Archive of posts tagged "health"

BC Health Service Locator App

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BC Ministry of Health has recently launched a free mobile application that helps residents locate their nearest health services. I took a quick spin around the BC Health Service Locator and did a search for something I had to find before. I looked for the travel clinic I found last February when I needed […]

Healthy Families BC

Comments 330 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Healthy Families BC, an initiative from the Province of British Columbia, has launched a campaign recently to promote health and wellness in BC families. With the kids heading back to school and the rain inevitably moving in, their website hopes to provide resources and education when it comes to staying active and eating right at […]

Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Month 2011

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

April is Daffodil Month for the Canadian Cancer Society that will be hosting events and a fundraising campaign in support of cancer research in BC. Photo credit: antaean on Flickr Every three minutes another Canadian is faced with fighting cancer. This April, as part of our annual Daffodil Month, the Canadian Cancer Society is asking […]

February is Heart Month

Comments 237 by Rebecca Bollwitt

February is Heart Month across Canada and through various campaigns and promotions the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon hopes to raise awareness about heart health.  Two days ago, my 89 year old grandmother had a heart attack and we have been in and out of the hospital to visit her. My family […]

Vancouver Diversity Health Fair 2011

Comments 53 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Vancouver Wellness Show 2011

Comments 135 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]