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Spring Online Auction dates extended!

Friday, April 21, 2017
Parkinson Society BC is hosting a Spring Online Auction from April 11 to May 2, 2017. The original deadline of April 22 has been extended to May 2 to allow for further bidding.  Dozens of exciting items are up for grabs, including a two night stay on… Read more

April 11 is World Parkinson's Day

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Every year, indviduals and organizations around the world recognize April 11 as World Parkinson's Day. April 11th marks the birthday of Dr. James Parkinson, the British physician who wrote An Essay on the Shaking Palsy, the first paper to describe Pa… Read more

Champions for Parkinson's Raffle tickets available for sale

Monday, April 10, 2017
Don't miss your chance to win two (2) round trip flights to any regularly scheduled WestJet destination with Parkinson Society British Columbia's Champions for Parkinson's Raffle!* Raffle tickets will be available until Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 12:… Read more

Everyday heroes unite! Registration for Parkinson SuperWalk 2017 is now open

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Parkinson SuperWalk is the single most important provincial and national awareness and fundraising event for Parkinson Society British Columbia and the event licensor, Parkinson Canada. Communities across the country organize walks beginning the week… Read more

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month

Monday, April 3, 2017
April is Parkinson's Awareness Month and this year, the Parkinson's community looks back on 200 years since the publication of An Essay on the Shaking Palsy. This paper, written by British physician James Parkinson, was the first document to describe… Read more

Alan Jacques talks about art and Parkinson's for Capture Photography Festival

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Award-winning photographer Alan Jacques has been involved in photography since 1972. By the end of the 1970s he was a part-time freelance photographer and a photography instructor. In 1991, Alan was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Rather than all… Read more

Registration for Annual General Meeting is now open

Friday, March 17, 2017
Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) invites all members to join us for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on April 22nd. This year's event will feature a panel of researchers from the Pacific Parkinson Research Centre (PPRC). Researchers and topi… Read more

200th Anniversary - An Essay on the Shaking Palsy

Friday, March 10, 2017
Today marks the 200th anniversary of the publication titled An Essay on the Shaking Palsy by British physician James Parkinson. It broke ground by being the first paper to describe in detail the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD), potential causes,… Read more

Valentines from the Parkinson's Community

Friday, February 24, 2017
This past Valentine’s Day, Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) strove to highlight the importance of love, friendship and support in the Parkinson's community. This occured through two separate projects. The first project was #TwoLips4PD, a pre… Read more

Ministry of Health Announces Funding of DUODOPA in BC

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
In late November, Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) began ramping up its campaign for the funding of DUODOPA through BC PharmaCare. Today, the Ministry of Health has announced that it will be working with the Pacific Parkinson's Research Cent… Read more