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UBC's Health and Community Design Lab in the School of Population and Public Health and affiliated with the School of Community and Regional Planning is pleased to invite you to:
HEALTHY AGING AND WHERE YOU LIVE: PROMOTING WELL BEING THROUGH COMMUNITY DESIGN
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First webinar in ACT Canada's Ideas in Motion series is on October 9, 2014!
Mark your calendars to attend the 2014 Comprehensive Community Planning (CCP) Workshop in Victoria, BC. Come celebrate ten years of recognition for the CCP model, starting with the pilot communities in 2004. Visit old friends, make new ones, and learn all about community planning as participants join together to look back at the beginnings of CCP and look ahead with excitement toward what the future holds!
Half of the world's population now lives in cities. This means the mandate for transformative service delivery continues to test even the most visionary urban leaders and planners.
Are you an influential senior leader or innovator who has been tasked to drive growth while keeping an eye on efficiency? Then the Evolution of Communities Forum is perfect for you!
- Celebrate active transportation and encouraging daily physical activity
- Promote opportunities to practice safe walking and biking skills and identifying safe routes to school
- Enhance the connection between students, parents, schools, and communities in a fun and interactive way
- Reduce school traffic congestion and vehicle emissions
The workshop focuses on why and how local leaders and community partners in the Shuswap Region can integrate sustainability planning, processes and projects with efforts to foster community health and well-being.
As a stakeholder in the tobacco control effort in BC, we would like to invite you to participate in a 90 minute webinar on October 1, 11:00am-12:30pm PDT to review and discuss background materials intended to inform the developing Tobacco Control Strategy.
In June 2014, the InSource Research Group was commissioned by the BC Lung Association in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Health Authority representatives and other NGOs to facilitate the process and write the BC Tobacco Control Strategy.
In this webinar, Chiara Camponeschi draws on insights shared in her latest book, Enabling City Volume 2, to explore movements of collective creation that provide society with the ideas, identities, and even ideals to collectively explore – and enhance – narratives of socially innovative resilience.
The 11th Canadian Urban Forest Conference will explore diverse themes that showcase how urban forests are proposed, planned and designed to better support evolving environments. The conference brings together leading experts to share knowledge and stimulate dialogue towards effective collaborations. (Victoria, BC)
The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation Conference, with the theme of New Realities, New Relationships, will take place in Prince George, BC from September 25-27, 2014.