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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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