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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.

Vancouver low cost street program

Item is an educational film documenting Vancouver's low cost street program to improve the amenity of urban areas. Film documents the before and after shots of city streets that had been improved. Film was used for a presentation about the program.

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

Too close... for comfort

Item is a videocassette showing a dramatized story of a group of youth dealing with the subjects of sexuality, HIV/AIDS and discrimination. People appearing in acting roles include: Peter Stebbings, Stephen Fanning, Veena Sood, Matt Hill, Dinah Gaston, Michael Andaluz, Sasha [Moisenovitch], Barbara Jeanne Harrison, David Hooper, Jacques Lalonde and Catherine Lough. People appearing as themselves include: David Tuff, Zachary Longboy, Rick Waynes, Dinetia Johnson, Robin Blaser and David Farwell.
The video was presented by the Vancouver Health Department and funded by the Federal Centre for AIDS, Protection Branch, Health and Welfare Canada.

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

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