Imagine. A Healthy Community.

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.

What's New

Join the City of Victoria Youth Council!

Join the City of Victoria Youth Council!

Calling Youth between the ages of 14 and 24! Fill your toolbox with leadership, facilitation, community engagement skills and action planning by joining the City of Victoria Youth Council. Being on the CVYC is a great way to gain volunteer experience and get involved in local politics and neat proj...

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Call For Proposals: Host the Fall 2017 Cities Fit for Children Summit

Call For Proposals: Host the Fall 2017 Cities Fit for Children Summit

We are very pleased to announce our call for proposals for the sixth Cities Fit for Children Summit.  Cities Fit for Children is a biennial conference that brings together municipal leaders with child development professionals; parents and community champions to promote and increase collaborat...

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We\'ve Moved!

We've Moved!

Sep 06th, 2016

We have relocated our offices to a brand new space for social impact! You will now find BCHC at The Dock Victoria - a coworking space for community builders, social entrepreneurs and engaged people. Please update your address book. New Office Address: BC Healthy Communities
 c/o theDock...

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Growing Impact - Learning and Leadership Cohort Launched

Growing Impact - Learning and Leadership Cohort Launched

Sep. 16, 2016 in Articles
How do communities innovate to increase their impact on complex issues in their communities?” Four communities from distinct health authorities are working to grow their impact through the inaugural healthy communities learning and l...
PHABC Summer School - Promoting Health and Sustainability: The Case of Climate Change and Energy Use

PHABC Summer School - Promoting Health and Sustainability: The Case of Climate Change and Energy Use

Sep. 9, 2016 in Healthy Communities/Cities
Photo of BCHC Board Member Trevor Hancock - a keynote speaker at the 2016 PHABC Sumemr School. On July 11-12th, BC Healthy Communities’ (BCHC) practicum student, Katie Howatson, had the opportunity to volunteer at the Public Health A...
Building Resilient Neighbourhoods at the Deepening Community Conference

Building Resilient Neighbourhoods at the Deepening Community Conference

Jul. 13, 2016 in Articles
Effective neighbourhood resiliency is created with a focus on building local capacities today. This is one of reflections gleaned by the Building Resilient Neighbourhoods project. These reflections and more tools for resilience were shared ...
12Oct

Planning for Aging Well Workshop: Abbotsford

@ 2420 Montrose Avenue Oct. 12th 10:00am - 2:00 pm FREE WORKSHOP WITH COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH INCLUDED
Planning for Aging Well Workshop: Abbotsford

This is a free workshop with lunch provided. Presented by BC Healthy Communities Society (BCHC) in collaboration with Abbotsford Community Services. This initiative is supported by the Government of British Columbia. To join us, register here! About the Workshop: Do you have a vision of what your later years will look like? Perhaps you see yourself travelling, playing with grandchildren or si...
17Oct

Innoweave Impact Accelerator

@ False Creek Community Centre, 1318 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8 Oct. 17th 1:00PM - 4:00PM Free
Innoweave Impact Accelerator

Are you interested in enhancing the impact of your organization or collaborative? Are you interested in exploring the different social innovation approaches and tools that are helping other organizations achieve greater impact?

If yes, you should register for the Innoweave Impact Accelerator, hosted in partnership with BC Healthy Communities.

1Nov

Planning for Aging Well Workshop: Kelowna

@ Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre, 2170 Harvey Ave, Kelowna Nov. 1st 10:00 - 2:00 FREE WORKSHOP WITH COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH INCLUDED
Planning for Aging Well Workshop: Kelowna

This is a free workshop with lunch provided. Presented by BC Healthy Communities Society (BCHC) in collaboration with Seniors Outreach Resource Centre. This initiative is supported by the Government of British Columbia. To join us, register here! About the Workshop: Do you have a vision of what your later years will look like? Perhaps you see yourself travelling, playing with grandchildr...