How much Chinese in Chinese medicine?

How much Chinese in Chinese medicine? Friday, April 4, 2014 | Categories: Documentaries 14 AP Photo/Kin Cheung Listen The young Canadian skier Marie Michelle Gagnon stood poised in the start gate of the Super G in Sochi. Five days earlier, she had dislocated her shoulder. “She’s ready to go,” the commentator told the TV audience. “The physios have had the needles out.” Acupuncture. Chinese medicine. Everyone’s doing it, for everything from bad knees to infertility. There are high-end, low-lit clinics in urban downtowns, stripped-down operations in suburban malls; neighbours

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL For the victims and families of the Sewol ferry tragedy off the coast of Korea

Saturday, April 26, 2014 6:30pm-10:00pm Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall 315 Walker Street Coquitlam BC V3K 4C7 PROGRAM DETAILS Candlelight Vigil Community Message Board Yellow Ribbon of Hope Campaign Rose of Sharon Foundation Fundraising Drive (see below) Doors open at 6:30pm for silent prayer and lighting of candles. Everyone welcome to drop by for any length of time or full duration of the vigil. ROSE OF SHARON FOUNDATION FUNDRAISING DRIVE A donation box will be on site. Cash or cheque payable to “Rose of Sharon Foundation” By Mail:   Rose of Sharon Foundation 1165

Growing our website

Some sharp-eyed ATCMA members have noticed parts of our new website are incomplete…so far. We thank everyone for your patience as we complete the tedious task of populating our practitioner directory and some other important pages.  

Update on the status of TCM Herbal medicines

submitted by ATCMA member Dr. John Stan | May 01, 2014 On March 21, the Advisory Council on TCM (AC-TCM) met with Minister Rona Ambrose, Parliamentary Secretary Colin Carrie, Director General of the NHPD Adam Gibson and other Health Canada staff to further discuss issues relating to the regulatory process of Natural Health Products (NHPs) in Canada.   In December 2011, the then Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq established a special committee of TCM stakeholders to provide direct input to Health Canada. I had

Here is your chance – Nominations are open for the 2015 Board of Directors

Our first official AGM is coming up on September 28th, 2014. One of the day’s major events is the election of a new board of directors. If you’ve been waiting for an opportunity to get involved, here’s your chance! Being a board member of a professional association is an excellent volunteer experience. You will learn many new things, meet lots of interesting people, and play an active role in the voice of our TCM community.   Nomination form is below – please share!   British