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Annual General Meeting – Agenda, Award Recipients & Year end

On Thursday November 16th 2017 we will be holding our annual general meeting. Please see below for the agenda to be discussed along with the annual reports from all our committees and this year’s award recipients. 2017 AGM Agenda 2017 Annual Committee Report 2017 Award Recipients

Conference 2017- Program Schedule-at-a-glance RELEASED!

Facing a Changing World Transformative Leadership & Practice   It has been an insanely busy few weeks for us here at the Public Health Association of BC, but we are excited to announce the release of our conference program at a glance! This year’s conference, “Facing a Changing World: Transformative Leadership and Practice,” will give delegates the opportunity to attend…

BC Needs an OPIOID ACTION PLAN: Open Letter to the Government of BC

Click here to see the complete, signed letter October 30th, 2017 Open Letter to the Government of British Columbia: BC Needs an OPIOID ACTION PLAN   Since April, 2016 when the epidemic of opioid overdose deaths was declared a ‘Public Health Emergency’ by the Provincial Health Officer for BC, a new government has been elected. A…

School Grant – Expanding Farm to School in BC – Closes December 1

Expanding Farm to School in BC Grant 2017   Farm to School BC (F2SBC) is a school-based initiative that connects K – 12 public, First Nations, and independent schools, communities and local farms, with a goal to ensure that children have access to fresh, local and sustainable foods while at school. Farm to School BC…

October 15-21, 2017 is Teen Driver Safety Week!

Teen Driver Safety Week October 15 – 21, 2017   Get Home Safe   Being a teenager is an exciting time in one’s life, and learning to drive can be both exciting and challenging.   While encouraging teens to hit the road, the BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit (BCIRPU) would like to remind everyone…

Conference 2017 – Preliminary Schedule Released!

Facing a Changing World: Transformative Leadership and Practice November 16th & 17th, 2017 – Vancouver, BC   We are pleased to share with you our preliminary schedule for the 2017 conference, Facing a Changing World: Transformative Leadership and Practice. Along with plenary sessions focused on the four main sub-themes; Child & Youth Health, Indigenous Health, Immigrant &…