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A new BC Children's starts here

Posted by Jessica Thompson on 16 December 2014 | 0 Comments

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Pouring the Foundation: Teck Acute Care Centre. Today our lead donors, hospital executives, construction partners, government representatives, both Women’s and Children’s Hospital staff and two inspirational patients, Brooke and Hans, gathered to celebrate the pouring of the foundation for the new...

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28th annual Crystal Ball

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 1 December 2014 | 0 Comments

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Over 400 guests rose to their feet at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s 28th annual Crystal Ball, presented by Beedie Development Group, as emcees Sasa Drover, mother of BC Children's patient, Jack Drover, and Global BC’s Chris Gailus made the unexpected...

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Speaking of Children - Fall Issue

Posted by Winnie tam on 24 November 2014 | 0 Comments

Grab your copy of the fall issue of Speaking of Children magazine to learn about the training and education of our caregivers and researchers at BC Children’s Hospital. Or, go online to find the same great content in a newly...

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Flu Clinic

Posted by Mary Frances Hill on 22 November 2014 | 0 Comments

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‘Tis the season for the aches, fatigue and fever that signal the onset of flu.  BC Children’s Hospital aims to combat the spread of influenza by offering patients, families of patients and all visitors to the hospital a chance to combat...

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Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Month

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 19 November 2014 | 0 Comments

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Throughout the month of November, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada celebrates the courage of the one in 150 Canadians living with Crohn’s and Colitis. Approximately 20 to 30 per cent of those patients present symptoms before the age of...

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National Philanthropy Day

Posted by Terra Scheer on 14 November 2014 | 0 Comments

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This week, we are participating in National Philanthropy Day and celebrating the great work of individuals who give, volunteer, and advocate for the charities that make our communities better. National Philanthropy Day® is both an official day and a grassroots movement....

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Bon Voyage Rana Family

Posted by Angela Fox on 7 November 2014 | 1 Comments

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Our Champion Child, Hans Gabriel Rana, and his family are on the trip of a lifetime! Joining other Champions from Children's Hospitals right across Canada, he is part of the Champions presented by Walmart Canada program – a Children’s ...

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The South Asian culture is a vibrant part of British Columbian life, and here at BC Children’s we understand well that they contribute much more than cultural diversity to our province. Since 2009 the community has been committed to raising...

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BC Children's new BioBank

Posted by on 4 November 2014 | 0 Comments

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The BC Children's Hospital BioBank is now open and serving both BC Children’s and BC Women’s. Biobanking is a new and indispensable research tool that holds the potential to improve treatments and find cures for diseases affecting children and families in...

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2015 Champion Child

Posted by Angela Fox on 15 October 2014 | 0 Comments

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Today (Wednesday, October 15) our team at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and Walmart Canada had the great pleasure of announcing Hans Gabriel Rana as our 2014/15 Champion Child. We hosted a celebration in Hans‘ honour, announcing his role as ambassador...

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