The Vancouver Diversity Health Fair returns for its 7th year as over 50 exhibitors gather to showcase health and wellness, presented in a number of languages including Cantonese, French, Korean, Vietnamese, Farsi, Punjabi, Spanish and Mandarin. Photo credit: Andrew Kalat on Flickr Taking place Saturday, February 12, 2011 at the Croatian Cultural Centre from 10:00am […]
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The 19th annual Wellness Show returns this month to the Vancouver Convention Centre. Featuring workshops, demonstrations, seminars, and a cooking stage for all aspects of healthy living, the show also focuses on women’s wellness, kids’ health, pet health, and healthy aging. Exhibitors include Choices Markets, Dairy Farmers of Canada, Bikram Yoga, and speakers such as […]
In 2007 I read this post by Sean Orr on Beyond Robson claiming that bed bugs were a growing concern downtown. The following year my friend was moving out of her West End apartment and looking for a new place across town. This is when she told me about the Bed Bug Registry. It’s a […]
QuitNow is ramping up its annual quit-smoking campaign by offering incentives (aside from better health) like never before. Smokers who would like to quit can register for the 3rd annual campaign and in turn become eligible for a grand prize of $5,000. It’s a big step to take so organizers are providing resources online and […]
Vancouver is one active town and I know this because when there is a hint of sunshine the Sea Wall is just as crowded as the Pattullo Bridge in morning rush hour. Photo: Lululemon That being said, complimenting an active lifestyle with the right food is key. Now this doesn’t mean snacking on crunchy cardboard […]