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Dementia Update
April 15, 2019

Dementia is a complex, degenerative condition that erodes an individual’s cognitive abilities, stealing a person’s memories, talents and even their identities. Today, close to 27,000 British Columbians between the ages of 65 and 84 live with some form of dementia, with an additional almost 25,...

November 26, 2018

Doctors and other health care providers play a critical role when disasters strike. A wildfire, earthquake or pandemic can result in mass evacuations and can overwhelm a community’s ability to cope.  

In the midst of a crisis, doctors work with other health care providers to...

November 9, 2017

In September 2017, the BC government launched a consultation process to seek feedback on the upcoming regulatory framework for non-medicinal cannabis. Doctors of BC provided its feedback through its Submission to the Government of British Columbia on Cannabis Regulation.

Doctors of BC...