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The Science of Well-Being

Have you ever wanted to attend Yale University? You can audit this online course “The Science of Well-Being” for free. In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying…

Engagement Opportunities: Planning for a Carbon Neutral Region by 2050

Engagement Opportunities: Planning for a Carbon Neutral Region by 2050 Metro Vancouver   Please join us to learn about and provide your feedback on near and long term goals and actions to reduce emissions in this region for transportation, buildings, and industry. Bold actions now will help us improve our air quality and achieve a…

KidsBoostImmunity Debuts in Scotland

The KidsBoostImmunity program is now being utilized across Scotland. KBI was recently featured on STV news, including an interview with an S1 teacher at Leith Academy and Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Catherine Calderwood. You can watch the clip here: https://twitter.com/NHSImmuniseScot/status/1214537090811285504

Electronic Petition to ask Canadian government to denounce the human right abuses in Chile: Deadline to sign the petition is the Friday the 10th.

We are asking PHABC members to consider:   Signing the House of Commons electronic petition: English:  https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-2302   French: https://petitions.noscommunes.ca/fr/Petition/Details?Petition=e-2302   Any Canadian citizen or resident can sign (no age minimum), even if you are living abroad. It only takes 2 minutes.   Sharing the e-petition on your social media and/or via email to friends, family and colleagues.

PHABC Year in Review – 2019

  Happy Holidays from the Public Health Association of BC!   As we look to the new year we want to share our highlights from 2019     Charitable Status: Canada Revenue Agency formally notified PHABC of its successful application for charitable status. PHABC is now a registered charity, the culmination of a two-year effort….

Electronic Petition to ask Canadian government to denounce the human right abuses in Chile

Following up on the PHABC conference last month discussion related to health inequalities and human right violations in Chile, Paola Ardiles, Past President of PHABC, met with the Policy Advocacy Research and Communication Committee to obtain permission to circulate an electronic petition to the House of Commons to ask Canadian government to denounce the human…