Communities in Bloom (CIB) Conference Papers 2006

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Communities in Bloom Presentations

Presentations from the National Symposium on Parks & Grounds

Brandon, MB
September 2006
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Edible Landscapes

This presentation includes background information on the importance of urban agriculture and introduces the different types of urban...

Holden AB - 2014 Community Profile Book

Provides judges' itinerary, municipal information, maps, and legends for various landmarks for the village, whose motto is "Share the Charm...

Nutrients for the Mind

The Nutrients for Life Foundation promotes responsible management of plant nutrients and provides educational materials on plant nutrient...

Regard sur les oeuvres d’art dans les parcs et les jardins / Looking for art sculptures in parks and gardens

Looks at how works of art play an important role in parks and landscaping, and at criteria to consider balance to nature and sculpture and...

School Garden Network - Growing Food, Growing Youth, Growing Education

Discusses the work of the School Garden Network, a registered charitable organization operating nationally, with a goal of youth education...

"Can I Count On You?" Reliability Builds The Trust You Need to Lead Others

Beyond a leader's speaking ability, organization skills, creativity, and even intelligence, if people don't trust you, you'll never reach...

"LET’S TALK!" Effective Public Communication Insight

As a child, you had no limits on how you communicated with the world. You expressed your true thoughts; true emotions and your true...

"The Old Stagers" - Reminiscence Drama Project

Paper from the 1st International Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation.This is the story of a reminiscence project for older adults.

(L)IN the Know: 10 Resources All Managers Should Have at their Fingertips

Whether you are a new manager or looking to move to the next level, this session introduces participants to some of the best resources...

10 Point Facility Accessibility Check List

This PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of how welcoming your facility/site is to a variety of people taking you from the...

101 Things You Need to Know if You Work with Youth

This presentation from the 2009 Parks and Recreation Ontario Education Forum provides tools to for youth centre or program success. It...

12th Canadian Congress on Leisure Studies (2008): Presentations

Presentation topics on many topics under the theme "Recreational Diversity," for the Congress held at Concordia University, May 13-16, 2008.

20 Good Practices from Youth Friendly Communities

For the past 10 years, PlayWorks has been recognizing Youth Friendly Communities in Ontario. Now 20 good practices have been distilled from...

2011-2012 Environmental Education Workshops for Environmental Agency Professionals

This workshop series is primarily for environmental education agency professionals but is open to others. Includes topics such as engaging...

2013/2014 City of Calgary Recreation Rates and Fees Study

This study looked at: Admissions: Single Drop-in and Annual/Annualized Pass (2013 rates) Facility Rentals (2013 rates) Registered...

2014 Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA) Conference papers

Presentations from the 2014 SPRA conference held Nov 10-14, 2014. 1. Recreation and the New Saskatchewan - Applying Research. Presented by...

2016 Canadian Parks Summit: Final Address

This presentation sums up understanding, commitment to a vision, benefits that parks deliver, and commitment statements. A presentation of...

2017 International Physical Literacy Conference – PARC Conference Proceedings

In April 2017, PARC attended the 3rd International Physical Literacy Conference (IPLC) hosted by Sport for Life Canada. This event brought...

21st: The Intergenerational Century: Proceedings of the Conference

Incudes a historical chronology of intergenerational programming in Ontario, and workshops on programming ideas.

25 Creative Ways to Wow Seniors

Looks at various ways to wow seniors, such as with Special Events, Clubs and Classes, Fitness, sports and health, and other extras. A...

25 More Creative Ways to Wow Seniors

Looks at various ways to wow seniors in the categories of: Low Fee/No Fee Programs; Fee-Based Programs and Classes; Community Services;...

30 Days to Better Branding in 30 Minutes or Less

Defines branding and why it is important, describes branding basics, types of brands, taglines, and keys to creating a branding plan. A...

3rd Canadian Congress on Leisure Research (1981) - Program Notes / Abstracts of Papers / Catalogue of Research 1978-80

Presentations are in the themes of: Parks and Outdoor Resources; Leisure and Lifestyles; Education for Leisure; Delivery of Leisure...

4 Wing Cold Lake AB - 2013 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the Communities in Bloom criteria, noting ongoing efforts such as replacing old wooden picnic tables with metal...

4D Community Strategies: Intentionally Connecting to Get Action!

Presenters: Karen Driedger and Carol PetersenThis presentation looks at a framework and process that involves all dimensions of an active...

5th Canadian Congress on Leisure Research (1987): Program and Papers

Conference paper topics: Social Class and Social Change; Parks, Playgrounds and Forests; Sport Participation; Conceptualizing Leisure-...

7 Cs: Designing Young Children's Outdoor Play Spaces to Maximize Creativity by Susan Herrington

Discusses the Seven Cs (character, context, connectivity, change, chance, clarity, and challenge) guide for early childhood educators,...

7th Canadian Congress on Leisure Research (1993): Program and Papers

Conference themes: Tourism and Leisure; Management and Evaluation; Philosophy and History of Leisure; Curriculum and Professional...

8th Canadian Congress on Leisure Research (1996) - Program and Papers

Conference paper topics: Older Adults and Activity; Adolescent Leisure; Women, Coping, and Leisure; Leisure Travel; Leisure in Canada;...

A Border Runs Through It

Tells the story of how the International Peace gardens and plants contribute to peace and tranquility along the Canada - United States...

A CALL FOR FATHERS: THE ABSENT VOICE IN FAMILY LEISURE RESEARCH

The purpose of this paper is two fold: first, to draw attention to the absence of fathers' roles within family leisure research using a...

A Canadian First: Rouge National Urban Park

Located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Rouge Park is one of North America’s largest urban parks, and is set to expand and become...

A Comprehensive Approach to Reducing Health Inequities and Improving Heart Health

A presentation from the HHRC's Symposium "Healthy Equit: Are we there yet?". The objectives of this presentation are to provide a brief...

A Green Earth, A Rich Heart

This presentation provides details of the green initiatives, trees and blooms, and community involvement in Edogawa. Presented at the...

A Healthy Parks Tool to Assess and Monitor the Health Benefits of a Park

This workshop guides park administrators with the use of The Healthy Park Healthy People Tool, a self assessment tool developed in 2016 by...

A MODEL OF LEISURE STYLE AND SPIRITUAL WELL-BEING RELATIONSHIPS

The purpose of this study was to develop a comprehensive model of leisure style and spiritual well-being that illustrates the relationships...

A Multi-Perspective Examination of the Draft Lower Athabasca Regional Plan

Presenters: Justin Ellis / Tim Burton / Crystal DamerThis panel of Government of Alberta Land Use Framework leaders, municipal planners,...

A Pathway to Natural Learning - School Yard Naturalization

Provides guidelines and procedures for construction of school landscape projects. Handout from the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association...

A Provincial Recreation Policy in Nova Scotia and The National Recreation Framework

Speakers: Rick Gilbert, Max Chauvin Nova Scotia has been committed to the development of a Provincial Recreation Policy for several years...

A Qualitative Study Examining How Canadian Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists Manage Cross-Ethnic Interaction: Awareness and Idiocentrism

The study presented in this paper identifies, from the perspective of six Canadian certified therapeutic recreation specialists, how...

A Shared Strategy for Recreation in Nova Scotia - Plenary Presentation

Speakers: Rick Gilbert, Max Chauvin, Jim Neale Provides a vision for recreation in Nova Scotia. Outlines the Framework for Recreation in...

A Social Policy Framework for Alberta: Strategies, Roles, and Responsibilities

Presenters: Lora Pillipow and Leann WagnerThis presentation discusses the social policy framework that will guide the future of Alberta’s...

A Summer to Change a Life: Video

Video, 18 minutes. A powerful video called "A Summer to Change a Life" by Ian Hill that challenges Parks and Recreation staff to think...

A Systems Approach to Park Planning

Co-Presenters:  Robin Schmidt and Heather Lazaruk A part of Alberta Parks’ vision is to connect people with nature through...

A Taste of Aquatics with HIGH FIVE

This presentation from the 2009 Parks and Recreation Ontario Aquatics Conference is designed to give decision makers an opportunity to:...

A Taste of HIGH FIVE

Users of recreation services are increasingly seeking quality assurance. This is even more evident in children’s programming. HIGH...

A TULIP LEGACY - LES TULIPES DE L'AMITIÉ (NCC-CCN)

Landscape, Maintenance, Development and Promotion of tulips in the National Capital.

A VISION OF INTEGRATED LEISURE AND RECREATION

Paper from the 2nd International Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation. Describes the work of one coordinator with the Michigan Department of...

A Wellness Environment in Alberta

Looks at why a wellness environment matters, how it works, Alberta's plans, including the Wellness Equation of W=I+T (Wellness =...

A Workshop to Facilitate the Flow and Exchange of Research Knowledge in the area of Aboriginal Sport and Recreation

Summary: There has been an increase in the number of research studies that have explored Aboriginal peoples’ meanings, barriers, and...

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