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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

Optimize your points for Parkinson's! PSBC joins Shoppers Optimum Points Donation Program™

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
As of May 25, 2017, you can now donate your Shoppers Optimum Points™ to Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC). By donating some (or all) of your Shoppers Optimum Points™ to PSBC, you are making it possible for us to use your points at Shoppers Dr… Read more

Winner drawn for Champions Raffle

Friday, June 9, 2017
On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at the Me-n-Ed's Charity Golf Tournament in Burnaby, Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) staff drew the winner of the Champions for Parkinson's Raffle. The winner is Hendrika Brunke of Surrey, BC, who purchased her raf… Read more

Winner selected for Parkinson SuperWalk Race to Register

Friday, June 9, 2017
Congratulations to Ralph Ayers of Kelowna, BC, who won the Parkinson SuperWalk Race to Register incentive on June 9, 2017! Ralph was one of the British Columbians who registered online for SuperWalk before Friday, June 9 in addition to raising $200 o… Read more

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