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.
Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people aged 85 and older grew by 19.4%—nearly four times the rate for the overall Canadian population.[i] Projections suggest that by 2036, one-quarter of our population will be 65 or older. As this demographic grows, so does the importance of access to tim...>> full story
The internet provides people around the world with unprecedented access to information, yet not everyone can benefit from it. Many people face barriers to access and for B.C. seniors, the barrier is often a lack of technical experience and knowledge. (1) Seniors who do not access the internet miss ...>> full story
The Comox Valley on Vancouver Island attracts retirees from across Canada. Seaside towns like Comox and Courtenay offer easy access to recreational opportunities in places like the extensive Strathcona Provincial Park and provide a wealth of commercial, recreational and community ...>> full story
Hear from island innovators and organizations with sustainable solutions and actions for becoming a One Planet Region.
On July 16th, Creatively United for the Planet and Conversations for a One Planet Region will be hosting "Community innovators, Changemakersand Creatives" live stream event.