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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Children and Youth Services in the Next Millenium: Whats Your Stand.

One of a 5 member panel presentation at the Parks and Recreation Ontario Annual Education Forum, 1998 on issues for children's services.

Children and Youth Services in the Next Millenium: Whats Your Stand. Speaking Notes

One of a 5 member panel presentation at the Parks and Recreation Ontario Education Forum on the role of the Office of Integrated Services...

Children in Nature - An Alberta Perspective

Describes what ARPA has been doing in response to the groundswell of interest stimulated by the book Last Child in the Woods, by Richard...

Children's Mental Health - Defusing the Time Bomb: Webinar

Webinar, 1 hour. This webinar looks at principles and design standards of High Five, the need for emotional safety, two critical reasons...

Children's Play Center as a Measure toward Preventing Future Emotional Problems

Paper from the 1st International Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation. Describes a Mobile Psychiatric Unit - a pilot project whose main...

Children’s Mental Health

This session examines the need for emotional safety in children’s programs with a focus on two critical reasons why children do not engage...

Children’s Mental Health: A Ticking Time Bomb

Designed for coaches and recreation providers, this session provides insight and engagement strategies for common mental health distress or...

CHINESE QIGONG AS A THERAPEUTIC MODALITY

This paper is a preliminary exploration of the possibilities of using the Chinese arts of Qigong and Taiji-chuan in therapeutic recreation...

Chronic Disease Prevention in Ontario: Developing a Provincial Strategy

A presentation from the Ontario In Motion - Taking the Next Step Conference 2004. January 2003, representatives from Cancer Care Ontario,...

Citizen Series Online Webinars: 1) Nothing About Us Without Us; 2) Growing up Northern: Raising Healthy Children, Families and Communities

Online webinars, each approx hours. The Citizens Series’ webinars invite dialogue from northern communities on specific topics...

City of Charlottetown – An Inspired City: One Destination’s Creative Approach to Stimulating Tourism Prosperity

With its quaint, storied natural beauty and genuinely friendly, down-to-earth approach to hospitality, Charlottetown has long been an...

City of Hamilton’s Cross Collaboration Model for Recreation and Neighbourhoods

Co-Presenters: Deb Clinton, City of Hamilton, and Marianne Vrbanic and James O'Brien, Recreation Development Consultants The...

City of Surrey - 2011-2016 Art Gallery Strategic Plan

This presentation looks at the community consultation process, objectives, vision, mission, mandate, values, Strategic Goals and...

City of Surrey - Arterial Median Landscape Guidelines

The primary purpose of a median is to increase safety by managing the access of vehicles to adjacent properties and separating...

City of Surrey - Blueways Master Plan

The goal of the Blueways Master Plan was to provide Surrey residents and visitors with opportunities to access and enjoy Surrey's river...

City of Surrey - Environmental Design Guidelines

These guidelines are intended to enable the Department to fulfill its stated mandate to enhance the “well-being of residents” through the...

City of Surrey - Grandview Aquatic Facility Development: Overview presentation and renderings

The overview looks at scope, Feasibility Update study, Best Practices Review, Pool Allocation Review, progress, and more.

City of Windsor’s Bicycle Use Master Plan (BUMP) Study

Describes the city's project to develop a comprehensive bicycle network. Originally presented at the Ontario In Motion conference.

Climate and Conservation: the role of parks in large landscape and seascape science, planning, and action

This session includes several presentations that discuss climate change and conservation and the role of parks in large landscape and...

Climate Change and Energy Efficiencies

Co-Presenters: Kate Rich and Bill Wells This presentation provides an update on both the 2015 Alberta government's climate leadership...

Clinical Recreation Therapy for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Paper from the 6th International Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation. This paper provides general background about trauma and post-...

Clinton BC - 2013 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria, noting, for example, the entire community pulled together to put on 59...

Clinton BC - 2014 Community Profile Book

Provides a history of the village and its initiatives in the Communities in Bloom criteria including the ‘Funky Flowerpot’ contest with...

Clinton BC - 2015 Community Profile Book

Describes initiatives in the CiB program, noting its many opportunities for historical and recreational activities, and providing a summary...

Closing the Gap: Connecting Rehabilitation Programmes to Community Recreation Activities

This presentation, from the Recreation-Able Forum, 2009, discusses how developing partnerships that connect healthcare to the community can...

CN EcoConnexions From the Ground Up: Jasper's Railway History

Reforestation of an area between the CN rail yard and Connaught Drive in Jasper was made possible through the CN EcoConnexions - From the...

Cochrane’s Natural Playground

Cochrane recently completed a redevelopment of the riverfront park system that included the installation of a natural playground. This...

Cold Climate Living Walls - From Feasibility to Reality

Co-author: Sue Sirrs, Outside! Design and Planning StudioThis presentation shares the story of the development of a new exterior living...

Cold Lake AB - 2015 Community Profile Book

Brochure that summarizes ongoing and new CiB initiatives, such as its Cold Lake Community Clean Up, perennial exchange, Community...

Collaborating for Success: Implementing the Active Alberta Policy

Active Alberta is a government-wide policy designed to contribute to the quality of life of Albertans. Approved by 11 Ministries...

Collaboration Goldmine

Speakers: Dean Morley, Cathy Huntington, Christa Dicks, Anita Stevens Quality community sport programs are best achieved through a...

Collaboration is the Key to Inclusive and Adapted Programming: Why Community Programming Needs to be Inclusive AND Exclusive

Co-Presenters: Brandi Heather (Red Deer College), Rob Meckling (City of Red Deer) and Robyn Bagley (Athletic Therapist) Sport...

Collaborative Policy Formulation

Discusses how to use a collaborative approach in drafting policies which have implications for all users. Using a case study on "...

Collecting information from people on the go: A creative approach to gathering research data in parks

This presentation outlines the methodological approach used to collect information for a study of outdoor recreationists’ use and...

Collective Action: Empowering Calgarians to Move More and Sit Less at Home, School, Work and Play

Presenters: Cynthia Watson (Vivo), Chad London (Mount Royal University), Shelley Shea (City of Calgary) This presentation looks at a new...

Collective Impact: a New Model for Community Change

Collective Impact provides a framework to move beyond collaboration. In fact, this community change model is transforming communities...

Colours, Combinations, Shapes & Textures

Presentation from the 2006 National Symposium on Parks & Grounds.

Commission des champs de bataille nationaux QC: 2006 Effort environnemental

Description des initiatives de la CCBN en matière d'effort environnemental. / Environmental initiatives of the National Battlefields...

Communicating Physical Activity and Health Messages: Proceedings of the Whistler 2001 Conference

Proceedings of a conference which considered Dose-Response implications for physical activity messages and improved strategies to promote...

Communities in Action Funding

The purpose of this presentation is to explain the funding priorities of the Ministry of Health Promotion, identify what makes a good CIAF...

Communities in Bloom: The Program

This presentation, from the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association 2004 Annual Conference, provides information about the benefits to the...

Community action for quality of life: A decade of community development in Regina's Core

This presentation looks at a particular inner-city area of Regina, the Core area, which faces a distinct array of social and human problems...

Community Action Research in Physical Literacy: An Evidence Based Approach to Child and Youth Program Planning in Recreation

Speakers: Dwayne Sheehan, Nadine van Wyk Cardel Place is on a mission to raise healthier generations. In partnership with the...

Community Approaches that Work for Youth

This document contains the proceedings of a forum for educators, social workers, youth workers, recreationists, municipal councillors,...

Community Based Policing

Focusses on how the Community Based Policing project has enhanced the quality of community services. Presented at the 1997 Canadian Parks...

Community Development that Works

This presentation from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006 Annual Education forum, provides an overview of a unique community-based model...

Community empowerment: Doing business differently / Community Empowerment Coordinator Job Description

This report addresses issues such as : 1. Community Empowerment: Why, and Why Now? 2. Community Empowerment: What Does it Really Mean? 3...

Community Energy at Strathcona County

This presentation describes what Community Energy is, as a closed looped system that allows for efficient production and distribution of...

Community Engagement

This presentation, from the from the 2006 National Symposium on Parks & Grounds discusses how the City of Brandon has gone about the...

Community Engagement in Public Art - A Defining Moment for Castlegar BC

Looks at how Castlegar's Sculpturewalk program partnered with Communities in Bloom to engage the community in an annual display of outdoor...

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