Healthy Families BC

What was this engagement about?

Healthy Families BC is an online resource that has helped British Columbians make healthier lifestyle choices where they live, work and play. It has focused on providing current, evidence-based information on topics such as:

  1. Proper nutrition
  2. Physical activity
  3. Pregnancy and giving babies the best start in life
  4. Parenting young children to teenagers
  5. Mental health and wellbeing
  6. Responsible substance use
  7. Smoking cessation
  8. Staying healthy with age

The Healthy Families BC community features information written by registered dietitians, certified exercise physiologists, and other health experts from the Ministry of Health, partner organizations and health authorities. With over 1,500 blog posts and articles, as well as programs to assist with healthy living, the website offers critical tools for better managing personal health and reducing the incident of chronic disease.

How will my contribution make a difference?

This community of support and action has helped to improve the health of BC’s families. You can also participate and engage with Healthy Families BC on:


Details of the Engagement:

Date: May 1, 2011

Status: Closed

Location: Province-wide

Category: Health & Safety

Types: Online