Boy beating the heat wave
June 24, 2022

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement warning of warmer-than-average temperatures for most of BC. While no specific heat warning is in effect and temperatures aren’t expected to reach the record-breaking ones of last year’s heat dome, some...

Family hiking outside
May 31, 2022

With the summer months also comes the season to be extra mindful of ticks and tick-borne illnesses, especially the most common Lyme disease, which can affect individuals of any age and can lead to serious health issues.

What are ticks?

A tick is a small, dark,...

May 2, 2022

Throughout the course of the pandemic, we’ve all likely experienced unprecedented levels of stress and anxiety, and we’ve probably also felt a deterioration in our mental health. As well, very few of us now have not been impacted in one way or another by COVID-19. It is through these shared...

Flooded park in Victoria BC
April 21, 2022

On April 22, a billion people from 192 countries around the world will come together to celebrate Earth Day – a day about raising public awareness about environmental issues affecting our planet and, over the last few years, protesting climate change and global warming. Yet despite celebrating...

Father and son in the forest
April 6, 2022

Have you ever spent your lunch break at a nearby park and felt the stress of the day ease away? Or spent time in nature and felt your overall mood improve? If so, then you’ve experienced first-hand one of the many health benefits of green spaces which can positively impact both our mental and...