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.
The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) achieved a milestone in the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Partners for Climate Protection Program with Corporate Emissions and Community Energy Emissions Plans, and took a unified approach to sustainability.
Presented by the Provincial Health Services Authority on behalf of the Healthy Built Environment Alliance, this is the first in a series of free online learning sessions intended to highlight recent healthy built environment research, information, tools, and resources that can help inform planning processes and decisions.
Many families across the province struggle to find housing they can afford. At the same time, employers face challenges attracting employees when housing costs are high. This webinar series explores the affordability challenge in BC and considers the impact on communities.