On-demand Webinar: Local Government Leaders Speaker Series – Affordable Housing Land Acquisition PoliciesIn 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 and Indigenous government leaders in B.C. Healthy public policy is a...
Statement on the announcement regarding the former site of the Kamloops Indian Residential SchoolTW: discussion of the content of Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc’s May 27 announcement; racism; genocide Like so many people across the globe, we were saddened to hear the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc’s announcement that hundreds of bodies of children had been located on the...
On-demand Webinar: Local Government Leaders Speaker Series – Living Wage Policies
BC Healthy Communities is launching a new speaker series to bring fresh ideas for healthy public policy to local and Indigenous government leaders in B.C. “Creating Healthy Public Policy – Local Government Leaders Speaker Series” kicks off on June 23 with Living Wage Policies, a session exploring the City of Victoria’s experience adopting a Living Wage policy.
New Healthy Public Policy Speaker Series explores policy ideas for creating improved health and well-being in B.C. communities
In collaboration with a selection of local and Indigenous government partners, BC Healthy Communities (BCHC) is launching a new speaker series to bring fresh ideas for healthy public policy to local and Indigenous government leaders in B.C.
New Healthy Communities grants bolster Indigenous and local government efforts to create equitable policies and processes
The PlanH Healthy Communities Grant Program, administered by BC Healthy Communities, is offering 30 grants for the 2021-2022 year across two funding streams: Community Connectedness and Healthy Public Policy.
On-demand webinar – Diverse Voices: Community-based approaches to making evaluation attainable & equitable
Join BC Healthy Communities and the Canadian Evaluation Society – BC Chapter for our on-demand webinar, Diverse Voices: Community-based approaches to making evaluation attainable & equitable.
Participating schools announced for Active School Travel Pilot Program
The Province, in partnership with BC Healthy Communities Society, has selected 11 schools to participate in a pilot project designed to increase the number of students using active transportation between home and school.
On-Demand Webinar: Healthy Communities, Equity and Economic Recovery
Though inequities existed in our communities prior to COVID-19, current challenges have amplified these differences. How can we put equity into action to create greater well-being for all community members?
Four principles for equitable public engagement
This fall, BC Healthy Communities, through PlanH, hosted a webinar on equitable public engagement. In this piece, we share the four main highlights of the insights and experience shared by our panel of community engagement experts.