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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Canadian Forces Sustainable Community 19 Wing Comox BC - 2012 Community Profile Book

Describes new and ongoing initiatives in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria, such as its ongoing FOD (Foreign Objects and Debris)...

Canadian Forces Sustainable Community Borden ON - 2013 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the Communities in Bloom criteria such as community involvement at the golf course which consists of volunteers...

Canadian Forces Sustainable Community Garrison Petawawa ON - 2014 Community Profile Book

Includes highlights of initiatives meeting the Communities in Bloom criteria.  Some examples are: Bike lanes within the Garrison...

Canadian Forces Sustainable Community Marlant NS - 2012 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria, noting for example its use of native plants in floral displays at major...

Canadian Forces Sustainable Community Shilo - 2014 Community Profile Book

Describes ongoing initiatives in the Communities in Bloom criteria, such as the Summer Yard contest, Long Term Vegetation Management...

Canadian Forces Sustainable Community Shilo MB - 2012 Community Profile Book

Describes ongoing initiatives in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria, such as its Summer Yard contest, and its efforts in the...

Canadian Forces Sustainable Community Shilo MB - 2013 Community Profile Book

Describes ongoing initiatives in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria, such as the success of last year's new waste containers, which...

Canadian Forces Sustainable Community Suffield AB - 2012 Community Profile Book

Describes ongoing initiatives in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria, and new efforts such as its electricity savings through replacing...

Canadian Landscape Standards / Our Downtown: How Are the Trees?

The first of this two part session looks at the new Canadian Landscape Standard (CLS), a single, authoritative resource for landscape...

Canadian National Parks Association Archives Collection

Collected by Susan Markham-Starr, Professor Emerita in the School of Recreation Management and Kinesiology at Acadia University. "The...

Canadian Sport for Life in the Municipal Context

Co-Presenters: Denita Arthurs, City of Kingston and Paul Jurbala, Canadian Sport for Life  Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) is a...

Canadian Sport for Life Plenary/Collaborative Activation: Advancing Canada Sport for Life in Nova Scotia

Speakers: Philip Hochman, Aaron Nutting, Dean Morely Presentation on Canadian Sport for Life by Philip Hochman, followed by panel...

Canadian Sport Policy: An Opportunity for Collaborative Action

This presentation, from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2002 Annual Forum, provides an overview of the new sport policy , with its...

Capital Budgeting

This presentation provides a definition of capital budgeting, covers why it is important to have one and the process for creating it....

Capitalizing on Community Development Expertise to Create Cultural Shift

There’s no better way to shift a community’s culture than from within. That knowledge changes the role of recreation providers,...

Carbon Cycling in Urban Ecosystems

Co-author and Presenter: Gina ZirkleThe impact of carbon cycling in urban ecosystems is of increasing interest as the discussion of global...

Carbonear NL - 2015 Community Profile Book

Describes various efforts in the CiB categories, such as its Harbour Rock Storyboards, an annual clean up that involves residents,...

Cardston AB - 2014 Community Profile Book

Describes the municipal strategy and community level of involvement leading up to the CiB judges' visit, summarizes judging elements in the...

Caregiving and the changing experience of leisure: A male perspective

This study explored the leisure experience of husbands who are the primary caregivers for their wives, who had been institutionalized due...

Caring Communities

This presentation discusses the power of community voice and community collaboration, youth asset development strategies, and an easily...

Carmacks YK - 2012 Community Profile Book

Describes efforts in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria as well as new intitiatives such as a hisotrical archive project, and...

Carmacks YK - 2013 Community Profile Book

Describes efforts in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria such as a Community Summer Market, made up of residents interested in hosting...

Carving the Niche - Innovative Approaches to Designing Remarkable Experiences

Delivering remarkable and sustainable experiences for our visitors involves much more than just bringing people into our amazing parks....

Case study on Michigan State Parks

In this presentation, Ron Olson discusses how to reinvent yourself and be innovative and yet still use tried and true methods when...

Castlegar BC - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes new initiatives such as its BAM (Business Ambush) program to create awareness of curb appeal to business owners, a partnership of...

Cehnice, Czech Republic - 2015 Community Profile Book

Provides a brief history of the village and area, and looks at CiB initiatives such as environmental education in the school, regulation of...

Central Huron ON - 2015 Community Profile Book

This profile book includes the municipality's 2014-2024 strategic plan, looks at the 2015 initiative to provide gardens at the...

Centralize or Decentralize? Choosing and Implementing Reorganization

Given added responsibilities such as culture and tourism, recreation mandates have evolved; our operating model must evolve, too....

Centre of Expertise on Culture and Communities

This presentation from the Making Space for Culture: Planning Cultural Infrastructure October 18, 2006 in Toronto provides an intorduction...

Cervia, Italy - 2015 Community Profile Book

Describes various CiB initiatives such as improving the system of waste collection, environmental education activities, control...

Challenges and Opportunities in First Nation Communities and the National Recreation Vision

Co-Presenters: Ted Hodgson, Wayne Page and Janet Naclia The Indigenous Sport Council (Alberta) is the recognized provincial sport...

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES: Public Support for Fitness, Recreation, and Sport in Canada Today

A presentation to the Conference of the Federal-Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Fitness, Recreation, and Sport.

Champion AB - 2016 Community Profile Book

Notes its 10th year of involvement in the program and describes initiatives such as a new Heritage Site By-Law, tree inventory, land...

Championing the Physical Literacy Movement

Co-presenters: Clay Melnike, Consultant; Eugene Todd, Community Sports Councils Ontario Explains Physical Literacy (PL) and why it...

Change Agents Wanted!

Municipal and community recreation practitioners wear many hats – economic development, event planning, tourism, culture, heritage, all in...

CHANGING CONFIGURATIONS OF COMMUNAL AND SPATIAL RELATIONS: A CASE STUDY OF AN AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY IN TRANSITION

This paper presents an analysis of a rural community in southwestern Alberta that is undergoing rapid change from a site of primarily...

Charlottetown PE - 2015 Community Profile Book

Describes new initiatives in the CiB program, such as its new ‘Story Walk’ project, where people follow the pieces of a story...

Charlottetown PE - 2016 Community Profile Book

Describes new initiatives in the CiB program, such as the Caring Meter initiative, where six bright green strategically installed parking...

Charlottetown PEI - 2012 Community Profile Book

Describes new and ongoing achievements in the Communities in Bloom criteria, such as school involvement in learning about the watershed...

Charlottetown PEI: 2003 Presentation

Detailed community information received during the Communities in Bloom program, regarding initiatives to meet the evaluation criteria.

Charlottetown: the Inspired City – Sustainability in Practice

The City of Charlottetown has been making great strides in integrating sustainability into their programs and services since the...

Charting the Course for Future Greatness

This session looks at how to discover and map out important steps and skills for your future career. Several related resource sheets are...

Charting the Course to Workplace Wellness

Co-Presenters: Alberta Centre for Active Living and Trevor Irwin and Dana Duke from AppleFitness The Alberta Centre for Active Living...

Chatham-Kent ON - 2014 Community Profile Book

Describes inititiatives in the Communities in Bloom criteria, for example "Let's Paint the Town" Event, Peers Wetland Restoration...

Chatham-Kent ON - 2015 Community Profile Book

Notes CiB initiatives such as its Fabulous Front Yard Program, Flower of the Year, G.R.E.E.N Schools Competition, Home and Garden Show...

CHESTER SPORTS ASSOCIATION FOR THE DISABLED: COLLEGE COMMUNITY INTEGRATION

Paper from the 2nd International Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation. This paper focuses on the inception and development of the Chester...

Chestermere AB - 2014 Community Profile Book

Includes a detailed itinerary for the CIB judges' visit and a Communications Plan for Communities in Bloom.  Provides examples of...

Children and Nature Network

The panel discussion, at the 2009 Parks Conference hosted by Alberta Recreation and Parks Association, on Children and Nature included...

Children and Youth Members Meeting

This presentation, from the 2004 PRO Annual Education Forum, provides: A Review of Terms of Reference/purpose of the PRO Special Interest...

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