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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A8 - Putting People in Parks: Programming and Community Engagement for Public Open Spaces

This presentation from the 2007 CPRA Conference and Trade Show highlights why parks and open spaces are important to cities, specifically...

AAF: Human Resources - Aquatics

Co-Presenters: Derrick German and Amanda Stephenson This session looks at how to utilize strengths-based group interviews to select...

AAF: Public Swimming Pool Regulation and Pool Standards 2014

This presentation provides an overview of the changes introduced to the Alberta Pool Standards in 2016. Topics include bather load, water...

AAF: Recreation for Resilient Communities: Immunize Against Drowning

This presentation outlines the challenges and the options for engagement in a public health approach, with a focus on drowning prevention,...

AAF: Who’s in the Bathroom? Diversity and Inclusion in Aquatics

In the past 20 years aquatics has evolved from discussions about how to include a patron with a physical disability to a wide ranging...

Abbeyshrule Village, Ireland - 2013 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the Communities in Bloom criteria noting ongoing efforts such as repainting the mural at the rear of the Rustic...

Aboriginal Recreation - Traditional Values

Identifies the issues affecting Aboriginal populations with regards to satisfying their recreation needs. Focuses on program planning to...

Access Dance For Life: Accessible Dance for All Ages and Abilities

This active learning session focuses on offering and creating dance programming for children and adults with physical and/or cognitive...

Accessibility for Ontarians with a Disability

This presentation from the 2009 Parks and Recreation Ontario Education Forum provides Variety Village Inclusion Training, characteristics...

Accessibility for Ontarians with a Disability Act - Are You Ready?

This presentation from the Recreation-Able Forum, 2009 discusses the new accessibility standards being developed under the Act, and how...

Accessibility of Alberta's Natural Areas

The range of challenges faced by individuals and their caregivers within the disability community is so striking that some park...

Accessibility Requirements: Design of Public Spaces Standard in Brief

Co-presenters: Mary Catherine Mehak, Mehak Kelly and Associates, and Paul Ronan, Ontario Parks Association  The...

Achieving Results Through Recreation: RNS Annual Conference

Papers from the 2001 annual conference

Active 20/20: A Physical Activity Strategy and Agenda for Canada by Christa Costas-Bradstreet

Examines four pillars in Active Canada 20/20's change agenda: Policy Development, Change and Implementation; Target Information and Public...

Active Adults: A Proactive Health Care Approach for a Diverse Population

Presenters: Graham Thomson (Genesis Centre) and Evan Ward (Mosiac Primary Care Network) This session looks at how a unique partnership...

Active Canada 20/20: A Physical Activity Change Agenda for Canada (ARPA Presentation)

Discusses what Active Canada 20/20 is and does, why Canada needs a physical activity strategy, its vision and goal, and foundations for...

Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth 2011

In 2011 the Report Card examined the critical after-school period, focusing on the influences on physical activity levels that exist in the...

Active Living: Presentation Notes for International Conference on Physical Activity, Fitness and Health

Notes for a presentation on Active Living, discussing characteristics, need for it, elements, implications and challenges, and making...

Active Outdoor Living (AOL): Service Learning Meets Secondary Physical Education - Project

This two-year study was done to evaluate 1) Active Outdoor Living’s effectiveness as a service learning option for a secondary physical...

Active Schools Conference

Materials from CAHPERD/HPEC conference on Ophea Active Schools.

Active Start to Active for Life Facility: Highlighting the Canada Games Centre (CGC)

Speakers: Carla Anderson, Janine Campbell (Canada Games Centre), Janessa Green, Jason Hansford-Smith (Sport Nova Scotia) Recruited by...

Active Transportation: The Fredericton Experience - Presentation

This presentation covers the process that engaged local citizens, community partners and champions in the development of a Trails and...

Adaptation of a community health assessment...cancer prevention and screening planning and action in rural Alberta communities

Summary: Changes in social and physical environments are valuable community level outcomes as they largely shape the distribution of risk...

Adapted Programs and Integrated Services for People with Disabilities - A Recreation Resource

This session at the Recreation-Able Forum, 2009, introduced the Adapted Programs and Services resources developed by the City of Toronto in...

Address By Claude Charron to the Third Interprovincial Conference Of Recreation and Sport Ministers, 1977

Addresses the examination of a common, interprovincial approach to the organization of recreation, with special reference to the Quebec...

Address by Walter H. Kaasa Re Arts and Recreation Policy - 1974

Address to delegates to the Second National Conference of Provincial Ministers of Recreation regarding the importance of the arts and the...

Addressing Emerging Program Opportunities & Demands

Presenters: Robert Parks and Stephen Slawuta This presentation provides an overview of municipal practices and case studies,...

Addressing the Big New Park Management Challenges: A Parks Victoria Perspective

Parks Victoria was established in 1997 by bringing together a number of different park management agencies responsible for protected...

Adult Sport Leagues: Is your Community Missing this Revenue Opportunity?

In Oakville, municipally run adult sport leagues grew out of a need to mitigate the cost of new facilities as the community grew. The...

Adventure Programmes (Presentation)

As a vehicle for developing the student intellectually, emotionally and physically, some schools are turning to what are termed "adventure...

Advocacy - Speak Up

Recreation Nova Scotia conference presentation reviews lobbying, advocacy and the differences between them.

Advocating for Policy Change

Co-Presenters: Russ Powers, Past President, Association of Municipalities of Ontario; Diane English, Parks and Recreation Ontario...

After School Physical Literacy

When aligning physical literacy with literacy, we understand that progressions are required to develop competencies. Just as ABCs help us...

After School Programming - The Canadian Context

The after school hours are considered critical to the physical, social and emotional well-being of children and their academic performance...

After School: The Critical Hours

The after school time period, 3 – 6 p.m. is a critical determinant of childhood physical activity. When children and youth are left alone...

After-School Programs

Provides an overview of challenges and opportunities during the after school time period, and the objectives of the Multi-Sectoral...

After-School Programs: Working On and Off line

Full presentation, 48 minutes. This workshop looks at a new online tool that promises to assist in training, programming, problem solving...

After-School Recreation Care (ARC) 2009-2010 Resiliency Report

A presentation prepared for the City of Toronto, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, that evaluates After-School Recreation Care (ARC) in terms...

Age Friendly Communities

Co-presenters: Age Friendly Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism Age Friendly is a global movement started by the World...

Age-Friendly Communities in Manitoba

This presentation discusses why age-friendly communities are important, and provides an introduction to the University of Manitoba's Centre...

Ages and Stages of Middle Childhood 6 to 12 Year Olds: Video

Video, 10.5 minutes. This presentation looks at Who is the middle childhood child Impacts on middle childhood Maslow’s theory...

Ages and Stages, Your Role with 13-19 Year Olds: Video

Video, 5 minutes. This presentation looks at working with 13-19 year olds, discusses the many changes in this age group  and how to...

Ages and Stages: Your Role with 12-14 Years: Video

Video, 6 minutes. This presentation looks at working with 12-14 year olds, considered the transition years. It discusses how we can...

Aging Actively

Co-Presenters: AJ Matsune and Bruce Furlong The OECD’s 2015 report, Ageing in Cities, highlights the need for health promotion at all ages...

AHKC Report Card 2014: Results and Findings from the Report Card and Global Summit - Online Webinar

Online webinar, 37 minutes. This is the 10th anniversary of the most current and comprehensive annual assessment of the physical activity...

Ahoghill, Northern Ireland - 2015 Community Profile Book

Presents various CiB initiatives such as 250 hanging baskets/window Boxes, restoration work at an old graveyard, refreshment of all ‘...

Air Quality Health Index: An Introduction: Community Partner Presentation

This slide presentation provides an overview of the sources of air pollution and explains the air quality health index and how it is being...

Alberta Land-Use Framework: Finding a Sustainable Balance?

The Land-use Framework was approved in December 2008 by the Government of Alberta. This session provides an overview the Land-use...

Alberta Parks Use of Text Mining

A common approach to analyzing open-ended customer survey data is to manually assign codes to text observations. Basic descriptive...

Alberta Recreation Facilities Energy Assessment Program

This presentation highlights learnings from a project to assess the energy performance in APRA facilities and to develop strategies to...

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