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dc.contributor.supervisor Distasio, Jino (City Planning) en
dc.contributor.author Christopher, Gary
dc.date.accessioned 2010-01-11T19:06:55Z
dc.date.available 2010-01-11T19:06:55Z
dc.date.issued 2010-01-11T19:06:55Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/3843
dc.description.abstract Increasing 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.iso en_US
dc.subject Urban Planning en
dc.subject Healthy Communities en
dc.subject Holistic Planning en
dc.subject Lifestyle Diseases en
dc.subject Sprawl en
dc.subject Public Health en
dc.title Building healthy communities: an examination of winnipeg neighbourhoods en
dc.degree.discipline City Planning en
dc.contributor.examiningcommittee Van Vliet, David (City Planning) Parrott, Stephen T. (Manager of Recreation Services, Culture and Heritage, Town of Churchill) en
dc.degree.level Master of City Planning (M.C.P.) en
dc.description.note February 2010 en


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