Monthly Archives: January 2017

Up Next: Feb 9, Lost On Arrival: Me, the Mounties and PTSD.

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#10 Petrovich in Tacloban, Philippines. Haunted by the devastation

A new film by Helen Slinger for CBC’s Firsthand. Watch the trailer Now. Vancouver International Airport – YVR – is familiar territory for Curt Petrovich. As a CBC News national reporter on the West Coast since 2005, he uses YVR as a portal into the world’s disaster zones and back home again to his young family.

Bountiful is Nominated for 2 Canadian Screen Awards

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Helen Slinger’s Hold Your Fire for CBC’s Firsthand and Maureen Palmer’s Wasted, for the Nature of Things, nominated for Canadian Screen Award Best Documentary. Thanks very much to all of our colleagues who helped us create and of course to CBC for allowing us the privilege of doc making.

Canadian Mental Health Association Conference: B4SStage4 

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Maureen and Mike B4SStage4

Maureen speaking with partner Mike Pond at Canadian Mental Health Association conference, B4SStage4 We don’t wait until stage 4 to treat cancer. But that’s our approach to treating addiction when the disorder becomes a full-blown crisis. Victoria, Nov. 28–30, 2016, the Canadian Mental Health Association launched a ground-breaking campaign to ensure those battling addictions and

Addiction.The Next Step

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Welcome to Addiction. The Next Step – a project designed to transform how you think about addiction. Built with support from the Telus Fund, Addiction.The Next Step picks up where our film Wasted leaves off. Here you will find evidence-based research, stories, and treatment to help those struggling with substance use disorder. The Addiction Crisis

Bountiful Films Honoured at Yorkton Film Festival

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Bountiful is so pleased to have been nominated in two categories at the prestigious Yorkton Film Festival. Hold Your Fire, directed by Helen Slinger, was nominated in the documentary social/political category and Wasted, directed by Maureen Palmer was nominated in Science/Nature/Technology documentary. Big congratulations to all winners. We are in great company!