Claire Sauvage-Mar

Claire Sauvage-Mar

Grants & Engagement Coordinator

Claire Sauvage-Mar holds a BA in Political Science and an MSc in Kinesiology. Her international background includes work with non-profit organizations in Korea, Vietnam, and New York City. She brings expertise in community engagement, physical activity and lifelong health research, and a deep belief that holistic public health and planning are essential to thriving and resilient communities. She loves learning from her colleagues in Victoria and collaborators around the province.  

 

Claire enjoys volleyball and other sports, reading and writing, bringing people together over food, and finding the perfect quote for any situation.

Blog Posts

Physical distancing and healthy spacing... without disconnecting

Physical distancing and healthy spacing... without disconnecting

Mar. 19, 2020 in Articles
It seems like last week in B.C., ‘social isolation’ was a term very few of us knew of, confined to the halls of academia or public health. The ideas of ‘self-isolating’, ‘self-monitoring’ and ‘socia...
Why we’re excited about the 2020 PlanH Healthy Community Grants

Why we’re excited about the 2020 PlanH Healthy Community Grants

Mar. 11, 2020 in Articles
UPDATE: In light of COVID-19, BC Healthy Communities has both extended the application window for these grants (to July 15) and amended the Connectedness Grant stream to address the community connectedness challenges of the current situatio...
Hey Neighbour! social connectedness program expands

Hey Neighbour! social connectedness program expands

Mar. 11, 2020 in Articles
Are you a local government (municipal government, regional district, First Nations government, or Métis Chartered Community) looking to improve connectedness in your community? Apply now for our 2020 PlanH Community Connectedness Gra...
“It’s not a numbers game”: Getting to the heart of equitable engagement with Jessica Delaney of Delaney + Associates

“It’s not a numbers game”: Getting to the heart of equitable engagement with Jessica Delaney of Delaney + Associates

Mar. 7, 2020 in Articles
Are you a local government (municipal government, regional district, First Nations government, or Métis Chartered Community) looking to make engagement processes in your community more equitable? Apply now for our 2020 PlanH Hea...
Building connection to build capacity: Mid-Island Métis Nation

Building connection to build capacity: Mid-Island Métis Nation

Mar. 3, 2020 in Healthy Communities/Cities
Are you a local government (municipal government, regional district, First Nations government, or Métis Chartered Community) looking to improve connectedness in your community? Apply now for our 2020 PlanH Community Connectedness Gra...
5 things to know about the TogetherBC Poverty Reduction Strategy Funding

5 things to know about the TogetherBC Poverty Reduction Strategy Funding

Feb. 13, 2020 in Articles
Local governments are at the front-line of seeing the impacts of poverty in their communities, and play a central role in developing local solutions with community partners and other levels of government.  As part of TogetherBC, ...
Doing the right thing: lessons learned from IAP2

Doing the right thing: lessons learned from IAP2

Oct. 28, 2019 in Articles
Claire Sauvage-Mar is BC Healthy Communities’ Grants & Engagement Coordinator.  A few weeks ago, our Communications Specialist Johanna and I had the good fortune of attending a public participation (P2) training put on by th...