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.

Community Engagement: Techniques and tools for engaging a diversity of community members

The objectives of this presentation are to: Increase understanding of community engagement – theory and practice Learn strategies for...

Community Gardening

A panel of individuals from both urban and rural municipalities that are currently engaged with various models of community gardens...

Community Gardens Reimagined - Drayton Valley

This presentation describes how the Town of Drayton Valley has reimagined the empty green space at the Municipal Civic Centre...

Community Harmony and Legacy: Village at Griesbach

This presentation discusses the role of the Canada Lands Company, and the redevelopment of the former Griesbach army base into a modern...

Community Involvement in the Restoration of High Park

This session at the PRO 1999 Leisure Links forum, provides an overview of the inner workings of the High Park Volunteer Stewardship Program...

Community Mobilization Through Social Development

This presentation, from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2008 Annual Education Forum, explains the concept of community policing, crime...

Community Monitoring Program for Wetland Health

Wetlands are critical habitat for numerous aquatic and semi-aquatic species and provide important services such as flood control, water...

Community Partners for Biodiversity

Describes Edmonton's numerous partnerships with community groups and the Master Naturalist Program which has supported the preservation and...

Community Projects Promoting Active Communities

This presentation from a recent worksjop on designing active communities, provides an overview of the history and various projects of the...

Community Re-Entry: An Assessment and Decision Making Guide

Paper from the 5th International Therapeutic Recreation Symposium. Discusses a tool for guiding decisions about re-entry into the community...

Community Response: Implementing a Summer Youth Drop In Centre

This was one of three presentations at the Focus on Youth workshop of the Parks and Recreation Ontario Forum. A short overview of the...

Community Services Program Plan

This presentation outlines a process undertaken by the Community Services Department to identify opportunities to deliver services...

Community Soccer: Issues and Opportunities

This presentation from the 2006 Parks and Recreation Ontario Annual Education Forum provides insight into the issues facing soccer...

Community Sport Councils in Ontario - An Overview

A community sport council can play an important role in the ongoing advancement of a sport community. This session, from the Parks and...

Community Therapeutic Recreation Service

Paper from the 5th International Therapeutic Recreation Symposium. This article discusses the need for a service model which embodies...

Community Trail: CN EcoConnexions Project - Humboldt SK

This presentation describes the CN EcoConnexions - From the Ground Up project in Humboldt which consists of a community trail connecting...

Community-based Physical Activity Promotion: The Australian 10,000 Steps Experience

This presentation focuses on community-based physical activity promotion using examples from Austratlia's award-winning 10,000 Steps...

Community-Wide Interventions to Increase Physical Activity: What's the Evidence? - Webinar Recording/Slde Show

This webinar looks at interpreting the evidence in the review by the same name. Both the webinar slide show and audio is available on...

Competing with the For-Profit Fitness Industry

Information is presented on how parks and recreation facilities can compete head-to-head with the for-profit fitness industry - for-...

Conception Bay South NL - 2012 Community Profile Book

Describes intitiatives in the eight Communities in Bloom criteria, such as its annual 3-hour challenge for community cleanup, an...

Concussion Awareness and Helmet Policies Panel

Co-presenters: City of Moncton, Leisure Information Network, and Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia This panel focuses on...

Conflict Resolution In A Recreation Program: Video

Video, 5 minutes. This video demonstrates key strategies when resolving conflict one-on-one or in a group setting. These strategies can be...

Connecting Children to Nature - Easier Said Than Done?!

Much has been written about children’s disconnect to nature and the implications for the child, society and the environment moving forward...

Connecting Communities Through Recreation: Opening Doors to People of all Abilities

This presentation form the Recreation-Able Forum, 2009 covers eight simple steps recreation organizations can use when laying the...

Conservation 2020: Pathway to Canada Target 1

Co-Presenters: Scott Jones, Government of Alberta; Nadine Crookes, Parks Canada This presentation looks at the “Pathway to Canada Target 1...

Considering the Practicalities and Possibilities of Intersectoral Collaborations

Co-Authors: William Bridel and Simon Barrick (both Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary), and Joan Bard Miller (Skate Canada...

Considering the Practicalities and Possibilities of Intersectoral Collaborations: Reflections on an Academic/ Practitioner Research Project

Co-Presenters: Dr. William Bridel, Simon Barrick and Joan Bard MillerSport is popularly promoted as a way for immigrants to...

Construction 101

Presenter: buildsask and GenivarThe success of any construction project hinges on the ability of owners to mitigate risk. Construction...

Convenient Living is Killing Us

Speakers: Sue Scott, Dr. Dwayne Sheehan, Nadine Van WykConvenience is a cornerstone of contemporary lifestyles, and it’s killing us....

Cool MovesTM Tutorial: Video

Video, 10 minutes. This tutorial will provide you with information about the Cool MovesTM program so you can run this healthy active...

Coquitlam BC - 2016 Community Profile Book

Highlights new efforts in the CiB program, such as its enhanced recycling and green waste sorting stations, lawn alternatives in...

Core Competencies for the Recreation and Parks Field

The ARPA Education & Professional Development Committee has identified a set of core competencies directly related to the...

Coronation AB - 2015 Community Profile Book

Looks at ongoing and new CiB efforts, such as a yearly litter walk and other volunteer litter pickup, yearly roundup of hazardous...

Corporate Naming Rights and Sponsorship as a Revenue Stream for Capital Projects and Events

Using case studies this presentation outlines the process that publicly funded projects and events must go through in order to be...

Corporate Social Responsibility: Keynote Address

This keynote speech, from the Communities in Bloom 2009 National Symposium and Awards Ceremony,  discusses the concept of corporate...

Corporate Sponsorship and Naming Rights As A Funding Solution

Case studies are used by Judy Haber to examine the steps required to identify and value the assets that an organization may want to...

CQI Project: Enhancing Safety and Satisfaction of Patients at Therapeutic Recreation Functions

Parkwood Hospital has spent the last two years working on a Continuous quality improvement project that improved the process for safe,...

CRD's Regional Parks: Managing a Diverse Park System – Balancing Environmental Sensitivity with Increased Visitor Use

This presentation looks at how the Capital Regional District’s Regional Parks protects and manages more than 13,000 hectares of spectacular...

Creating a Healthy Workplace

This presentation from the 2005 Recreation Nova Scotia and Alliance for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Conference Playing On Our...

Creating a readiness for change

This presentation, from the Recreation Nova Scotia 2001 conference, discusses scenario planning. This is a planning tool that can help...

Creating A Really Special Event

The newest trends and best resources for event planning are discussed. Planning an event environment using the five senses to...

Creating a Volunteer Based Wilderness Trail: The East Coast Trail and its Potential

This 1997 paper was presented at the Canadian Parks/Recreation Association 1997 Symposium in St. John's, Newfoundland. It provides an...

Creating A Workforce That’s Well

In July 2008, the City of St. John’s, NL partnered with its workforce to launch “Worksite Wellness Works.” The driving forces behind this...

Creating Accessible Recreation Facilities for People Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Video

Video, 15.5 minutes. This awareness video is from the Creating Accessible Recreation Facilities program, a partnership between the ...

Creating Active Networks

These presentations from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum and National Exchange tell the stories of three unique...

Creating Age Friendly Communities

This presentation from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2009 Education Forum explores a new vision of healthy aging, recognizing the...

Creating an Active Asthma Friendly Environment for Children and Youth: Free e-Learning module

This free e-learning module was adapted from Ophea’s Creating Asthma Friendly Environments for Children and Youth and was developed to...

Creating an Organizational Culture that Supports Innovation

As society and technology rapidly evolve, businesses must keep up by embracing innovation as a core principle. Clearly, emphasis on...

Creating and Maintaining Vibrant Public Spaces

Discusses 12 principals of vibrant public spaces and parks, and provides some examples. Presentation from the Communities in Bloom 2008...

Creating Community Through Special Events

This presentation focuses on strategies and guidelines on creating community with special events.

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