Recent Work

Recent, current and ongoing activities, initiatives and projects exploring the relationships between creative expression, the arts, health and healing in the north. Through our works, HARC, our partners and collaborators strive to create and sustain a dynamic, inclusive, strengths-based forum for innovative inquiry and practice around renewing and expanding health, wellness and well-being in northern communities.

July 27, 2021

HARC Research Manager Receives Telus Storyhive Film Making Grant

Congratulations to HARC Research Manager, Marion Erickson, on receiving the Telus Storyhive Film Making Grant! Marion’s Project may be featured on TELUS Optik TV On Demand, TELUS websites, the STORYHIVE website and other TELUS branded websites or social media platforms. Marion’s Project may also be featured on Air Canada’s Inflight Entertainment System. Please hit the like button on our page to stay updated! More information about TELUS Storyhive can be …

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July 19, 2021

Land-Based Healing Wellness Program

HARC is pleased to be supporting more wildcrafting and medicine making programs offered by The College of New Caledonia! Some of the planned activities include learning about the traditional land stewardship and ethical gathering of plant medicines, making a simple drying rack and gathering plant medicines. These programs are based at the Fort St James Campus. Participants must be 15 years of age or older, and be able to walk …

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July 9, 2021

Prince George PRIDE event supported by HARC

The Health Arts Research Centre is honoured to support an amazing, giant mural project taking place on Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Prince George which celebrates the LGBTQIA2S+ community. While churches have been dangerous and fearful places for those who identify as LGBTQIA2S+, this mural is a means of re-claiming this space as one which can promote healing and healthy relationships. As part of the Pride Car Rally celebrations, there is an opportunity …

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June 28, 2021

Registration is Now Open for the Northern BC Indigenous Youth Summer Science Camp

Please click on the name of your respective community or organization below to register. Dates of 2021 Camp: August 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Ages: Indigenous Youth between the ages of 12 and 14. ☀ This Year’s Hybrid Delivery ☀ Although we are unable to host an in-person camp in Prince George in 2021 due to the unique challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, our team has worked hard to bring …

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June 10, 2021

“Land-Based Healing” Wellness Programming

The College of New Caledonia (Nechako) is pleased to offer two “Land-Based Literacy” wildcrafting and medicine-making programs in July/August and September/October. Funding for this programming is made available through funding from Decoda Literacy and the Health Arts Research Centre (UNBC). Some of the planned activities include learning about traditional land stewardship and ethical gathering, and gathering and making plant medicines. Planned projects* include: plant medicine salve/oil, health tea/beverages, floral jelly …

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