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.
In Age-friendly Communities, the goal is to create a community in which older adults are able to age healthily in place and participate fully in their community. Being part of one’s community provides a sense of belonging, fostering social connectedness.
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.
Winter, COVID and outdoor spaces: What local governments can do to keep their constituents outside and active during the winter months
For many, it’s been easy to be active and social while physically distancing during summer and fall. As we move into colder months, local governments can take action to make it easier for folks to continue to get outside and be active despite the colder and shorter days ahead.