Building the Case for Parks and Recreation: Plenary Session


Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO)

Gord Hume, Councillor, City of London, shares thoughts on how recreation and culture can work together to provide unique opportunities for personal and economic development.

Dr. Laura Rosella, co-author of an investigative report which looked at jurisdictions in Canada
and around the world with the highest levels of health and the best health behaviours

Pat Vanini, Executive Director of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, addresses the trends and issues affecting municipalities in the next five years and the role of parks and recreation in addressing them.

Ron McCarville, Professor and Asscoaiet Dean, University of Waterloo, shares how and why people use parks, trails and greenspaces and what that means to organizations which plan, provide, maintain and acquire parks.

Plenary session from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum and National Exchange.

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