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Use this printable resource as a visual reference for action areas within local government, as primer for those on your team who may be new to the concept of equity in government policy and planning, or as a quick reference summarizing the more in-depth content of the Equity Action Guide.

This guide is for local governments across the province working to implement and champion equity across social, economic, environmental and cultural domains. 

Mar 30 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Healthy public policy is a powerful tool governments can use to meaningfully improve the lives of their constituents. To support local and Indigenous governments in B.C. to enact healthier public policies, BC Healthy Communities hosts a recurring series of talks called Creating Healthy Public Policy: Local Government Leaders Speaker Series. The series continues on March 30 with Creating Healthy Public Policy: Regional Social Planning Services.

Oct 13 2021 - 8:30am to Oct 15 2021 - 12:30pm

The theme of the 2021 B.C. Region Virtual Comprehensive Community Planning workshop is "Planning for Community Wellness and Healing." The theme recognizes all of the strength and resilience in First Nations communities, while bringing focus to the ways in which CCP can centre community wellness and support individual and collective healing.

Sep 23 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Join Sheila Matano (she/her), Carolyn Camman (they/them), and Trilby Smith (she/her), three Vancouver-based evaluators, for a webinar introducing the essentials of what evaluation is and how it works, including practical tools to get started. Core questions and issues related to equity and justice in evaluation, including common challenges and ways to address them, will also be covered.

Aug 18 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am

In part 2 of the Living Health Equity Values conversation, participants will reflect on core values that support a health equity approach in public health organizations and on value tensions that can arise in public health practice and policy.

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