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Rotating Canada Post strike may impact our communications

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Employees of Canada Post began rotating strikes across the country on October 22, 2018. The strikes are expected to continue until the union representing its workers and Canada Post come to a deal.  As some of our communications are executed by mail,… Read more

BC Parkinson's patients frustrated with long waits for Deep Brain Stimulation

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
CBC News' Brady Stratchan published an article on October 29, 2018 outlining the issue of waitlist times in British Columbia for Deep Brain Stimulation surgery. Only 1 doctor in province does deep brain stimulation procedure — and there's a 3-year wa… Read more

SINEMET® (levodopa and carbidopa) shortage in Canada

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Merck Canada Inc., distributor of SINEMET® (levodopa and carbidopa) in Canada, has released a statement noting that there are global manufacturing delays in the production and resupply of these products. The limited supply, which may result in back o… Read more

Get your tickets for our fall raffle!

Monday, October 22, 2018
Tickets for our fall raffle are now available! Explore the best that Canada has to offer with the grand prize of a $500 Travel Credit Voucher from VIA Rail! There is also a secondary prize of a Keurig® K200 Plus Series with a pod starter pack. Cal… Read more

Registration for the 5th World Parkinson Congress opens today!

Monday, September 10, 2018
The triennial World Parkinson Congresses provide an international forum for dialogue on the latest scientific discoveries, medical practices, and caregiver initiatives related to Parkinson’s disease. The 5th World Parkinson Congress will be held in … Read more

"When Life Gives You Parkinson's" podcast launches September 12

Monday, September 10, 2018
What happens When Life Gives You Parkinson's? That's the question that Larry Gifford is working to answer in a new podcast venture. Launching Wednesday, September 12, this series shares Gifford's journey as he comes to terms with the disease that aff… Read more

PSBC Welcomes Amy Ma, Education & Support Services Coordinator

Friday, August 24, 2018
We are pleased to announce that Amy Ma has joined Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) as Education & Support Services Coordinator. Amy completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of British Columbia in 2017. She has sinc… Read more

Parkinson's Art Exhibit: Opening August 1!

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) is hosting an art exhibit throughout August at “the Moat” gallery space at the Library Square Conference Centre. This show celebrates the strength and creativity of people with Parkinson’s and their carepartn… Read more

Share your Parkinson's journey with Global BC!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
On April 11, in recognition of World Parkinson’s Day, CKNW and Global BC ran awareness pieces featuring Larry Gifford, who is newly diagnosed with young onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD), and an active member of the Parkinson Society BC community. Thi… Read more

We're hiring an Education & Support Services Coordinator

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Interested in making a positive change in the Parkinson's community? Do you have a diploma or degree in social services or health? We're hiring for an Education & Support Services Coordinator position, and this might be a great fit for you! Read … Read more