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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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CVYC Garden Project

CVYC Garden Project

The City of Victoria Youth Council’s Garden Project invites all youth in Victoria to join us in cultivating youth space and building capacity for food security. Our vision for the Garden Project is to create a free and accessible learning space for youth to deepen their understanding of local ...

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Volunteer Awards Celebrating Community Leadership for Canada 150

Volunteer Awards Celebrating Community Leadership for Canada 150

Feb 08th, 2017

In support of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Island Savings is celebrating community leadership across British Columbia by recognizing local volunteers who are making meaningful contributions in our communities. Do you know someone who’s making a difference? Throughout 2017, Island Savings...

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New Video: Community Resilience Workshop

New Video: Community Resilience Workshop

Do you know your community strengths and where you how to pull the strengths together? BC Healthy Communities participated in a hands-on workshop on community resilience in emergency situations to enrich our work in resilient neighbourhoods and social connectedness. Check out the video on the ...

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Five Powerful Community Initiatives Celebrated in Short Video Series

Five Powerful Community Initiatives Celebrated in Short Video Series

Jan 02nd, 2017 related to PlanH (2011 - Current)

BC Healthy Communities on behalf of the PlanH program is proud to release a series of five short videos celebrating community initiatives from around the province. The following series of thoughtful stories, produced by BCHC on behalf of the PlanH program, describe first-hand how collaboration be...

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Season\'s Greetings from BC Healthy Communities

Season's Greetings from BC Healthy Communities

Dec 23rd, 2016

BC Healthy Communities Society wishes you and your families a healthy and joyful holiday season. It is our great honour to work with passionate partners and stakeholders and inspiring communities across BC. We look forward to our continued work with you to build on capacity for h...

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Exploring How Social Connectedness Supports Aging Well

Exploring How Social Connectedness Supports Aging Well

Dec 07th, 2016 related to Aging Well

BC Healthy Communities (BCHC) is bringing older adults together in a series of workshops to explore what communities can provide for them and what they need to do to prepare for a healthy, social and happy future.   We know that British Columbia’s population is changing. Statistics show ...

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Collective Impact Initiative Helps Feed Students

Collective Impact Initiative Helps Feed Students

Oct 24th, 2016

Many households around BC are struggling to feed their kids regular, nutritious meals. Schools often provide meal programs for kids during school hours – but still see kids arriving hungry. BC Healthy Communities is helping community partners to work together to try new ways of ensuring studen...

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Deadline Extended: Call For Proposals: Host the Fall 2017 Cities Fit for Children Summit

Deadline Extended: Call For Proposals: Host the Fall 2017 Cities Fit for Children Summit

The deadline for applications to host the Cities Fit for Children Summit has been extended to 4:30pm on November 21st, 2016. We are very pleased to announce our call for proposals for the sixth Cities Fit for Children Summit. Cities Fit for Children is a biennial conference that brings together mu...

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Join the City of Victoria Youth Council!

Join the City of Victoria Youth Council!

Calling Youth between the ages of 14 and 24! Fill your toolbox with leadership, facilitation, community engagement skills and action planning by joining the City of Victoria Youth Council. Being on the CVYC is a great way to gain volunteer experience and get involved in local politics and neat proj...

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We\'ve Moved!

We've Moved!

Sep 06th, 2016

We have relocated our offices to a brand new space for social impact! You will now find BCHC at The Dock Victoria - a coworking space for community builders, social entrepreneurs and engaged people. Please update your address book. New Office Address: BC Healthy Communities
 c/o theDock...

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