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5.09 Recreation opportunities allow residents to understand and build upon cultural differences (recreation, sport, arts, culture)

  1. Found: 61-69 of 69 entries
  2. Impact of youth theatres on communities
    2005 - Canada

    "Participation in youth theatre has a positive and wide-ranging impact on the communities where the theatres are located. “

  3. Choreographing community sustainability: The importance of cultural planning to community viability
    2007 - Canada

    Festivals and celebrations are pivotal to community engagement, identity, and cohesiveness. Museums, heritage districts, galleries, performing arts centres, visual arts spaces, libraries, and...

  4. Status of some common misunderstandings of the net benefits approach to leisure
    2001 - USA

    Net Benefits Approach To Leisure promotes greater public understanding and appreciation of the social significance of leisure, justifies allocations of public funds to leisure in the policy arena,...

  5. Aboriginal Children’s Sport Participation in Canada: Health Analysis and Measurement Group
    2006 - Canada

    "Research with both Aboriginal adults and children has shown a positive effect of physical activity on obesity, which in turn has an effect on other health conditions such as diabetes and...

  6. The arts and culture as new engines of economic and social development
    2005 - Canada

    Arts and culture appear as the key to three basic skills: learning to be, learning to know and learning to live together. “Culture’s contributions to identity, to a sense of belonging, to social...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. Benefits of Investing in Sport
    2003 - Canada

    Participation in sport and active recreation can bring diverse social groups together and improve the social cohesion and inclusion of minority groups in other settings. Sport is valuable in...

  10. 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...

Leadership Provided By:

  • Leisure Information Network (LIN)
  • Alberta Recreation and Parks Association

On Behalf Of:

  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

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