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Past Events

Jun 1 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Want to build more community on your street or in your building?

The Building Resilient Neighbourhoods team is excited to be visiting Esquimalt to share ideas, resources and micro-grants to support you to further community connectedness with your immediate neighbours. We are looking forward to connecting to help make your block or building more resilient!

Here are the details for our upcoming workshop:

Location: The Archie Browning Sports Centre at 1151 Esquimalt Road

Cost: Free

May 30 2017 (All day) to Jun 2 2017 (All day)

Join the Planning Institute of British Columbia in beautiful Prince George, BC, for the 2017 PIBC Annual Conference - Equilibrium!

The upcoming conference will be headquartered at the Prince George Civic Centre in downtown Prince George. The conference program includes two exciting keynote speakers - including Happy City author Charles Montgomery, more than thirty diverse conference sessions & presentations, pre-conference workshops, ten mobile workshops & walking tours, locally inspired social activities, and more…

May 17 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

As part of the Active Communities grant application process, a half-day web forum will be held on May 17th, 2017. The forum will assist applicants from the Island Health and Interior Health regions to better understand the issue of physical activity and to inspire ideas for innovative applications. 

Apr 26 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am

This is a free informational webinar presented by BC Healthy Communities Society (BCHC). This webinar is to provide additional information on the available Social Connectedness Grant and additional capacity building support through the two streams of the Healthy Communities Capacity Building Fund.

Apr 4 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

How Building Walkable Neighbourhoods Can Help to Build Stronger, More Economically Viable Places for All

Location: BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver BC - Lane Level Lecture Hall 
Offsite participants, please click this link  to view the presentation live on April 4th

Presenters: Victoria Barr and Charito Gailling   

Summary of the talk:

Mar 29 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Join Tamarack for a free webinar on innovative collaboration approaches . Real, meaningful societal impact is attainable once we understand how to work together and collaborate in new and transformational ways.

Mar 15 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

The concept of the “circular city” has the potential to solve a number of urban challenges

A circular economy aims to replace a traditional linear “take-make-waste” economy with one that is “restorative and regenerative by design”. While this approach has been primarily championed by businesses, cities are also in a position to capitalize on the benefits of a circular economy. But, what does a municipal approach to a circular economy look like? What are the opportunities and barriers, and which examples should cities follow? 

Mar 7 2017 - 7:00am to Mar 9 2017 - 6:15pm

Engagement expectations have changed and yet we're often using the same community engagement techniques we have used for years. We need a new generation of tools and practices to inform, consult, involve and partner with people in building better communities. 

New Expectations

Mar 2 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

BC Healthy Communities is happy to partner with Innoweave to offer this exciting Innoweave Impact Accelerator working session.

What is the Innoweave Impact Accelerator?

Feb 21 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm

This is a past event.

This is a free workshop with a light lunch provided, presented by BC Healthy Communities Society (BCHC) in collaboration with Lakes District Community Services and the Village of Burns Lake. This initiative is supported by the Province of British Columbia.

To join us, register here!

Download the poster here