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News from the Alberta Centre for Active Living

A. Wellspring, October 2006, Diversity in Practice: Becoming Culturally

  • Main article: "Cultural Competence for Practitioners," by
    Marianne Rogerson, Msc (Kinesiology), Instructor, University of
    Calgary, and PhD student (Kinesiology), University of Calgary
  • Commentary: "Working with People from Different Cultures," by
    Robert A. Stebbins, PhD, FRSC, Department of Sociology, University of

B. Job Posting: Alberta Healthy Living Network Manager

A condensed job posting for the Manager of the Alberta Healthy Living
Network was circulated recently. You can also find this posting on the
Alberta Cancer Board website (  A longer description of the position is posted on the Alberta Centre for Active Living website (,
which will give interested applicants more information. Please note
that this position will be located either in Edmonton or Calgary. Send
any enquiries and submissions to For more
information about AHLN, please visit

C. New Section on Centre's Website

Visit the centre's new chronic diseases' section for information on physical activity's role in preventing chronic diseases (