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Past Events

Aug 17 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

As part of our Local Government Leaders Speaker Series, BC Healthy Communities is pleased to present Creating Healthy Public Policy: Equitable Extreme Heat Planning on August 17, 2022 at 11am Pacific. This session aims to help northern communities in B.C. plan for, and respond to, the next extreme heat event.

Apr 28 2022 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

B.C.'s recent fire, flood, heat and pandemic emergencies have highlighted the important role that local and Indigenous governments play in supporting emergency responses for essential needs, like food. Join us April 28 to explore a draft emergency food framework.

Apr 12 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

On April 12, join us for a PlanH 2022 grants information session, where we will give an overview of the grant program, share application tips and answer questions.

Mar 30 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Healthy public policy is a powerful tool governments can use to meaningfully improve the lives of their constituents. To support local and Indigenous governments in B.C. to enact healthier public policies, BC Healthy Communities hosts a recurring series of talks called Creating Healthy Public Policy: Local Government Leaders Speaker Series. The series continues on March 30 with Creating Healthy Public Policy: Regional Social Planning Services.

Nov 4 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am

The Active School Travel (AST) Pilot Program aims to support B.C. students and families to be more active, more often for the school journey. Using active modes of travel to and from school allows students to spend more time outside while staying connected with family and peers in a way that ensures safe physical distancing.

Oct 19 2021 - 10:00am to Oct 21 2021 - 4:15pm

At SCC 2021, get hands-on tools and knowledge while exploring issues fundamental to building equitable, sustainable communities, including Canada’s path to net-zero by 2050, and small community and nature-based solutions. Join hundreds of municipal leaders, staff, and community partners to learn best practices and gain new insights on how to tackle your community’s most pressing sustainability challenges.

Oct 13 2021 - 8:30am to Oct 15 2021 - 12:30pm

The theme of the 2021 B.C. Region Virtual Comprehensive Community Planning workshop is "Planning for Community Wellness and Healing." The theme recognizes all of the strength and resilience in First Nations communities, while bringing focus to the ways in which CCP can centre community wellness and support individual and collective healing.

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.

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.

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