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Gabriola Theatre Festival to include intriguing human library

August 5th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Gabriola Theatre Festival to include intriguing human library)

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banner pfr‘Human Library’ is a global phenomenon promoting compassion, dialogue, and understanding. The Gabriola Theatre Festival is presenting its first-ever human library this month

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Life-long focus on Inuit culture, and art in the everyday, drives creative purpose

June 13th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Life-long focus on Inuit culture, and art in the everyday, drives creative purpose)

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picture 694_used with permissionbanner pfrA lifetime spent immersed in the art, culture and everyday lives of Canada’s Inuit and east coast maritime communities has helped make John Houston into a Canadian renaissance man

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Suffering, suicides among first responders lead to PTSD support, prevention focus

June 3rd, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Suffering, suicides among first responders lead to PTSD support, prevention focus)

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banner pfrLast year, 39 first responders across Canada took their own lives — and one-third of those deaths by suicide occurred in British Columbia, the highest among all provinces

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For some, dealing with anxiety can be the work of a lifetime

May 30th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on For some, dealing with anxiety can be the work of a lifetime)

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banner pfr“Anxiety is a major psychological problem to which there is no easy solution.” “What works for one person may not work for another, may not work for you or me.”

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Pace Anhorn has initiated a conversation about what Christianity is all about

May 23rd, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Pace Anhorn has initiated a conversation about what Christianity is all about)

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banner pfrThe founder of Calgary Queer Church, with a vision of creating inclusive safe space for the LGBTQ faith community, says “I didn’t walk away from my faith, I walked away from the church”

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Mike Pond’s story and search for answers led to new book, riveting documentary

May 1st, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Mike Pond’s story and search for answers led to new book, riveting documentary)

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wasted documentary cbc imagebanner pfrWasted, a book and documentary, is a harrowing, wry, and riveting account of a therapist’s struggle with alcohol and his quest to find a better way of treating addiction

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