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OLE Pathway: Asset Management
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Extreme Heat & Wildfire Smoke: Essential Tools for Preparation and Protection

Extreme heat and wildfire smoke are now an annual risk for people in our communities. We recognize the need for reliable systems to ensure the health and wellbeing of tenants, clients and staff during these events. Hear from a Vancouver Coastal Health Medical Health Officer; a Housing and Health Nurse, BCNPHA’s Asset Management team, AHMA; and BC Housing Operations branch, on how you can prepare for and protect those in our communities from the dangers of extreme heat and wildfire smoke.

Who should attend:

Non-Profit Housing Providers, Service Providers

What you will learn:

  • identify who is the most vulnerable to extreme heat and wildfire smoke related illness and impacts
  • the best strategies to mitigate risks of extreme heat and wildfire smoke – both building and people related
  • tools and resources available to non-profit housing providers
  • how to develop an extreme heat and wildfire smoke emergency response plan


  • Dr. Michael Schwandt, Medical Health Officer at Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Jackie Kanyuk, Senior Program Delivery Manager, Asset Management, BCNPHA
  • Kaila Wong, Housing Operations Manager, AHMA
  • Maricar Angeles, Housing & Health Nurse, BC Housing
  • Willie Tang,  Housing & Health Services Manager, BC Housing
  • Corrina Hayden, Director of Operational Services, BC Housing




April 27, 2023


2:00 - 3:30pm



Member Cost: