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 ...

Exploring New Frontiers in Psychedelic Medicine and Education

By |2018-09-12T09:21:18-07:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Community Partners|

The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies - MAPS Canada We are delighted to feature our long-standing community partner, the Canadian chapter of  Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies or MAPS Canada for short. At the vanguard of what has been termed the psychedelic renaissance, MAPS Canada and its affiliate and founding organization, MAPS, based in Santa ...

QMUNITY: BC’s queer, trans, and Two-Spirit Resource Centre

By |2018-08-14T12:53:52-07:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Community Partners|Tags: |

QMUNITY was founded in 1978, to advance LGBTQ2S+ equality at a time when acceptance and celebration of queer, trans, and Two-Spirit people was not at the levels we experience today. The services are loosely understood within three pillars: support, connection and leadership. QMUNITY provides connection through age-specific programming for LGBTQ2S+ youth and seniors as well as ...