BC Healthy Communities (BCHC) and Northern Health (NH) are hosting their fourth year of 'Citizens Series’ webinars'. These two hour sessions invite dialogue from northern communities on specific topics that are critical to improving the health outcomes of northern people, recognizing that community and civic involvement is a cornerstone to healthy people and populations.
Building on last year’s May 2013 webinar, join us for this session which looks more closely at the social, economic and cultural impacts of rapid industrial development on communities.
It seems that you can, in fact, have too much of a good thing. Industrial development that has not worked closely with local communities to address social, economic and environmental concerns from a mutual benefits perspective run the risk of bringing more harms than good. READ MORE
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