The BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA) is hosting the Interior BC RENT (Regional Education, Networking and Tradeshow) event on September 9th 2019 in Kelowna, B.C.
RENT events offer quality housing education through experienced speakers, facilitated workshops, networking opportunities and tradeshow exhibitions.
For more information, visit the BCNPHA website.
Though the Local Government Act mandates public hearing processes and other ‘appropriate consultation’ when developing or adopting certain strategies, plans and bylaws, there is a growing expectation among community members that they will be invited to provide more meaningful input into the decisions that affect them—and an expectation that the input they provide will meaningfully impact the final decision.
The Union of BC Municipalities is hosting their annual convention from September 23rd to 27th at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
The tradeshow component will be held September 25-26 in conjunction with the convention. The theme of this year's convention is Resiliency & Change.
Registration opens July 2nd. For more information, visit the UBCM website.
The Tamarack Institute is holding the Community Change Festival in Richmond, B.C. from September 30th to October 3rd 2019.
The event will bring community leaders and changemakers together to learn how to tackle complex issues in a meaningful way. The Tamarack Learning Centre focuses on integrating 5 Interconnected Practices into community change: collective impact, community engagement, collaborative leadership, community innovation, and evaluating impact.
The 5th annual Nation2Nation Terrace Forums will be held from October 23 to 25, 2019 in Terrace, B.C.
These forums bring together First Nations, local, provincial, and national governments, and community leaders in B.C. to discuss economic development with First Nations in northwest B.C. The conference will be livestreamed, so you can access the sessions no matter your location.
For more information, visit the Nation2Nation website.
This year's forum will heavily focus on community responses to climate change.
The BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA), together with the Co-op Housing Federation of BC (CHFBC) and the Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA) is holding their annual affordable housing conference, Housing Central, from November 17th to November 19th 2019 in Vancouver, B.C.
The event will feature three days of immersive learning through breakout sessions, keynote speakers, and a tradeshow.
Perinatal Services BC’s 4th Biennial Conference: Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies 2020
Innovation and Equity: The Foundation to Quality Perinatal Care in 2020
February 21-22, 2020
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Housing Needs Reports are now mandatory for all local governments in British Columbia. These reports include recommendations for future housing development, meaning they have the potential to impact health and well-being. Using our newly-released Healthy Housing Action Guide as a starting point, this pre-recorded webinar outlines new government regulations, the UBCM funding program, and some of the ways local governments, health authorities and community partners can integrate health and equity into housing processes in their communities.
The Public Health Association of BC (PHABC) is hosting its annual Public Health Summer School on July 4th and 5th.
This year’s theme is Simplifying Complexity: Public Health Approaches and Practice in Complex Systems. The event will be held across three campuses: University of Victoria, University of BC, University of Northern BC, and University of BC’s Okanagan campus. Additionally, the event will be available through videoconferencing.
The BC Cycling Coalition (BCCC) is holding the BC Active Transportation Summit on June 17th and 18th in New Westminster, B.C.
The BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA) is hosting the Northern BC RENT (Regional Education, Networking and Tradeshow) event on June 13th 2019 in Prince George, B.C.
The event will feature a tradeshow and an array of workshops, with topics such as Affordable Housing in Transitioning Economies, Extreme Heat & Poor Air Quality Response, Developing On-Reserve Housing with BC Housing, Mental Health Awareness and Respectful Response, and Building Resiliency in a Trauma-Exposed Workplace.
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.
Held every five years, the BC Land Summit is the premier collaborative conference providing interdisciplinary education, professional development, training and networking opportunities for professional practitioners in fields related to land and land-use in British Columbia.
The Healthy Communities teams at Northern Health Authority and Interior Health Authority are pleased to invite you to attend the 2019 Northern Healthy Communities Forum in Williams Lake, BC. This event is held annually in conjunction with the NCLGA Annual General Meeting, and the theme for this year is Resilient & Healthy Communities.
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!
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
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.