Webinars


Keeping Active and Getting Back to Play through COVID-19

June 3, 2020 COVID-19 has radically changed the way we live. But one thing that hasn’t changed is our need to move our bodies.  Staying active is even more important now - not just for our physical health but also for what it does to increase our sense of wellbeing and to reduce the effects of stress from living through a pandemic. (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…)

Come as You Are – Reconnecting Disengaged Youth with Physical Activity

May 23, 2018 On May 23rd, BCAHL hosted a webinar on new approaches to increase youth participation in physical activity. The teen years are a time when kids increasingly withdraw from sports and physical activity. For some youth, the barriers to participation are more difficult to overcome and motivation is a challenge for them and for those that are trying reach out to them. The session looked at what we know about why...Read More >

Hashing it Out: Can We Learn About Cannabis From What We Know About Alcohol?

October 25, 2017 Please join the BC Alliance for Healthy Living on Wednesday, October 25th from 9:00 am to 10:30 am Pacific Time for a webinar in which we will explore the public health parallels between alcohol and cannabis. In recent years, there has been a dramatic shift in policy approaches to substance use in Canada and BC. The introduction of Happy Hours and expansion of booze sales to new places such as...Read More >

Take Care of Your Equipment

Take Care of Your Equipment – Reaching Industrial Worksites with Workplace Wellness

April 6, 2017 On April 6th BCAHL hosted a webinar showcasing the latest case studies, how-to’s and hands-on resources to help workplaces increase the wellness of workers outside of the office environment. (And a bit of a shameless plug for our Working on Wellness project). BCAHL and our partners at Canadian Cancer Society and Canadian Mental Health Association developed new resources for workplaces that don’t quite fit within traditional office environments. We were...Read More >

Food Security for Families

Ripe for Change – Food Insecurity in BC

December 6, 2016 On December 6th, BCAHL hosted a webinar on food insecurity in BC. Affordable, healthy food is essential to a healthy life.  But when food quality or quantity is compromised it creates stress and ultimately negative health consequences. People living on low incomes have a much higher risk of developing chronic disease and experiencing poor health overall - a big part of this is related to diet and food quality. Healthy...Read More >