Newsletter & Media

As the Live 5-2-1-0 initiative continues to grow, we’re excited to share our progress and achievements in Live 5-2-1-0 partner communities, provide updates around new resources, and showcase the collaborations happening with other organizations around the province.

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Oct. 2017 Live 5-2-1-0 Summer/Fall 2017 Newsletter Newsletter
June 2017 Live 5-2-1-0 Spring 2017 Newsletter Newsletter
Feb. 2017 Live 5-2-1-0 Winter 2017 Newsletter Newsletter
Oct. 2016 Live 5-2-1-0 Fall 2016 Newsletter Newsletter
Feb. 2016 Live 5-2-1-0 Winter 2016 Newsletter Newsletter

Community News

Take a look and see what people have been saying about Live 5-2-1-0 in the media and in communities around the province.

Oct. 21, 2019 Agassiz-Harrison Observer New playbox coming to Agassiz’s Schep Park Article
Sep. 2, 2019 Trail Times Sunningdale multi-sport court, playbox now open Article
May 2, 2019 West Coast Families Magazine Live 5-2-1-0 Playboxes Help Encourage Healthy Habits Article
Feb. 21, 2019 Campbell River Mirror Healthier snacks coming to City of Campbell River facilities Article
July 17, 2018 Langley Times VIDEO: A new way to play in Langley City Article
July 13, 2018 New Westminster Record New Westminster business associations adopt city playboxes Article
May 25, 2018 Kimberley Bulletin Live 5-2-1-0 Playbox installed at Rotary Park Article
May 18, 2018 New Westminster Record ‘Playboxes’ arriving in New Westminster this weekend Article
May 14, 2018 City of New Westminster Ready to play, New Westminster? Live 5210 playboxes have arrived! Article
Mar. 29, 2018 City of Surrey Pacific Blue Cross Grant to Help Children and Families in Surrey Adopt a Healthy, Active Lifestyle Article
Sep. 18, 2017 Tri-City News Playboxes help kids, parents unplug. Article
Aug. 11, 2017 CBC On the Coast Statistics Canada – Childhood obesity decreasing across the country (Dr. Shazhan Amed) Audio
Jul. 17, 2017 Surrey Now-Leader ‘It’s all about sharing,’ families take ownership of new playboxes at Surrey Parks Article
Jul. 11, 2017 Nanaimo Bulletin Health and wellness counts to 5-2-1-0 in Nanaimo Article
June 25, 2017 Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News Playbox launching in Maple Ridge Park Article
May 24, 2017 City of Port Moody Rocky Point Park Playbox Unveiled Article
Nov. 2, 2016 Shaw TV Nanaimo 5-2-1-0 A Healthy Way To Live Video
Aug. 17, 2016 BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute Live 5-2-1-0 Playboxes help BC kids stay active this summer Article
Aug. 13, 2016 Urban Baby & Toddler Magazine Keep your Children Healthy: Join the Movement! Article
July 8, 2016 Comox Valley Echo New community Playbox for Comox Valley Article
June 17, 2016 New West Record Playbox offers free summer fun for New West families Article
June 13, 2016 24 Hours Vancouver ‘Playbox’ brings outdoor toys to parks Article
May 18, 2016 Tri-City News A rec pass program for youth may also run outside summer Article
May 13, 2016 Nanaimo News Bulletin Healthy living packed into Playboxes in Nanaimo Article
Feb. 11, 2016 Hope Standard Live 5-2-1-0 Promotes Health Picture
Jan. 27, 2016 Take 5 Publications Vancouver Island Live 5-2-1-0 by Dr. Betty Bartleman                Article
Nov. 6, 2015 Kimberley Daily Bulletin Live 5-2-1-0 Challenge for Council               Picture
Oct. 22, 2015 Chilliwack Times Free play without pay: Live 5-2-1-0 playboxes now in Chilliwack                Article
Oct. 15, 2015 Kimberley Daily Bulletin Healthy Kimberley Community Challenge                 Article
Sept. 28, 2015 Kimberley Daily Bulletin Another great community fair  Article
July 7, 2015 Kimberley Daily Bulletin Live 5-2-1-0 at Selkirk Picture
June 2015 Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation Monthly Newsletter Shriners support Live 5-2-1-0 program in Hope Article
May 27, 2015 Kimberley Daily Bulletin Healthy Kimberley Community celebration Article
Feb. 25, 2015 East Kootenay News Online Weekly A health and wellness first in Kimberley Article
Jan. 26, 2015 CBC News Vancouver Shifting from obesity treatment to prevention           (Dr. Shazhan Amed)  Video
Oct. 7, 2014 Global News Abbotsford Live 5-2-1-0 Playbox Launch Video
Oct. 7, 2014 Abbotsford News New play boxes provide toys in three local parks Article
Sept. 4, 2014 Global BC Morning News One Bite at a Time – Live 5-2-1-0 (with Registered Dietician Melodie Yong) Video