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Shine magazine


Published twice a year, Shine magazine delivers a behind-the-scenes look at what’s happening in our hospital. Inside every issue, you’ll find news on the latest research discoveries, interviews with health care providers, inspiring stories about our kids, and spotlights on our generous donors who help make these strides possible.

Donors who give $50 or more to the Foundation receive a complimentary subscription to Shine. If you haven’t yet received the newsletter, please contact us.

Shine’s latest issue

Shine Fall 2020 | Download the PDF

Fall Shine magazine cover photo

In this issue:

  • COVID-19: Pioneering new advances in care and research
  • How change-makers with big hearts and strong vision are creating a brighter future for kids
  • The new Sunny Hill Health Centre is now open on BC Children’s campus



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Past issues

Spring Shine cover image

In this issue:

  • Changing the future of pediatric orthopedic care—and of our children
  • Inspiring stories of people who turned hardship into hope
  • Virtually transporting patients to new worlds using immersive technology
  • Canada’s first steps towards evaluating kids’ sleep from the comfort of their own beds

2019 Fall Shine Cover

In this issue:

  • Embracing mindfulness – Discover how one of the first pediatric mindfulness centres of its kind is helping youth better cope with challenges
  • A new era of personalized care for undiagnosed genetic conditions
  • Pioneering new advances in research and care across BC
  • The quest to help more children with type 1 diabetes get the care they need

2019 Spring Shine Cover

In this issue:

  • Sunny Hill is moving to the BC Children’s Hospital campus. Get a sneak peek of the plans to enhance the new space
  • A new app aims to alleviate fears for kids in the hospital
  • Read about the important strides taken to help improve mental health care across the province
  • How a legacy gift can benefit your family and BC’s kids
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BC Children's is the only hospital in the province devoted exclusively to children


kids visit the hospital for specialized pediatric services each year


researchers on our campus work tirelessly to discover new treatments

Overcoming remarkable odds

"Blayke may never be able to conquer Turner syndrome fully, but she fights every day to make sure it doesn’t stop her from being her." — Cassandra, Blayke's mom

Blayke's story
BCCH patient, Blayke

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