According to Statistics Canada, Saskatchewan has Canada’s highest obesity rate, with 45.9 per cent of adults falling into that category.
Saskatchewan’s obesity rate has climbed very quickly – growing from 30.8 per cent to 45.9 per cent between 2004 and 2015. This allowed it to overtake Newfoundland and Labrador, where the percentage of obese adults grew from 33.9 to 38.9 per cent in 11 years.
The next Globe Walk begins in January 2018. Our theme will be the 2018 Olympic Games (watch for details). This would be a great time to invite other older adults to join us for fun, fitness and social gatherings. BE PART OF THE SOLUTION!