VIU WLCE

"MEET A PROFESSIONAL AROUND THE WORLD” - on June 17, with Dr. Farhad Moghimehfar

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on June 16, 2020 - 5:20pm

The World Leisure Organization is offering a series of online forums on leisure and recreation for interested young people around the world, with invited leading scholars and professionals around the world. 

This is an initiative from the World Leisure Organization Youth Ambassadors Committee.

The upcoming one is TOMORROW, June 17, 2020.

Invited speaker and topic:

Dr. Farhad Moghimehfar, Ph.D., Vancouver Island University

Call for Case Studies - Innovative and Promising Practices in Sustainable Tourism

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on April 27, 2020 - 11:02am

Case studies are a valuable way to synthesize and share lessons learned to create new knowledge and enhanced applications in practice. The National Extension Tourism (NET) Design Team and the VIU World Leisure Centre of Excellence are inviting submissions of case studies that highlight innovative and promising practices in sustainable tourism.

IISAAK Talks - An initiative from the IISAAK OLAM Foundation

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on March 27, 2020 - 11:58am

The IISAAK OLAM Foundation facilitates the development of sustainable and resilient communities, builds healthy and equitable relationships between Indigenous and newcomer societies, and highlights Indigenous solutions for reconciling humanity’s relationship with the environment.

The IISAAK Talks, launched on March 27, is a series of short educational videos about Indigenous-led conservation and the teachings that can help us cope with the COVID19 pandemic.

WLCE Events Postponed until further notice

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on March 16, 2020 - 11:08am
Following health authorities' recommendations, WLCE postponed events scheduled to happen in March. 
Please read the communication regarding Shed Your Threads:
Shed Your Threads has been postponed until further notice.
This community event supports leveling the playing field for youth by sharing, swapping and trading athletic clothes, shoes, jackets, recreation and sporting gear.
While the event is currently postponed to support community health in the wake of Covid-19