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This webinar, hosted by the Canadian Frailty Network, will showcase research, services, programs and more that help improve the lives of older adults. Learn more here: bit.ly/37MAco1
The Sport for Life Canadian Summit brings leaders who work together to enhance the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada. And this year, the summit will be taking place in multiple locations for the first time. Learn more: bit.ly/3vhG3KQ
Researchers at @uODigitalStudy are looking for parents and children aged 6-17 to participate in an online research study about digital marketing. Check out their post below for more information! twitter.com/uODigitalStudy…
Kids that get regular #PhysicalActivity also gain emotional health. Read the blog to learn to how you can add these lessons to your organization’s programs. #EverybodyMovesHub #KidsMove #Mentalhealthweek bit.ly/3FbCXvo
The Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund supports Indigenous communities and organizations through the current public health crisis. To learn more about the fund and to apply, read here: bit.ly/3EMMlp7
The Government of Canada is holding a public consultation on its approach to building healthier, more sustainable and equitable food systems. If you wish to participate, learn more here: bit.ly/3MRbzWf
Listening is a good way to be present and offer support to a loved one. Offering someone an attentive ear does so much for others. bit.ly/3JmDaMU @CMHA_NTL #MentalHealthWeek #GetReal
Two funding streams from PlanH are currently open for applications until June 1. Funds will support projects that foster relationship-building among community members & projects that develop policies that improve the community's wellness. bit.ly/3ET9qXk
People living with mental illness experience invisible barriers to #PhysicalActivity. Let's continue raising #MentalHealth awareness to ensure everybody feels safe to participate. #EverybodyMovesHub #MentalWellness #InvisibleDisability #Mentalhealthweek bit.ly/3FbCXvo
Hosted by the Tamarack Institute, this event invites community development leaders to explore the positive impacts of Asset-Based Community Development, as well as other community revitalizing strategies. bit.ly/3xV8akI
The Team Up grants are now open for applications! The grants are distributed by @viaSportBC with the goal of facilitating sustainable and beneficial partnerships between non-profit sport and social sector organizations to reduce barriers in sports. bit.ly/3rT6C78
This week, join @CMHA_NTL and talk about empathy and how that can make a huge difference when it comes to mental health and our understanding of it. bit.ly/3ucyUuY
The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute is conducting a series of group discussions with Indigenous adult women about sport and physical activity, and how those play a role in their lives. If you would like to join in, learn more here: bit.ly/3MhD9LO
The vision of #SmallTownsBigStepsBC is to improve our understanding of how we can increase #ActiveTransportation in small towns. Read the full report now: smalltownsbigstepsbc.ca @REFBC @pacbluecross @CNRailway
Join the Multisolving Institute for this webinar, where they discuss implementing systemic solutions that protect the climate, improve health, equality and well-being. Learn more here: bit.ly/3JVGeQe
As kids get older and discover video games and social media, it can get harder to get them active outdoors. Here are six ways you can encourage tweens and teens to engage in the outdoors again. bit.ly/382GsYm
Climate change and income insecurity are interconnected challenges that limit communities across Canada. Join The Green Resilience Project in this webinar to hear about what local governments can do to build their communities' resilience. bit.ly/3uTcr6w
Active transportation is a high priority for #RosslandBC locals who value health & nature. A willingness to learn, culture of innovation & community engagement contribute to active transportation progress. #SmallTownsBigStepsBC @REFBC @pacbluecross @CNRailway
Outdoor sensory play takes advantage of the world outside that is accessible to all - no need for special bins, tables or tools. This also teaches our kids to appreciate the world around them, teaching them how to navigate it. bit.ly/385NxaA
Alejandro Calvillo, Executive Director of the Mexican NGO @elpoderdelc speaks about the importance of corporate transparency and the need for governments to enact health promoting legislation without interference from large multinational corporations. bit.ly/3kgF6wc
"Our so-called mental health care system isn't really a system at all," according to @CMHA_NTL National CEO Margaret Eaton. She says they're calling for a system where mental health is covered and cost is not a barrier. bit.ly/3JVye1E
Local and Indigenous governments in the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) region working to build equitable policies and processes now have access to more funding and support to help make it happen. A new round of the PlanH Healthy Communities Grant Program is open for applications.
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This webinar, hosted by Tamarack Institute, emphasizes the importance of data points to help educators, leaders, and youth activity organizers the challenges youth may face and what contributes to their success in school, sport, and the community. bit.ly/3KVFtrC
A team of champions push active transportation forward in #PowellRiverBC and show how it supports sustainability, city priorities & a sense of belonging within the community. #SmallTownsBigStepsBC smalltownsbigstepsbc.ca @REFBC @pacbluecross @CNRailway
The World Bank Group has published its analysis on the socioeconomic impacts of the pandemic in developing countries and on households with children. Find out more: bit.ly/3E7VLeD
We need to take action against the positive portrayal of tobacco in pop culture. It's especially crucial to take action now given the high rate of e-cigarette use among young people. Learn more here: bit.ly/3JzaNeu
The BC Healthy Communities hosted a webinar with Powell River's Regional Social Planner Meriko Kubota, where she talked about how the shared planning approach undertaken by Powell River, qathet and Tla'amin Nation benefited all their community members. bit.ly/3vgk1XA
Trauma affects children and youth in different ways. But as parents and caregivers, how can we help them through it? This webinar hosted by BC Children's Hospital and Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre provides parents some support. bit.ly/3JxCX9x
Join the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council as they discuss the development of a smartphone app that helps South Asian community members self-manage their Type 2 Diabetes, making diabetes care more accessible. bit.ly/37b6E2Y
Local government, strong advocacy groups & an active, engaged population champion active transportation in #NelsonBC. #SmallTownsBigStepsBC smalltownsbigstepsbc.ca @REFBC @pacbluecross @CNRailway
Are you a new parent looking for some guidance as you raise your little one? SmartParent Canada is here to help: a free program that provides trustworthy educational text messages to coach you through the first year of your baby's life. bit.ly/3JAz1or
As restrictions ease, TransLink is encouraging older adults and seniors to reconnect with the transit system to get to the places they need to be and get back on track with their activities. Learn more at the webinar: bit.ly/3E4YMfz
Things have changed fast in workplaces since the pandemic, and they keep changing. Meanwhile, the mental health of Canadian employees has suffered. If you want to make mental health a priority in your own workplace, check out Not Myself Today. bit.ly/3Ea2sN1
Active transportation is integrated with affordable housing & natural asset management in #GibsonsBC. Local active transport champions work with developers & advocacy groups to ensure everyone benefits #SmallTownsBigStepsBC smalltownsbigstepsbc.ca @REFBC @pacbluecross @CNRailway
With the warmer weather and longer days, it's an exciting time to be active and enjoy the outdoors. @activeforlife provides some fun ways outdoor exercise can be fun for kids this season. bit.ly/3NtFc0J
It's Active April! Action for Happiness has a calendar full of activities and suggestions for activities to keep you and your family moving. Let's find ways to get moving and stay active and healthy! bit.ly/3DGfoKm
Generation Health is a program offered in communities throughout BC for families with children between 8 and 12 years old. The program provides families resources to make choices like healthy eating, exercise, and sleep among others. bit.ly/3NSW2Gs
Parenthood is both an exciting and challenging time, but you don't have to do it alone. @SmartParentCA offers parents and caregivers support through educational text messages to help guide you through your baby's first year. Learn more here: bit.ly/3DS8eTn
Technology can take away time from being outdoors, but what if screen time actually contributed to helping kids connect with nature? Here are ways you can use technology to get kids excited about the outdoors: bit.ly/3j8Jm05
The School Food Grant, provided by the @CityofVancouver funds efforts that provide healthy, nutritious and culturally appropriate school-day meals to students in or adjacent to Vancouver school settings. Learn more: bit.ly/3x8lxxI
Our partner @BC_HC is looking for a Research and Planning Assistant, where you will provide important research, evaluation and design support to all of BCHC's projects and activities. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, learn more here: bit.ly/37IWC9h
Our partner @BC_HC is looking for a Communication Lead. As part of the management team, you will inform and support the strategic direction of BCHC. Learn more here: bit.ly/3xpCgMZ
Equity is at the forefront of active transportation progress in #DuncanBC: all potential road users are considered when developing projects & opportunities. #SmallTownsBigStepsBC smalltownsbigstepsbc.ca @REFBC @pacbluecross @CNRailway
CMHA branches across Canada are offering free mental health courses through their Recovery Colleges and Learning Centres. Whether you are having trouble sleeping due to anxiety or current events are overwhelming you, there may be a course for you. bit.ly/3LJVSiV
Are you a new parent navigating the world of your baby's health and wellness? If so, @SmartParentCA can help. This evidence-based text messaging program sends information timed to your baby's age to support you as you care for your baby. bit.ly/3DS8eTn
Applications for the Sustainable Food Systems Grants, provided by the @CityofVancouver are now open. This funding stream supports neighbourhood and community-scale efforts that promote connectedness, action, knowledge and skill-building on food issues. bit.ly/3NQ41Eo
Hear more about Canada's record on climate change and sustainability, and how this can affect Canadians' health through this free webinar hosted by @SustainNtwk bit.ly/3x6g0rm
BCAHL supports the BC School Food Guidelines and is urging parents, PACs and schools to support and adopt them. We need to ensure schools are providing youth with nutrient-rich meals and snacks. Take the survey to show your support: bit.ly/38JsCdZ
Active transportation champions from Lake Babine Nation, the Village, educators, mountain bike groups & more collaborate to enhance health for the entire community in #BurnsLakeBC. #SmallTownsBigStepsBC smalltownsbigstepsbc.ca @REFBC @pacbluecross @CNRailway
Movement, however big or small, can have a positive effect on our mood and our mental health. Whether it's a short outdoor run, a yoga session or just a quick dance in the kitchen, move to boost your mood! @CMHA_NTL bit.ly/3NvOfys
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