Healthy Society

Oct 28 2019 (All day) to Oct 30 2019 (All day)

This year's forum will heavily focus on community responses to climate change.

This tool kit is intended for use in rural communities. Municipalities, including planners, health authority staff, and elected officials are the intended audience, although the tool kit will also help other interested community members advocate for healthier communities and populations. Overall, this tool kit is meant for those interested in how the built environment and local development impacts health.

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.

Sep 25 2017 - 8:30am to Sep 29 2017 - 5:30pm

The pressures facing our cities is intense. At the same time, there is immense hope as we look to each other to co-create the future we desire. Cities of the Future is a global movement focusing on people, government, initiatives, technologies and organizations working to increase the quality of life in today’s cities.

Nov 21 2017 - 7:00am to Nov 24 2017 - 5:00pm

BCHC’s Vice-President, Trevor Hancock and Program Manager, Victoria Barr will be presenting at the upcoming Building SustainAble Communities conference in Kelowna this November, 2017.  

Sep 25 2017 - 7:30am to Sep 29 2017 - 4:30pm

In the words of Marshall McLuhan, ours is an “all at once world” where we find ourselves in a constant flow of communication. The ease with which information travels is softening the borders between varying levels of government as leaders at all levels communicate through common platforms. Ideas, initiatives, needs and solutions are shared all at once in real time. The national conversation is no longer dominated by one voice, but has many voices and many perspectives.

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