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Past Events

Oct 1 2018 - 9:00am to Oct 5 2018 - 4:45pm

The World Health Organizations 2018 International Healthy Cities Conference, Changing Cities to Change the World, marks thirty years of the Network and the global Healthy Cities movement. The Conference, which takes place every five years, presents the opportunity to learn from the work of healthy cities globally. 

Sep 10 2018 - 9:00am to Sep 14 2018 - 4:30pm

The 2018 UBCM Convention will be held September 10-14 in Whistler, BC. 

The UBCM Convention has always provided opportunities for information exchange and policy development. But let’s focus on this year’s gathering as a chance to grow meaningful connections that propel local initiatives forward. Let’s utilize policy making sessions, government meetings, and discussion forums to develop and magnify our united voice, to accelerate initiatives that matter to our communities. 

Aug 21 2018 - 11:00am to 11:45am

ChangeLab Solutions will be hosting this webinar - Building Healthy, Equitable Communities Through Comprehensive Long-Range Planning, in which they'll explore the interconnected elements of healthy places. We kicked off the conversation by blogging about generations of laws and policies that are behind today's place-based health disparities. Now we invite you to join for this webinar, in which we'll look at building health and equity into long-range plans by discussing

Aug 21 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Join our partners from the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control and the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health on Tuesday, August 21 for this 90-minute webinar that explores new research into the role of the built environment in community health.

Jul 19 2018 - 9:00am to Jul 23 2018 - 4:45pm

Every year the Canadian Institute of Planners hosts a conference to bring together planners from across the country and from all areas of practice to address key issues and topics that impact the profession. This year we hope you will join us at SOUL 2018 from July 19-22, 2018 in Winnipeg. 

Our culture, our environments, and our stories shape the spaces around us – spaces that reflect the SOUL of our communities. As we address current and future needs, we are challenged to incorporate SOUL into our planning work, to create communities that are energetic and thriving.

Jul 5 2018 - 9:00am to Jul 6 2018 - 4:30pm

Joins us for our 9th annual PHABC Summer School as we explore the theme “The Public Health Approach: Building Safe & Inclusive Communities.”

Drawing practitioners of public health from around the province, PHABC’s annual Summer School in British Columbia’s leading forum for inspiration, sharing, and learning on public health and health equity at the individual, health care system, and community level.

The events main sites are located at the University of Victoria, University of BC, University of BC Okanagan, and the University of Northern BC.

May 29 2018 - 9:00am to Jun 2 2018 - 4:45pm

The PIBC 2018 Annual Conference: The Game Plan! is generously presented by Young Anderson Barristers & Solicitors and will be headquartered at the Victoria Conference Centre in downtown Victoria. The PIBC 2018 Conference Committee has developed a rich, diverse and engaging program of keynote speakers, conference sessions, workshops, mobile workshops and more.

May 23 2018 - 10:00am to May 24 2018 - 9:45am

Social connectedness is important for all ages and all cultures. This webinar will help you better understand the impacts of social connectedness and the determinants it can have on community health and well-being.

This event has ended, but you can still view the webinar recording.

May 7 2018 - 9:00am to May 8 2018 - 2:45pm

BC Healthy Communities in partnership with Northern Health is pleased to invite you to join our 2018 Northern Healthy Communities Forum, held in conjunction with the NCLGA Annual Conference.

This FREE event will bring together local government, health authority leaders, and experts, and local community partners to address emerging health topics of importance to our northern communities.

Mar 23 2018 - 9:00am to Mar 25 2018 - 4:45pm

Victoria Barr, Program Manager with BC Healthy Communities Society will be presenting at the upcoming Columbia Institute’s Centre for Civic Governance forum titled High Ground: Communities for All. Taking place March 23-24, 2018 in Vancouver, this event offers elected leaders the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of current civic issues, learn through interactive discussions on climate change/action, socio-economic inclusion, smart cities, energy security, and electoral disruption.