Health and wellness

Lizz Moffat, with the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, helps launch “High Fives for Health Care,” a five-week fundraising campaign to help spread cheer and inspire donations for the most urgent needs of their hospitals and health care centres.

High Fives for Health Care spreading gratitude and raising vital funds for B.C. health care

VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation campaign spreads much-needed positivity and raises essential funds

  • Oct 19, 2020

 

Lori Sellars (left) with Barb Wycotte and Mary Harry are all keen on practising and expanding their knowledge of traditional medicine. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Traditional medicine good for the soul, body and mind

Indigenous peoples continue to collect traditional medicines

 

The Power of Your Will

A gift in your Will shows remarkable foresight for your community

  • Oct 5, 2020

 

New facility brings sunshine and healing to BC kids

Brand new Sunny Hill Health Centre launches the next chapter for rehabilitation at BC children’s

  • Sep 7, 2020

New mothers with COVID-19 should still breastfeed: Canada’s top doctor

Dr. Theresa Tam made the recommendation during World Breastfeeding Awareness Week

Family and child wellness focus of Williams Lake Women’s Contact Society online seminars

The monthly sessions are held over zoom the last Wednesday of the month

OUR HOMETOWN: Fuelling the community with healthy foods

The coronavirus pandemic has made the store busier than he could have ever dreamt up, Mattson said

Support of collaborative research vital to our future

Through strong partnerships, philanthropy is accelerating the fight against COVID-19 here in B.C.

  • Jun 1, 2020

Groundbreaking clinical trial saves B.C. woman’s life

BC Cancer Foundation donors essential for current and future research

  • May 18, 2020

Mother’s Day sweetened by daughter’s cancer-free results

Help change outcomes for patients with blood cancers like Morgan

  • May 4, 2020

Facing brain cancer with resilience

Workout to Conquer Cancer celebrates what our bodies can do and supports BC Cancer Foundation

  • Mar 9, 2020

Second International Women’s Day Wellness Fair on Saturday

Held just before International Women’s Day on March 8, this event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A touch of Joy Stewart

Skin health guru customizes facial treatments

  • Mar 2, 2020

Drug and alcohol counsellor retires after a lifetime of touching lives

The community of Esk’etemc honoured Ken Johnson with a retirement party

Box to the beat of music at Spar Boxing

Fitness duo Victoria Courtnall and Hayley Gustavson add to their exercise empire

  • Oct 18, 2019