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Past Events

May 1 2020 - 9:00am to May 3 2020 - 4:45pm

SFU City Program
This two-day online-supported intensive workshop will introduce you to key principles and strategies for the planning and designing of healthy communities.

Building on recent work and new research on the relationship between urban design and public health, your instructors will introduce you to the Healthy Built Environment (HBE) Linkages Toolkit and provide guidance on how to develop a health impact assessment.

Apr 30 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Are you enrolled in courses or events at SFU? Click here for SFU's latest responses and updates related to COVID-19.

Housing is a field inundated with myths and misinformation. At The City Program, we aim to shatter mistruths and provide a different lens through which to view the housing affordability crisis.

Apr 20 2020 - 9:00am to Apr 25 2020 - 11:45am

Join HUBBUB 14 The Digital Edition to see projects from the Spring 2020 term co-created by City staff, students, faculty and community, all aiming to make Vancouver more sustainable, liveable and joyful. Click here to learn more about HUBBUB 14 The Digital Edition.  

Apr 15 2020 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

This weeks eDemocracy Web Series will explore ways to engage the public through online and offline channels, while keeping everyone safe at home. Follow the link to learn more and sign up.

Mar 12 2020 - 9:00am to Mar 13 2020 - 4:45pm

Imagining Otherwise is about exploring actionable ways planning can create a more socially inclusive and environmentally resilient future, as the affects of climate change become more widespread. Featuring change makers in planning, Imagining Otherwise is about doing planning differently, and pursing tangible solutions to complex challenges. Register here.

Mar 2 2020 - 10:15am to Mar 16 2020 - 10:15am

This SFU course offers a special focus on planning and development issues in the Canadian and Metro Vancouver context, and the planners’ role in building cities. Explore the interrelationships between the physical, environmental, economic, social, and built considerations in planning at the site, neighbourhood, city, and regional scales.

Feb 21 2020 - 12:00am to Feb 22 2020 - 11:45pm

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

Feb 19 2020 - 12:00am to Feb 21 2020 - 11:45pm

Adaptation Canada is a national conference on climate change adaptation, and the 2020 conference is taking place in Vancouver, B.C.

The conference will features over 60 panels and workshops spread across eight tracks: Financing Resilience, Showcasing Soutions, Ecological Resilience, Professional Practice and Capacity-Building, Raising Awareness and Broadening Engagement, Addressing Climate Change Inequities, Health, and Youth. 

For more information, visit the Adaptation Canada 2020 website.

Jan 21 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Climate change imposes serious potential threats to short-term and long-term health of all BC residents but it particularly affects the well-being in First Nations communities. Incidences of climate change associated community health emergencies, amplified by other cumulative environmental impacts, are becoming commonplace in BC. Climate change also worsens symptoms of many chronic diseases and may indirectly increase the prevalence of new non-communicable diseases.

Nov 29 2019 - 9:00am to Nov 30 2019 - 4:45pm

Simon Fraser University is offering a Continuing Studies workshop at their Vancouver campus that examines the role of architecture, planning, and public policy in creating spaces and places that are responsive to the needs of aging populations.

The course will focus on age-friendly approaches and community-based responses to population aging.

For more information, visit the course website.