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Call for Nominations-2017-2019 Board of Directors

Deadline Extended until September 29, 2017! The Board of Directors is now accepting nominations for the following Director positions for 2017-2019. There is one Executive position: President (2-year term) and 4 Director-at-large (2-year term) positions available. Being a PHABC Director is an interesting and challenging opportunity, a terrific way to build your professional network, connect…

Safe Communities Prevent Violence with Compassion – By Dr. Trevor Hancock

The Public Health Association of British Columbia is a proud partner to POVC (Prevention of Violence Canada) and would like to share their latest blog post, written by Dr. Trevor Hancock. His article highlights world renowned criminologist and violence prevention advocate Irvin Waller’s compassionate community safety approach to violence prevention.   Safe Communities Prevent Violence…

Shannon Turner, Our Executive Director Was Awarded Honorary Life Membership Award from the Canadian Public Health Association

Shannon Turner, PhD(c) is an exemplar practitioner scholar and has been a stalwart advocate for public health throughout her career. The promotion of health and social good has been foundational to Shannon’s contributions to policy, research and practice. When Shannon began as President of the Public Health Association of British Columbia, there were only 20…

Volunteer Advisors needed – Vancouver Foundation

Vancouver Foundation Volunteer Advisors needed!   Purpose of Assignment Vancouver Foundation values community-informed decision-making. One of Vancouver Foundation’s most visible activities is making grants that support charitable programs. The role of the Volunteer Advisor is to bring community perspective into grantmaking, to help identify pressing issues and trends, to assess proposals and ensure that the…

The CRD Community Map of Greater Victoria

The CRD Community Map was created to help identify where diverse populations live in the region and what their level of access is to important community assets, including affordable transportation modes and community facilities. Local residents may be most interested in community facilities and transportation routes. Planners and service providers may also want to access…