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dc.contributor.supervisorDistasio, Jino (City Planning)en
dc.contributor.authorChristopher, Gary
dc.date.accessioned2010-01-11T19:06:55Z
dc.date.available2010-01-11T19:06:55Z
dc.date.issued2010-01-11T19:06:55Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1993/3843
dc.description.abstractIncreasing criticism by a number of professional fields, including planning, indicates that there is a decline in public health because of poor urban planning practices cannot be ignored. This research examines to what extent urban planning has contributed to the current health level of citizens, and explores how development policies address the criticism that urban planners are encouraging developments with limited opportunities that promote an inactive lifestyle. The findings show policy tools currently available for planners in Winnipeg to use are inadequate to ensure that all new developments conform to the healthy communities philosophy, and despite the limited guidance from planning legislation, the community of Seven Oaks has succeeded in implementing several healthy community initiatives. These initiatives are successful because of partnerships created between agencies, communication with the public, and most importantly, the passion by the stakeholders to develop healthier living opportunities within their community…en
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dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subjectUrban Planningen
dc.subjectHealthy Communitiesen
dc.subjectHolistic Planningen
dc.subjectLifestyle Diseasesen
dc.subjectSprawlen
dc.subjectPublic Healthen
dc.titleBuilding healthy communities: an examination of winnipeg neighbourhoodsen
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis
dc.typemaster thesisen_US
dc.degree.disciplineCity Planningen_US
dc.contributor.examiningcommitteeVan Vliet, David (City Planning) Parrott, Stephen T. (Manager of Recreation Services, Culture and Heritage, Town of Churchill)en
dc.degree.levelMaster of City Planning (M.C.P.)en_US
dc.description.noteFebruary 2010en
local.subject.manitobayesen_US


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