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A Study in Black and White : an economic strategy for Vancouver in the 1980's

Item is an organizational record film documenting an economic strategy for Vancouver in the 1980s, accompanying a report of the same name. The film shows a montage of images relating to Vancouver trade, business, and economy. The film outlines 8 strategic initiatives and 5 supporting activities that were taken from the report created by the Vancouver Economic Advisory Commission.

Eating for a healthy baby

Item is a video recording of an educational program entitled "Eating for a Healthy Baby," produced by the Vancouver Health Department. The program provides information about healthy food choices for expecting mothers, and covers topics including Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating; the food groups; examples of healthy meals, with a focus on Indian cuisine; protein intake for vegetarians; educational pregnancy programs; intake of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; and diet considerations while breastfeeding.

Vancouver (B.C.). Health Department

Eric's video

Item is a videocassette containing the program entitled Eric's Video. The video deals with discrimination against people with HIV and AIDS and discrimination based on sexuality. The video consists of a series of interviews with Rick Waynes, Dinetia Johnson, David, Kenna Fair, Carolyn, Zachery Longboy, Lucy Falkner and Judy Lynne. The interviews were conducted by Michael Andaluz and Peter Stebbings.
Funding and support for the video was provided by Vancouver Health Department, the Health Promotion Directorate Health Services Branch, Health and Welfare Canada through the National AIDS Education Contribution Program. The National Film Board provided facilities assistance.

Healthy eating for school age children

Item is a video recording of a educational program entitled "Healthy Eating for School-Aged Children," produced by the Vancouver Health Department. Using the Canadian Guidelines for Healthy Eating as a reference, the program provides information for parents on healthy meals and snacks for children, as well as offers food shopping and storage tips. The program also describes the four food groups; healthy levels of dietary fat intake; balanced meals; and nutritious snacks. Recognizable locations within Vancouver include Nightingale Elementary School, Kingsgate Mall IGA, Chong Lee Seafood, Kam Tong Enterprises Ltd., and Sally's Cake House.

Vancouver (B.C.). Health Department

Healthy eating for school age children

Item is a video recording of a educational program entitled "Healthy Eating for School-Aged Children," produced by the Vancouver Health Department. Using the Canadian Guidelines for Healthy Eating as a reference, the program provides information for parents on healthy meals and snacks for children, as well as offers food shopping and storage tips. The program also describes the four food groups; healthy levels of dietary fat intake; balanced meals; and nutritious snacks. Recognizable locations within Vancouver include Nightingale Elementary School, Kingsgate Mall IGA, Chong Lee Seafood, Kam Tong Enterprises Ltd., and Sally's Cake House.

Vancouver (B.C.). Health Department

Healthy eating for school age children

Item is a video recording of a educational program entitled "Healthy Eating for School-Aged Children," produced by the Vancouver Health Department. Using the Canadian Guidelines for Healthy Eating as a reference, the program provides information for parents on healthy meals and snacks for children, as well as offers food shopping and storage tips. The program also describes the four food groups; healthy levels of dietary fat intake; balanced meals; and nutritious snacks. Recognizable locations within Vancouver include Nightingale Elementary School, Kingsgate Mall IGA, Chong Lee Seafood, Kam Tong Enterprises Ltd., and Sally's Cake House.

Vancouver (B.C.). Health Department

Listen to the children

Item is a video recording of an educational program targeted at child caregivers entitled "Listen to the Children," produced by the Vancouver Health Department. The subject of the program is early childhood first language development.

Childcare professionals from Langara Child Development Centre discuss the importance of language development in children and the importance of intervening early when children have difficulties. Patience Towler, Vancouver Health Department Senior Speech Language Pathologist,introduces the purpose of the program: to recognize speech development issues in children, and understand when children should be referred to a language pathologist. The program then goes on to explain a general timeline for expressive language development in children; the difference between expressive language and language comprehension; skills required for language comprehension; and second or parallel language development in children. The program details how to recognize potential speech and language difficulties in children; watching children for difficulties in interactions with others; and communicating with the child's parents. This is followed by descriptions of the potential speech and language difficulties a child may have, including difficulties with pronunciation, fluency, and voice.

Vancouver (B.C.). Health Department

Preventing tooth decay : infants and toddlers

Item is a video recording of an educational program entitled "Preventing Tooth Decay: Infants and Toddlers," produced by the Vancouver Health Department. The program provides information for parents on the importance of taking care of their children's baby teeth, and covers topics including the consequences of improper oral care; nursing tooth decay, and ways to prevent it; oral care practices for infants and toddlers; and foods which promote healthy teeth. The program concludes with a summary of recommendations for keeping children's teeth healthy.

Vancouver (B.C.). Health Department

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