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CPMA Half Your Plate partners with hockey Olympians


The CPMA has announced a new partnership with Olympic hockey gold medallists Rebecca Johnston and Mélodie Daoust to promote healthy eating.

Johnston and Daoust will promote the Half Your Plate campaign through their personal social media accounts. CPMA, as one of the Half Your Plate partner organizations, will also be posting content featuring the women’s hockey superstars to the Half Your Plate social media platforms and on the Half Your Plate website.

Rebecca Johnston of Sudbury, Ont. is a two-time Olympic champion (three-time Olympic medallist) and World Champion (eight-time world medallist) representing Team Canada. Johnston is also a two-time Clarkson Cup champion in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL), representing the Calgary Inferno.

Mélodie Daoust of Valleyfield, Que. is an Olympic champion (two-time Olympic medallist), 2018 Olympics Most Valuable Player, and world medallist. Daoust has also played professionally in the CWHL with Les Canadiennes de Montréal. Among all her accomplishments, Mélodie is proudest to be a mother.

Over the next year, Johnston and Daoust will be active on their social media channels promoting the Half Your Plate message of healthy eating habits and sharing personal advice including recipes, tips on filling Half Your Plate and other fresh ideas.

Half Your Plate is a partnership between the CPMA, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Public Health Association and the Canadian Cancer Society that promotes healthy eating habits among Canadians through increased consumption of fruits and vegetables.

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