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.
The District of Clearwater is a rural community of 2400 residents, and was confronted with one major obstacle to cultivating a vibrant economy and encouraging active transportation: a main highway running right through the middle of the community.
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)
A 2013 grant from the PlanH Healthy Communities Capacity Building Fund presented an opportunity to further improve community health and build capacity between Revelstoke, IH, and many community stakeholders. With this grant, Revelstoke was able to complete their Healthy Communities Project, which addressed their three priority areas: poverty, mental health and substance use, and issues affecting youth.
The City of Port Alberni is a key example of how municipalities can reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in their community. Their success is attributed to strong interdepartmental collaboration and prioritizing action.