Healthy Living in the North

Writing a grant application – anyone can do it!

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For many people, even the thought of writing a grant proposal or application is intimidating. Rest assured that by keeping a few key tips in mind, anyone can do it! Most grant programs get more applications than there are funds available. Whether … [Continue reading]

Celebrating Foodie Friday: One dietitian’s quest to try new recipes and celebrate her northern B.C. colleagues

TGIF! Not only is the weekend around the corner, but every Friday on the Northern Health Matters blog comes with amazing food photos and delicious recipes from my fellow northern B.C. dietitians. If you’ve been to the blog before, then you know what … [Continue reading]

2nd annual Dietitians Day pro tips!

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With Nutrition Month in full swing, it's time to celebrate the people who bring credible, evidence-based nutrition information to the public: today is Dietitians Day! Registered dietitians (RDs) are university-trained food and nutrition experts … [Continue reading]

Growing local food in Fort Nelson

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Northern Health's IMAGINE Community Grants provide funding to a variety of groups with projects that make northern communities healthier. Our hope is that these innovative projects inspire healthy community actions where you live! Check out the story … [Continue reading]

Foodie Friday: Celebrating Pack Your Lunch Day!

Did you pack your lunch today? You are in good company - today, March 10th, is National Pack Your Lunch Day! We all look forward to our lunch break – a time to rest and get refreshed for the rest of the day ahead of us. But how often do you spend … [Continue reading]

Imagining accessible recreation in Chetwynd

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Northern Health's IMAGINE Community Grants provide funding to a variety of groups with projects that make northern communities healthier. Our hope is that these innovative projects inspire healthy community actions where you live! Check out the story … [Continue reading]