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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Bicycle Friendly Awards

A presentation from the Ontario In Motion - Taking the Next Step Conference 2004. An overview of the Regional Niagara Bicycle Friendly...

Bicycle Helmet Promotion in Children: What's the Evidence? Webinar recording and Slide Show

This webinar focuses on interpreting the evidence in the following review: Non-legislative interventions for the promotion of cycle helmet...

Bicycling Interventions for Youth

This information was compiled as a resource which provides examples of successful bicycling initiatives for youth that could potentially be...

Bittern Lake AB - 2012 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria, noting, for example, goals to educate residents through its village...

Black Mothers, Racial Socialization, and Cultural Competency

This session examines how, with the increasing change in community demographics, communities are experiencing more diversity among their...

Blue Route Development

Speakers: Ben Buckwold, Elizabeth Pugh This session provides a progress update on the Blue Route, a fully connected bicycle route network...

Bois-des-Filion QC - Manuel descriptif de la collectivité 2016

Dans le désir d’amorcer un virage environnemental et de favoriser le développement durable, la Ville de Bois-des-Filion s’est dotée d’un...

Boisevain-Morton MB - 2015 Community Profile Book

Describes the Town's efforts in the CiB program, such as its 20 historical outdoor murals and self-guided historical tours of...

Boissevain MB - 2013 Community Profile Book

Describes the initiatives in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria, noting continuing efforts to keep the outdoor art gallery looking...

Boissevain MB - 2014 Community Profile Book

Provides details of outdoor murals portraying the town's heritage, Beckoning Hills Museum’s and Moncur Gallery's unique collections. ...

Boissevain MB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Provides details of outdoor heritage murals, which have been restored over the years. Visitors can also follow a self-guided historical...

Boissevain MB: 2003 Presentation - Audley in Bloom

Presentation of the initiatives of the town during the 2003 edition of CiB. That year, Boissevain was participating in collaboration with...

Bon Accord AB - 2015 Community Profile Book

Looks at ongoing and new CiB initiatives, such as various community involvement initiatives like “Dare to Explore” summer camp, casual...

Bon Accord AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Looks at ongoing and new CiB initiatives, such as student involvement in the annual Spring cleanup, free compost material (a by-product of...

Boosting Your Analytic Horsepower to Improve Program Decisions

Co-presenters: Juanita Bueschleb, City of Brampton, and Darryl McWilliam, Town of Oakville Discusses collecting information from...

Boot Camp Basics

This presentation explains the boot camp concept for fitness classes, the importance of certification and risk management. It also explains...

Brampton Clean City

Explores how Brampton has developed its environmental programs and expanded them into city-wide initiatives, such as the Spring and Harvets...

Brandon MB - 2014 Community Profile Book

Includes Mayor's Welcome to the Communities in Bloom judges, and details of various initiatives under the following categories: Urban...

Brandon MB: 2003 Presentation

Detailed community information received during the Communities in Bloom program, outlining the initiatives undertaken to meet the...

Brandon MB: Municipal Information

General municipal information requested by Communities in Bloom, including plans for environmental enhancement, community involvement and...

Brantford ON: Community and Environment Initiatives

Speaker presentations by professionals on various community-friendly and environment-friendly initiatives.

Brantford ON: Initiatives

This document outlines several initiatives in Brantford regarding the management of old, unused warehouses, known as Brownfields sites.

Breaking Garden Myths and Building Garden Truths

Describes common garden and landscaping myths and truths.Presentation from the Communities in Bloom 2013 National Symposium on Parks &...

Breaking the Mold: How Aquatics Professionals Transfer to Non-Aquatics Positions

This session looks at the perception of aquatic personnel by management and non-aquatic staff, and explores the difficulties aquatic...

Breaking the Silence: Talking about Mental Health

Co-presenters: LJ Bartle, HIGH FIVE, Parks and Recreation Ontario, and Panelists: Morgan Mitchell, Recreation Therapist, Lakeridge Health...

Bringing Customer Service Excellence to the People: Coming Together for the People

Co-presenters: Colin Service, Jamie Boyle Customers typically visit main locations, such as City Hall or administrative offices, to...

Bringing Multisensory Environments to your Pool and Community Centre

Co-Presenters: Leslie Aziz, City of Mississauga; Samantha Malone, Kinark Child and Family Services  A grant opportunity...

Bringing Passion to Life: Creating Passionate Leaders and Teams

This presentation from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2009 Education Forum session eplains how to explore your own passion potential and...

Bringing Quality to Life Through Municipal Youth Programming

This presentation provides practical ideas and tools to help municipalities integrate "fun" learning of fundamental movement skills into...

Britain in Bloom

Presentation from the 2006 National Symposium on Parks & Grounds on the Communities in Bloom program in Britain.

Brock University’s Research on Recreation

Discusses partnerships, linkages and what local sport and recreation organizations are doing in the way of delivering programs in the...

Brooks AB - 2012 Community Profile Book

Includes judges' suggestions and comments from 2011 and action taken on these suggestions, in each of the eight Communities in Bloom...

Brooks AB - 2013 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the Communities in Bloom criteria, noting ongoing efforts such as restoring the Heritage Building to as close to...

Brooks AB - 2014 Community Profile Book

Includes a detailed itinerary for the judges' visit.  Describes continuing Communities in Bloom programs using the CIB criteria, and...

Brooks AB - 2015 Community Profile Book

Describes the City's action plan and strategies for CiB initiatives based on judges' evaluations from the previous year. Notes continuing...

Bruderheim AB - 2013 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria, noting that in the fall of 2013 Bruderheim received funding for a second...

Bruderheim AB - 2014 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the Communities in Bloom criteria noting that residents are embracing the use of rain barrels for water collection...

Bruderheim AB - 2015 Community Profile Book

Notes CiB efforts such as a community garage sale in which residents drop off their unwanted items for sale with proceeds for repairs to an...

BT Countryside for All

Paper from the 6th International Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation. Describes the role of British Telecommunications Community Programme...

Build Community and Celebrate Your After School Program

This session explores the best practices gathered over 100 years for working with youth including successes, transitioning with the times...

Building a Connected Parks and Open Space System

Co-Presenters: Geoff Smith and Leslie McWeeny This presentation looks at how Edmonton is experiencing transformation change, not only at...

Building a New Community Brand

Co-Presenters: Danielle Edwards and Tony Iavarone, Town of Halton Hills  The challenge: creating a unifying and meaningful...

Building a Team that Fits Your Operation

This presentation provides information on how to define an organization's operating culture, the elements of a good job description,...

Building Age Friendly Communities in Ontario

Co-Presenters: Paul D’Hollander, City of London; Darla Fraser, Town of Orangeville This presentation looks at the experiences and...

Building an Aquatic Centre- A Quality Checklist

This presentation from the 2009 Parks and Recreation Ontario Aquatics Conference, provides an overview of the design stage of an aquatic...

Building an Inclusive Community

Looks at the changing nature of neighbourhoods and the benefits of neighbourhood associations, and more. A presentation from the 2013 Parks...

Building an Inclusive Community through Recreation

This session examines ways through recreation to assess inclusion in your community; relates stories about community initiatives that...

Building Better Communities

Describes the Building Better Communities Team developed in 2004 by SPRA, Sask Sport and SaskCulture to address trends of urban migration,...

Building Brand Ambassadors in the Public Sector

In the new era of parks and recreation, agencies must focus efforts on leveraging public support. While social media initiatives by...

Building Brand Awareness and Support for HIGH FIVE

The presentation discusses the importance and benefits of consistent branding, how to use cost-effective tools to generate revenue through...

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