Healthy Built Environment Event - October 3rd, 2019
Dr. Charmaine Enns, Medical Health Officer for the North Island, opened the day by presenting the linkages between planning and health.
SEa Level Rise
Chris Osborne, Long Range Planning Supervisor with the City of Campbell River presented on the public consultation process their department undertook to mitigate the effects of sea level rise in their city.
Laura Walker from the City of Campbell River presented on the steps they’ve taken to adapt to climate change.
Karen Berezon and Lindsay McGinn from the Comox Valley Community Health Network presented on the Collective Impact Framework.
Monty Horton, K’omoks First Nation Land Manager, presented on their land codes.
Improving the Health of our Communities
Maritia Gully and Tara Fitzgerald from Island Health presented on how data can help to improve health in our communities.
Cycling into the future
Masters Student, Eleni Gibson, from Vancouver Island University presented on her research that assesses attitudes towards e-bikes in Nanaimo.
PLANNING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
2nd Year Masters Student, Dylan Thiessen, from Vancouver Island University presented on how social infrastructure contributes to healthy communities.