We're hiring a Special Events Coordinator (Contract)

Friday, March 12, 2021
About the Role: Reporting to the Senior Manager, Resource Development & Communications, Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) is seeking a Special Events Coordinator to support the execution of our flagship event, Parkinson SuperWalk and thi… Read more

Submit your story for Parkinson's Awareness Month!

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
In honour of Parkinson's Awareness Month this April, we will be sharing stories from members of the Parkinson's disease community to inspire hope, spread awareness, and empower others. Every journey with Parkinson's is unique. The disease can run in… Read more

Parkinson Society BC will be closed on Monday, February 15.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) will be closed on Monday, February 15, for Family Day. In response to the global outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Parkinson Society BC (PSBC) has taken proactive measures to manage the potential f… Read more

In Memoriam of Diane Robinson

Thursday, February 4, 2021
It is with deep sadness that we share the news of Diane Robinson's passing. Diane served as the Chief Executive Officer of Parkinson Society BC for nine years. She was a respected mentor to staff, and known to have an excellent sense of humour. The… Read more

Parkinson Society British Columbia COVID-19 Vaccine Statement

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Parkinson Society British Columbia has received numerous questions regarding COVID-19 vaccination, and what it means for people with Parkinson's. To learn all about the vaccine, how it works, British Columbia's immunization plan, and considerations f… Read more

Parkinson Society BC Holiday Closure Notice

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Parkinson Society British Columbia will be closed from 12:00pm on Thursday, December 24th, 2020 until Monday, January 4th, 2021 at 8:30am. During this time, no receptionist will be available to direct calls. All calls and emails will be managed when … Read more

Advocacy Update: Limit of annual procedures in British Columbia for Duodopa therapy removed

Thursday, December 10, 2020
British Columbia’s Ministry of Health has announced today that they have removed the yearly limit on the number of British Columbians who can receive Duodopa® therapy. Previously, BC PharmaCare only covered five individuals per year for this therapy,… Read more

System upgrades: Possible service disruptions on Monday, November 23

Friday, November 20, 2020
Parkinson Society BC will be migrating our server (file storage) to the Cloud between Saturday, November 21 at 12:00pm and Sunday, November 22. This update is being made partially to accommodate a work-from-home environment due to the pandemic.  Our… Read more

COVID-19: One-time payment to persons with disabilities

Thursday, October 29, 2020
The Government of Canada has announced a one-time, non-taxable $600 payment to offset some of the financial stress people with disabilities may have experienced during the pandemic. Some of these additional expenses may include higher costs for perso… Read more

Parkinson Society British Columbia will be closed on Wednesday, November 11

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 for Remembrance Day. To honour Canada's veterans this Remembrance Day, the Society would like to feature an individual who has served our country in our November issu… Read more