"Whistler 2001" Science into practice

Over 330 participants from 20 countries gathered in Whistler from December 8-11, 2001 to explore the theme: "Communicating Physical...

Accessing the world from Prince Edward island

The article looks at how Price Edward Island is becoming one of the top connected provinces and is the leader in providing internet through...

Allocation of Ice Time

The article talks about how issues of equity and availability of facilities can be done even in a small-town.

Canada's Physical Activity Guide to Healthy Active Living for Children & Youth

The article summarizes the two physical activity guides targeted towards children and youth. //

Caring for the Victims of Terror: The City of Richmond's Response to September 11

The article talks about the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001 and how the City of Richmond responded to the redirected flights and...

Centres de loisirs et de jeunes sur roues

La ville de Caledon (à environ 30 kilomètres au nord-est de Toronto) s'est retrou-vée avec un défi de taille sur les bras en 1998. Elle...

City of Mississauga Deals with Violence & Vandalism in City Facilities

The article looks at the City of Mississauga and their zero tolerance policy of violence and vandalism. //

Community portals. The systainability factor.

The article looks at the internet project "Virtual Charlottetown" and its vision to create a highly visible, extensively used and...

Découvrez le côté technologique du nord-est de l'Ontario!

Les habitants des villes d'Iroquois Falls et de Cochrane, dans le nord de l'Ontario, espèrent que beaucoup de gens profiteront de l'Année...

Disinfecting Pool Myths and Pool Rules: Nothing Beats Chlorine

The article presents common myths, practices, rules and offers a perspective of looking at the issue of safety or contamination of public...

Don't Bug Me: Municipalities Take Action on Pesticide Use

The article talks about the Supreme Court's decision to restrict the use of pesticides and the initiatives that followed to provide...

Du plaisir à Flin Flou

La campagne « Flin Fun » de la ville de Flin Flon a donné un tout autre sens à sa devise « Une place intéressante où il fait bon jouer et...

Enfin chez nous! Le programme d'amélioration de la collectivité de Malahat

Husqu'à tout récemment, les résidents du petit village de Malahat, sur l'île de Vancouver, devaient quitter leur patelin pour tout, même...

Essential steps for employment success using the Internet

The article talks looks at how the Internet is changing recruitment, to find new staff or find a better job, to a new industry of...

Étapes essentielles à l'utilisation efficace d'internet en matière d'emploi

Comment vous pouvez tirer profit d'Internet pour trouver de bons employés ou un meilleur emploi.

Examen de l'incidence économique de notre travail

En 2000, le Service des loisirs de Humboldt en Saskatchewan a réalisé, en partenariat avec la Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association...

Fire management plans for parks managers

Parks managers should take the initiative to develop interface fire management plans well in advance of fire season. A good plan will...

Flin fun

The article summarizes the town of Flin Flon's efforts to promote good health and activity with a billboard at a busy intersection in the...

Flipside Mobile Skateparks & Youth Centres

The article looks at how the town of Caledon was able to provide the youth with a mobile youth centre that travels around the town since...

Friends of Fish Creek: Sustaining a Park's Natural Qualities

Fish Creek deals with many factors such as urban development and the need of a natural ecosystem. Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park...

From Commuting to Community: The Malahat Community Enhancement Program

The article talks about the small town of Malahat on Vancouver Island and how they began establishing a proper facility for after-school...

Garnet Fire in Penticton: The Role of Parks and Recreation in Dealing with Emergencies

The article talks about how parks and recreation deals with emergencies in British Columbia. The Penticton Emergency Social Services (ESS...

Get messy!

The article talks about the importance of the woody debris in the forest. //

GPS treasure hunting. Search, see, learn and stay awhile.

The article summarizes a new outdoor activity that involves GPS technology and traveling through the forest in search for prizes. This...

GPS: Don't be turned off before turning the unit on

The article talks about Global Positioning System (GPS) devices that are increasing in popularity and how people can be turned off by them...

Green is good, but so are pastel colours!

The article talks about the Major Dave Project which involves a group of youth volunteers taking care of a skate park by stopping graffiti...

Guide d'activité physique canadien pour une vie active saine - pour les enfants et pour les jeunes

Santé Canada, en collaboration avec la Société canadienne de physiologie de l'exercice et avec l'appui d'autres organismes (dont l'ACPL), a...

Hamilton's Master Plan for Parks, Culture and Recreation

The article pertains to the methodology used by the consultants when the municipalities of Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Flamborough, Ancaster,...

Integration of recreation, tourism and technology. Discover northeastern Ontario in a technological way!

The article talks about how communities of Iroquois Falls and Cochrane are launching a GPS Discovery Tour of the North. The tour provides...

Keep Your Eyes Open

The article summarizes the legal battle between the YMCA in Burlington and the electrical contractors when an overheated sauna caught fire...

Knowing your customer

Trends analysis is one tool to assist us to better know our customers so that we can match our services with outcomes that are personally...

Knowing Your Customer

Saskatoon, through market research, has learned what customers want to offer them and have started new initiatives to address the needs....

L'importance des loisirs pour tous les enfants et les jeunes

Cet article explique les bienfaits des loisirs pour tous les enfants et jeunes. //

L'initiative de pointe-claire assure la sécurité des bénévoles

La ville de Pointe-Claire, au Québec, a pris des mesures concrètes afin d'empêcher que les bénévoles qui oeuvrent au sein d'organismes...

La coopération atteint de nouveaux sommets

Les habitants de la ville de Tisdale, en Saskatchewan,  ont  mené les concepts de la coopération et du partenariat vers de...

La gestion des risques - Un processus global

Nous acceptons de vivre avec les probabilités et les conséquences de certains d'entre eux. Des autorités gouvernementales aux citoyens,...

Les fusions: Après la tempête

La nouvelle organisation des municipalités canadiennes présente à la fois des défis et des possibilités pour le secteur des parcs et...

Levelling the playing field / Tendances vers l'égalité des chances

The article summarizes how public leisure services has had many changes in services to accommodate children, youth, adults, disabled, and...

Lifesaving Society Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Implementation Guide

This guide answers common questions for launching an AED program in your organization. The guide explores: Benefits of an AED Laws...

Making Parks Safer

The article looks at how to make parks safer with changes in lighting, having the park sited strategically and lit properly, and natural...

Managing Risks in 2002

The article talks about how to start risk management policies for parks and recreation departments and the difference that it will make...

Nickel & Dime: Surviving Amalgamation in Sudbury

The article is about the amalgamation in Sudbury and the effects it had on recreation and leisure services.

North Vancouver uses high touch & high tech to get to know its customers

The north Vancouver Recreation Commission, which serves a population of 130,000, takes both high touch and high tech approaches to...

Nouvelles sur les produits de préservation du bois - Un peu d'arsenic avec ça?

Les produits chimiques utilisés pour la préservation du bois sont en réalité des pesticides utilisés pour améliorer la durabilité du bois....

Organizational Trends

The article looks at how the organizations in parks and recreation services have be constantly evolving for the last three decades.

Parks Meeting our Needs

With the variety of types of parks that exist, the article looks at how to meet the needs required with the provision of park services.

Partnering in Community Services

The City of Moncton's Community Services Department has developed a philosophy that allows for new initiatives without creating burdens for...

Recreational Vehicle Tourists: Too GOod to be Ignored

Recreational vehicle enthusiasts are viewed to be undesirable tourists, but are actually a great market for the community.

Réussite dans le canton Strathcona

Les programmes et les installations du Service des parcs et de la culture du canton de Strathcona ont grandi et innové au cours des trois...

Risk management: An integrated process

The article talks about potential risk and an integrated risk management process.

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