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Parkinson Society BC will be closed from April 10th - April 13th

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) will be closed on Friday, April 10th to Monday, April 13th in light of Good Friday and Easter Monday, which are statutory holidays in British Columbia. In response to the global outbreak of Coronavirus diseas… Read more

In Memoriam of Paddi Wood

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Dear friends of the Parkinson’s community: It is with deep regret that we share with you today that our friend, Paddi Wood, passed away suddenly this weekend. The news brought shock to the office as she was in great spirits last week when Jean Blake,… Read more

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

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
About the Role: Reporting to the CEO, the Manager, Education & Support Services manages all aspects of Parkinson Society British Columbia's programs and services, including reporting on outcomes and preparing budget submissions. The Manager leads… Read more

New updates on Parkinson's drug shortages in Canada

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
SINEMET® (levodopa/carbidopa) Merck Canada Inc., distributor of SINEMET® (levodopa/carbidopa) in Canada, released a statement on October 30th, 2018 noting that there are global manufacturing delays in the production and resupply of these products. Th… Read more

We're looking for a Support Group Facilitator in Cranbrook!

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Parkinson Society British Columbia is actively recruiting a volunteer Support Group Facilitator to assist in maintaining and strengthening the Parkinson’s community in Cranbrook. Established in 1969, Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) serves t… Read more

We are recruiting community leaders for the Step by Step walking program!

Thursday, January 16, 2020
Starting Saturday April 11, Parkinson Society BC is bringing back Step by Step for its sixth consecutive year! Step by Step is a free 12-week walking program aimed at incrementally improving the number of average daily steps an individual takes. This… Read more

Holiday Office Closure

Monday, December 16, 2019
Parkinson Society British Columbia will be closed from 12:00pm on Monday, December 23rd, 2019, through Wednesday, January 1st, 2020 (inclusive). During this time, no receptionist will be available to direct calls. All calls and emails will be managed… Read more

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