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Friday, April 12, 2013 10:15 AM
The Province announced funding totalling $18.4 million to support ongoing research and grassroots projects that will benefit individuals and families facing mental illness and substance use challenges.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 2:00 PM
The Province has provided $5 million to the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation to help its fundraising efforts for research and health promotion that supports the well-being of men and their families in British Columbia through the Men's Health Initiative of B.C.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 10:00 AM
Redevelopment planning has started for the 10-hectare (25-acre) Pearson Dogwood site in Vancouver to create new homes for clients with disabilities and seniors in residential care.
Monday, April 8, 2013 10:00 AM
Government is providing a grant of $650,000 to the BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre Foundation to support their campaign to expand the milk bank program at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre.
Friday, April 5, 2013 10:15 AM
Obese and overweight children and their families in British Columbia are being offered more support with the launch of a new provincial initiative that encourages healthy and active lifestyles.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 10:15 AM
A partnership that has created a local mental health supported employment program that is helping people who are recovering from mental illness to gain the support and confidence needed to work again was announced.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 12:15 PM
A new virtual grocery shopping tool designed by provincial nutritionists in collaboration with major B.C. grocery retailers is helping British Columbians make the best food choices for their families.
Monday, March 25, 2013 2:00 PM
Government announced $2 million to continue to support the First Link program operated by the Alzheimer Society of B.C. that provides services and supports to individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's disease or related dementia.
Monday, March 25, 2013 10:15 AM
Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid today released an action plan to improve access to end-of-life care so people can remain at home and in their community longer and committed funding to establish a centre for excellence in end-of-life care.
Friday, March 15, 2013 10:45 AM
A new Vancouver mental health treatment facility will be named for Joseph and Rosalie Segal and their family, who donated $12 million to the project in one of the largest-ever personal gifts for mental health in Canada's history, Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid