This little bear went to Stanley Park

“The late Alasdair Cairns Russell (l.) created a character about a Whistler bear cub that travelled to Vancouver in a garbage truck. A book inspired by his notes and drawings has now been published by his mother.” FULL STORY

Healthy tech habits for kids

June 03rd, 2020

Vancouver-based Dr. G. Shimi Kang has written The Tech Solution: Creating Healthy Habits for Kids Growing Up in a Digital World (Penguin Random House $29.95) about the short-term and potential long-term consequences of tech use for children. She also offers advice for tackling specific concerns such as tech addiction, anxiety, cyberbullying and loneliness. Dr. Kang is a Harvard-trained psychiatrist, researcher, media expert, author and speaker. She is the former medical director for child and youth mental health for Vancouver, a clinical associate professor at UBC, and the founder of the Provincial Youth Concurrent Disorders Program at B.C. Children’s Hospital. She has received six international awards including the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Research Award. Dr. Kang is also the recipient of a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her years of outstanding community service. 978-0-7352-3954-8

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