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.

 Interested in training or capacity building? Contact us.


Health Impact Assessment Guide & Toolkit (Metro Vancouver, Plan H)

Climate Change and Health Backgrounders (Ministry of Health, Climate Action Secretariat)

Planning Healthy Communities Fact Sheets (Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Canadian Institute of Planners)

Active Transportation in Canada – A Resource & Planning Guide (Transport Canada)

Developing Indigenous Health Indicators to Reflect Community Health Priorities (National Health Institutes)

Developing Indigenous Health Indicators to Reflect Community Health Priorities (National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services)

Shaping Active, Healthy Communities (Heart and Stroke Foundation)

Healthy Built Environments – Planning 101 for Health Professionals (Provincial Health Services Authority)

E.A.T. Neighbourhood Assessment Tool (BC Recreation and Parks Association)

Health and Safety Policy Manual (Xwisten First Nation)

Planning for Healthy Communities – Canada-wide evaluation of planning contexts (Canadian institute of Planners)