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Movapo (Apomorphine) now available under the Limited Drug Coverage Program in BC

Thursday, November 28, 2019
As of November 26, 2019, apomorphine hydrochloride, sold under the brand name Movapo, has been made available as a part of BC PharmaCare’s Limited Drug Coverage Program under Special Authority.  Special Authority grants coverage to a drug, medical su… Read more

We're hiring an Education & Support Services Coordinator (full-time)

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
About the Role: Reporting to the Manager, Education & Support Services, the Education & Support Services Senior Coordinator will lead efforts in the execution of the Society’s largest yearly education event, Moving Forward Together, in additi… Read more

We're looking for a new Board member for the role of Treasurer

Friday, November 22, 2019
We're seeking a new Board member for the role of Treasurer to join us in our mission of empowering the Parkinson’s community in BC.  The right candidate will be well versed in understanding financial statements and best practices. Duties – The Treasu… Read more

7th Annual Chocolate & Beer Tasting

Thursday, November 14, 2019
Back for its 7th year, the annual Chocolate and Beer Tasting at Moody Ales is sure to satisfy the most sophisticated tastebuds. Explore small batch chocolates from Take a Fancy Chocolates paired with a brew from Moody Ales with flavourful and complem… Read more

We're hiring a Special Events & Fundraising Officer

Friday, October 4, 2019
About the Role: Reporting to the Senior Manager, Resource Development & Communications, the Special Events & Fundraising Officer will lead efforts in the execution of the Society’s largest yearly fundraising event, Parkinson SuperWalk. Parkin… Read more

We're hiring an Education & Support Services Coordinator (part-time)

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
This is a temporary (1 year), part-time (3 days/week) position reporting to the Manager, Education & Support Services.  Job Purpose: To provide and / or support the delivery of information, education and resources for persons with Parkinson’s, t… Read more

PSBC's Position on Cannabis as a Treatment for Parkinson's

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Parkinson Society British Columbia is proud to connect our community with the resources and tools they need to live well. Since Parkinson's disease (PD) can present differently in each individual, the Society endeavours to maintain impartiality when … Read more

NEW! Clinical Guidelines for Parkinson's Disease (2nd Edition)

Thursday, September 19, 2019
The first edition of the Canadian Guidelines on Parkinson’s Disease was published in 2012. The second edition, providing updates with input from healthcare professionals, people with Parkinson's, and Parkinson Canada, was released in September 2019. … Read more

Parkinson Society BC Information Kiosk at Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre

Friday, August 23, 2019
In an effort to further expand our reach, Parkinson Society BC is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre (PPRC). Beginning Thursday, October 3, 2019, we will be offering information and consultations to t… Read more

Deadline extended for Moving Forward, Together Scholarships

Thursday, August 22, 2019
To maximize the benefit of the Provincial Conference Moving Forward, Together to British Columbia's Parkinson's community, Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) is offering a limited number of scholarships for people with Parkinson's (PWP) and fa… Read more