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The World Health Organization explains 'empowerment' as a process through which people "gain control over the factors and decisions that shape their live" Control is gained by increasing assets and attributes, and building "capacities to gain access, partners, networks and/or a voice."



Features are characteristics (the 'what') of your recreation product, program, service or event (time, location, duration, cost, staff, etc.). 


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a lifelong disability resulting from exposure to alcohol before birth.


Framework for Recreation in Canada

The Framework for Recreation in Canada is the national guiding document for public recreation providers in Canada. We have an opportunity to work together in ways that will enable all Canadians to enjoy recreation and outdoor experiences in supportive physical and social environments.



Goals are broad strategies that are often written to be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and timely. Goals help to achieve a vision.


In-Kind Contributions

In-kind contributions are donations of time, supplies, facility space, etc. that are not cash. This type of contribution is important because it shows community support and it reduces the need for cash revenues to cover program costs.

Inbound Marketing

Inbound Marketing helps your organization or community “get found” by people who want your products and services.



Inclusive refers to recreation programs and services that are open and welcoming to people of all abilities, ages, gender and means. When recreation is inclusive, everyone feels they belong and can contribute.


Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Peoples is a collective noun for First Nations, Inuit, and Metis. 

Indigenous Corporate Training Inc. suggest, that regardless of terminology, “always go with what people are calling themselves”. 


Inputs are the resources invested into a project such as staff, funding, materials, or supplies. This term is used in planning and in logic models.

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