New St. Paul’s Hospital updates

New St. Paul’s Hospital construction begins at March 08, 2021 Improved access to life-saving health care in downtown Vancouver takes another leap forward as construction kicks off for the new St. Paul’s Hospital at the Jim Pattison Medical Centre, the …

Renfrew-Collingwood (Better at Home) Senior Shuttle

Renfrew-Collingwood (Better at Home) Seniors Shuttle. Click here for more information. Through Collingwood Neighbourhood House- 5288 Joyce St. Vancouver For seniors (55+) living in Renfrew-Collingwood. Seniors Shuttle service offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9:00a.m. – 3p.m. Rates are based on …

Rapid tests kit for EVERYONE at pharmacies

April 11, 2022  (Published on March 23, 2022)   Rapid antigen testing kits are free for everyone. A pharmacy should never ask you to pay for a kit.  Visit your local pharmacy and ask for your testing kit. Anyone can ask for a …

BC Seniors’ Guide 12th Edition is available in 9 Languages

January 12, 2022 To access the BC Seniors’ Guide in all nine languages, visit: http://www.gov.bc.ca/seniorsguide (English, French, Chinese, Punjabi, Vietnamese, Korean, Farsi, Hindi and Tagalog)   The enhanced 12th edition of the guide was published in July 2021 in seven languages: …

Supporting international nurses into B.C.’s health system

April 19, 2022 (Translations: Traditional Chinese繁體中文, Hindi, Punjabi. read HERE ) To meet the increasing demand for nurses in British Columbia, the Province is making it easier for eligible internationally educated nurses (IENs) to enter the province’s health system so they …

More HOPE on the way for ALS patients

April 06, 2022   The Province is investing $2 million through the ALS Society of BC for the second phase of PROJECT HOPE to further support British Columbians living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).”It’s an honour to be this year’s recipient, and …