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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 Burns Lake Active Transportation Plan, 2009 The AT Plan sets forth a vision, recommended long-term active transportation network, and supporting policies, programs, and initiatives to provide the Village with a plan toward facilitating increased active transportation in Burns Lake. admin Village of Burns Lake Link
Apr. 29, 2013 Armstrong Active Transportation Plan, 2009 Active Transportation refers to non-vehicular travel, such as walking, cycling, jogging, skating, skateboarding, skiing, as well as scooter and transit use. admin City of Armstrong Link
Apr. 29, 2013 District of Invermere Active Transportation Network Plan, 2008 The District of Invermere recently prepared a Community Enhancement Plan (CEP) incorporating various commercial areas and public open spaces through the core of the community. The plan describes potential developments and improvements to attract residents and visitors and accommodate diverse programming and activity within these areas. A key component of the plan is improvement of pedestrian... admin District of Invermere 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 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. 26, 2013 Healthy Eating After School - Integrating healthy eating into after-school physical activity initiatives (2012) This report is a synthesis of published and unpublished literature from Canada and abroad, along with insights collected from key informants whose initiatives, including programs, are already underway. Its purpose is to share with governments and other stakeholders working at all levels, the key learnings from a literature review and key informant interviews on how to integrate healthy eating and... admin Health Canada Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Positive choices, a better future: Creating healthy alternatives for youth To achieve long-term impact, communities need to address the context in which youth live and provide those who stand to benefit most with the experiences they need to be successful. Many of these experiences take place during after-school hours, and have measurable impacts. Evidence is mounting on the efficacy of after-school programs in encouraging youth to make positive choices. admin Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Healthy Corner Stores in Sonoma County: Healthy Food, Strong Partnerships, Good Policy In June 2012, as part of an economic development strategy, the City of Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, California, changed its General Plan and Zoning Code to create jobs and bring fresh food choices to more neighborhoods. Increasing the availability of healthy food as part of an economic development strategy did not originate in Sonoma County, but the work of the county’s Healthy Food Outlet... admin Network for a Healthy California Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Addressing the Built Environment to Encourage Physical Activity for Women 55-75 The built environment, either outdoor or indoor can have a positive or negative impact on physical activity opportunities within a community. A supportive built environment encourages regular physical activity by making it easy, safe and fun. This benefits all community members including women 55–70. admin Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) Link
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