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A Good Start Matters

June 7, 2022 Physical activity and physical literacy are critical to child development and provide a foundation for a healthy life. Childcare is a key setting to promote physical activity and physical literacy supportive policies, practices, and environments.In 2017, the BC government enacted the Director of Licensing Standard of Practice – Active Play, that required a set amount of active play, outdoor play and limits to screen-time. It incorporated fundamental movement skills, staff-modeling...Read More >

Small Towns Big Steps in Active Transport Workshop

Small Towns, Big Steps in Active Transport: Workshop

November 30, 2021 This workshop features presentations from leading communities that have successfully navigated challenges unique to smaller communities. Some of these challenges include: Creating a walkable downtown despite the main street acting as a highwayBuilding projects across jurisdictional boundariesNavigating grants and funding for active transportation projects Participants engaged in a discussion about overcoming barriers and what works to support active transportation in smaller communities.  Presenters include the research lead for BCHLA’s Small...Read More >

Small Towns, Big Steps in Active Transport: Webinar

November 4, 2021 In every corner of the province, there is a growing interest in developing more active transportation networks. Small Towns, Big Steps in Active Transport is a project to explore what works in smaller towns through in-depth research and case studies featuring 6 unique BC communities. Watch BCAHL’s webinar where we highlight major project findings, including: BC’s small town active transport champions; factors that help or hinder active transportation; and qualitative...Read More >

Ready, Set, Move! EverybodyMoves Webinar

February 18, 2021 We are excited to announce that BC Alliance for Healthy Living (BCAHL) and the Physical Activity for Health Collaborative have launched the much anticipated EverybodyMoves Resource Hub! The Hub is a one-stop shop for sport and recreation leaders who want to ensure physical activity is as inclusive and accessible as possible.  Physical activity is vital for one’s health, and yet we know many British Columbians face visible and invisible barriers to...Read More >

Keeping Active and Getting Back to Play through COVID-19

June 3, 2020 On June 3rd, 2020 the BC Alliance for Healthy Living hosted a webinar on the importance of keeping active during COVID-19, focusing not only on the “why” but also the “how.” (more…)

Don’t Let Them Down: Understanding Youth Vaping and What We Can Do About It

April 23, 2020 On April 23, 2020, the BC Alliance for Healthy Living hosted an engaging webinar on youth vaping. This webinar featured three leaders from organizations doing important work on understanding youth vaping and what we can do about it. In a study that made headlines across Canada last year, public Health researcher, Dr. David Hammond found that vaping increased by a stunning 74% among 16-19 year olds from 2017 to 2018;...Read More >

Healthy School Programs, Healthy Kids

January 16, 2020 On January 16th, the BC Alliance for Healthy Living hosted an informative webinar on healthy school programs. We heard from the BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) and the BC Chapter of the Coalition for Healthy School Food, who shared their insights and spoke about two unique projects that they deliver to increase kids’ health and wellbeing. (more…)

Movers and Shakers: How Active Transportation Champions Can Change a Community

May 16, 2019 On May 16th, BCAHL hosted an engaging webinar on active transportation. We heard from three unique perspectives and projects happening in our province. (more…)

All the Right Moves: Physical Activity Across the Life Span

December 4, 2018 On December 4th, BCAHL hosted a webinar about physical activity across the life span, highlighting how important it is to be active at every age because how we move affects our health, independence and overall well-being. (more…)

Come On and Join the Local Motion: Learning from 4 Diverse ‘Active Communities’ Projects

October 29, 2018 On October 29th BCAHL hosted a webinar taking us behind the scenes of four successful and diverse Active Communities projects from across the province. (more…)

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