Category: Community

Breaking the silence around men’s mental health

With Father’s Day coming up, Men’s Health Week shines a light on health issues specific to men and boys. Until recently, this has focused primarily on physical health and awareness of diseases like prostate and testicular cancer. However, as we prepare to celebrate the dad in our lives this Father’s Day, it’s important that we …

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How Financial Empowerment Builds Strong Communities

Powerful communities are cultivated from the ground up, and when community members don’t have equal access to education, a divide can begin to form. We’ve all heard the timeless idiom, “knowledge is power”, but it’s imperative to realize just how sharply those words ring true. Being financially savvy is an invaluable skill that not only …

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Can taking part in a Community Kitchen transform a life?

Community Kitchens—Cooking, Connections and More Community kitchens, where people cook nourishing meals together, are great ways for people to learn to prepare tasty food while building connections with other people in their community. That’s why Family Services of Greater Vancouver offers community kitchens that are open to anyone, as well as kitchens for single moms, …

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