Healthy Environments

Apr 22 2015 - 7:45am to 4:45pm

Host: City of Surrey

Location: Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in Surrey, BC

Contact: Hayley Thomas 604 637-6655 hthomas@lbmg.ca

Website: http://evolutionofcommunities.com/

Apr 30 2015 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

Host: Township of Esquimalt
Location: CFB Esquimalt Chief & Petty Officers' Mess, Esquimalt, BC
Contact: http://www.esquimalt.ca/contactForms/MLagoa.aspx

Over the last century, cities have been designed to accommodate the automobile. So, how do we redesign them to benefit people?

This CBC video is a full report by Chris Brown on how creative urban design and more walkable neighbourhoods can improve the health of the overall population and reduce healthcare costs.

Apr 1 2015 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Host: BC Healthy Living Alliance

Location: Heart and Stroke Foundation Building, Suite 306, 1212 West Broadway, Vancouver BC

Contact: bbedford@bchealthyliving.ca

Website: www.bchealthyliving.ca/engage/blog/

Event Description

Please join the BC Healthy Living Alliance and other health leaders for a stimulating discussion, networking and lunch.

Mar 9 2015 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

Explore the critical link between transit and health at a free expert panel discussion on transit’s role in building a livable healthy region, promoting walking and biking, reducing sedentary time in cars, and improving air quality.

Feb 10 2015 - 7:00am to Feb 12 2015 - 8:00pm

The Canadian Federation of Municipalities is hosting a Sustainable Communities Conference in London, ON.

Conference Streams:

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)

Oct 7 2014 - 7:30am to 8:00pm

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!

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