nurturing the best possible start


Dr. Padmapriya Kandhadai

Research Associate UBC Infant Development Centre, Cognitive Psychologist

Dr. Gabor Mate

Physician and Author

Dr. Julie Paget

Physician with experience in rural family practice, Anesthesiologist

Ms. Pippa Rowcliffe

Knowledge Translation Manager HELP (Human Early Learning Partnership)

Kristina Verruyt

Shaw TV Legislative Bureau Chief, Produces the Voices of British Columbia
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