My Health, My Community

My Health My Community is a new non-profit partnership between  Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Fraser Health and the eHealth Strategy Office at UBC.  It is running a survey to learn more about our lifestyle, environment, and neighbourhoods affect our health over time. The information gathered will be used to shape programs and community services in the respective health authorities. If you are 18 years or … Continue reading My Health, My Community

Shifting Gears II – Walking « Stephen Rees’s blog

Shifting Gears II – Walking >> Stephen Rees’s Blog [I am totally behind in everything these days.  I’ll conveniently blame it on summer 🙂 ] It looks like our good friend Stephen was at one of those great free public lectures that are held downtown.  This one was at UBC Robson Square. I especially like this graph about the health costs of different transport interventions.  … Continue reading Shifting Gears II – Walking « Stephen Rees’s blog

The Cascadia Scorecard – Sightline Institute

The Cascadia Scorecard – Sightline Institute More from our friends at the Sightline Institute based in Seattle.  Sightline often tries to keep its pulse on all things Cascadia, which includes B.C, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and parts of Northern California. This year’s edition is full of interesting charts.  B.C. and Vancouver seem to do fairly well overall, but still have room to improve.  Our expected lifespan … Continue reading The Cascadia Scorecard – Sightline Institute