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Creating Healthy Public Policy: Equitable Extreme Heat Planning
As part of our Local Government Leaders Speaker Series, BC Healthy Communities is pleased to present Creating Healthy Public Policy: Equitable Extreme Heat Planning on August 17, 2022 at 11am Pacific. This session aims to help northern communities in B.C. plan for, and respond to, the next extreme heat event.
BC Healthy Communities newly administers the Age-friendly Communities Grant Program
Canada’s population is aging and by 2037, the number of Canadians 65 years and older is predicted to be approximately 10.4 million. Over the next 20 years, this group is forecasted to grow by 68%.
2022 PlanH Grants deadline extended for Vancouver Coastal Health
In response to requests from communities and partners, we’ve extended the application deadline for our Healthy Public Policy grants for the Vancouver Coastal Health region. We’re now accepting applications until June 15, 2022.
BC Healthy Communities steps into Age-friendly Communities grant administration role
Since 2007, the B.C. Ministry of Health’s Age-friendly Communities program has supported local governments, and since 2018 First Nations, across the province to develop policies, programs, and...