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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Help shape B.C.’s rural development strategy.

Help shape B.C.’s rural development strategy.

Feb 07th, 2018

The B.C. Government has committed to developing a long-term, durable Rural Development Strategy that works for all rural British Columbians. The new strategy will help rural and Indigenous communities build their capacity to create resilient, sustainable futures. Your input will inform th...

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Abbotsford Fosters Age-Friendly Environments

Abbotsford Fosters Age-Friendly Environments

Jan 15th, 2018 related to Aging Well

  When Christina Ragneborg, Director of Senior Services at Abbotsford Community Services (ACS), heard about Aging Well, she recognized an opportunity to help seniors prepare for the future. An initiative of BC Healthy Communities Society (BCHC) and the Government of British Columbia, Aging Wel...

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Wishing A Happy & Healthy Holiday Season

Wishing A Happy & Healthy Holiday Season

Dec 19th, 2017

On behalf of our Board of Directors and wonderful staff team here at BC Healthy Communities we wish you a healthy, happy and peaceful holiday season.  All the best for the New Year and we look forward to our continued work with you to create healthier communities for all. &...

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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...
Case for Cultivating Community | Adapting to Challenges, Sustaining Hope

Case for Cultivating Community | Adapting to Challenges, Sustaining Hope

Jan. 31, 2017 in Capacity Building
The following article by Sylvia Cheuy explores the idea of community resilience as an ability, a process and an outcome, and examines ways in which communities can become more resilient. Read the excerpt below or dig deeper by download...
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Global Perspectives on Indigenous Ways of Knowing

@ Royal Roads University Mar. 5th
Global Perspectives on Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Designed to transform thinking through communication and collaboration, this course explores Indigenous perspectives across the past and present on topics such as identity, the environment, knowledge acquisition and renewed political relationships.