Healthy lifestyles. A vibrant economy. Affordable housing. Protected parks & green space. Accessible community services. Thriving neighbourhoods. Clean air and water. A sustainable environment. Cultural diversity. Healthy public policy. Engaged citizens. A healthy community is all of this, and more.
This grant stream has now closed. For follow-up information, please contact UBCM. 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. F...>> 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
Did you know that 7 out of the 10 Canadian municipalities with the largest portion of seniors are located in B.C.? As a result, more communities are exploring what it means to become age-friendly, supporting all stages, from childhood through to later years. BC's Local Government Management Ass...>> full story
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Presented by BC Healthy Communities Society through PlanH with the generous assistance of a Stream of Consciousness 2020 Vision Grant.
Judy Brownoff – President & Chair, BC Healthy Communities Society, Munipal Council member, District of Saanich
Shannon Clarke, MPH – Community Well-being Specialist, BC Healthy Communities
PJ Naylor, PhD – Professor, Graduate Advisor, School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria
Ame-Lia Tamburrini, MSc – Senior Manager of Physical Activity, Healthy Living and Health Promotion Branch, Population and Public Health Division, Ministry of Health