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Deadline Extended: Champions for Parkinson's Raffle Tickets

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Due to an increase in demand, we will be extending the deadline for the purchase of Champions for Parkinson's raffle ticket until Friday, May 19 at 4:00pm. GRAND PRIZE: One round trip flight for two (2) to any regularly scheduled WestJet destination*… Read more

Early bird rates extended for the Moving Forward, Together conference

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
We are pleased to to announce that due to the popularity of the Moving Forward, Together conference, and our desire to make this an accessible event for all, our early bird registration rates will remain in effect until registration closes. Rates are… Read more

Full Throttle: Sea to Sky ride for Parkinson's now open to new registrants and online donations

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Join a motley crew of motorcycle and car enthusiasts who want to make a difference for the Parkinson's community in BC on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Participants will enjoy a relaxed and scenic ride or drive from Vancouver to Whistler on the beautiful Sea… Read more

It's National Volunteer Week

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
April 23 - 29, 2017 is National Volunteer Week. As a member-based non-profit society, Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) relies heavily on the contributions of dedicated volunteers. PSBC volunteers are diverse, coming from all walks of life, b… Read more

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