Community News Archive

As we know, volunteering is good for the entire community and the Public Health Corps team wants to share thefollowing resources which provide useful information on everything from the importance of giving back to finding ways to plug yourself in locally:

How to Choose the Best Volunteering Option

QUEST launched their latest report entitled Community Energy Planning: The Value Proposition.

The Sustainability and Education Policy Network and Sustainability Education Research Institute are pleased to be hosting a conference, Connecting Education and Environment: Mobilizing Sustainability in Education Policy, Practice, and Research, on June 10 and 11, 2016.

The Community Conservation Research Network (CCRN) is working toward a better understanding of and support for the links between sustainable livelihoods and environmental conservation, from a community perspective.

Elements of a Good Anthropocene currently exist on the planet, and in this project we are calling them ‘seeds’. ‘Seeds’ are initiatives that exist at least in prototype form, but are not currently dominant in our world.

The BC Healthy Communities (BCHC) Rural Aging in Place workshop is to be held in Courtenay, BC on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 10:00 am - 3:00 pm and is hosted by Island Health and the Comox Valley Regional District.

The UN-Habitat's Executive Director, Dr. Joan Clos invitates you to celebrate World Habitat Day and World Cities Day this October.

31 Days of Promoting a Better Urban Future

The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences has announced its commitment to contribute to reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples. Read more here.

From clean water and medicine to databases and bridges, the daily lives of Canadians are deeply connected to science and technology. But programs and policies that underpin science and tech are rarely given detailed attention in election campaigns.