Tools & Resources

Browse the PlanH resource library of publications by category below.

For more PlanH resources visit the following sections:

The Healthy Built Environment Alliance (HBEA) is a voluntary alliance of organizations from a wide variety of sectors across BC which provides leadership and action for healthier, more livable communities. The purpose of HBEA is to:

Monthly in-store campaigns raise awareness of the risks of alcohol, topics include alcohol and pregnancy, and Get Home Safe programs, which give beer and wine festival organizers the opportunity to distribute free public transit tickets to festival patrons.
– BC Liquor Stores

BCNPHA and registry offers a variety of programs and services to non-profit housing societies to support and strengthen the capacity of the sector, from group insurance and property management, to energy efficiency and capital planning.  

- BC Non-Profit Housing Association

Contains studies, supports to local governments, a benefits catalogue, and information about partners.
– BC Recreation and Parks Association

The BC Seniors' Guide includes information and resources on benefits, healthy living, health services, housing, transportation, personal security, finances, and other services. In addition, there is a listing directory at the end of the guide, and questions in each section to consider as older adults plan to remain as healthy and independent as possible as you grow older. We hope the BC Seniors’ Guide will help aging adults find what they are looking for. 

– Seniors BC

Helps individuals to stop smoking or using other tobacco products by assisting with the cost of smoking cessation aids.
– Ministry of Health

Provides the history of Youth Week in British Columbia, news articles about youth day events throughout British Columbia, and a list of events by community.
– Youth Week British Columbia

This guide has been created to help communities in British Columbia continue or initiate work on becoming age-friendly. It is primarily aimed at local governments but provides guidance to individuals, community and voluntary organizations, or anyone interested

Describes some of the specific challenges and pressures related to rural poverty within Canada, and includes potential strategies for reinvigorating rural economies with agriculture, forestry, and tourism. The report examines social policy regarding the income gap, rural housing, crime, immigration, and health care, and how to strengthen a healthy community approach.
– Final Report of the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

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