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    • Private land, public interest: Securing private land access to encourage amenity based migration for community development 

      Wahl, Jeff; Parker, Pete (World Leisure Centre of Excellence in Sustainability and Innovation at Vancouver Island University, 2015-12)
      In order to support diversified forms of economic and community development, rural communities are increasingly investing in recreational opportunities on neighbouring lands, including agri-tourism and mountain resort ...
    • Robotics programming kids for leisure 

      Peel, Nicole (World Leisure Centre of Excellence in Sustainability and Innovation at Vancouver Island University, 2015-12)
      Children in out of home care (OOHC) in Australia are an unknown equation in relation to higher education. At present no Australian university collects enrolment data on students to see if they have previously been in care ...
    • Successful winter tourism destinations: An examination of The Forks National Historical Site, Winnipeg, Manitoba 

      Johnson, Amanda J.; Van Winkle, Christine (World Leisure Centre of Excellence in Sustainability and Innovation at Vancouver Island University, 2015-12)
      Climate, whether warm and sunny or cold and snowy, can complement tourism by providing favourable conditions for visitors and their desired activities. As a result, climate is often a main resource upon which tourism ...
    • Supporting informed destination development using visitor intelligence 

      Vaugeois, Nicole; Parker, Pete (World Leisure Centre of Excellence in Sustainability and Innovation at Vancouver Island University, 2015-12)
      Having an understanding of the profile of visiting markets can assist destinations to make informed and effective marketing investments. This case study describes a collaborative model to design and pilot a community-based ...
    • Training tomorrow's aquatic leaders: A collaborative model in the Regional District of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island 

      Porteous, Anne M. (World Leisure Centre of Excellence in Sustainability and Innovation at Vancouver Island University, 2015-12)
      The recruitment, training and retention of Lifeguard/Swimming Instructors is essential for the provision of safe and high quality aquatic programs. For years, recruitment, training and retention has become increasingly ...
    • Walk to Tuk: An innovative physical activity program for Northwest Territories residents 

      Brooks-Cleator, Lauren A.; Giles, Audrey R.; Tremblay, Sheena (World Leisure Centre of Excellence in Sustainability and Innovation at Vancouver Island University, 2015-12)
      Residents in rural and remote communities face barriers to physical activity that are related to climate, lack of facilities and infrastructure, lack of transportation, and lack of safe and public spaces. Consequently, ...