Programs: Communities Choosewell

About Us


Join the Movement to make Alberta communities healthy communities!

Communities ChooseWell is a provincial program that fosters the wellbeing of Albertans by engaging and supporting  communities to transform local practices, places, policies, and partnerships so that healthy eating and active living are easy choices for everyone.

We support change-makers in participating communities with:

  • Opportunities for funding
  • Learning and networking
  • Recognition and celebration of successes
  • Information and resources
  • Tailored assistance with local planning and community engagement, and
  • Support from program staff

Collaborating with champions and organizations across sectors, Communities ChooseWell is sparking a movement in Alberta that will transform its communities into places where making the healthy choice is the easy choice.

Communities ChooseWell is a partnership between the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association and Alberta Health. It was previously known as the Community ChooseWell Challenge from 2005-2007.

Advisory Committee Members


Key Partners



Lisa McLaughlin
Program Manager - Communities ChooseWell
(403) 479-2453
External Relations & Partnerships/Special Initiatives/Strategic Decisions

Marissa MacIsaac
Program Officer - Communities ChooseWell
(780) 643-1252
Education/Resources/Community Outreach

Patrick MacQuarrie
Program Officer - Communities ChooseWell
(780) 644-6977

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