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We at BC Healthy Communities Society (BCHC) believe that it is possible – and necessary – to create communities where it’s easy for everyone to be healthy and well. At the heart of the Healthy...
If the goal of healthy public policy is to create improved conditions which in turn improve population and community health, then as a whole, healthy public policies must also be equitable and serve to reverse health inequities.
On-demand Webinar: Local Government Leaders Speaker Series – Affordable Housing Land Acquisition Policies
In collaboration with partners in communities across the province, BC Healthy Communities (BCHC) is hosting a speaker series throughout 2021 to bring fresh ideas for healthy public policy to local...
Rather than directly addressing health, healthy public policies make changes to living conditions that impact health—such as housing, transportation and income—in order to improve a community’s health and well-being, while often positively impacting other issues directly within local government purview.