Ongoing Initiatives

January 8, 2021

An Inspiring A.R.T. Program Update

The A.R.T (Art/Relationships/Therapy) Program is a creative collaboration between CNC (Nechako) Counselling Program and the Health Arts Research Centre. Since its inception in April of 2019, the program has facilitated more than 270 individual art encounters through weekly group workshops, reaching a diverse group of participants between the ages of 11 and 77 years of age. Both Fort St. James and Vanderhoof are continuing to build a community of artists …

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November 9, 2020

HARC Fall Newsletter

It’s been a busy season at the HARC! Please click on the image below to access our Fall Newsletter which includes exciting updates about our team, partners, and past and upcoming projects.  

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November 2, 2020

Cultural Wellness at Home Infographic Summary

This September the HARC wrapped up our summer-long Creative Wellness at Home program. We had a LOT of fun developing each individual project — to find out more about them please click here: https://healtharts.ca/creative-wellness-at-home/

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October 28, 2020

Girls Resilience, Ingenuity & Tenacity (GRIT) Program

The Health Arts Research Centre (HARC) is excited to partner with the Terrace Women’s Resource Society (TWRC) in their Girls Resilience, Ingenuity & Tenacity (GRIT) Program. This fall, and again in the new year, our team will offer virtual presentations for participants interested in Indigenous Knowledge, arts, and science – all with an eye to promoting health careers for northern, rural, remote and Indigenous girls! Marion Erickson will give our …

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October 24, 2020

Northern Storytelling in a Pandemic

During COVID-times, some of HARC’s work with healthcare professionals has had to pivot in new and innovative ways. In late September, Dr. Sarah de Leeuw was honoured to co-facilitate a story-based event for a myriad of healthcare professionals in northern BC to explore the impacts of a global pandemic at personal and community-based levels. Attended by more than 25 participants, the workshop was a resounding success and has spurred further …

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