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Join the Union of BC Municipalities for a webinar for local governments to support their work in addressing child care needs in B.C. communities. The webinar will be based on the guide, "Stepping Stones: Child Care Planning Guides for BC’s Local Governments," and is eligible for 1.5 organized and structured CPL units for PIBC members.
BC Alliance for Healthy Living (BCAHL) will be hosting a webinar introducing the EverybodyMoves Resource Hub to physical activity leaders. The Hub is a one-stop shop for sport, recreation and community leaders who want to ensure physical activity is as inclusive and accessible as possible. In the webinar, BCAHL will share:
Join a discussion featuring Lisa Richmond from Cardus, Sonia Hsiung from Alliance for Healthier Communities and Dr. Trevor Hancock in a discussion about the state of loneliness and social isolation in Canada.
Date: February 17, 2021 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET
Registration link here: https://events.tamarackcommunity.ca/social-prescribing
In this webinar, hear from artists Hiba Abdallah and Christopher Pandolfi about how the arts an be integrated into community engagement.
Wednesday, February 10, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
For communities across Canada, 2020 was an especially trying year. However, the difficulties we are all facing continue to impact community members to varying degrees. Though inequities existed in our communities prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, current challenges have amplified these differences. Given all we have learned through our past and present experiences, how can we put equity into action to create greater well-being for all community members?
Join session 4 of the Community of Practice for Complex Systems Approaches in Public Health. Optionally, bring a story of seeing and understanding a system and learn about ways to make sense of complex systems in public health.
Housing has a large and long-term impact on people's health, and each year local governments make important decisions that can promote and protect healthy housing. In this webinar, participants will learn from both experts and each other about how local governments can use policies and programs to meet the unique needs of northern B.C. communities.
The 2020 Livable Cities Forum will offer a platform and venue to come together to discuss and workshop how to advance our work on climate change, while building resilience into our communities. Bringing together municipal practitioners, elected officials, resilience thinkers, and community experts, the Forum will offer both keynote presentations and breakout sessions where participants will be able to work through challenges and ideate solutions to these problems. Registration is complimentary.
Evidence from current climate science research suggests that anthropogenic activity will cause drastic changes to our environment, some of which have already been observed in British Columbia. These environmental impacts have consequences for human health, with natural hazards disproportionately impacting rural populations.
Save the date for RHSRNbc's 2020 Virtual Symposium to learn more about the impacts of climate change on these communities.
More than ever, rural/remote communities and First Nations across BC are grappling with serious health & wellness challenges. That is certainly the case in the sparsely populated Regional District of Mt Waddington.
Learn how and why the Mt. Waddington Health Network was formed, how it works and what it does, who participates in it, how it measures success, its working relationship with Island Health, and how its experience might be applicable to other rural BC regions.