Healthy Society

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.

First in a series of BC Food Security Gateway stories addressing the widespread food insecurity and poverty plaguing BC

Feb 1 2017 - 12:00pm to Feb 2 2017 - 12:45pm

The First Nations Health Authority and BC Patient Safety & Quality Council have collaborated to produce a webinar series. The webinars explore the ideas of cultural safety and cultural humility and encourage participants to pledge their commitment to working towards a world that is free of systemic racism and inclusive of people.

The first webinar takes place on February 1st 2017 and covers the topic Pursing Cultural Safety: From Unearthing Bias to Realizing Reconciliation.

This report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives examines the most recent statistics on poverty and its associated hardships in BC, and demonstrates that strong policies are urgently needed to dramatically reduce and ultimately eliminate poverty in our province.


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