Lorna Hancock on Health Action Network Society

Watch Lorna Hancock, founding member and long-time HANS executive director speak about the history of HANS, what motivated her to build the organization, and how it has impacted the Canadian wellness community at the Lorna Hancock Tribute Dinner in March 2017.  (With...
Social Media – The Big Picture

Social Media – The Big Picture

I was first introduced to social media when my daughter was in junior high school.  “MSN” she called it, explaining how it worked and reluctantly showing me some of the conversations. Gazing at the screen, I saw some things that made the hair on the back of my neck...
Informed Consent

Informed Consent

HANS references Informed Consent regularly.  Promoting and protecting Informed Consent is a significant piece of what we do; in fact, according to a survey we conducted in 2017, it’s our members’ primary health-related concern. Despite it being a vitally...
How Climate Change is Impacting Canada. Right Now.

How Climate Change is Impacting Canada. Right Now.

I’ve noticed a lot of climate change apathy out there, sometimes where I’d least expect it.  And it’s easy to understand why: slow, impending doom isn’t the kind of information humans are biologically equipped to deal with.  Daunted, most of us imagine climate change...