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.

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Bridging the Digital Divide: Kelowna Gets Seniors Web-Savvy

Bridging the Digital Divide: Kelowna Gets Seniors Web-Savvy

Mar 29th, 2018 related to Aging Well

The internet provides people around the world with unprecedented access to information, yet not everyone can benefit from it. Many people face barriers to access and for B.C. seniors, the barrier is often a lack of technical experience and knowledge. (1) Seniors who do not access the internet miss ...

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Comox Seniors Test Drive Transit

Comox Seniors Test Drive Transit

Mar 15th, 2018 related to Aging Well

    The Comox Valley on Vancouver Island attracts retirees from across Canada. Seaside towns like Comox and Courtenay offer easy access to recreational opportunities in places like the extensive Strathcona Provincial Park and provide a wealth of commercial, recreational and community ...

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Salmo, Port Coquitlam and Kitimat-Stikine Prove Leadership in Sustainability

Salmo, Port Coquitlam and Kitimat-Stikine Prove Leadership in Sustainability

Feb 26th, 2018

Three BC Communities; Salmo, Port Coquitlam and the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine, have recently been awarded the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Sustainable Communities award. These awards honour and celebrate the most innovative environmental initiatives in cities and communities...

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The A to Z of Healthy Communities

The A to Z of Healthy Communities

Mar. 2, 2018 in Tools
Together, BC Healthy Communities Society and Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition (OHCC) bring you the A to Z of Healthy Communities. Each month we will showcase a different aspect of Healthy Communities, highlighting many elements of...
Building our Capacity to Better Serve Communities

Building our Capacity to Better Serve Communities

Nov. 20, 2017 in Healthy Communities/Cities
A Letter from the Executive Director, Jodi Mucha BC Healthy Communities Societies (BCHC) is continually exploring how to provide the best evidence-informed and practice-based services and supports to the communities we serve.  As BC&r...
Building Resilient Neighbourhoods - Four Years of Learning

Building Resilient Neighbourhoods - Four Years of Learning

Mar. 8, 2017 in Tools
This new report provides the results of  the first four years of the Building Resilient Neighbourhoods program. The report shares lessons learned from implementing neighbourhood resiliency projects in the Capital Region. Building Resi...