Archive of posts tagged "health"

Surrey Memorial Hospital New Emergency Department Preview


Thursday, July 4th, 2013 — 2:09pm PDT
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Surrey Memorial Hospital is hosting a sneak preview of its new emergency department next week which will be open to the public. On Saturday, July 13th, 2013 from 10:00am until 3:00pm you can check out Canada’s second largest emergency department in Surrey, which will officially be open October 1st, 2013. The new, bigger, state of […]

Allergy Relief House in Vancouver


Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 — 9:14am PDT
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Spring blossoms and fresh-cut grass are signs that summer is on its way but you could say the same for itchy watery eyes, congestion, and runny noses if you’re an allergy sufferer. For the next few days you can find refuge in Pacific Centre in the Allergy Relief House. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks & […]

Diversity Health Fair 2013


Monday, February 25th, 2013 — 8:31am PDT
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The 9th annual Diversity Health Fair is coming up on the weekend with over 50 health and wellness exhibitors and resources provided in at least half a dozen languages. It is the largest event of its kind in Canada and has evolved into one of the most exciting and dynamic multicultural events in the Lower […]

Vancouver Wellness Show 2013


Monday, February 4th, 2013 — 6:29pm PDT
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The 21st annual Vancouver Wellness Show is bringing workshops, demos, healthy activities and products together under one roof at the Vancouver Convention Centre East from Friday, February 15th to Sunday, February 17th. Stop by the Kids Activity Zone or Pet Wellness exhibits, attend Tea Talk and Tastings, and sit in on the Dairy Farmers Cheese […]

Vancouver Gluten Free Expo 2013


Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 — 9:21am PDT
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Vancouver is hosting a Gluten Free Expo on January 13th that will include products, education, demonstrations, and plenty of samples. Browse the offerings of over 100 vendors and exhibitors while Registered Dieticians take to the main stage to talk about living gluten free. Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East (Canada Place) When: Sunday, January 13, 2013 […]

October is National Eye Health Month: BC Doctor of Optometry Prize Giveaway


Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 — 1:44pm PDT
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Growing up I always had good eyesight although in the last decade or so, my vision has come down a notch when it comes to reading highway signs and things that are further away from my face than a computer screen. It’s times like these that you realize that eye health is a very important […]