Public Affairs

This collection represents resources provided by the 13 provincial and territorial recreation organizations and the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association, as part of a unified advocacy initiative led by CPRA.

Active Cities: An Opportunity for Leadership By the Big City Mayors Caucus

This brief makes the case that an integrated and strategic approach to civic policy making on sport, recreation, physical activity, and...

Advocating for Parks and Recreation

This provides guidelines and ideas such as how to set up a meeting with a candidate, how to use the election platform document and how to...

Election Issue Summaries

One page election issues summaries for the 2007 Ontario election, with special emphasis on Physical Activity for Secondary School Students...

Election Platform 2007

Outlines the issues and questions to ask of election candidates in 4 areas: Environment, Active, Healthy Communities, Halting the Obesity...

Federal-Provincial-Territorial Conference of Ministers Responsible for Sport, Physical Activity, and Recreation: Press Release

This press release from the Canada Games discusses the rotation for upcoming games, a draft framework for developing bilateral agreements...

Investing in People and Communities Through Parks and Recreation

This election platform document contains issues, recommendations and questions and is designed to be used at meetings with candidates.

Letter to Regional Health Authority Candidates

A letter to candidates for Regional Health Authority raising the importance of recreation and active living, and of physical education in...

Letter to School Board Candidates

A letter to candidates for School Board raising the importance of recreation and active living, and of physical education in schools, with...

Notes for Meeting with Minister of Wellness Culture and Sport

Provides notes for a meeting with the Minister, including background about the organization and main issues for discussion.

Parks, sport and recreation infrastructure backgrounder

Provides background on the status of recreation infrastructure in Ontario and the requested government commitment, for use in communicating...

Pre-Budget Consultation for the 2006-2007 Provincial Budget

This briefing document addresses the declining health and well being of New Brunswick citizens due to low physical activity levels and the...

Press Release: Response to Service Cuts

This is a sample of a press release responding to cuts in recreation and community services in the City of Toronto.

The Value of Recreation: Presentation to the Union of Municipalities

A presentation on the personal, social, enviornmental and economic benefits of recreation and active living, and on the benefeits based...

Toronto School Pool Closures will Drain Access for Children and Youth: Media Release

This example of a media release, provides reaction to the announcement that the Toronto District School Board plans to close many pools...

Wellness Presentation

A presentation on the contribution of recreation to the personal, social, enviornmental and economic wellness of individuals and...
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