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Making the Links Climate and Health Forum and Framework for Collaborative Action (2018 – 2022)

About the project

Funders and partners
Health Canada, Interior Health, Real Estate Foundation of B.C., and Simon Fraser University

2018 – 2022

Our work
In 2018, SHIFT Collaborative hosted Making the Links: Climate Change, Community Health and Resilience – the first gathering of its kind in B.C. to advance collaborative, cross-sectoral action on climate change and health in the province. The sold-out event had 180 participants representing multiple sectors gathered for two days in Kelowna, B.C., to listen to inspiring speakers and community stories. Participants shared knowledge, engaged in cross-sector dialogue, and identified challenges and opportunities for collaborative action. From this event, SHIFT Collaborative produced a Framework for Collaborative Action on Health and Climate Change (2019) and a series of Community Stories on Action to Address Health and Climate Change (2021).

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