This webinar will present tips that can help communities in optimizing their Age-friendly assessment and planning process and get the most out of their efforts towards improving the lives of older people, their families and their communities.
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) serves 25% of British Columbia’s population, or over 1 million people, across Greater Vancouver and the Coast Garibaldi area. Its coverage area spans urban settings like Vancouver and Richmond, as well as rural communities on the central coast like Bella Bella, and includes 14 Indigenous communities.
The Okanagan Similkameen Healthy Living Coalition (OSHLC), with help from the BC Healthy Communities team through the PlanH program, recently completed a transformative strategic planning process that empowered the OSHLC to refocus its priorities to work on issues most important to those in the region.
Could your community use more resources and support to foster better health and well-being? Are you a local government looking to collaborate with health authorities and other partners to create the conditions that enable healthy people and healthy places? Apply for funding through the PlanH Healthy Communities Fund and receive support from our new Community Wellness Strategy and Creating Healthy Places grants.
The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation works to improve understanding of issues and opportunities that are of common interest to rural residents across Canada. Their members include rural leaders, rural organizations, development practitioners, government policy makers, researchers, students, and other stakeholders both in Canada and internationally.
The Capital Regional District (CRD) Community Map is designed to support health and wellbeing in the capital region by allowing users to visualize where diverse populations are living and what their proximity is to community resources and affordable transportation options.
Users can select the data that most interests them and then add transportation and community places on top.
Drawing practitioners of public health from all over the province, PHABC’s annual Summer School is BC’s leading forum for inspiration, sharing, and learning on public health and health equity at the individual, health care system, and community levels.
Join the Planning Institute of British Columbia in beautiful Prince George, BC, for the 2017 PIBC Annual Conference - Equilibrium!
The upcoming conference will be headquartered at the Prince George Civic Centre in downtown Prince George. The conference program includes two exciting keynote speakers - including Happy City author Charles Montgomery, more than thirty diverse conference sessions & presentations, pre-conference workshops, ten mobile workshops & walking tours, locally inspired social activities, and more…