Healthy Environments

The Urban Land Institute's Building Healthy Places Toolkit: Strategies for Enhancing Health in the Built Environment outlines evidence-supported opportunities for enhancing health outcomes in real estate developments.

Developers, owners, property managers, designers, investors, and others involved in real estate decision making can use the report’s recommendations and strategies to create places that contribute to healthier people and communities, and to enhance and preserve value by meeting growing desires for health-promoting places.

Jun 11 2015 - 3:00pm to Jun 12 2015 - 5:45pm

Host: BC Urban Land Institute
Location: Terminal City Club, 837 W Hastings Street , Vancouver, BC V6C 1B6 Canada
Contact: 604.761.8060
Website: http://britishcolumbia.uli.org/

Hear from an expert panel of three respected community visionaries, as they discuss the emerging trends in building healthy places, and how to use this social innovation to generate value.
What you will gain by attending:

Jun 11 2015 - 10:00am to Jun 12 2015 - 3:45pm

Host: Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District and the Alberni-Clayoquot Health Network
Contact: Shelli Lyle (ACHN) at slyle@acrd.bc.ca or 250-720-2709
Website: http://www.acrd.bc.ca/achn

Event Description

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 Apr 2 2015 - 1:45pm

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.

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