Updated Information on the Future of the Men’s Centre and the Community’s Response

June 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

THANK YOU NANAIMO! YOU HAVE SPOKEN CLEARLY – YOU WANT A MEN’S CENTRE  The Men’s Centre wants to acknowledge the incredible, amazing, and compassionate support of the community of Nanaimo. We have truly been overwhelmed by the generous support of the community. Since we went public on May 9, 2018 [...]

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News Archive

June 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Here are some Links and News items that were recently featured on our website: Chek News Report on the Future of the Men's Centre https://www.cheknews.ca/future-of-nanaimo-mens-centre-in-jeopardy-due-to-funding-451161/ #MeToo Statement from Equality Canada https://equalitycanada.com/cafe-statement-metoo-campaign/ Petition to end tragic outcomes for Children https://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/644/530/794/?taf_id=52099821&cid=fb_na#bbfb=432094533 Healing Infant Circumcision https://intimacy-institute.teachable.com/p/circumcision Dads learning to cut Daughter's Hair - [...]

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Thank you 100 Men Who Care Nanaimo for your generous support!

June 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

  We would like to give a massive "Thank you" to  100 Men Who Care Nanaimo! 100 Men who Care Nanaimo each donated $100 and voted on which charity should receive the funds. The Men's Centre received the most votes of the 3 worthwhile charities nominated at their recently held [...]

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Join the Moores Suit Drive!

June 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

  Every year Moores, one of our sponsors, holds a suit drive across Canada to benefit Men (or Women) wanting to enter or re-enter the workforce. Some of those donations come to us at The Men's Centre to help supply our Boots to Suits Program. From July 1 - 31st [...]

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Thank you to everyone who supported our Garage Sale!

June 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

A big THANK YOU to the Community of Nanaimo for helping make The Men's Centre Garage Sale (June 23 & 24) a Huge Success! From our Men's Centre FacebookPage 86 people shared the Garage Sale Post, 8,101 People were Reached who viewed the post, with 297 Reactions, Comments and/or Share! [...]

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The questions around Fentanyl

March 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The opium poppy was known to the Sumerians as the plant of joy. Based on fossilized evidence from Neanderthal times it has been controversially suggested in archeological circles that it was used by our forbearers 30,000 years ago. The opiate makes its way into Homers Odyssey when Helen used it [...]

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Depression and self medication

August 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|

Give[...] wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Proverbs Depression is more than a hollow place. It is empty, dark, unhealthy and dangerous. An illness now - a century ago it was a personality trait. In England, 62% of people seeking help for anxiety and depression are women. The data was [...]

How we go in Canada…

August 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|

Statistics Canada has a list of 51 leading causes of death, including 'other' as the 51st category. There are many exit doors, but for now, only one way to enter...and of course for now, we all have to exit at some point or other. The chances of going from cancer, [...]

Domestic Violence – One Taboo at a Time

June 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|

There is an urban legend that domestic violence is a men’s issue rather than a social issue. Men seldom report abuse to anyone let alone a legal authority. Why is evidenced based research not the basis of social policy departments rather than the erroneous status quo system of reported incidents [...]