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DVA Community Health and Well-Being Timeline 2015-2016

November to December 2015, 7 Roundtables on Health & Well-Being through lens of each of 7 topics: Public Realm, Community, Economy, Food, Housing, Transportation, Substance Abuse. Since then the DVA process, in addition to monthly Board meetings, has been as follows: December 10, 2015: DVA AGM...

Planning Commentary on the New St. Paul’s Hospital

Through our community engagement over the last four years the DVA has extensively explored the inter-relationships between diverse professional interests in developing advocacy on critical community issues. We have primarily done this through our DVA “Quilting” process, where the overlay of insights gleaned from our...

DVA Directors Report – December 2015

DVA Directors Report  - December 2015 This time last year we thought we had done our heavy lifting.  But then the fun began!  We had determined that transportation was essential infrastructure like water, whose tap should not be choked off. We summarised that as transportation =...

Highlights from Roundtable 5: Housing and Affordability

The DVA – Connecting the Dots: Towards Health and Wellbeing in our Communities… On December 8, 2015, the DVA held its fifth in a series of Metrocore Quilting roundtables exploring the connection between this year’s subject area Health and Wellbeing and some of the key components...

Highlights from Roundtable 2: Jobs and Economy in Vibrant Neighbourhoods

The DVA - Connecting the Dots: Towards Health and Wellbeing in our Communities… On November 17, 2015, the DVA held its second in a series of Metrocore Quilting roundtables exploring the connection between this year’s subject area Health and Wellbeing and some of the key components...