WE BELIEVE NEW BRUNSWICK CAN BE ONE OF THE TOP 3 HEALTHIEST PROVINCES IN 10 YEARS. WE IMAGINE A PROVINCE THAT SUPPORTS ITS CITIZENS TO ACHIEVE THEIR BEST HEALTH.
a Healthier NB:
THIS IS MY ONE CHANGE
Dr. Dalpé’s one change is free and accessible infrastructure in communities for active living. “The infrastructure that we find in communities
This Benchfit park here is something I wanted to
that’s there for people to move and socialize is very
do because it’s an opportunity for people to have
important for the community’s wellness, the quality
access to a complete circuit of exercise for strength
of life, and the health of the people that live in the
conditioning. This park is multigenerational, so
community. Municipalities have a very big role in
anybody can do the exercises here, and it’s free,
setting up these infrastructures that increase the
which was the most important thing for me – to give
ability of people to walk and cycle more.
my community access to infrastructure that’s free, accessible at any time, and close to the bike path, so people can complement these activities with walking and cycling.”
Dr. Linda Dalpé, Caraquet
To learn more about what can be done to make New Brunswick healthier, and to read more One Change stories, visit top3in10.ca.