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CADTH recommends coverage of Parkinson's medication Apomorphine (MOVAPO)

Thursday, February 22, 2018
On January 25, 2018, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) released a report recommending that apomorphine (MOVAPO) be considered for public coverage under provincial healthcare.  CADTH is an independent, not-for-profit org… Read more

Chocolate and Beer Tasting is back for its fifth year!

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The 5th Annual Chocolate & Beer Tasting is back, this time at Postmark Brewing in downtown Vancouver. Come out, enjoy delicious morsels from Take a Fancy Chocolates paired with a variety of beer from Postmark. Entertainment will be provided by Th… Read more

Shifting Gears for Parkinson's on temporary hold

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Last year, Paul Gully and Lois Leslie departed on a cycling trip called Shifting Gears for Parkinson's. This trip began in Lisbon, Portugal and is scheduled to end in Auckland, New Zealand in late 2018. During the course of this journey, their goal i… Read more

PSBC office will be closed on Monday, February 12th

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
In recognition of Family Day, a statutory holiday in British Columbia, the Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) office will be closed on Monday, February 12th, 2018. The office will re-open at 8:30am on Tuesday, February 13th. PSBC's regular off… Read more

Card sales honouring Doug Muir raise $1,100 for Parkinson's

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Avis Muir’s husband, Douglas, passed away following a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease in September, 2017. Douglas, a Nanaimo resident, was a member of the Yellowpoint Singers Choir for many years and his favourite piece was The I… Read more

Parkinson Society BC holiday closure

Thursday, December 21, 2017
Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) will be closed from 1:00pm on Friday, December 22nd, 2017, through Monday, January 1st, 2018 (inclusive). During this time, no receptionist will be available to direct calls. All calls and emails will be mana… Read more

Healthy subjects needed for various research studies

Monday, December 18, 2017
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Insitute is one of Canada's top-funded health research institutes. Their researchers represent a multitude of health disciplines, research backgrounds and clinical occupations. Vancouver Coastal Health is currently r… Read more

Vehicle donations to Parkinson Society BC are now possible

Friday, December 15, 2017
As of this December, Parkinson Society BC (PSBC) is now a charity option with Donate a Car Canada. Donate a Car Canada operates across the country, facilitating used or new vehicle donations, removal, recycling and junking. Perks include: free towin… Read more

PSBC partners with Naturally Urban Pet Food Delivery

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Naturally Urban Pet Food Delivery is an East Vancouver based company that delivers dog and cat food to homes in Vancouver, Burnaby, North Vancouver and West Vancouver. As a socially and environmentally responsible business that strives to support the… Read more

PSBC's email issues have been resolved

Monday, December 11, 2017
(Updated at 9:30am, Tuesday, December 12, 2017) Please be advised that the email issues we had been experiencing since Friday, December 8, have since been resolved.  Thank you for your patience while we work through the inquries missed during this ti… Read more