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Message from the Governor General on the Occasion of International Youth Day

Today is #InternationalYouthDay and this year’s theme is Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health. Growing up, #GGSimon and her family lived off the land and hunted, fished and gathered food. Her message highlights the important role youth have in confronting climate change, which impacts everything from the air we breathe to…

New Regional Health Orders for the Central Okanagan

Due to a spike in cases, Interior Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in the central Okanagan. Vaccines are easily available at drop-in clinics and events listed at gov.bc.ca/VaxForBC Until the region sees a drop in cases and higher vaccination rates, the following guidelines will apply: Masks are mandatory for all indoor public spaces. Non-essential…

Call for Nominations: Board of Directors 2021-2023 – Join us Today!

The Public Health Association of British Columbia Board of Directors Call for Nominations Now Accepting Applications for the 2021-2023 Term!!   Want to make a difference in British Columbia? Interested in creating safe, healthy and inclusive communities for all? Want to network with other like-minded individuals and advance the principles of public health in BC?…

We’re seeking members for the Nominations Committee!

We’re seeking members for the Nominations Committee!   The Nominations Committee reviews applications and provides nominations for individuals applying to the PHABC Board of Directors who do not have the requisite two nominators. Committee responsibilities include: Reviewing application forms for potential board members; and Providing nominations for any potential board members whose applications are consistent…

In Memoriam: Dr. C. James Frankish

In Memoriam Dr. C. James Frankish   The Public Health Association of British Columbia was saddened to learn of the passing of our longtime friend, member, and PHABC Merit Award winner Dr. James Frankish. Dr. Frankish had a passion and commitment to the promotion of public health. His distinguished career extended across three universities: the…