This document discusses the administration of medical treatment by staff of recreation programs.
Discusses the issue of Aquatic staff shortages in Ontario
Discusses increased safety concerns for children due to availability of larger inflatable filtered pools.
Discusses extension of criminal liability and financial penalties to individuals and corporations.
Addresses a collaborative approach to recognition of parks and recreation service providers.
Discusses and encourages continued access to schools for non-for-profit groups
Provides background and recommendations concerning the Emerald Ash Borer, which poses a great threat to urban and rural forested areas in...
Discusses concerns facing municipalities regarding recognizing and inculcating action sports into their sport budgets
Discusses PRO's involvement in the Swim to Survive program.
Discusses the need to consider the impacts of nutritional choices for children and youth
Discusses the importance of a single national standard for lifeguard certification.
There are an estimated 1.2 million Canadians with allergies, and approximately 6% are affected by severe allergies triggered by a wide...
Discusses impact of reduction of National Child Benefit on programs geared toward children living in poverty
Discusses the issuing of tickets by health and safety inspectors and available options if an employer, supervisor or worker is issued a...
Discusses the impact of the ODA on Ontario municipalities.
Discusses support for the development and eventual announcement by the Provincial Government for an official Trails Strategy for Ontario
Discusses the Performance and Accountability Framework
Discusses PRO's involvement in developing a set of measures for parks and recreation that will be introduced to the Municipal Performance...
Urges municipalties to take a position in the ongoing debate over the legal authority to enact pesticide regulatory bylaws.
Discusses current government initiatives to promote physical activity.
Addresses playground operator training in order to minimize the risk to children and reverse the trend in the rising numbers of injuries
Discusses current recommendations for pool admission standards
Discusses risks associated with exposure to CCA treated timber.
Discusses potential impact of part time labor force wage increases resulting in reduced numbers of workers and/or training of same in the...
Discusses the impact of a potential major outbreak of a recreational water illness resulting in closure of pools.
Discusses the importance of an effective risk management program for the sport and recreation industry
The Ontario government should continue working towards including school-based swim programs in the education curriculum.
PRO should continue supporting safe operation of spas and the need for legislation to ensure public safety as well as supporting the...
Advocates for establishment of generally accepted triathlon safety standards in the water portions of such events.
Community agencies and municipalities should have a risk management plan in place for the safety of Ontarians recreating in and around open...
Supports safe operation and documentation of inspections related to waterslides.