Green Shield Canada Supports Mental Wellness for all Canadians with Stronger Minds

Stronger Minds

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Non-for-profit benefits carrier, Green Shield Canada, has partnered with BEACON to sponsor Stronger Minds, a digital mental wellness services made free for all Canadians coping with COVID-19 related stress. ” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:17|text_align:left”][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, Canadians are being bombarded with daily updates on its advancement. While information sharing is essential to curbing […]

World Happiness Report Finds Social Environment to be Key Factor in Quality of Life Score


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]March 20, 2020 marks International Day of Happiness. Every year on this day, the World Happiness Report is released analyzing levels of subjective well being and quality of life in more than 150 countries around the world.  Yearly the report chooses a different area of special focus. Environments for happiness, the 2020 focus was designed […]

Why we can’t sleep: A look at why our shut-eye time is dwindling

We know it’s good for us, so why are so many people lacking proper sleep? Here, a look at the influences shaping our relationship with the zzz’s. By Ed Hitchins and Grace Wei Society has a problem with sleep. Our love affair with work-hard-play-hard culture keeps us on later than ever as we increasingly identify […]

Two suicides show us the bounds of mental illness are immeasurable

Deaths of Bourdain, Spade show nobody is immune to suicide. Written by Ed Hitchins A brother lost to suicide It was a surprisingly warm, overcast day when I rode in the passenger seat of my father’s car on March 10th, 2017. My brother, Michael Hitchins, had gone missing. His wife and him had a fight […]

Sunnybrook launches new “I’m Possible” campaign


Sunnybrook is making the impossible, possible. Written by Jordana Colomby On April 13, Sunnybrook Hospital announced their new campaign showcasing the lives of those who work at the frontlines of healthcare. Ron Haviv and Christopher Morris, internationally-renowned combat photographers and photojournalists, spent seven days in the hospital to get an authentic look at life in Sunnybrook. […]