Grade 9 Health Education

Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent

The Fall and Rise of Theo Fleury

This is the story of Theo Fleury, who, against all odds, established himself as a major star in the National Hockey League. In his rookie year, he helped the Calgary Flames win the Stanley Cup and went on to rack up Hall of Fame stats. But, through it all, he was as troubled as he was talented an...

Reaching Out: Sandy Bay, SK

It's been a difficult year for the community of Sandy Bay. Several young people in this northern Aboriginal community have killed themselves or attempted suicide. These tragedies, however, are serving as a wake up call. The suicides have forced the entire community to search for solutions to the ...

Teen Suicide. Breaking the Silence

Suicide is a major problem in Canada. Every day 10 Canadians take their own lives. Suicide is also the second leading cause of death among teenagers in this country. This program looks at a Canadian school where teenagers are encouraged to talk about their problems before they reach a breaking po...

Am I Ready? Making Healthy Sexual Decisions

In this true-to-life video, real teenagers and health experts talk frankly about the importance of healthy decision-making when it comes to sexual health. The video addresses the many factors that contribute to a young person's decision to become sexually active or not, beginning with a discussio...

Taking the Violence Out of Hockey

In early March, National Hockey League managers meet to discuss how to cut down on violent behaviour that can seriously injure players. But violence in hockey is not just an NHL problem. It is a problem in smaller leagues all over Canada.

Young Adults and Heart Disease

In late January a new report warns that Canada could be facing an epidemic of heart disease. It said because so many Canadians are not eating or exercising properly even young adults are now at risk.

Brain Gains: Better Grades Through Fitness

Series: The National
The National visits an inner city high school in Saskatoon, SK, where teacher Allison Cameron tests the theory that vigorous daily exercise improves academic performance. City Park Collegiate is considered a high school of last resort for kids who haven't been able to make it anywhere else. The G...

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