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  2. Art and Wellbeing: A Guide to the Connections between Community Cultural Development and Health, Eco
    2004 - Australia

    Direct involvement by communities in arts activity can contribute significantly to individual and community wellbeing and can enhance the efforts of government agencies in realizing their policies...

  3. A Literature Review of the Evidence Base for Culture, the Arts and Sport Policy
    2004 - Scotland

    Scotland’s Centre for Cultural Policy review of the social and economic impacts of culture, the arts and sport provided robust research evidence, both national and international, on the reduction...

  4. Measure for measure: Evaluating the evidence of culture’s contribution to regeneration
    2004 - England

    ” The arts have generated interest in regeneration through their symbolic potential, such as heritage and identity, assisting in change processes and cultural expression, and in reaching the parts...

  5. Under Construction: The State of Cultural Infrastructure in Canada
    2008 - Canada

    A 2007 Federation of Canadian Municipalities report on the state of Canada’s municipal infrastructure estimated Canada’s municipal infrastructure deficit to be $123 billion dollars, which included...

  6. Perceived environment and physical activity in youth
    2004 - Canada

    This study revealed the perceived importance of school environment as a key environmental component in explaining physical activity behaviour. Research interventions, programs and policies may do...

  7. Community Change for Youth Development in KANSAS CITY:A Case Study of How a Traditional Youth-Servin
    2001 - USA

    A traditional youth serving agency can successfully lead a youth-focused, community-change effort.

  8. Legacies of North American Olympic Winter Games: Executive Summary
    2007 - Canada

    The information gathered for this report suggests that a North American city with a history of winter sports will benefit in numerous ways from hosting a Winter Olympic Games, including:
    • the...

  9. Quality of Life and Identity: The Benefits of a Community-Based Therapeutic Recreation and Adaptive
    2005 - USA

    Participation in a community-based therapeutic recreation and adapted sports program positively influences quality of life, overall health, quality of family life, and quality of social life.

  10. Relationships between behavior, brainstem and cortical encoding of seen and heard speech in musician
    2008 - USA

    Playing an instrument may help youngsters better process speech in noisy classrooms and more accurately interpret the nuances of language that are conveyed by subtle changes in the human voice.

  11. 2002 Canadian Public Opinion Survey on Youth and Sport
    2002 - Canada

    Canadians highly value the contribution of community-level sports to the development of youth and also to the broader community.  Canadians see community-level sports as benefitting their local...

  12. Million trees: Los Angeles canopy cover and benefit assessment
    2011 - USA

    Benefits for the 1-million-tree planting initiative for a 35-year period were $1.33 billion and $1.95 billion for the high- and low-mortality scenarios, respectively. Average annual benefits were...

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  • Alberta Recreation and Parks Association

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  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

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