Policies

Policies

Policies guide our actions, and are always a sought after reference.  Share yours and see how other organizations are dealing with their issues and initiatives.

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Date Posted Titlesort icon Summary Description Contributer Source Attachment/Link
Apr. 24, 2013 Canadian Child and Youth-Friendly Land-Use and Transport Planning Guidelines This document sets out the Canadian Child-and Youth-friendly Land-Use and Transport Planning Guidelines. The guidelines are elaborated more fully in ten Guidelines documents, one for each province, each about 80 pages in length. admin Centre for Sustainable Transportation (2010), Link
Apr. 24, 2013 School sport policy and school-based physical activity environments and their association with observed physical activity in middle school children. Empirical research on the effects of school sport policies on children’s physical activity is limited. This study examined sport policies (intramural vs.varsity),physical settings within schools, and supervision in relation to physical activity using the System for Observing Play and Leisure in Youth(SOPLAY). admin Bocarro, J.N., Kanters, M.A., Cerin, E., Floyd, M.F., Casper, J.M., Suau, L.J., McKenzie, T.L. (2012). School sport policy and school-based physical activity environments and their association with observed physical activity in middle school children. Health & Place, 18(1), 31-38. Link
Apr. 19, 2013 Access to Recreation Programs in Canada (2001) In the summer of 2000, the CCSD, in collaboration with the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association, conducted a survey of municipal recreation departments across Canada to examine children’s access to the programs. A total of 167 municipal recreation departments were surveyed, with all provinces and territories represented among the respondents. admin Canadian Council on Social Development and Canadian Parks and Recreation Association Link
Apr. 19, 2013 Accessibility standards for the Built Environment Provides a variety of examples that organizations can adopt to make their parks more accessible admin Making Ontario Accessible, Ministry of Community and Social Services Link
Apr. 29, 2013 Active After School Programs for Girls and Young Women : Success Stories from Five Friendship Centres (2012) In 2010-2012, the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) partnered with the National Association of Friendship Centres and five member Centres to support the development and delivery of active after school programs for Aboriginal girls and young women. This document provides an overview with key learnings from each site to support the creation of... admin Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) Link
Apr. 19, 2013 Active After School Programs for Girls and Young Women; Policy and Recommendations The policy was developed based on consultations conducted through the spring of 2011 with practitioners and policy makers involved in delivering healthy living programs to girls and young women. A separate report describes the findings of the consultations. admin Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Active Aging: Consultation Report BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) conducted a comprehensive, province-wide consultation to engage key stakeholders at the community level to collect input related to existing seniors’ strategies including tools and promising practices; identify services and supports that assist seniors in staying active; and identify barriers and gaps in community supports. admin BC Recreation and Parks Association Link
Apr. 18, 2013 Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth (2012) – Policy Recommendations Numerous policy recommendations stemming from the 2012 report card. admin Active Healthy Kids Canada Link
Apr. 22, 2013 Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth – Policy Recommendations Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth – Policy Recommendations admin Active Healthy Kids Canada Link
Apr. 18, 2013 Active Healthy Kids Canada – Position on Active Video Games Position statement on active video games and child health. admin Active Healthy Kids Canada Link
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