This webinar will feature Dale Littlejohn, Executive Director of the Community Energy Association. He will be presenting on the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change and what it means for BC local governments.
The Pan-Canadian Framework lays out Canada's commitment to the world on what it will do to address climate change. It is the plan Canada will follow to achieve the goals of a 30% reduction of GHG's from 2005 levels by 2030.
We are pleased to announce the winners of our Seeding Healthy Communities photo contest! Congratulations to the municipality of Bowen Island and Courtenay's Lush Valley Food Action Society for their wonderful winning photos. These PlanH Community Capacity Building Fund - Seeding Stream recipients used their photos to show us how their projects help build healthier small, rural and remote communities.
Our latest PlanH short video showcases the amazing work being done in Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Hope around ensuring that all children have a chance to form healthy habits early in life. These three communities are using a community-based participatory approach and common consistent messaging to for kids to make the healthy choice the easier choice around healthy eating and physical activity.
We are pleased to present our latest PlanH short video. This time, we are highlighting the powerful work being done on the City of Vancouver's ‘A Healthy City For All’ strategy, an integrated, multi-sectoral approach to collaboration towards a healthier city. The City formed a unique Leadership Table with representatives from a diverse range of organizations to ensure a holistic approach. The strategy includes 13 goals, with associated targets and indicators to track progress and outcomes over ten years.
Tools & Resources
The aim of Nelson at its best is to help residents, businesses and community leaders develop a long-term strategy to reduce poverty and make their community the best place it can be.
Tools & Resources
The Rural Development Institute (RDI), at Selkirk College, is a regional research centre with a mandate to support decision-making by Columbia Basin-Boundary communities through the provision of information, applied research and outreach and extension support.
Tools & Resources
This resource explores the links between healthy communities and economic opportunities.
-All-In Nation: An America that Works for All
Health and education sectors have different but complementary objectives: improving the health of learners contributes to improved learning outcomes; likewise, better education improves health.
The Public Health Association of British Columbia (PHABC) invites students, trainees and professionals from health, education and allied sectors! Register here.
PHABC is hosting its annual conference for 2016 in partnership with the BC Teachers’ Federation.
Leaders in the Interior Health region gathered in Vernon on October 27, 2016 to celebrate and take stock of healthy community partnerships at the Interior Region Healthy Communities Forum. The forum was the fifth in a series of five forums taking place in each health authority region. Over eighty delegates participated in the day rich with dialogue, insights and connections.
This is a free workshop with an optional light dinner provided.
Presented by BC Healthy Communities Society (BCHC) in collaboration with South Vancouver Neighbourhood House.
This initiative is supported by the Government of British Columbia.
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