Climate Change, Community Health and Resilience Symposium, Kelowna, November 5 & 6, 2018

We want to inform you of an opportunity to apply for funding to attend an exciting and innovative symposium on climate change and health.

Making the Links: Climate Change, Community Health and Resilience is a symposium being co-hosted by Interior Health in Kelowna on November 5 and 6, 2018. https://shiftcollaborative.ca/symposium/

The Aboriginal perspective on climate change and its impacts on health and wellness is of critical importance to the dialogue, and how we determine next steps and the ways we work together to effect change.

Interior Health is offering 10 scholarships for up to $500 each to pay for registration and other expenses related to attendance at the symposium.  Kindly distribute this email as broadly as is appropriate to encourage participation.

Interest regarding this scholarship opportunity can be directed, via email, to joan.guido@interiorhealth.ca and should be received no later than Friday, October 12th.  The scholarships will be awarded to the first 10 submissions.

Thompson Okanagan Community Engagement Sessions

MNBC is returning to the Thompson Okanagan to conclude their Community Engagement Sessions and here are the dates and locations for the remaining communities.

Salmon Arm, October 16th , Prestige Harbour  Front, 251 Harbour Front Drive, Salmon Arm

Vernon, October 17th, Prestige Hotel Vernon, 4411 32 St, Vernon, BC V1T 9G8

Kelowna, October 18th , Best Western Plus,  2402 Hwy 97N, Kelowna

Penticton, October 19th ,  Penticton Lakeside  Resort, 21 Lakeshore Drive, Penticton

Grand Forks, October 22nd, Seniors Slavonic  Centre, 620 4th Ave S, Grand Forks