Entries by ProdSpartanWell

Flying with cannabis: What you need to know

Whether a patient yourself, or a family member has their prescription, the issue of travelling with prescribed cannabis is new to everyone at some point. One of the first things in the process to understanding the laws is to know that these laws only apply domestically within Canada. A patient cannot travel outside of Canada […]

The 4 Steps to Take When Applying for a VAC Disability Award

You may hear discussion of your service injury referred to as a pensioned condition, a disability “award”.  Someone may ask you, “Are you applying for an award for your tinnitus?”  The usual troop response would be, “No, I’m applying for hearing aids for my tinnitus”.  Don’t assume the worst, just a different department and different […]

Spartan Wellness Proud Sponsor of Mississippi Thunder Kings (MTK)

Spartan Wellness is thrilled to sponsor the Mississippi Thunder Kings (MTK) Minor Bantam Team for their 2017 season. The Mississippi Thunder Kings hosts a competitive program for Tier 3 – B level with players from Almonte Pakenham Minor Hockey Association and Carleton Place Minor Hockey Association. The MTK name is a combination of the APMHA Thunder and the CPMHA Kings. […]

Become a member of Team Canada!/Joignez-vous à l’Équipe Canada!

The Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will bring together more than 500 competitors from 18 nations to compete in the following sports: archery, athletics, golf (to be confirmed), powerlifting, indoor rowing, road cycling, sailing, sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis (to be confirmed). The purpose of the Invictus Games is to harness the power of […]

Helping the Helpers

Spartan Wellness is pleased to announce its participation in Helping the Helpers, a day-long event taking place on Oct.28 at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. This informative event will focus on coping and dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and feature talks from local professionals, including doctors, paramedics, police,  and physiologists. Among […]

10 Things I Wish I Knew Coming Out of the Forces

Transitioning out of the Forces into civilian life can be emotionally and financially challenging for anyone. In order to make that change as smooth as possible, we asked Spartan Wellness co-founder, Riad Byne, to list his top 10 of what he wished he knew coming out of the Forces. In his own words, here is […]