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This webinar will be hosted by the BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA) on the importance knowing your neighbours and having strong social connections to lean on in adequate and affordable housing. It will feature three partners in the Hey Neighbour Collective to learn about this important issue.
Date: July 17, 2020 - July 17, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST
Cost: Free for members and for non-members
Registration here: https://bcnpha.ca/courses/covid-19-recovery-preparing-future-crises-webi...
The COVID-19 pandemic can either deepen cracks in our systems or be catalysts for improving equity and empathy going forward. Every Thursday from 12:00 to 1:15 PM, SFU Public Square, CityHive and the Morris J. Wosk Centre host an online event with insights and dialogue with guest speakers and for people to come together during this critical moment to see and hear each other. Follow the link here to sign up and learn more.
This webinar will present tips that can help communities in optimizing their Age-friendly assessment and planning process and get the most out of their efforts towards improving the lives of older people, their families and their communities.
Held by the Post Carbon Institute.
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, our global food system was misguided and destined for failure. Now, as millions more families join the ranks of the food insecure, it’s clearer than ever that our food systems must be re-localized to ensure greater resilience in the face of future crises.
On May 28th, the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue will host Beyond Inclusion: Equity in Public Engagement, a comprehensive new resource outlining eight principles to guide the meaningful and equitable inclusion of diverse voices to inform decisions across sectors. Learn more and sign up for the webinar here.
This course provides an introduction to how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use in the transportation sector. Students will be able to implement the transportation pyramid as a framework for community energy management. Students will be able to develop and implement policies that support active transportation, low carbon vehicles and transportation behavior change. Students will be able to explain how management of corporate fleets can support reductions in community-based transportation emissions.
Royal Roads University Professional and Continuing Studies
Join staff from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing for an overview of recent developments related to housing. Topics presented include updates on housing needs reports, secondary suites, renovictions and demovictions (tenant displacement), building insurance under the Strata Property Act and strata corporations’ response to Covid-19. While this will not be a Covid-19 focused session, the presentations will include consideration of impacts of the provincial state of emergency measures, where appropriate.
SFU City Program
COVID-19 has brought with it many unprecedented challenges, particularly regarding the impacts on older people. Now is the time for knowledge and experience sharing in the fight to protect and respect the rights of older people around the world.
[This webinar is being held internationally and so begins at 4:00am Pacific Time, but you can register to recieve a recording afterwards.]
Alongside friends and colleagues working in the field with and on behalf of millions of vulnerable people join us in sharing: