Wednesday, September 19, 2012

New poll highlights importance of planning for the lifestyle you want in retirement

Many Canadians don’t choose their retirement date, new poll shows

Roma Luciw, The Globe and Mail

Despite their best-laid plans, a new poll says more than one-third of retired baby boomers did not choose when they left the work force.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Recreation professor comments on consumer behaviour as running shoe prices climb

Footloose & fanciful: Finding your way through the thicket of $200 shoes

Ben Kaplan, National Post 

Monday, June 25, 2012

Alumnus named General Manager of Niagara Parks Commission

John Lohuis, the former director of recreation and parks for the city of Mississauga, has been named general manager of the Niagara Parks Commission (NPC).

Lohuis has been in the parks and recreation field for 35 years. Prior to his role in Mississauga he worked in Delhi, Aurora, Windsor and London. He held his role in Mississauga for 12 years. He is also an alumnus of, and lecturer in, the University of Waterloo’s department of recreation and leisure studies.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Canadian Index of Wellbeing wins provincial award

Margo Hilbrecht holding award

The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW), housed within the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, has received the 2012 Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO) President’s Award of Distinction.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Recreation and Leisure Studies student wins national 3M fellowship

Alannah Robinson

Alannah Robinson, a 3rd-year Honours Recreation and Leisure Studies student, was among the ten 2012 winners of the inaugural 3M National Student Fellowship Program.

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