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Join us for Party on the Plaza

Posted by Terra Scheer on 27 March 2014 | 0 Comments

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We're thrilled to be taking part in Party on the Plaza at the March 29 Canucks vs Ducks game. Come join us at our booth before the game for your chance to win a Vancouver Canucks team-signed jersey! Participation is easy! Step 1:...

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Meet Andrew Westerlund

Posted by Winnie Tam on 19 March 2014 | 0 Comments

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The spring Speaking of Children is here! Has the new Speaking of Children magazine arrived at your doorsteps yet? In this latest issue, we put the focus on transplants. You will meet 13-year-old Andrew Westerlund, a North Vancouver teen who underwent a...

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Kirmac Collision

Posted by Winnie Tam on 11 March 2014 | 0 Comments

Kirmac Collision employees visit BC Children’s Hospital On March 10, more than 50 employees from Kirmac Collision Services visited BC Children’s Hospital for exclusive tours of the hospital. Kirmac has been supporting BC Children’s for the past four years and last...

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Join the Million-Dollar Challenge!

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 6 March 2014 | 0 Comments

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Arran and Ratana Stephens, founders of BC based Nature’s Path Foods, are giving back in a big way – and BC’s kids now have a million more reasons to celebrate. Last September Arran and Ratana revealed a surprise $1-million challenge...

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Cassidy’s Craft Campaign

Posted by Angela Crowther on 6 March 2014 | 0 Comments

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Just two weeks short of her eighth birthday Cassidy Leigh Briggs was diagnosed with Hepatocellular Carcinoma, a very rare pediatric tumour. This diagnosis, as you can imagine, was the beginning of a tremendous battle that Cassidy fought bravely and with...

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Thanks to the Canucks’ donation of hockey sticks, patients cared for by the Orthopedics Department at BC Children’s Hospital receive a rare memento as part of their treatment as means to motivate and help them stand after their procedures, and...

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SFU Dance Marathon

Posted by Terra Scheer on 14 February 2014 | 0 Comments

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We were so excited that BC's very own Simon Fraser University (SFU) is the first university in Canada to take part in Dance Marathon - a movement that is huge in the US, with colleges and universities raising over $62...

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This weekend there will be a large crane onsite outside of the BC Children’s Hospital Emergency entrance, as part of the construction of new lab facilities in the building. When: Friday, January 31st 6:00am–Sunday, February 2nd evening   Parking Beginning Friday, January 31st, at...

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Time for a Good Read

Posted by Joanna Newman on 21 January 2014 | 0 Comments

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It has been a while since I had a story read to me, and I thought it was time to check out the monthly Storytime happening at BC Children’s Hospital.  Each month a local children’s author comes to the hospital...

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Story submissions

Posted by Terra Scheer on 13 January 2014 | 0 Comments

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We love to get mail; especially when it's a letter from one of our patients. Sometimes we even print them in our Speaking of Children magazine! Interested in having your letter published? Send us your handwritten letter, and let us...

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