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 Title Summary Description Contributer Source Attachment/Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Public Access to Defibrillator (PAD) Program, BC Through the PAD Program, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, in partnership with the BC Ambulance Service, will donate about 450 AEDs over three years to public places like recreation centres, arenas, pools, community centres, libraries, senior centres, busy playing fields, parks and beaches. admin Heart and Stroke Foundation Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Facilities Development Infrastructure development and renewal is a pressing concern for many recreation departments in times of fiscal restraint. It’s also a challenge for sport clubs. By creating partnerships, both can find ways to build new capacity.   admin Canadian Sport for Life Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Parkland Acquisition, Best Practices Guide The best practices were established to provide a consistent policy approach for local government Parkland Acquisition. admin Government of BC Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Tips on Playground injury prevention Playground injuries can be prevented by using equipment that meets current safety standards admin Parachute: Preventing Injuries Saving Lives Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Best Practice Tip Sheet - Grandfathering This Best Practice Tip Sheet is simply being presented by our Association as a reference tool/guide to strengthen and support the ongoing risk-management programs of today’s owner/operators and playground practitioners. It is not intended to present further requirements or measures of performance for owner/operators, manufacturers, or suppliers of Children’s Playspaces and Equipment. admin Canadian Association of Playground Practitioners (CAPP) Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Best Practice Tip Sheet - Playspace Inspections This Best Practice Tip Sheet is simply being presented by our Association as a reference tool/guide to strengthen and support the ongoing risk-management programs of today’s owner/operators and playground practitioners. It is not intended to present further requirements or measures of performance for owner/operators, manufacturers, or suppliers of Children’s Playspaces and Equipment. admin Canadian Association of Playground Practitioners (CAPP) Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Good Food Ideas for Kids From the hockey rink, to the park, to the cafeteria, kids face tough food choices wherever they turn. Some kids can’t recognize all their vegetables, and many regularly eat cheap “convenience foods” loaded with sugar and fat.We’ll share information to help start a conversation about how to create healthier food environments for kids. admin Sustain Ontario Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Physical Activity within a Comprehensive School Health Model: Best Practices Toolkit (2009) This toolkit is part of a series of resources based on evidence, drawn from educators and researchers, as to the strategies most effective in addressing physical activity in schools. The Physical Activity within a Comprehensive School Health Model toolkit series provides an in-depth understanding of how Canadian schools can use a Comprehensive School Health approach to increase physical activity... admin Joint Consortium for School Health Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Health Assessment Tools for Schools Ever Active Schools facilitates the development of healthy children and youth by fostering social and physical environments that support healthy, active school communities. Our goal is to help Alberta students live, learn and play in these types of environments while making it possible for these school communities to connect and share in beneficial resources. admin Ever Active Schools Link
Apr. 24, 2013 Connecting Active Living Research and Public Policy: Transdisciplinary Research and Policy Interventions to Increase Physical Activity National and international organizations recommend creation of environments that support physical activity where people live, work, play, study, and travel. Policy changes can lead to activity-supportive environments and incentives. Commentaries propose principles for improving the translation of research to policy. Improving the rigor of research, asking policy-relevant questions, presenting... admin Schilling, J. M., Giles-Corti, B., & Sallis, J. F. (2009). Connecting Active Living Research and Public Policy: Transdisciplinary Research and Policy Interventions to Increase Physical Activity. Journal Of Public Health Policy, 30S1-S15. Link
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