The City of Grand Forks, the Regional District of the Kootenay Boundary, School District 51, the Phoenix Foundation of the Boundary Communities, and other stakeholders released the Boundary Communities Vital Signs 2014 Report.
On Thursday, October 16th from 9 am to 10:30 am, BCHLA will host a webinar to look at the elements of a successful partnership and a few examples where NGOs working together with local government on projects and policies have led to healthier communities.
Cobble Hill Village had the intention of responding to the results of an Age-Friendly Community Project study by creating a mixed-use development that included affordable housing, but were soon informed by seniors included in the study that this was not necessarily what the Cobble Hill seniors wanted or needed.
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.
Join BCHC at this year's PHSA Summer School as we explore ways to strengthen healthy and sustainable communities through local government planning and public health collaboration and speak specifically about the resources available through PlanH to guide that work.
The conference program commitee is inviting proposals for presentations on one of the following key conference themes: Restructuring of Rural Relationships, Building Capacity for Organizations and Governance, Building Economic Resilience and Pursuing a High Quality of Life for Rural Communities. Deadline to submit is June 15, 2014.
This Gathering will welcome community-builders from a diversity of sectors throughout North America. Here you will find the inspiration, knowledge, programs and practices you need to cultivate the leadership needed to engage and mobilize citizens to envision and work together to realize their shared hopes for the future.