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Diploma of Holistic Nutrition approved by CANNP

The Diploma of Holistic Nutrition is approved by the Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners. CANNP is presently the only member-driven, professional Association specifically for Canadian Nutritional Consultants, with a focus on building successful careers in the field and providing exciting, innovative initiatives. Graduates are eligible to be considered for the Canadian Association of Natural …

The Fallacy of RICE

by Todd Howard For more than a decade I have maintained the position – to patients and audiences – that the typical RICE prescription (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) for physical injuries is not only counter-intuitive but also harmful to the healing process. During my university studies, as both a varsity athlete and an Exercise …

What Is A Doula?

A Doula is a person who assists women before, during and after labour by providing emotional and physical support and information to both the labouring mother and her family. The word doula stems from the ancient Greek word for “someone who serves”. The service a Doula provides includes emotional support such as encouragement, providing recommendations …

PRC Helps Catalyze Local Upcycler

As a result of being a participating sponsor at the 2013 Living the New Economy (LNE) event in Victoria, Pacific Rim College president Todd Howard met Andrew MacDonald, visionary founder of the upstart upcycler Hammer and Tidy. Soon after the event, the college hired Andrew to help with some projects for a new wing that …

Pacific Rim College featured on cover of Douglas Magazine

Pacific Rim College president Todd Howard is featured on the cover of the Oct/Nov 2014 issue of Douglas Magazine and in the article entitled “16 Rules for Success”.

Pacific Rim College president featured on CBC News

The CBC Radio segment entitled “Chinese Medicine Community Split by Language Issue” aired in April and features Pacific Rim College founder and president Todd Howard.  

Welcome to our new website!

Pacific Rim College is pleased to announce the launch of our new website! Many new features are soon to be added, including an online store. If you want to stay updated to happenings at the college, please sign up for our newsletter. Hope you enjoy!

PRC’s Holistic Doula Director Interviewed

PRC’s Holistic Doula director interviewed by Life, Love and the Pursuit of Play.

“SewCreative” blog mentions PRC Holistic Doula program

Bloggers continue to write about PRC’s Holistic Doula Certificate. Read “A Love Letter To My Doula“.

“Mama in the City” blog showcases PRC Doula program

The PRC Holistic Doula Certification program continues to garner attention and press. Visit to read “What is a Doula?”