Healthy Communities

At EPI, we know that community planning decisions are closely connected to the health and wellness of residents. To help our clients build healthier, more livable communities, our firm brings expertise in:

• Health impact assessment
• Healthy community design
• Policy development
• Active living
• Active transportation
• Health equity
• The social determinants of health
• Indigenous health and wellness
• Training and capacity building
• Research and resource development (e.g., guidebooks, training materials, toolkits, factsheets)

To view our Health Impact Assessment brochure, click here.


Training:
 Interested in training or capacity building? Contact us.

Guidebooks, Toolkits and Publications

Climate Change and Health Fact Sheet Series
Climate Action Secretariat, Province of British Columbia

Health Impact Assessment of Transportation and Land Use Planning Activities Guidebook
Metro Vancouver

Healthy Communities Legislative Comparison Survey Report
Canadian Institute of Planners, Healthy Canada by Design CLASP Initiative (Coalitions Linking Action Science for Prevention)

Planning Healthy Communities Fact Sheet Series
Canadian Institute of Planners, Healthy Canada by Design CLASP Initiative (Coalitions Linking Action Science for Prevention)

Active Transportation in Canada: A Resource and Planning Guide
Transport Canada

Shaping Active, Healthy Communities: Community Leaders Guide
Heart and Stroke Foundation 

B.E.A.T. (Built Environment and Active Transportation) Neighbourhood Assessment Tool
British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association

Awards

Health Impact Assessment of Transportation and Land Use Activities Guidebook
2016 Planning Institute of British Columbia Silver Award for Excellence in Research and New Directions in Planning