The Agriculture Now Plan will help the City of Campbell River and partner organizations grow a resilient agriculture sector in Campbell River. It is intended to drive food production, attract new farmers, increase the value of the local farm economy, and draw existing and new residents into the agriculture sector. Success in building a viable agriculture sector in Campbell River provides other towns with similar attributes with a model and approach for attracting investment to the community.
Dr. Gary Bloch has a simple cure for the health problems ailing low-income British Columbians: increase their income. That’s the message that Dr. Bloch, a family physician with St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, and chair of the Ontario College of Family Physicians’ Committee on Poverty and Health, will bring to Vancouver on September 23rd.
Celebrating and Sharing our Inherent Knowledge in Health Leadership and Management
The First Nations Health Management Association (FNHMA) believes that increasing capacity of First Nations Health Managers is key to contributing to First Nations health service delivery at the community level. We also recognize that First Nations Health Managers are leaders who honour, maintain and uphold inherent ways of knowing while balancing management principles to bring excellence to their communities and health programs.
In March 2014, the BC Healthy Living Alliance (BCHLA) released the 'On the Path to Better Health' Report that examines trends in chronic disease over the past decade in BC and outlines future opportunities for prevention. The webinar will include highlights from the report, such as the gains made in BC over the last 10 years and where improvements still needs to be made.