Covid-19 Frontline Interviews–2 INCREDIBLE STORIES

Tuesday, December 29, 2020, from

7:00 – 7:30 pm  PREGNANCY & COVID-19 in the USA–A Healthcare Professional’s Personal Story

7:30 pm – 8 pm  EXPAT OVERSEAS BATTLING COVID 19 While Living Abroad–A Healthcare Professionals Personal Story

Riveting conversations with healthcare professionals on the front lines.  Their personal experiences with Covid-19, including surviving the virus.

Sign up now for BOTH events!   FREE EVENTS!   TWO separate links.  Each interview is separate.

CLICK this Link to Register Pregnancy and COVID 19 @ 7pm

CLICK this Link to Register for Expat Overseas and Battling Covid-19 @ 7:30 pm

COVID-19 Announcement

All events for 2020-2021 are on hold until further notice due to COVID-19.  We will continue to monitor and evaluate for event planning based on public health recommendations.  Please see our BLOG, Newsletter, ONLINE EVENTS and watch your email for tips to surviving and thriving through this challenging time.

We continue to monitor the situation and hope that we will be able to offer in-person educational programs in the future, subject to public health/government regulation.

We look forward to having you join us when it is safe to gather again.

The Victoria Healthy People Team

 Whole Food Plant-Based (WFPB) Vegan Cooking Workshop 

Dates: TBA

Time:  6:30-8pm

Cost:  $25 includes a full meal, demonstration, health lecture

  • Volunteer opportunities from 4:30pm-8:30pm 

Register for Workshop below when open

Simple and delicious WFPB food demos to help you incorporate healthy foods into your diet.  Full meal and structured PowerPoint health presentation on Prevention and Reversal of Heart Disease. Meal & Presentation 6:30pm-8pm.


Presentations will be given by Heidi Domke, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM, a certificate holder of the Plant-Based Nutrition course from Cornell University, and Family Physician Dr. Herb Domke, BA, MD, MPH, health educator for 40+ years in greater Victoria.  Learn about nutrition and lifestyle choices that can help prevent and even reverse heart disease and other chronic diseases.

Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn’s Story:  Prevent & Reverse Cardiovascular Disease–From Steak to Plant-based Diet

Dr. Michael Greger:  Why He Became a Doctor and Practice Lifestyle Medicine

Label Reading
(Whole Foods Market @ Uptown)



5pm-6pm and 6pm-7pm

More information and FREE tickets:

Young adults eating foodThrive Dinner exclusively for
College, University & Foreign Students

FREE FOR STUDENTS–COMING AGAIN FALL 2021 (Pending Public Health updates)

Our delicious, free student dinner is a great place to meet new people or bring a friend while learning about health.  Taste, see, learn from health educators (registered nurse and physician) and receive handouts of recipes, health information presented, and ask questions.  Enjoy a plant-based meal for the first time or as part of your daily routine.  We know you’ll love the food and fellowship.  Have an opportunity to ask your diet, health, and lifestyle questions while interacting with healthcare professionals and expand your knowledge about health.     FREE ticket required.  Seating is limited!

Lifestyle Medicine physicians and a registered nurse will provide health education as part of this event.





Beachfront Walk

We’re partners with Doctors of BC to bring you this Walk with your Doc.  A family physician with a Masters in Public Health will be joining us.  Coming soon…a Cardiac Surgeon too!

Join us for a medium-paced walk from Oak Bay Marina to Willows Beach round trip.  Meet new friends and learn more about health while we walk.  Your opportunity to be interactive with your doc!

Sign-up so we know you’re coming!   (Directions where to meet with ticket)

FREE Tickets

Coming in soon…

  • Optimize Your Brain–6-week course (2 hours per week 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Optimize Your Brain Introduction Video
  • Diabetes Undone–4-week condensed course (2.5 hours per week 3 pm-5:30 pm, Sunday’s Diabetes Undone Intro Video  *Note some statistics are given in US measure.  We will provide Canadian numbers as well. The course has been taught in Canada, the USA, and Guam.  The dietitian in the series is Brenda Davis, RD–a world-renowned author, speaker, and former head of the American Registered Dietitian Vegetarian Society.  She is a well-respected authority on nutrition and is from Kelowna, BC, Canada.
  • Depression & Anxiety Recovery--8-week course (2 hours per week 6:30 pm-8:30 pm on Sunday’s)  NDRP Introduction from Director and The Effects of Depression and/or Anxiety

Dinner with the Doctor–Think Green Supper Club

Space is limited!  Register early to avoid disappointment.   (Waitlisted guests may get a spot 24 hours before the event if there is a cancellation.)  We SELL OUT every month.

We will feature whole food, plant-based Fall inspired food.  This event will be amazing!

Reserve your spot today!  

Join us for an amazing evening and explore a whole-food, plant-based diet.
$16 includes transaction fee, registration online.   

Waitlist enabled when the event is full.  Please include your phone number, as we will call you when a spot is available, and email the registration link.  Thank you for your consideration!

Taste, Learn, Share @ our educational dinner with the doctor


Lifestyle Medicine physicians and a registered nurse will provide health education as part of this event.