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    Thesis Defense: Britta Peterson

    Thesis title: Re-Creation through Recreation: Exploring Contemporary perspectives of Indigenous Leisure The Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management, in conjunction with our World Leisure Centre of Excellence is pleased to introduce Britta Peterson, Graduate Student in progress, who will be...

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  • 2018 WLCE Field School

    2018 WLCE Douglas Ribeiro da Silva International Field School - Case Study Volume

    2018 WLCE Douglas Ribeiro da Silva International Field School - Perus, Brazil Case Study Volume VIU WLCE is very pleased to release the Case Studies Volume as a result of the 2018 WLCE Douglas Ribeiro da Silva International Field School. This case study volume — available in English and Portuguese...

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  • GRTSP

    Gold River Tourism Strategic Plan

    VIU WLCE is pleased to share the Gold River Tourism Strategic Plan.  Between April and October of 2018, researchers from Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) World Leisure Centre of Excellence (WLCE), Master of Community Planning Program (MCPP), and Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Research...

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  • BCTIC

    2019 BC Tourism Industry Conference

    2019 BC Tourism Industry Conference February 27 - March 1, 2019 JW Marriott Parq Vancouver Vancouver, BC For over 20 years, the BC Tourism Industry Conference has been providing a forum for tourism businesses and stakeholders from around British Columbia to come together to learn from experts and...

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  • Island-Coast Regional Forum

    Vancouver Island / Coast Regional Forum - BC Recreation and Parks Association

    Vancouver Island / Coast Regional Forum  The strength of networking The 2019 Vancouver Island/Coast Region forum is a 1 -day gathering that facilitates dialogue on current themes directly related to the business and people of Parks & Recreation. Important Information: Forum Date: February 22,...

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  • Perus SP

    World VIUPoints: Favela Tourism and the Occupation Movement - Global Citizens Week

    Favela Tourism and the Occupation Movement Slum Tourism is controversial and yet it has the potential to overcome discrimination through community development.  Join the VIU students and faculty who went to Brazil and hear the stories of a transformative experience. What: World VIU Points – Global...

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  • Pechakucha

    PechaKucha Night

    PECHAKUCHA IS BACK! Movement, transition and change have forever alighted the imagination and provoked fundamental truths about what it means to be human. Join us on Monday, November 19 for Journeys: Mobility and Metaphor, a PechaKucha night that will explore how we move and are moved, whether...

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    RPLC Webinar Series

        Rural Policy Learning CommonsJanuary 2018 - v.2.UPCOMING WEBINARSOCIAL ENTERPRISE: BUILDING OPPORTUNITIESThursday, JANUARY 18, 2018, 10:00 am Central CSTRegister: http://ow.ly/5NJF30h9Zb8ABSTRACT:In this webinar, you will hear about how three social enterprise organizations are empowering and...

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    2016 Annual Report

    2016 Annual Report

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    2017 Innovative Leisure Practices--Call for Case Study Submission

    Innovative Leisure Practices:Cases as Conduits between Theory and Practice – Volume 3 (2017)After the success of the 2016 volume of case studies, the World Leisure Centre of Excellence at Vancouver Island University is accepting case study proposals for inclusion in the 2017 volume of Innovative...

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