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Farm to Cafeteria Canada National Conference

PHABC is proud to be the local host agency for the Farm to Cafeteria Canada national conference May 15-17 in Victoria BC. The MC and featured speakers have been announced. To read their bios and more info on the conference go here: http://farmtoschoolconference2019.ca/featured-speakers/ Also, get the early bird registration rate while you still can: http://farmtoschoolconference2019.ca/registration/

Webinar: Food Literacy: From Concept to Practice

How does “Food Literacy” relate to “Health Literacy” and how do you implement it in practice? This webinar took place on February 13, 2019, and we are pleased to offer a powerpoint presentation and audio file from the webinar for those who missed it. The webinar began with a background and introduction by Irv Rootman,…

Provincial Health Officer Releases Public Health Report

Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial heath officer (PHO), has released the report, Taking the Pulse of the Population: An Update on the Health of British Columbians. The report shows that overall, British Columbians’ health is good by many accepted measures. Diabetes incidence, mortality due to preventable causes, smoking during pregnancy and the incidence of hepatitis C…

Thanks to our out-going V.P. Maureen Rowan

PHABC would like to thank our outgoing Vice President for her years of tireless contributions to our association and her commitment to public, youth and community health. Maureen Rowan has served on the PHABC board for many years and has made valuable contributions through her numerous executive posts and as co-chair of the Capacity Building…