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Run to Quit: Help people achieve a smoke-free life!

The 10-week training program is available online and in-person: Virtual clinics start April 17, 2017 In-store clinics at select Running Room locations start either March 27 or April 1, 2017 Locations, dates and registration can all be found on the Run to Quit webpage. Our goal is to support people who want to quit smoking….

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Fellowship in Health System Improvement – University of AB (School of Public Health)

With Canada’s health system performance trailing behind many other countries, there is now a critical need for leaders who bring about transformative change. The Fellowship in Health System Improvement, offered by the University of Alberta’s School of Public Health, provides a unique mix of learning and action-oriented experiential opportunities over six weekend sessions. The fellowship…

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The Kinder Morgan Pipeline: An unhealthy choice for B.C. – Vancouver Observer

As the City of Vancouver and the Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish, and Coldwater First Nations prepare to take legal opposition to the project, members of The Public Health Association of BC (PHABC) are voicing their concerns about the health impacts of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX) project. To read the full article written by PHABC…

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New digital comic book, Invasion of the Alien Zombies, aims to educate kids about the immune system

Comic takes kid-centred approach to underscore importance of immunization OTTAWA, CANADA – Alien invaders descend on a world while defensive forces mobilize to battle the intruders… is this the plot from an upcoming blockbuster movie or a creative approach to science education? These scenes are from a new online comic, Immunity Warriors: Invasion of the…

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Executive Director – Announcement

The search is over! Following an executive search, screening and interview process at the end of 2016, the Public Health Association of BC is pleased to announce its successful recruitment of Shannon Turner, BA, BSc, MSc, PhD (c) to our Executive Director position. Shannon has more than thirty years of experience in public health practice,…

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