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.

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