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Best-Practices

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Date Postedsort icon Title Summary Description Contributer Source Attachment/Link
May. 2, 2013 Foundations for a Healthier Built Environment: Summary Paper 2009 This paper provides a foundation for understanding how the built environment affects health. It will clarify terms and identify linkages to develop a common language for meaningful dialogue. This should assist the many stakeholders to collaborate through shared decision-making. admin Union of BC Municipalities, BC Recreation and Parks Association, Public Health Services Authority Link
May. 2, 2013 Healthy Communities and the Built Environment: Principles and Practices of Multi-sectoral Collaboratives, 2008 This report is a set of seven case studies focused on the experiences, lessons and best, good, and promising practices and principles of multisectoral collaboratives working to create healthier communities through community design, land use planning and planning policy development in Ontario. admin Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition Link
May. 2, 2013 Bridging Health to the Planning Table: A Profile of Promising Practices in Canada and Abroad This report profiles case studies of 13 Canadian communities where collaborative approaches to improve health outcomes have been a key consideration in planning decisions related to the built environment. This focus was chosen so that the successes (and lessons learned) of a variety of different projects could be shared with other communities. admin Link
Apr. 29, 2013 Revelstoke Active Transportation Plan The AT Plan sets forth a vision, recommended long-term active transportation network, and supporting policies, programs and initiatives to provide the City with a plan toward facilitating increased active transportation in Revelstoke. admin City of Revelstoke Link
Apr. 29, 2013 Chemainus Active Transport Strategy, 2009 e report outlines opportunities, challenges, and barriers as well as strategic priorities and parking management solutions to improve conditions for walking, biking and barrier free movement in Chemainus. With parking management as an integrated solution for transportation demand the primary goal of this report is to promote active transportation as a way to improve health and provide... admin Chemainus Link
Apr. 29, 2013 City of Nelson Active Transportation Plan, 2009 This Comprehensive Active Transportation Plan identifies multi-use trails, pedestrian and cyclist amenities and public transit improvements to encourage forms of human-powered transportation. admin City of Nelson Link
Apr. 29, 2013 Ladysmith Bicycle Plan, 2009 This document presents an Updated Bicycle Plan for Ladysmith, BC. The plan consulted with own staff and the public in order to capture community priorities and concerns, and to create a Bicycle Plan that works for the end-users. admin Town of Ladysmith Link
Apr. 29, 2013 Bella Coola to Four Mile Trail: Trail Location and Engineering Design, 2009 This report summarizes the layout and design of the proposed walking/bicycle path between the Bella Coola town site and the 4 Mile residential area. admin Bella Coola Link
Apr. 29, 2013 Active Transportation Planning in BC: Local Government Success Stories The Community Planning Grant program provided funding to local governments and Aboriginal communities to use for active transportation planning. Community planning grants were available to local governments in BC to develop new plans or amend existing plans for active transportation infrastructure. The purpose of this snapshot of the grant activities is to provide an overview of the completed... admin BCRPA Link
Apr. 29, 2013 Teaching the Basics Sport skill development resources for teachers, coaches and instructors teaching children and youth their basic sport skills admin Premier's Sport Awards Program Link
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