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CAPE BC

Committee

Launched in 2016, CAPE BC is our first regional committee. This group of dedicated health professionals has been very active. They have organized workshops, prepared factsheets, and authored op-eds on fracking and the importance of nature for children’s health.

Contact info@cape.ca for more details or to join today!

March 31, 2019 to April 4, 2019
Voices from the Sacrifice Zone: Fracking in BC’s North
Comox, Victoria, Squamish, Vancouver, Coquitlam
Voices from the Sacrifice Zone: Fracking in BC’s North Fracking has rapidly spread across the Peace Region of BC over the last two decades, ushering in dramatic changes to the health of its lands, waters and peoples.  Join us to hear candid, first-person perspectives from a diverse range of northern
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Feb. 2nd 2019 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Lunar New Year – Group Hike in Vancouver
Cypress Provincial Park
One of the greatest things about Canada is that it is home to so many different people from different cultures. This trip invites those who celebrate Lunar New Year and those who want to – to come together in the outdoors in honour of this holiday! REGISTER HERE: https://activedays.parkbus.ca/activedays-vancouver/lunar-new-year-van Your
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January 1, 2018
#FirstDayHike in B.C. on January 1st, 2019!
Provincial Parks in B.C.
Calling all BC physicians:   Help us get 2019 off to a healthy start!   CAPE is collaborating with the BC Parks Foundation and Ontario Parks to bring the tradition of First Day Hikes to Canada.  Join us and help British Columbians enjoy the healthy benefits of getting outside in nature and be a part of
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The nature prescription poster - healing ourselves with green time by Doctor Melissa Lem
September 23, 2018
The Nature Prescription: Healing Ourselves With Green Time
Stanley Park, Vancouver B.C.
For adults and kids 15+. Join us for a discussion about the health benefits of nature, followed by a guided forest therapy walk through the coastal temperate rainforest. The event will start at the 19 Stanley Park Bus Loop. Be sure to bring along a reusable cup to sample tea made
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Sep 27, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
C2E2 2018 ANNUAL LECTURE – A HEALTHY RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE
VGH Paetzold Lecture Hall, 899 W. 12 Ave., Vancouver, BC
CAPE President Dr. Courtney Howard is the presenter for the C2E2 Annual Lecture! For too long we’ve put health and the environment in different boxes. The work of our generation of healthcare providers and researchers is to bridge the two, to understand that optimizing planetary health, “the health of human
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July 21 at 10 a.m.
Healthy by Nature BC Parks Walk
Across British Columbia
CAPE is collaborating with the BC Parks Foundation on their Healthy By Nature initiative, which promotes the health benefits of connecting to nature in our everyday lives. This summer, help us celebrate BC Parks Day on Saturday, July 21st and join us to launch #healthybynature with our Outside & Unplugged walks happening all over the province. Health care professionals will be leading
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Climate Change National & Provincial
Island Voices: Can we please get serious about poverty reduction?

Times Colonist

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Global warming demands we act now

Toronto Star

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Amy Lubik, Ben Parfitt and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip: Scientific review of fracking doesn’t go far enough

The Province

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CAPE BC
Site C Dam – still on life support as opposition continues

National Observer

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