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Reminder: Upcoming APCCP Webinars
Active Travel & Food Matters
Municipalities can improve the quality of life and well-being of their residents by using policy to create bright, vibrant communities where healthy choices are easier.

The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, Rural Municipalities of Alberta, and the APCCP are pleased to host a series of educational webinars on using policy to support community health and well-being. Policy topics explored during this series will include smoking and vaping, active travel, healthy eating, and a health-in-all-policies approach.

Next Up in the Series

The third webinar in the series, Walk, Bike, Wheel: Helping communities thrive through active travel policy, takes place from 2:00-3:00 pm on Wednesday, April 8 (click on the link to register). The transportation system we share matters greatly to the health and well-being of our communities, both now and into the future. In recent decades, active travel has emerged as a promising strategy for promoting health and building vibrant, sustainable and equitable communities. However, municipalities across Alberta often face tough challenges when it comes to expanding options for active travel. This webinar will introduce active travel as an important public health, environmental, and economic issue, as well as provide innovative examples of what municipalities can do to support active travel in their communities.

The fourth and final webinar, Food Matters! How municipalities can build a stronger community through healthier eating environments, takes place on Friday, May 8th, from 2:00-3:00 pm (click on the link to register). In this webinar, participants will learn about the different components of a healthy eating environment, the evidence-based actions municipalities can pursue, and the successes and solutions different cities and towns have achieved to improve their constituents’ quality of life.

If you missed the first two webinar in the series, you can access the recordings below:
Register: Webinar Three
ABOUT US: The APCCP is composed of 17 member organizations representing a broad range of practitioners, policy-makers, researchers, and community organizations who work to coordinate efforts, generate evidence, and advocate for policy change to reduce chronic diseases in Alberta. To see who our members are click here.
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