Category: blog

Interview with Victoria Kan, Chair of Administration

1. Tell us about yourself I was born and raised in Vancouver, and although I have travelled around the globe, including living for a year in Australia, Vancouver will always be my favourite city. My passion is in the health sciences, and I am particularly interested in health education and promotion. I received my Bachelor […]

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An Interview with Mary Zheng

This month’s blog is featuring Reading Bear ambassador Mary Zheng.  Dr. Joanne Roussy and Dr. Isabel Chen have nominated Mary for the YWCA, Young Woman of Distinction Award 2018 in honour of  her enthusiasm for the Reading Bear Society and her dedication to the community the society serves.  Thank-you Mary ! RB: Tell us about […]

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RBS partners with Beaty Biodiversity Museum

New Partnership with the Beaty Biodiversity Museum: Bringing literacy and environmental stewardship to the classroom and community. The RBS is delighted to announce its new partnership with the Beaty Biodiversity Museum (BBM). The Beaty Box outreach kits, focusing on bears and the forest ecosystems, complements the RBS signature animal as well as their operational model. […]

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Community Connectedness is Learnable

Healthy City Strategy The RBS aims to support the City of Vancouver’s Healthy City Strategy model. More specifically it targets a good start and the city’s aim that children have the best chance of enjoying a healthy childhood. As displayed in the diagram above, several key elements of the Healthy City Strategy are congruent with […]

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Happy Happiness Day !

The International Day of Happiness (known as Happiness Day) is celebrated throughout the world on the 20th of March. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly on June 28, 2012. The International Day of Happiness recognizes the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings. […]

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