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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Xplorers - Success story with programming for children

This session looks at the Parks Canada Xplorers program, a tailor-made activity-booklet based program for children 6-12. The programs,...

Yardstick Parkcheck - Measure, Compare, Perform

Looks at Yardstick, which is an industry owned and driven project that uses benchmarking to measure, compare and improve service. It uses...

Yardstick – Key Survey Results and Their Application for Parks in Canada

Co-Presenters: Cliff Lacey and Brian Milne Brian and Cliff provide information on a range of key results from the 2014 Yardstick survey to...

Yardstick – The measure of performance. Using benchmarking to measure, compare and improve performance

Yardstick, the industry owned benchmarking project, demonstrates how the measurement of service delivery and business practices when...

Yarmouth NS - 2013 Community Profile Book

Notes ongoing efforts in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria, such as Yarmouth's garbage storage and disposal laws which are strictly...

Yarmouth NS - 2014 Community Profile Book

Provides an overview of the Community and describes programs relating to the Communities in Bloom criteria.  A mix of vines and...

Yarmouth NS - 2015 Community Profile Book

Notes new CiB initatives such as distribution of compost product to citizens and landscaping companies, ongoing replacement of all...

Yarmouth NS - 2016 Community Profile Book

Notes new and ongoing CiB initatives, such as completion of the trail system into the town, Integrated Pest Management, approval of a...

YDRS: How to Build a Brain

Converging lines of evidence from neuroscience, molecular biology, genetics, and social science tell us that early experiences are...

YDRS: Move Your Mood

This session highlights the research and development of the Move Your Mood program for children and youth accessing Mental Health. It looks...

YDRS: Personal Development for New Professionals

Co-Presenters: Jessica Monk (City of Edmonton) and Charissa Hoppenbrouwers (Bissell Centre)This session offers resources to...

YDRS: Play and the Link to Career Development - It's Not Just For Kids

This sesssion challenges your outlook on adult play and looks at the positive impact play can have in your professional development. It...

YDRS: Recreation for Everybody

While the benefits of physical activity are numerous, the knowledge of how to provide opportunities for all children to experience the joy...

YDRS: Recreation Programming for Young Adults with Mental Health Concerns - What Works

Learning objectives for the session address: 1) Current state of Mental Health for young adults inAlberta; 2) Specific concerns...

Yes I can play sports! Sport for Children and Youth with Disabilities: Presentation

Children with disabilities encounter many constraints to participate in sport. There are communities in Canada where programmes are...

YMCAs and Physical Literacy

Speakers: Andre Gallant, Jonathan Penny YMCAs in the province historically have not thought of themselves as part of the formal recreation...

You can even climb trees! Exploring a Collaborative Nature Play Initiative

Co-Authors: Nancy Spencer-Cavaliere and Mary Ann Rintoul Summary: This case study explores one particular movement that emerged in...

You Design, I Manage? Integrating Parks and Trails Planning and Use

CO-Presenters: Laura Piette, City of Mississauga; John McMullen, PLANbyDESIGN. Looks at the Parks and Forestry remodelling and...

Young Citizens are our Future: The Moncton Boys and Girls Club "Momentum Program"

This presentation looks at the role of the Moncton Boys and Girls Club which is designed to connect children and youth to their community....

Your Child In Sport - Resource for Parents: Video

This six-minute video was created to help parents understand what is required in selecting a suitable coach for their child. Sports...

Your Fundraising Package

This series of slides provides information on what to include in a fundraising package, what questions the content should answer, and how...

Your Name Here! The Politics and Process of Naming Rights

Looks at various aspects of naming rights: Why companies invest in them, pros and cons, process, and more. A presentation from the 2013...

Youth and the Environment: City of Vaughan, ON

This is one of several Youth and the Environment presentations, and looks at the City of Vaughan's youth involvement in 1. Schools In Bloom...

Youth and the Environment: Town of Aylmer, ON

This is one of several Youth and the Environment presentations and looks at various projects in the Town of Aylmer's Environmental...

Youth and the Environment: Town of Drayton Valley, AB

This is one of several Youth and the Environment presentations and looks at various ways youth in Drayton Valley are encouraged to become...

Youth Development in Sport and Recreation

The Ontario Provincial Consortium on Youth in Recreation received project funding from the Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Recreation ‘...

Youth Recreation - A Pathway To Citizenship?

This presentation is from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2002 Annual Forum. Through examination of academic literature, it illustrates...

Youth Strategy Presentation

In 2010 the Town of Whitby was recognized as a Platinum Level Youth Friendly Community. In collaboration with the 16 Youth Friendly...

Zlin, Czech Republic - 2015 Community Profile Book

Notes the City's involvement for the 7th year and action on judges' evaluations from last year with respect to grafitti cleanup. Notes...

Zoomers and the Funk Perspective

Today’s older adult is not ready to sit on the sidelines while others play – they want to be “in the This presentation from the 2009 Parks...

“It’s called outside”: Nature, parks and health

This presentation looks at the 100/90/80 rule and shares research about the benefits of a strong connection with our environment,...

“Science? Who needs it?” How Alberta Parks is engaging with science

This workshop looks at the challenges associated with and best practice approaches for incorporating science and traditional forms of...

“Turning to One Another”

This keynote presentation from the 2009 Recreation Nova Scotia Annual Conference, by the author of Turning to One Another: Simple...

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