Healthy City Action Plan 2015 - 2018
See what we've got planned to help meet our goals.
The health and well-being of people, communities, and environments are linked together.
What makes a city healthy?
Health is much more than the treatment of physical health conditions, and cities have play a key part of determining citizens’ health. A healthy Vancouver will ensure healthy people, healthy communities, and healthy environments. Income, working conditions, social connections, healthy transportation, well-planned communities, and safety all contibute to the overall health of our city.
Whether you want to get active, take emergency training, or learn about our Healthy City Strategy, you can be a part of a healthy Vancouver.
The Healthy City Strategy a long-term, integrated plan for healthier people, places, and planet.
Learn about City community health clinics, professional first aid training certification, and health and wellness programs.
Learn how the City is reducing the harm caused by alcohol and drug use - and ensuring that people get treatment - without sacrificing public safety. Get links to mental health and addiction resources.
We use different data sources to understand how change happens in the city, and how it is experienced by different individuals and groups.
Learn how to pay a ticket for fighting, jaywalking, riding on a sidewalk, riding without a helmet, smoking in a public place, spitting, or urinating in public.
Vancouver is the first city in North America with an action plan to improve the health and safety of sex workers and the communities where they live and work.