• September 12, 2019

    TTRA Canada Chapter - 2019 Conference

    Sharing research from Ghana in Canada! WLCE is pleased to share that undergrad students Jocelyne Fournier, Annie Boersen, Georgia Brennan and Megan Fortune - who participated in the 2019 VIU Ghana Research and Study Tour - will be presenting posters at TTRA Conference. Their research focuses on the...

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  • MASLM
    • September 11, 2019

    Welcome to the MASLM New Cohort

    VIU WLCE is pleased to welcome the new cohort of students of the Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management. During the Welcome Week, new students had the opportunity to get to know each other, meet faculty, interact with thesis cohort students, be introduced to the learning environment and...

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  • WL Journal
    • September 11, 2019

    World Leisure Journal - Call for Papers

    World Leisure Journal - Taylor and Francis Group Call for Papers - Special Issue: Leisure, Community and Economic Development Guest Editor: Professor Joanne A. Schroeder (Vancouver Island University) Article Due Date: 20 December 2019 Publication Date (approximate): Volume 62, Issue 2, 2020 This...

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    • September 10, 2019

    Thesis Presentation: Eshu Karwal

    Thesis Title: Content Analysis of whale watching operators' websites The Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management, in conjunction with our World Leisure Centre of Excellence, is pleased to introduce Eshu Karwal, Graduate Student in progress, who is presenting his research and thesis. Whale...

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    • August 30, 2019

    2020 Beijing - Pinggu World Leisure Congress “Leisure Makes Life Better” - Call for Abstracts

    The 16th World Leisure Congress will be held in Pinggu, Beijing, from the 17th. to 23rd. October 2020 hosted by the Beijing City Government and co-organized by World Leisure Organization (WLO), Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism and the Pinggu District Government. The Congress, themed “Leisure...

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    • August 23, 2019

    Sustainable Tourism & Outdoor Recreation Conference - Oct 2019

    Registration is now open for 2019 Sustainable Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Conference, the primary event for Sea Grant and Land Grant Extension faculty working in tourism. The conference will take place Oct 8-11, 2019 in Astoria, Oregon, and is being hosted by Oregon State University Extension...

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    • August 22, 2019

    Thesis Presentation: Nobeia Zhang

    Thesis Title: Winter tourism experiences and Chinese visitors to the Yukon Territory, Canada: Implications for sustainable tourism development The Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management, in conjunction with our World Leisure Centre of Excellence, is pleased to introduce Xinhui (Nobeia)...

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    • August 22, 2019

    SLM 606 - Field Experience - Tosh Koroscil

    In this post, the MA SLM student Tosh Koroscil shares his experience in the SLM 606. Enjoy the reading! "My role as Green Team Coordinator for Vancouver Island Music Fest was a positive and rewarding experience, albeit a very exhausting one. The requirements of the position were as I expected them...

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    • July 24, 2019

    MASLM Scholarship Opportunity - Creative Economies Project

    Know anyone interested in a Master's Scholarship?! Here is a great opportunity for MASLM students! Drs. Suzanne de la Barre and Patrick Brouder are looking for a couple of students to join us at the World Leisure Centre of Excellence at VIU on the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (...

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  • GKU 2019
    • July 5, 2019

    Grandkids University 2019 - Adventure for Living

    Adventure for Living The Recreation and Tourism Management Department, with the support of VIU Outdoor Recreation and WLCE, joined the 2019 GrandKids University. The facilitators Amanda Johnson, Vanessa Moraes, Matt Kellow, and Farhad Moghimehfar conducted the activities of the 'Major' Adventure...

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