Community Development is a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems.
Community wellbeing (economic, social, environmental and cultural) often evolves from this type of collective action being taken at a grassroots level.
Inclusion is involvement and empowerment, where the inherent worth and dignity of all people are recognized. Inclusion promotes and sustains a sense of belonging; it values and practices respect for the talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of living of its community members.
Inclusion includes but is not limited to individuals with disabilities, development of early childhood education, assistance for new Canadians and in improving lives of vulnerable citizens
Youth leadership is the practice of youth exercising authority over themselves or others. Youth leadership has been elaborated upon as a theory of youth development in which young people gain skills and knowledge necessary to lead civic engagement, education reform and community organizing activities.
A healthy lifestyle is one which improves physical, mental, and social wellbeing by promoting physical activities, healthy diet and stress management to prevent the development of non-communicable diseases (cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, mental illness, obesity).
According to Health Canada, physical activity helps:
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