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. Cultural diversity. Healthy public policy. Engaged citizens. A healthy community is all of this, and more.

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We\'re hiring!

We're hiring!

Apr 18th, 2019

Do you have a passion for building healthier communities? A flair for planning and public health? BC Healthy Communities is currently seeking great folks to join our team in both temporary and permanent roles. We're currently seeking: A full-time, temporary Communications Coordinator A full-tim...

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Top 10 of 2018: A year in review

Top 10 of 2018: A year in review

Feb 13th, 2019

Across the province, 2018 proved to be a year full of learning, action and connection. British Columbian communities continued to advocate for important matters in the places where they live, work and play. Issues such as healthy housing, disaster relief and First Nations reconciliation were top of ...

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Communities across BC awarded funding to support Age-Friendly plans and projects

Communities across BC awarded funding to support Age-Friendly plans and projects

Feb 12th, 2019 related to Age-friendly Capacity Building

Across BC this year, 37 communities are receiving grant funding to support age-friendly planning and projects. The grant awards, announced this month by the Ministry of Health, will assist communities in supporting older adults so they can live active, socially engaged and independent lives.  ...

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Campbell River and BC Housing collaborate to address housing needs

Campbell River and BC Housing collaborate to address housing needs

Mar. 29, 2019 in Healthy Communities/Cities
In an exciting new move, the City of Campbell River is taking action to provide safe and supportive housing for community members, collaborating with BC Housing to establish 50 units of supportive housing in the community within the next tw...
Using evaluation as a strategic tool

Using evaluation as a strategic tool

Feb. 7, 2019 in Articles
Evaluation matters. Our team at BC Healthy Communities integrates evaluation into all aspects of our work– from start to finish. Evaluation is the process of critically examining what we do and how we do it, so we can understand the ...
Over a decade of empowering youth in the City of Victoria

Over a decade of empowering youth in the City of Victoria

Feb. 5, 2019 in Articles
Youth leadership evolves leaps and bounds in the City of Victoria. In the spring of 2004, then-youth coordinator Chelsea Peddle had an idea. She saw a gap between city politics and young peoples’ needs in the City of Victoria, and wan...