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Renew your membership for 2018

Friday, September 1, 2017
Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) is a member based organization. We are proud to be part of a strong community united in dedication to improve the lives of those affected by Parkinson's disease. Not only are membership fees and donations a c… Read more

Cotswolds Walking Holiday begins today

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Experienced long distance walker, Brian Wood, and a group of individuals dedicated to fundraising for Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC), depart for the Cotswolds in England today. They will join a seven day guided walking holiday in charming … Read more

Now Hiring: Data Entry Assistant (Contract)

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Please be advised that resumes are no longer being accepted for this role. Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada Reporting to the Marketing, Communications and Events Manager, the Data Entry Assistant works with the Resource Development Department to assis… Read more

Parkinson's Support Group Facilitator needed in Surrey

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Due to the increasing demand for peer support groups, Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) is actively recruiting a volunteer Support Group Facilititator to assist in strengthening the Parkinson's community in Surrey.  The responsibilities of th… Read more

Partial proceeds from 2nd Annual Extravaganza Eleganza to benefit PSBC

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
The Extravaganza Eleganza is back at The Columbia in New Westminster as part of New West Pride. Join a royal lineup of drag queens, including performances by Carlotta Gurl, Hope Diamond, Tequila Mockingbird, Gina Tonic, Robin Loveless, Celestial Seas… Read more

Ambassadors for 5th World Parkinson Congress announced

Monday, July 24, 2017
This month, the World Parkinson Coalition announced the World Parkinson Congress (WPC) 2019 ambassadors. Ambassadors are all living with Parkinson's disease (PD), have attended at least one past WPC and wish to help others experience this event. They… Read more

Research subjects with advanced Parkinson's needed as treatments considered for public funding

Friday, July 21, 2017
Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) advocates for improved awareness and treatment options for the Parkinson's community in British Columbia. One element of our advocacy plan is expansion of the Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) program. DBS is a su… Read more

Reminders Regarding Wildfire Smoke & Air Quality

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Every year in British Columbia there are hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of wildfires (also called forest fires). The smoke from these fires effects air quality and often contains fine particles that can penetrate deep into the lungs (Environment… Read more

Participants needed for study on Parkinson's disease and the microbiome of the gut and nose

Monday, July 10, 2017
A new research interest of Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre (PPRC) Researchers at the University of British Columbia are recruiting patients with typical PD and healthy controls, between the ages of 40-80, who are interested in participating in re… Read more

BC SuperStar Walker Draw prize announced

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) is pleased to announce the prize for the Parkinson SuperWalk BC SuperStar Walker Draw. Any BC walker who raises $1,000 or more will be entered in a draw to win a 5-day, 4-night guided fishing trip for 2 on BC… Read more