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
*Please note that some presentations are quite large and may be slow to download.

Alberta’s Biodiversity in a Changing Climate

Alberta’s climate is changing. By the end of the century, average temperatures are projected to increase by 2-4°C, accompanied by...

Alberta’s Tripartite Partnership: Collaboration at Work

This presentation looks at the unique Alberta collaboration between University of Alberta's Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation...

Alcohol in the Curriculum K - 12

Contents of a workshop on substance use and abuse in the Ontario curriculum.

Aligning People and Resources: A Value-Based Approach to Leadership

Speakers: Jake Smithwick, Jeff Sawyer Explains the difference between leadership and management, and the processes to align...

Allocating Facilities Equitably

This interactive session from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006 Annual Education forum, explores several alternative approaches and...

Alma QC - Manuel descriptif de la collectivité 2013

Présentation du projet d'embellissement du Collectivités en Fleur - propreté, action environnmentale, protection du patrimonie, foresterie...

Alternative Procurement: Spruce Grove's Experience with Best Value - PechaKucha presentation

This PechaKucha presentation (20 slides at 20 seconds each slide to present an innovation) looks at major projects in Spruce Grove,...

Alternative Revenue Streams: A Readiness Assessment

With tax support continually at risk, sustainability depends on growth in alternative revenue streams. This presentation shows how to...

Alternative Service Delivery: Municipal/YMCA Partnerships

This presentation from the 2004 Parks and Recreation Ontario Annual Education Forum provides information about a partnerhsip between the...

Alzheimer's Disease and Children

Paper from the 5th International Therapeutic Recreation Symposium. This article is intended to provide therapists and educators with...

Amherst NS - 2012 Community Profile Book

Describes ongoing efforts in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria as well major milestones such as the transformation of public...

Amherst NS - 2013 Community Profile Book

Describes new and ongoing efforts in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria such as many new festivals arising due to increased community...

Amherstburg ON - 2015 Community Profile Book

Provides a judges' itinerary and detailed map, and describes ongoing and new initiatives in the CiB program, such as dog waste bags at the...

Amherstburg ON - 2016 Community Profile Book

Provides a judges' itinerary and detailed map, history and quick facts, and describes ongoing and new initiatives in the CiB program, such...

An Evolving Tapestry: Abstracts of Papers presented at the Thirteenth Canadian Congress on Leisure Research 2011

The conference theme - An evolving tapesty: Weaving together the threads of leisure was intended to reflect the depth and breadth of the...

An Examination of Relationships between Leisure and Recidivism among Psychiatric Patients

Paper from the 1st International Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation. Discusses the role that leisure activities can play in the adjustment...

An Innovative Approach to Great Neighbourhoods

After researching leading practices across North America, the City of Edmonton is embarking on a new, comprehensive approach to creating...

An Ontario Public Policy Update

This presentation from the Parks...

AN OPPORTUNITY FOR LEADERSHIP: EXPANDING THE ROLE OF THERAPEUTIC RECREATION IN DEMENTIA Programs

Paper from the 2nd International Therapeutic Recreation Conference. Describes the need for dementia programs and the types that are...

Analyse d’un programme jeunesse qui manque de structure : Les élèves en retirent-ils réellement profit?

Cette présentation de Volunteerism V, une conférence sur le bénévolat chez les jeunes, fait un rapport d’un project qui adresse la valeure...

Angus ON - 2013 Community Profile Book

Provides a history of the town, including recent activities such as the involvement of the Economic Development Centre (EDC) in planting...

ANNAPOLIS ROYAL HISTORIC GARDENS

An overview of the history, mandate and different theme gardens of the award-winning Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens (NS)

Another Way? The U.K. Park Trust Model

As parks departments continue to face major cuts to their budgets, interest is growing in the park trust model to provide a long term and...

Antalya, Turkey - 2015 Community Profile Book

Provides an introduction and short history of the city, founded in 159 B.C. It looks at its involvement in its first year in Communities in...

Antigonish NS - 2015 Community Profile Book

This profile book notes the Community in Bloom committee's focus this year on working with past judges' evaluations and trying to improve...

APERÇU DU BULLETIN DE L’ACTIVITÉ PHYSIQUE 2011

En 2011, le Bulletin a examiné la période après l’école, le temps entre la fin de la journée scolaire et avant l'heure du dîner, soit...

Appleton NL - 2012 Community Profile Book

Provides a history of the community for its 50th anniversary and notes ongoing efforts in the Communities in Bloom criteria, and new...

Appleton NL - 2014 Community Profile Book

Describes some of the initiatives undertaken under the "Cultural Pillar" - Winterfest and creation of Peace Park, "Social Pillar" -...

Application of Value-Based Project Delivery to Recreation and Parks Management

Speakers: Jake Smithwick, Jeff Sawyer Review of the value-based model and its specific application to recreation and parks management...

Applying a Comprehensive Asset Management Strategy Toward Parks and Recreation Infrastructure

Provides an understanding of Condition Auditing and the various types of audits that can be applied, explains how to apply a Facility...

Applying for Grants

This presentation provides guidelines on the process of applying for grants, and gives information on the types of grants given each year...

Appreciative Inquiry

Introduces an approach to development within any human system -families, groups, organizations, communities. Outlines the philosophy and...

Aquatic Programming & Aquatic Centre Design - Finding The Right Balance

Discusses how to find the balance between aquatic programs, community desires, aquatic design and budget. Presentation from the Parks and...

Aquatics Discussion Panel

Co-presenters: Aileen Nauss and Lesley Anderson, Canadian Red Cross; Bob Quigley, Aquatics Consultant, NS; and Chris Nauss, ...

Aquatics Round Table

An aquatics round table discussion for members of the aquatic community surrounding creative programming, managing staff performance and...

Arbor Day in the Capital Region

Co-presenters: Sheila Flint and Kerra Chomlak.This presentation looks at the history and background of Arbor Day in Strathcona County,...

Are They Playing Our Song? Partnerships and Collaborations in Recreation.

Linda Pipke and Dave Viminitz presentation for the 54th Annual Conference of the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association. Includes...

ARE WE HAVING FUN YET?: RESISTANCE AND SOCIAL CONTROL OF WOMEN'S OUTDOOR

The focus of this conceptual paper is to explore perceptions of fear of physical violence as a potential resistance issue for women. The...

Are We Really Satisfying People's Needs?

This presentation from the 2011 Alberta Recreation and Parks Annual Conference and Energize Workshop addresses: What exactly “is” a need...

Are We the Best We Can Be? Recorded Webinar

Webinar, 1 hour, 20 minutes. Recreation and parks helps people grow and be healthy, builds strong families and communities, works with...

Are you Wired? Using Social Media to Market your Facilities, Programs and Events

Presenters: Paul Newmarch / Brad LinnPresenters discuss Calgary's social media social media strategies, how they created their social media...

Arnold's Cove NL - 2015 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the CiB categories, with various before and after photos, and various related community promotional items, such as...

ARPA President's Address (Conference)

President's address for the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Conference, October 26, 1999. Thank-yous and new slate of officers.

Art for All - Adaptive Art Programming

In this hands-on workshop at the Recreation-Able Forum, 2009, participants examined how art activities can be adapted to allow for full...

Art in the Park: An Overview of Implementing Public Art in Parks and Municipalities

This presentation, from the 2009 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Energize Workshop, provides an overview of...

Art: Small World, Big Impact

This presentation is intended: 1) to show participants how to identify the fine arts needs of the community; 2) provide programming ideas,...

Arts and Disability Movement

Paper from the 1st International Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation. Describes the development of the arts and disability movement in...

Ashcroft BC - 2014 Community Profile Book

"Our Arid Oasis" provides a history of the village's past involvement with CIB, details of the CIB Action Plan with examples...

Ashcroft BC - 2015 Community Profile Book

Notes the benefits of participating in the CiB program and lists various ongoing and new initiatives such as trend toward more xeriscape...

Ashcroft BC - 2016 Community Profile Book

Notes progress in the CiB program since first joining 10 years ago, and includes "What We Have" and "What We Need" charts. It describes...

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