We know that every development creates a place but what is seldom asked is whether or not that development has a positive, neutral or negative impact on the social, physical and cultural well-being of that community. The presentation will briefly summarise the relationship between place development, empowerment, well-being and inequalities before introducing the Place Standard Tool. This tool is a flexible product that translates these complex public health and place making relationships into a simple tool that supports communities, organ
Columbia Institute’s Centre for Civic Governance is pleased to announce that our 2019 Centre for Civic Governance Forum will take place in Harrison Hot Springs from Friday, March 29 to Saturday, March 30.
At this special 26.5 hour event, which will take place under the banner of “Rising to the Challenge,” we aim to develop a deeper understanding of the issues shaping our times and to provide insights on how to build more inclusive, sustainable communities. There are also plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues!
Join us in Victoria as we inspire, innovate and organize for impact to close the distance between farm and fork and bring more healthy, local & sustainable foods to the minds & plates of students, from pre-school to campus.
Drawing on guidelines and resources from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)'s toolkit, this webinar will outline how to measure health inequalities and report on indicators by subpopulations defined by equity stratifiers (i.e., sociodemographic variables) such as income and education.
This webinar will discuss the relationship between population health and proximity to resources (parks, supermarkets, community centres, etc.) that impact our daily life. Drawing on solid scientific knowledge, speakers will explain the correlation between the physical and mental health status of urban populations and housing conditions, food environment, community life and sustainable mobility.
Want to transform your reports and make your findings easier to use?
Canadian Evaluation Society of BC is pleased to offer the best ever workshop on data visualization! Come and learn some data visualization wizardry.
You will learn the science behind presenting data effectively. You will go behind-the-scenes in Excel and discover how each part of a visualization can be modified to best tell the story from a particular dataset.
This professional development course focuses on the collection, analysis, visualization and dissemination of information derived from structured public datasets.
Physical activity is important at every age because how we move affects our well-being in multiple ways. Please join BC Alliance for Healthy Living on Tuesday, December 4th from 9:00am-10:00am for an exciting webinar featuring Appetite to Play and Choose to Move, two programs you don’t want to miss.
Mark your calendars! The Public Health Association of British Columbia’s annual conference will take place from November 15th to 16th, 2018 at the Sutton Place Hotel in downtown Vancouver.
Join BC Alliance for Healthy Living (BCAHL) on Monday, October 29th from 9:00 am-10:30 am for an engaging webinar that will take us behind the scenes of five successful and diverse Active Communities projects from across the province.
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The World Health Organizations 2018 International Healthy Cities Conference, Changing Cities to Change the World, marks thirty years of the Network and the global Healthy Cities movement. The Conference, which takes place every five years, presents the opportunity to learn from the work of healthy cities globally.
The 2018 UBCM Convention will be held September 10-14 in Whistler, BC.
The UBCM Convention has always provided opportunities for information exchange and policy development. But let’s focus on this year’s gathering as a chance to grow meaningful connections that propel local initiatives forward. Let’s utilize policy making sessions, government meetings, and discussion forums to develop and magnify our united voice, to accelerate initiatives that matter to our communities.