The population and experts in physical and sports activities concur on the need for more physical activity at school, thus reflecting a genuine consensus to take action in this regard.
An Ipsos survey of the Quebec population in November 2012 revealed that :
Furthermore, a survey of the Canadian population conducted in 2011 by the Public Health Agency of Canada indicated that :
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 Omnibus Web survey by Ipsos, for the Weight Coalition, on a representative sample of 1001 francophone participants in Quebec, aged 18 to 74 (November 12-20, 2012).
 Ipsos Reid (2011). Canadians’ Perceptions of, and Support for, Potential Measures to Prevent and Reduce Childhood Obesity. Prepared for Public Health Agency of Canada.
A committee of experts formed by the Weight Coalition has proposed five interventions, supported by the literature and meeting with consensus, for young people to be more active at school.