Dates to Remember
Saturday April 29, 2017
Regional Coordinator Meeting Toronto, ON
We will be holding our first meeting of the Canadian PBC Society Regional Coordinators in Toronto.
Sunday April 30, 2017
Canadian PBC Society AGM
Canadian PBC Society Annual General Meeting will be held Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 10:00 am- 12:00pm Location: Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel, 5875 Airport Rd., Mississauga If you are unable to attend please Send us your proxy
Tuesday May 9, 2017
PBC Dinner Meeting – Halifax, NS
We invite you and a guest to an extraordinary PBC event June 1, 2017 6:00-8:00pm. Come hear the latest in PBC diagnostics, treatment and symptom management from Dr. Magnus McLeod. Register here.
Sunday May 14, 2017
PBC Self Management Workshop Toronto, ON
Workshop will be held from 10am-3pm, Sunday May 14, 2017 at 595 Bay Street. Come alone or bring a friend. Lunch provided. Register here.
Thursday June 1, 2017
PBC Dinner Meeting – Victoria, BC
We invite you and a guest to an extraordinary PBC event June 1, 2017 6:00-8:00pm. Come hear the latest in PBC diagnostics, treatment and symptom management from Dr. Andrew Mason. Register here.
Friday June 2, 2017
PBC Self Management Workshop – Duncan, BC
The Canadian PBC Society will be holding a PBC Self Management workshop in Duncan on June 2, 2017 from 10am- 3pm Contact Fairlie.Mendoza@cowichantribes.com for more information.
Saturday June 3, 2017
National Health & Fitness Day
PBC supports Health & Fitness Day. Have some fun today!
Sunday June 4, 2017
PBC Day at the Races
Join us for our annual fundraiser at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. Tickets on sale now.
Wednesday June 21, 2017
National Aboriginal Day
PBC has been identified in our Canadian Aboriginal communities. Early diagnosis ensures better health outcomes.
Sunday September 10, 2017
International PBC Day
- Creating PBC Awareness through telling our storiesMembers of the Canadian PBC Society were interviewed by Post Media for a series of articles about living with PBC. This is the second of four PBC profiles that will appear in the National Post [more]
- International Women’s DayCanadian PBC Society recognized International Women’s Day at our PBC dinner meeting held on March 8th, 2017 featuring speakers, Dr. Aliyah Gulamhusein and Dr. Bettina Hansen accomplished [more]
- Rare Disease Day – Focus on AdvocacyOn February 28, 2017, Rare Disease Day, Nancy Stewart and Gail Wright attended a Rare Disease Event at the Ontario Legislature, where we had the opportunity to meet Members of Provincial Parliament [more]
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