Events

Jun 1 2021 - 10:00am to Oct 28 2021 - 12:00pm

Housing demand in non-metropolitan areas is affected by a number of factors. Join BC Housing to learn how housing demand will be impacted in the coming years. Each webinar will focus on a specific region of the province with detailed information about population trends, housing stock, and the housing market.

Sep 29 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Addressing environmental inequities, such as how walkable your community is, can provide health, environmental and economic co-benefits. On September 29, join the NCCEH-CCNSE and CANUE for a webinar on identifying and operationalizing insights on inequities in the built environment.

Past Events

Sep 23 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Join Sheila Matano (she/her), Carolyn Camman (they/them), and Trilby Smith (she/her), three Vancouver-based evaluators, for a webinar introducing the essentials of what evaluation is and how it works, including practical tools to get started. Core questions and issues related to equity and justice in evaluation, including common challenges and ways to address them, will also be covered.

Sep 9 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

SFU’s Community Capacity Building Certificate supports learners as they engage community by sharing lived experiences and adopting new tools for building projects and movements. Now, as the spring cohorts have come to a close, several of these learners will share what they’ve been working on. Join them as they reflect on their growth throughout the program as emerging leaders working towards equity in their communities.

Aug 26 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Less visible, longer-term toll of climate change can settle in on the mental and physical well-being of those who have suffered great loss. This talk will quantify these often less considered impacts that follow in the aftermath of large scale flooding, with results that are equally applicable to forest fire-related loss. The discussion will end by highlighting practical and cost-effective actions that can be taken now.

Aug 18 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am

In part 2 of the Living Health Equity Values conversation, participants will reflect on core values that support a health equity approach in public health organizations and on value tensions that can arise in public health practice and policy.

Aug 18 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Social isolation is not a personal choice or individual problem, but one that is rooted in community design, social norms, and long-standing system injustices. Join for a discussion on the systemic drivers of social isolation and community-level recommendations for action.

Jun 23 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

As part of our PlanH program, BC Healthy Communities is excited to present a new Local Government Leaders Speaker Series, Creating Healthy Public Policy. Part I of the series, Living Wage Policies, will explore the City of Victoria’s experience in adopting a Living Wage policy in 2020. 

Jun 16 2021 - 9:15am to Jun 17 2021 - 3:00pm

Attend this year’s annual conference, "Harnessing Momentum, Steering Through Change," for a virtual learning and networking experience. Join your colleagues from around the province for interactive educational sessions, stimulating live keynotes, and new ways of networking together virtually.

Jun 15 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Join Canadian-based expert panelists from the April 2021 revision of the GDEIB (a free tool for managing and measuring DEI in organizations) as they present on the newly released benchmarks and explain how this tool can be used to help employees, leaders, and organizations engage in diversity, equity, and inclusion best practices.

May 5 2021 - 8:00am to May 7 2021 - 1:45pm

Prior to COVID-19, Canada experienced the most dramatic drop in poverty in recorded history. Between 2015 and 2018, our national poverty rate dropped from 14.5% to 11.0% and one million Canadians were lifted out of poverty.

Join Tamarack’s Cities Reducing Poverty Network virtually to explore proven and impactful pathways to ending poverty.

Apr 23 2021 - 9:00am to Apr 25 2021 - 4:45pm

This two-day intensive workshop will introduce you to key principles and strategies for the planning and designing of healthy communities. The course is intended to educate and inspire, to develop an understanding of the public health implications of policy and design decisions, and to apply a health lens to a broad spectrum of policy and design issues and initiatives.

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