Healthy Living in the North

Devin Kvist – Critical Care Nurse (Quesnel)

“We bake each other cookies, shovel each other’s driveways, that’s the type of community we have here.” See why Devon loves living in Quesnel.

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Don’t put your bikes away – Fall GoByBike is here!

Fall biking gear, like pants, a high-visibility vest, helmet, and gloves, are pictured.

I don’t know about you, but I didn’t get out on my bike as much as I wanted to this summer! I’m chalking it up to rainy weather, dog-mom responsibilities, and general summer season busyness. I’m thankful for Bike to Work & School week – it helped … [Continue reading]

Eats, meets, and greets at Prince George physician social

Adults and children sit and eat at picnic benches.

Karaoke, free childcare, kids activities, and a BBQ set the stage for new Prince George physicians to have a fun and casual afternoon at the park among friends and colleagues. On August 10, 2019, the Prince George Division of Family Practice and … [Continue reading]

Reflecting the communities we serve: Northern Health’s Aboriginal Self-ID Initiative

Making sure that the health care system is culturally safe for Indigenous Peoples is one of Northern Health’s (NH) top priorities. What is cultural safety? The goal of cultural safety is for all people to feel respected and safe when they … [Continue reading]

Northern Table: World Food Day – Household food insecurity is not about food

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October 16 is World Food Day – a day to raise awareness about food insecurity and poverty. With 1 in 6 Northern BC households struggling to put food on the table, the issues of poverty and food insecurity run deep in our region, but progress is being … [Continue reading]

Heather Anchikoski – Occupational Therapist (Burns Lake)

Heather is pictured in a kayak.

The work-life balance Heather has in Burns Lake makes it an ideal place for her to live, work, and play! Check out why it's so great to be an occupational therapist in this tight-knit community. … [Continue reading]