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STAFF & MANAGEMENT

The City of Pickering Youth Forum

Celebrating Canada's
150th Birthday

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By Sharon Milton, Manager, Recreation Services, City of Pickering
he City of Pickering
hosted The Canada
150 Youth Forum
on Thursday, May 4,
2017 at the Pickering
Recreation Complex.
Some 1000 students
from all of Pickering's high schools and
Grade 8 students from public schools
were invited to attend this one-time
special event, celebrating Canada's
150th birthday.
Thematically, the Canada 150 Youth
Forum was designed from the top down
to pervasively model excellence in accessibility and inclusion throughout many

facets. It motivated students to think well
beyond compliance with the Accessibility
for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
and challenged them to envision the
fully accessible and inclusive future of
Pickering, Ontario and Canada.
Several educational components of the
fair were included to inclusively create a
vision for the future, through the eyes of
Pickering's youth, via video, art and photo
collages, in addition to many breakout
sessions and hands-on activities. All of
the invited schools were in full support of
the event for this reason and many more!
Canada 150 was presented to the
Art Departments/Faculty of all three

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Pickering high schools (English and
French) in late August and early
September so that it could be included in
the art curriculum for this school year. As
a result, students from all three schools,
from Semester 1 and Semester 2, participated in an Art Show portion. We also
hosted a Pre-Forum event and will host
a Post Forum event, in December, all of
which outlined and celebrated Canada
through the ages, in many art forms and
educational pieces. Final video footage
will be presented to Council in December
and will host the students themselves
telling us how they think Canada will
look in another 50 years.



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Facility Forum - Winter 2017

Technically Speaking
Celebrating Canada 150: City of Pickering Youth Forum, Student Mural
Safe Ice Resurfacer Operations Online
ORFA Professional Designations
Non-Traditional Ways to Commemorate
Slip and Fall in a Municipal Pool Change Room
ORFA Regional Training
A Case for Key Safety
Energy Champion – “Dealing with your Inheritance”
Recreation Facilities Asset Management (RFAM)
Social Media in 2017: How to Adapt to the Digital (and Visual) Age
ORFA Social Media Promo
Are Ontario’s Ice Rinks Safe?
Ice Arena Registered Refrigeration Plant Safety Bulletin
Ergonomics in the Recreation Facility Management Environment
Member Profile – Sheree Brame, Supervising Instructor Guard, Norfolk County Community Services
Do You Have “Subjective or Objective Vertigo” from the New MOL Height Regulation?
Index of Advertisers
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Intro
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Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Technically Speaking
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Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Celebrating Canada 150: City of Pickering Youth Forum, Student Mural
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Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Safe Ice Resurfacer Operations Online
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Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - ORFA Professional Designations
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Non-Traditional Ways to Commemorate
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Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - 22
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Slip and Fall in a Municipal Pool Change Room
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Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - 25
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - ORFA Regional Training
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - A Case for Key Safety
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - 28
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Energy Champion – “Dealing with your Inheritance”
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - 30
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - 31
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Recreation Facilities Asset Management (RFAM)
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Social Media in 2017: How to Adapt to the Digital (and Visual) Age
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - ORFA Social Media Promo
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - 35
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Are Ontario’s Ice Rinks Safe?
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - 37
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Ice Arena Registered Refrigeration Plant Safety Bulletin
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - 39
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Ergonomics in the Recreation Facility Management Environment
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - 41
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Member Profile – Sheree Brame, Supervising Instructor Guard, Norfolk County Community Services
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - 43
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Do You Have “Subjective or Objective Vertigo” from the New MOL Height Regulation?
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - 45
Facility Forum - Winter 2017 - Index of Advertisers
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