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.
Healthy communities support all stages of life. In partnership with the Union of BC Municipalities, the Province has announced $500,000 in funding to support local governments in age-friendly planning. For the first time, the age-friendly communities grant program is launching a pilot pr...>> full story
Stream of Consciousness is a digital media company based in Victoria, BC. They help amplify the voices of some of the world’s most brilliant thinkers, teachers, innovators and community leaders by delivering professional livestream broadcasts, webinars and eCourses. Through their 2020 Vision ...>> full story
Using evaluation to build a strong foundation For those of us who work in and with communities, it can be challenging to know how to make sense of the impact of our work, even when we are seeing growth, change and success. As a result, it can be hard to answer what seem like simple questions: Are y...>> full story
The World Health Organizations 2018 International Healthy Cities Conference, Changing Cities to Change the World, marks thirty years of the Network and the global Healthy Cities movement. The Conference, which takes place every five years, presents the opportunity to learn from the work of healthy cities globally.