Community Partner: Plant Medicine Shop

By |2019-07-30T18:39:17-07:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|Tags: |

The Plant Medicine Shop is owned by Janis Young, otherwise known as SilverOwl.  It is run by Youngatheart Inc., a company totally aimed at healing from all aspects of ourselves, be it physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, sexual  -- the only Plant Spirit Medicine distributor to connect the dots and maintain a healing path.    Starting out ...

Our Community Partner: Advance Concussion Clinic

By |2019-07-16T14:15:35-07:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|Tags: , , |

Where did the idea of the business come from and when? The business was founded in 2013 by Dr. Cirelle Rosenblatt, the Clinic’s Founder and Clinical Director. It was based on a growing recognition of the need for British Columbia to mobilize and act on the silent epidemic of concussion.  What kind of things do ...

Our Community Partner: Learning Disabilities Society

By |2019-05-30T14:43:05-07:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|

The Learning Disabilities Society (LDS), is a research-based, non-profit organization that has been servicing children and families in our community for over 50 years. In partnership with the University of British Columbia LDS provides research-based individualized instruction and progress monitoring for children with Learning Disabilities (LD), in addition to family support and advocacy work. As a non-profit, ...

Pathways Serious Mental Illness Society: Family Support and Advocacy

By |2019-05-02T11:36:50-07:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|Tags: , , |

Pathways Serious Mental Illness Society is a unique, peer-led, volunteer, grassroots society of families with a shared vision to alleviate the suffering caused by serious mental illness (SMI).  Our mission is to inform, support, educate, and advocate for all families suffering from or with serious mental illness. Formerly the North Shore Schizophrenia Society, Pathways has ...

Revol Girl, Period Proof Underwear That Is Making A Difference In Our Community

By |2019-03-30T13:10:05-07:00March 30th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|Tags: , , |

At Revol Girl, we are a rapidly growing company of diversity. We have come far from our humble beginnings of me, Sara, the Founder, cutting and sewing everything on my own, to introducing 3 staff and an intern, Revol Girl has grown immensely and with each new person on the team, we get new ideas ...

LivingWell Healthcare Funding Solutions: helping everyday Canadians access funding for their healthcare, senior care, wellness, and medical cannabis needs

By |2019-02-28T17:32:04-07:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|

In 2015, there was a story of a young mother who was battling a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer. Despite multiple rounds of chemotherapy and radiation, and finally surgery, cancer had spread to her other organs. She had no other options left until she learned about a special treatment that was only available ...

Your Open Closet: body positive undergarment for all genders

By |2019-02-08T22:58:00-07:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|

Your Open Closet exists to provide a body positive undergarment shopping experience for all genders. Their mission is to create a safe and welcoming space where people know their freedom of self-expression is valued. We're grateful to have such neighbours as Your Open Closet so we decided to let our clients know that this amazing store exists. ...

Edgewood Health Network: Nationwide Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Centers

By |2018-12-12T09:58:23-07:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Community Partners|

The Edgewood Health Network is a network of Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facilities across Canada. Their residential facilities are Edgewood in Nanaimo, Whiterock EHN in White Rock, Bellwood in Toronto and Clinique Nouveau Depart in Montreal. Edgewood Health Network also has 6 outpatient clinics in Nanaimo, Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, Toronto, and Montreal. The Network is ...

Pure Integrative Pharmacy: traditional pharmacy services with alternative solutions

By |2018-11-08T12:24:40-07:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Community Partners|Tags: |

Pure Integrative Pharmacy strives to redefine what it means to be a community pharmacy. To better understand what makes Pure Integrative Pharmacy different, we sat down for a Q&A with Ying Wang, pharmacy manager of our West 4th Avenue location. Q: What does it mean to be an integrative pharmacy? A: The goal of an ...

Crows Nest Barbershop on the Drive

By |2018-10-08T20:28:31-07:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: Community Partners|

- Where did the idea come from? The idea for Crows Nest was born out of a passion for the trade and a desire to give the customers what they deserve within the service we provide. Crows Nest Barbershop is a community barbershop with 6 locations across the country. Crows Nest was born in a ...