Canadian Parks Summit 2016

The first-ever Canadian Parks Summit brought together invited leaders and experts, including land managers, service and retail providers, governmental affairs specialists, and program developers. These professionals examined strategic challenges facing parks, and discussed opportunities that could enhance their growth and impact at the national, provincial, territorial, regional, and municipal levels. The Summit was a collaboration between the Canadian Parks Council, Parks Canada, and the Parks Task Group of the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association, as well as other organizations. The summit was held April 11-14, 2016 at Coast Canmore Hotel and Conference Centre, Canmore Alberta.

2016 Canadian Parks Summit: Final Address

This presentation sums up understanding, commitment to a vision, benefits that parks deliver, and commitment statements. A presentation of...

Hipcamp

This presentation looks at the work of Hipcamp, whose mission is to get more people outside, with three focus areas - public, private, and...

Nature Needs Half

This presentation looks at the Nature Needs Half conservation movement, which, as First Nations people have always known and science also...

Nature's Place in Sustainable Communities: More Than Just Parks and Playgrounds

This presentation looks at the work of ICLEI in mobilizing cities, looking at why cities matter, urban biodiversity, moving beyond barriers...

On Site Guide to the 2016 Canadian Parks Summit

Details for participants at the 2016 Canadian Parks Summit held in Canmore April 11-14, 2016.

Success through Collaboration: Rouge National Urban Park

Co-Presenters: Pam Veinotte (Parks Canada) and Mike Bender (Toronto and Region Conservation Authority) This presentation looks how ...

What Can We Do Together to Meet International Commitments?

This presentation looks at: 1.Management effectiveness; 2.Fiscal sustainability; 3.Infrastructure management. It provides the IUCN...

Why Be Normal!? Authentic Leadership

This presentation looks at issues of leadership, including the presenter's PHILosophies: Becoming Relevant in people lives; Engagement...

Wired for Innovation: Tapping the Full Potential of Millennials and Gen Z

This presentation looks at how can we tap into the full potential of young people. It defines the terms Young People, Millennials, and Gen...

“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,...
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