News & Updates

PHE Virtual National Conference

The 2022 PHE Virtual National Conference is coming up, February 17th to 18th, 2022. This conference offers live and on-demand sessions covering mental health, well-being, quality physical education, inclusive PHE and more. Throughout the conference participants…

Tires for Good

Kal Tire’s Replay fund grant is open until February 28th, 2022. This fund is designed to help cover the cost of recycled rubber products made from scrap tires in Canada. These recycled rubber products can be used for a variety of items such as playground…

Canadian Farm to School Grant

Apply now for the Canadian Farm to School grant offered by Farm to Cafeteria Canada, Whole Kids Foundation and other national partners. Funding is available to schools across Canada, from Kindergarten through Grade 12. These grants are valued at up to…

New Workshop: Promoting Mental Well-Being

Looking for a workshop to learn more about promoting mental well-being in your school? Look no further! DASH’s Promoting Mental Well-Being workshop uses a comprehensive school health framework to help schools embed mental well-being into their day-to-day…

SMART Bikes: A Story from Westwood Elementary

Thanks to a generous donation through Heart Press, DASH received 150 Ergonomyx SMART Bikes. SMART Bikes fit under a desk and can be used while working. The bikes were donated to 24 schools across the province to support students' health and well-being. Westwood…

Congratulations to Schools Participating in this years’ Healthy School Communities Certification!

Congratulations to the 23 schools across British Columbia that have registered for year 3 of the Healthy School Communities Certification! Throughout the school year, participating schools will be guided through a 4-step process that helps them plan and…

Funding Opportunity for Student-Led Climate Change Projects

Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF) is offering $500 grants for students and teachers to create Action Projects that support sustainability in their school community. Action Projects must be student-led and relate to climate change or other sustainability…

Suicide Prevention Training

DASH BC is happy to offer the Question Persuade Refer suicide prevention training program to school communities across BC. During this workshop, DASH’s own Comprehensive School Health Facilitator and Certified QPR Gatekeeper Instructor, Lauren Oleksewich,…

Apply to be a Walking School Bus Leader in North Vancouver

Love to Walk? Care about Healthy Communities? Join DASH as a Kid Commute: Walking School Bus (WSB) Leader for North Vancouver schools. WSB leaders support groups of children walking to and from school safely and make the school commute active and fun!…

Extended Registration for Healthy School Communities Certification

Haven’t had a chance to register your school for Healthy School Communities Certification (HSCC) yet? Good news! DASH has extended the deadline for registration to November 18th, 2021. HSCC is a 4-step process that promotes student leadership and engagement,…