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PHABC Conference 2019: One week to Go, Full Online Program now Available!

Simplifying Complexity: Public Health Approached & Practice in Complex Systems Conference & Annual General Meeting November 14th & 15th, 2019 The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver, BC Full Online Program now available!       Exactly one week until we welcome all of you to Vancouver for our annual conference, “Simplifying Complexity: Public Health Approaches &…

PHABC Conference 2019: Featured Speakers Now Released! Program at a glance available now, full program coming next week!

Simplifying Complexity: Public Health Approached & Practice in Complex Systems Conference & Annual General Meeting November 14th & 15th, 2019 The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver, BC     We hope everyone in the PHABC family had a safe and happy Halloween with friends and family! Now that October is over and November is upon us,…

Indigenous Human Rights Set in B.C. Law

It’s about a brighter future. Indigenous Human Rights Set in B.C. Law New legislation will put B.C. laws in line with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. This is a historic moment for everyone in B.C. B.C.’s new law recognizes and respects the human rights of Indigenous peoples and will help to…

BC Poverty Reduction Coalition

Today is the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 3.4 million Canadians live in poverty so let’s vote in the federal election on October 21 for the party that’s promising action on poverty. We’ve taken a look at the platform promises on income security, low-wage work, housing, healthcare, education, child care, and…

Reliable, Evidence-based Course on Radon Offered by McMaster University

McMaster University, in partnership with Health Canada, the Ontario College of Family Physicians and the Clean Air Partnership, have designed a certified program to provide professionals working in the health industry with reliable, evidence-based information on radon. The course requires only one hour of time which can be conducted over multiple sessions, and is accredited for…

Staffing Changes at PHABC

The Public Health Association of BC congratulates Sarah Dyer on her new role as Community Wellbeing Specialist at BC Healthy Communities, where she will be overseeing the Age-Friendly Communities/Healthy Aging portfolios as well as contributing research and communications expertise and support to the Plan H program. Sarah’s BSc. and MSc. in Nutritional Sciences, with her…