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Past Events

May 23 2018 - 10:00am

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 3:00pm

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 24 2018 - 5:00pm

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. 

Mar 20 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Join the BC Food Systems Network and the BC Centre for Disease Control for an engaging webinar on March 20th. This webinar will feature Ione Smith, an award-winning professional agrologist with a wealth of experience working with local governments on food systems. Ione will share insights into effective engagement with local government, drawing on her finely tuned understanding of the scope and tools available to local government when it comes to food systems.

Mar 15 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Children from communities of color and low-income neighborhoods face physical as well as social and structural barriers to quality nature spaces and experiences. This inequity is reflected in disparate health, mental health and developmental outcomes. Conversely, nature access can create more racially, socially and economically equitable communities.

Dec 7 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

How can governments create more intentional space to surface issues and enable local problem-solving? And how can they place citizens at the center of this conversation in ways that harness the energy and knowledge that community members offer?

Dec 7 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Have you been engaging your community but want a better sense of the impact your work is having?

Nov 21 2017 - 7:00am to Nov 24 2017 - 5:00pm

BCHC’s Vice-President, Trevor Hancock and Program Manager, Victoria Barr will be presenting at the upcoming Building SustainAble Communities conference in Kelowna this November, 2017.  

Oct 17 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Race matters for health equity. This is the first of a two-part series on the impact of racism on health. The aim of the discussion will be to explore approaches to addressing racism, and how to improve the health of Indigenous and racialized peoples.
In this webinar, speakers will cover the following topics:

• Introducing racism as a determinant of health and well-being

• Describing core concepts related to systemic racism

• Highlighting the impact of racism on health