Community Partner: UNITE

By |2019-08-29T13:45:39-08:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Community Partners|Tags: , |

UNITE's mission is to elevate consciousness through transformational community EVENTS, SPACES, and TECHNOLOGY! Our core values are unconditional love (alignment with source), happiness, joy, and fun, co-creation, and following our highest excitement and synchronicities. Elevating consciousness to UNITE simply means helping people be happier, healthier, and more connected; bringing more love into the world! We ...

Community Partner: Plant Medicine Shop

By |2019-07-30T18:39:17-08:00July 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 |2019-07-16T14:15:35-08:00June 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 ...

Pathways Serious Mental Illness Society: Family Support and Advocacy

By |2019-05-02T11:36:50-08:00April 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 |2019-03-30T13:10:05-08:00March 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 ...

2019 – The Year of Team at Empower Health!

By |2019-01-09T13:00:46-08:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Empower Team|Tags: |

We are delighted to start 2019 featuring our vision, mission and values at Empower Health and the amazing team who make it all happen! With Team Players as one of the core values at Empower, our main focus since we opened in April 2014 has been to cultivate a workplace environment that fosters transparency, integrity ...

Pure Integrative Pharmacy: traditional pharmacy services with alternative solutions

By |2018-11-08T12:24:40-08:00November 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 ...

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

By |2018-08-14T12:53:52-08:00August 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 ...

i-Training – Targeted Conditioning for the Interstitium

By |2018-08-14T12:36:57-08:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Community Partners|Tags: , |

i-Training is a concept that Rena Shields developed through her Pilates practice for over 16 years. She initially had a regular Pilates Studio at 4th and Stephens that after 4 years started to evolve as she learned from her client’s needs there was more to what was needed by her clients than just Pilates. She ...

Personal Reflection on Community Acupuncture

By |2017-12-22T22:38:09-08:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Empower Team, Therapies|Tags: , |

Reflecting on my personal experience doing community acupuncture: By Kevin Scrimgeour As an acupuncturist , I've working for over 15 years in dozens of settings and seeing thousands of patients. My practice has evolved, surprisingly, to be a better fit in a community setting. Looking back over my experiences and case histories some things I could never ...