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Accepting art submissions for our holiday card campaign

Friday, September 23, 2022
This year, Parkinson Society BC (PSBC) is looking to produce holiday cards, as a part of a fundraiser for the organization, featuring art from those with a close connection to the Parkinson's community. Selected works will be printed on cards as a se… Read more

Office Closure: PSBC will be closed on September 30

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
On September 30, the staff at Parkinson Society BC (PSBC) will be joining Canadians to recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day dedicated to honoring the painful history and survivors of residential schools, along with their fam… Read more

Parkinson Society British Columbia will be closed on September 19

Thursday, September 15, 2022
On September 19, the staff at Parkinson Society BC (PSBC) will be joining Canadians from across the country to pay their respects to Canada’s longest-reigning sovereign, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This will be a day to honour an extraordinary li… Read more

Labour Day (September 5) office closure

Monday, August 22, 2022
Please note that the Parkinson Society BC office will be closed on Monday, September 5 for Labour Day. Our office will reopen on Tuesday, September 6 at 8:30am. Read more

BC Ministry of Health Confirms Funding for Second Neurosurgeon Specializing in Deep Brain Stimulation

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Vancouver, BC – July 27, 2022 – Parkinson Society BC (PSBC) is pleased to announce that the BC Ministry of Health has moved forward on their February 5, 2019 commitment to recruit “an additional qualified neurosurgeon with sufficient experience in pr… Read more

Improv for Parkinson's Summit 2022

Friday, July 15, 2022
Join Larry Gifford, President of PD Avengers and host of the When Life Gives You Parkinson’s podcast, on July 25 from 4pm - 6pm for the Improv for Parkinson's Summit 2022! This interactive and informative free summit will teach audiences about improv… Read more

Parkinson Society BC will be closed on August 1

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) will be closed on Monday, August 1 for British Columbia Day, which is a statutory holiday. The office will re-open at 8:30am on Tuesday, August 2. Please note that PSBC's regular office hours are 8:30am – 4:3… Read more

PD Warrior volunteers needed

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Parkinson Society BC is running two PD Warrior instructor training courses for healthcare professionals on September 17 in Vancouver and September 18 in Kelowna. PD Warrior is an evidence-based, neuro-active exercise approach designed to improve func… Read more

Kynmobi covered under Special Authority from BC PharmaCare

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Kynmobi® (apomorphine hydrochloride) is a prescription sublingual film (placed under the tongue) used to treat short-term (acute), intermittent “off” episodes in people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). As of June 27, 2022, BC PharmaCare's Special Autho… Read more