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Past Events

Oct 1 2014 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

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.

Sep 30 2014 - 9:00am to Oct 1 2014 - 9:45am

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.

Sep 30 2014 - 8:00am to Oct 2 2014 - 4:15pm

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)

Sep 25 2014 - 8:00am to Sep 28 2014 - 3:45pm

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.

Sep 23 2014 - 7:30pm to Sep 24 2014 - 8:45pm

Dr. Gary Bloch has a simple cure for the health problems ailing low-income British Columbians: increase their income. That’s the message that Dr. Bloch, a family physician with St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, and chair of the Ontario College of Family Physicians’ Committee on Poverty and Health, will bring to Vancouver on September 23rd.

Sep 23 2014 - 3:00pm to Sep 25 2014 - 4:15pm

Celebrating and Sharing our Inherent Knowledge in Health Leadership and Management

The First Nations Health Management Association (FNHMA) believes that increasing capacity of First Nations Health Managers is key to contributing to First Nations health service delivery at the community level. We also recognize that First Nations Health Managers are leaders who honour, maintain and uphold inherent ways of knowing while balancing management principles to bring excellence to their communities and health programs.

Sep 22 2014 - 8:00am to Sep 27 2014 - 3:45pm

Local actions can resonate loudly at the provincial and federal levels. So let's set the leadership precedent locally by delivering services, facilities, safety and infrastructure solutions that are fresh, innovative, and as unique as our citizens.

Come pursue the leading edge to enhance and advance BC communities.

Sep 16 2014 - 7:30am to 6:30pm

On September 16th, join leaders, emerging innovators and practitioners as we explore new product and systems design, new materials, and new business models that are keeping pace with a new economic landscape – a landscape that is more circular than linear.

Aug 20 2014 - 1:00pm to Aug 21 2014 - 1:45pm

Join CommunityMatters® and the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design™ on Wednesday, August 20 for an hour-long webinar highlighting community design that kick starts rural development.

Aug 14 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Sparking dialogue about city-building, vibrant public spaces, mobility, health, urban design and livability. This installment of the Trans-Form Speaker Series asks: How do we encourage more people to travel by bike?