Healthy lifestyles. A vibrant economy. Affordable housing. Protected parks & green space. Accessible community services. Thriving neighbourhoods. Clean air and water. A sustainable environment. Ethnic and cultural diversity. Healthy public policy. Engaged citizens. A healthy community is all of this, and more.
Kiri Bird is the Manager of Local Economic Development Lab (LEDlab), a social innovation initiative of Ecotrust Canada and RADIUS SFU. With her background in communications, international relations, social enterprise and sustainable community development, Kiri has developed a nuanced perspecti...>> full story
Three communities have achieved the four milestones of becoming an age-friendly community, and with that have received the BC Age-friendly Recognition Award. The Village of Harrison Hot Springs, City of Pitt Meadows and City of Maple Ridge have been added to the list of communities who have receive...>> full story
Gagan Leekha, BCHC Community Liaison, had a chance to talk to Natasha Blanchet-Cohen about developmental evaluation. Natasha Blanchet-Cohen is based in Montreal, Quebec and is an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Human Sciences at Concordia University. One of her roles is as a develo...>> full story
Boomer Week is a celebration of healthy aging through many exciting activities such as hikes, health and wellness events, cabarets, community awards, and more.