Christabel Shaler Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/43 en Vancouver's historic Hollywood Theatre vs. cultural taxidermy http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/vancouvers-historic-hollywood-theatre-vs-cultural-taxidermy Although our city is one of the youngest urban centres on our continent, we have some incredible pieces of multi-generational history. As the oldest family-run theatre in North America, an evening at...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/vancouvers-historic-hollywood-theatre-vs-cultural-taxidermy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/vancouvers-historic-hollywood-theatre-vs-cultural-taxidermy#comments The Ethical Hustle Culture Wed, 04 Dec 2013 23:57:00 +0000 Christabel Shaler 17183 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Healing while living and dying in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/healing-while-living-and-dying-vancouver In the world of end-of-life care in Vancouver BC, an interesting intersection exists between bureaucratic policies and New Age gurus selling answers to life’s heartaches. Sue Hurd and Sue Wong have...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/healing-while-living-and-dying-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/healing-while-living-and-dying-vancouver#comments The Ethical Hustle Life Mon, 23 Sep 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Christabel Shaler 16418 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Risks of senior isolation in British Columbia and new solutions http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/risks-senior-isolation-british-columbia-and-new-solutions On August 28th, news reporters in British Columbia distributed the disturbing story of an elderly man who died after falling in his home. The man who fell was discovered by a concerned caretaker, who...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/risks-senior-isolation-british-columbia-and-new-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/risks-senior-isolation-british-columbia-and-new-solutions#comments The Ethical Hustle Life Wed, 04 Sep 2013 23:56:00 +0000 Christabel Shaler 16339 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Women Changemakers Recharge at Confluence Retreat http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/women-changemakers-recharge-confluence-retreat Lisa Gibson and Darcy Riddell understand that women working for change can be at risk of being over-extended and burnt out. This depletion can occur from working long hours while juggling motherhood...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/women-changemakers-recharge-confluence-retreat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/women-changemakers-recharge-confluence-retreat#comments The Ethical Hustle City Brew Creek Centre social change Vancouver BC Women Changemakers women leadership BC Fri, 29 Mar 2013 03:55:00 +0000 Christabel Shaler 14841 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Awesome local seniors and the importance of high tea http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/awesome-local-seniors-and-importance-high-tea “Now make sure that the tea isn’t anemic,” said Graeme as she plated fresh cookies from the bakery down the street. She looked elegant in a cool turquoise colour that matched the rest of her outfit...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/awesome-local-seniors-and-importance-high-tea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/awesome-local-seniors-and-importance-high-tea#comments The Ethical Hustle Commentary Wed, 06 Mar 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Christabel Shaler 14602 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Five tips for surviving caregiving in Canada http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/five-tips-surviving-caregiving-canada When someone you love is suffering, it is easy to feel worn down, angry and defeated. As you confront the daunting walls of medical bureaucracy, it may seem impossible to go on.&nbsp; Remember that...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/five-tips-surviving-caregiving-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/five-tips-surviving-caregiving-canada#comments The Ethical Hustle Commentary British columbia health care Canadian health care caregiving end of life home care palliative care The Four Walls of My Freedom Thu, 29 Nov 2012 05:03:00 +0000 Christabel Shaler 13649 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Better home support for dying patients in Vancouver would improve hospital wait times http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/better-home-support-dying-patients-vancouver-would-improve-hospital-wait-times Dorothy sits across from me at Calhoun’s on West Broadway in Vancouver, BC. Her eyes are bright and relentlessly honest. Although slight creases in her face suggest her age, she seems light. Her...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/better-home-support-dying-patients-vancouver-would-improve-hospital-wait-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/better-home-support-dying-patients-vancouver-would-improve-hospital-wait-times#comments The Ethical Hustle Life dying in British Columbia health care Vancouver home care for dying palliative care for dying Wed, 14 Nov 2012 04:22:00 +0000 Christabel Shaler 13536 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Can a network health care tool prevent caregiver burnout and patient isolation? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/can-network-health-care-tool-prevent-caregiver-burnout-and-patient-isolation When I discovered Tyze in 2011, I was able to shift out of an isolated reality of caregiving and build a network of support that functioned as a lifeline. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/can-network-health-care-tool-prevent-caregiver-burnout-and-patient-isolation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/can-network-health-care-tool-prevent-caregiver-burnout-and-patient-isolation#comments The Ethical Hustle BC Health Care caregiving PLAN Institute TYZE Vancouver palliative care Wed, 17 Oct 2012 22:39:00 +0000 Christabel Shaler 13103 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com The truth about dying in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/truth-about-dying-vancouver When my dying mother was sent home from the hospital, I was enlisted as a nurse without training.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/truth-about-dying-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/truth-about-dying-vancouver#comments The Ethical Hustle City Canadian health care dying in Vancouver end of life health care Vancouver hospice Vancouver Vancouver emergency room Vancouver homecare Vancouver palliative care Wed, 03 Oct 2012 19:45:00 +0000 Christabel Shaler 12724 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Local gifts create employment for Downtown Eastside women http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/2012/03/08/local-gifts-create-employment-women-vancouvers-downtown-east-side Local Vancouver corporate gifts are creating employment for Women on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/2012/03/08/local-gifts-create-employment-women-vancouvers-downtown-east-side" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/ethicalhustle/2012/03/08/local-gifts-create-employment-women-vancouvers-downtown-east-side#comments The Ethical Hustle Fri, 09 Mar 2012 01:00:00 +0000 Christabel Shaler 10998 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com