Recreation Nova Scotia Conference Presentations 2014

Recreation Nova Scotia 17th Annual Conference

October 22-23, 2014
Halifax, NS

A Shared Strategy for Recreation in Nova Scotia - Plenary Presentation

Speakers: Rick Gilbert, Max Chauvin, Jim Neale Provides a vision for recreation in Nova Scotia. Outlines the Framework for Recreation in...

Active Start to Active for Life Facility: Highlighting the Canada Games Centre (CGC)

Speakers: Carla Anderson, Janine Campbell (Canada Games Centre), Janessa Green, Jason Hansford-Smith (Sport Nova Scotia) Recruited by...

Blue Route Development

Speakers: Ben Buckwold, Elizabeth Pugh This session provides a progress update on the Blue Route, a fully connected bicycle route network...

Collaboration Goldmine

Speakers: Dean Morley, Cathy Huntington, Christa Dicks, Anita Stevens Quality community sport programs are best achieved through a...

Improving the Volunteer Experience

Speakers: Tara Jaskowiak, Andrea Caven, David Brown Engaging volunteers well can mean the difference to an organization’s effective...

Inclusion Legislation and Adapting Recreation Services for the Future

Reviews all levels of legislation as Nova Scotia prepares for accessibility legislation for the spring 2016. Using what has been learned...

Inclusion of Gender, Sex, and Diversity in the Development of Community Programming

Speakers: Rachel Bedingfield (Kentville Parks and Recreation), Dayna B. Daniels (University of Lethbridge) This session looks at the...

Maximizing the Benefits from Student-Community Partnerships

Speakers: Alan Warner, Mary Sweatman; Acadia Community Development students Post-secondary students are an extremely valuable...

Maximizing the Benefits from Student-Community Partnerships

Speakers: Alan Warner, Mary Sweatman; Acadia Community Development students Post-secondary students are an extremely valuable...

Paid to Play? Elements of Leisure within Hospitality Occupations

Presents findings of research on leisure within the hospitality industry. Presentation from the 2014 Recreation Nova Scotia...

Parental Perceptions of the Food Environment in Recreation and Sport Settings

Provides overview of research into why Nova Scotia families struggle to maintain a healthy lifestyle in the current Recreation and...

Provincial Sport Organization Active Trade Show

Speakers: Tracy White, Gregory VanSlyke, Heather Myrer, Gary Walsh, Jay Warren, Chet Koneczny, Lainie Wintrup, Adam Berry Describes 'best...

Start your own Adapted Equipment Recreation Loan Program

Speakers: Andrea Waters (IWK Health Centre), Chad Haugh (Municipality of District of Chester), Peter McCracken (Dept. of Health and...

Subjective Mental Health and Leisure Engagement: Preliminary Findings and Future Implications

Provides research findings on how much time people of varying subjective levels of mental health spend engaged in leisure....

The Positive Impact of P.R.O. Kids

Speakers: Cosette Howlett (PRO Kids Coordinator, Municipality of the District of Chester), Janice Rand, (PRO Kids Administrator,...

The World without Recreation - 2014 Keynote

This keynote explores what Nova Scotia communities would be like without recreation, without services that strengthen families, build...
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