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David Thibodeau speaks to Alicia Tyson about the power of film to share impactful stories from the world of sport.

Alicia Tyson is the Managing Director of the Canadian Sport Film Festival. She is a Health Promotion Specialist who works with communities and organizations to create social and physical environments that promote health and wellbeing for all. She has provided leadership and support to individuals as a fitness instructor and personal trainer and has led sessions in chronic disease prevention for municipalities and the Province of Ontario at the Muskoka Parry Sound and Simcoe Muskoka Health Units. Alicia has been a leader in health and physical activity promotion at ⁠Active Healthy Kids Canada⁠ and has led community engagement in provinces and territories across the country through ⁠ParticipACTION⁠‘s Sports Day in Canada program — a national celebration of sport to build community and facilitate healthy, active living. Alicia produced the short documentary ⁠The Power of Sport⁠, about the key role sport and physical activity play in the rehabilitation and ongoing recovery of three stroke survivors. A driving force on the Canadian Sport Film Festival team since 2019, Alicia is always excited for CSFF Opening Night and currently works as an independent consultant.

The ⁠Canadian Sport Film Festival (CSFF)⁠ brings together the theatre of sport and the medium of film to tell unique, provocative, and passionate human stories from around the world. We envision a global community that embraces sport for all.

Their mission is to provoke dialogue on the power of sport to inspire social change.

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About Sports for Social Impact

Sports for Social Impact explores the power that sport has to create a positive impact in society. Sport for development & peace is a versatile tool that can be used to tackle many social, environmental & economic challenges such as the Sustainable Development Goals. The hope is that these conversations and ideas will help achieve the maximum benefit of sport in our society. Hosted by David Thibodeau.

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