foundation, Geoff Craig, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada,  Nathan Sing, Youth Advocate, Ryerson University, and Nick Saul, Community Food Centres Canada, to discuss what a great childhood obesity strategy for Canada would look like.

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BC AFN and Business Council of BC forum

Senator Raine joins business and First Nations leaders from across BC for a day long forum co-hosted by the BC Assembly of First Nations and the Business Council of British Columbia.

Sept 6  2016 with AFN’s BC Regional Chief Shane Gottfriedson and retired Senator Gerry St. Germaine
Sept 6 2016 with AFN’s BC Regional Chief Shane Gottfriedson and retired Senator Gerry St. Germaine

Bike Day on Parliament Hill

Senator  Raine took parliamentarians, community leaders and everyday cyclists on a ride around Ottawa this week to celebrate Bike Day on the Hill.

Senator Raine speaking to students at Nakasuk Elementary School

While in northern Canada with the Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples, Senator Raine speaks to students at Nakasuk Elementary School about health and fitness.

Gordon Gore awarded the Meritorious Service Medal

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Gordon Gore was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal presented by British Columbia’s Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Judith Guichon. Senator Nancy Greene Raine and Member of Parliament Cathy McLeod were there for the ceremony.