Imagine. A Healthy Community.

Healthy lifestyles. A vibrant economy. Affordable housing. Protected parks & green space. Accessible community services. Thriving neighbourhoods. Clean air and water. A sustainable environment. Ethnic and cultural diversity. Healthy public policy. Engaged citizens. A healthy community is all of this, and more.

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We are hiring! Communications Coordinator

We are hiring! Communications Coordinator

Mar 13th, 2017

Communications Coordinator CONTRACT POSITION (7-10 hours per week) We are seeking a passionate team player who is keen to support our communications toward addressing the root causes of some of society’s most important and complex challenges.  If you are interested in working with o...

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2017 Age-friendly Recipients Announced

2017 Age-friendly Recipients Announced

Mar 13th, 2017 related to Age-friendly Capacity Building

Congratulations to the 18 communities in BC awarded UBCM's Age-friendly Communities Grants. BC Healthy Communities is offering additional support for building an age-friendly community. Find out more here: www.bchealthycommunities.ca/afcb.   A housing study for First Nations Elders and develo...

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Social Justice workshops for youth in Victoria hosted by the City of Victoria Youth Council

Social Justice workshops for youth in Victoria hosted by the City of Victoria Youth Council

Youth ages 14-24 are welcome to join the City of Victoria Youth Council for upcoming drop-in workshops for free! Youth can register individually or invite their program leaders to register on behalf of the members of a youth group. All workshops will take place at theDock:  300-722 Cormo...

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Building Resilient Neighbourhoods - Four Years of Learning

Building Resilient Neighbourhoods - Four Years of Learning

Mar. 8, 2017 in Tools
This new report provides the results of  the first four years of the Building Resilient Neighbourhoods program. The report shares lessons learned from implementing neighbourhood resiliency projects in the Capital Region. Building Resi...
Case for Cultivating Community | Adapting to Challenges, Sustaining Hope

Case for Cultivating Community | Adapting to Challenges, Sustaining Hope

Jan. 31, 2017 in Capacity Building
The following article by Sylvia Cheuy explores the idea of community resilience as an ability, a process and an outcome, and examines ways in which communities can become more resilient. Read the excerpt below or dig deeper by download...
A New Community of Learning and Practice

A New Community of Learning and Practice

Jan. 17, 2017 in Articles
An exciting new type of leadership in healthy communities is emerging in BC thanks to BCHC’s innovative PlanH Growing Impact program. The inaugural cohort encourages teams from four BC local governments to learn from each other throug...