Helping Nova Scotians Achieve Better Health Through Walking

Helping Nova Scotians Achieve Bettter Health through Walking is a report that focuses on solving the problem of physical inactivity in Nova Scotia via walking.

The following pages explore the direct and indirect benefits of walking to individuals and communities, and review some current walking trends in this province. You’ll also find some key recommendations to increase walking and walkability that you can apply directly to your work. It’s hoped this report will inspire and support you in helping Nova Scotians achieve better health through walking.

This publication is based on a report prepared by Mike Arthur for Heart&Stroke Walkabout and funded by the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.