• Fundraiser Launch | Great DOXA Film Festival Gifts For Top Donors!

    7 April 2017

    We’ve launched a new fundraising campaign to support our Awareness and Education Project, including our sponsorship of the much-anticipated screening of Jennifer Brea’s ME documentary, Unrest.       Make your donation before 17 April 2017  for a chance to get these amazing rewards: Top Donor Reward: A 10-film pass to Vancouver’s DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2nd …

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  • World Café: Patient Engagement Event in collaboration with the BC Women’s Hospital’s Complex Chronic Diseases Program

    6 April 2017

    When: Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 1 – 3.15 pm Where: Chan Education Centre & Auditorium at the Child and Family Research Institute of BC (map) For May Awareness month the Society usually brings in a speaker to address patients and health care professionals. This year we are doing something a little different. BC Women’s …

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  • Unrest is coming to Vancouver this May!

    6 April 2017

    As part of our May 12 Awareness events, the ME|FM Society of BC is sponsoring the Western Canadian premiere of Unrest at the DOXA Documentary Film Festival (May 4-14, 2017) in Vancouver, BC. From its 2013 Kickstarter through to its 2017 debut at the Sundance Film Festival, ME patient Jen Brea’s award winning documentary Unrest …

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  • Opera Mariposa Sings for the ME|FM Society

    6 April 2017

    by Susan Katz “The common denominator is that every song is one that I love.” That is the theme of a benefit concert by Opera Mariposa’s award-winning singer Jacqueline Ko. Ko and friends will perform a journey across the musical spectrum this May in “Here I Stand”, an event scheduled in honour of the International …

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  • Opera Mariposa 2017

    8 February 2017

        OPERA MARIPOSA’S 5TH ANNUAL ME AWARENESS AND FUNDRAISING SHOW: Jacqueline Ko’s “Here I Stand” Saturday May 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm (doors open 1/2 hour before the show) Marpole United Church (1296 West 67th Ave. Vancouver) “Opera Mariposa stands at the forefront of Vancouver’s opera scene” – The Vancouver Project We are proud to announce that Opera Mariposa’s …

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  • 2016 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

    5 September 2016

    Notice of Annual General Meeting  You are cordially invited to the MEFM Society of BC 2016 Annual General Meeting Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm   Chan Education Centre & Auditorium at the Child and Family Research Institute on BC Women’s Hospital campus 4480 Oak Street (Oak St at 29th Ave), Vancouver, BC (map)   …

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  • ME/FM Society of BC’s 2016 May Awareness Presentation

    30 May 2016

    The ME/FM Society of BC invites you to watch our 2016 May Awareness presentation "Expanding Physical Capablity in ME/CFS", by speaker Dr. Mark Van Ness.

    Watch Part 1 of our presentation:

    Watch Part 2 of our presentation:

    Watch the Introduction to this year's event by the Society President, Larry Dawe:

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  • 2016 International ME & FM Awareness Day Event

    1 April 2016

    Join us for our International ME & FM Awareness Day presentation: Expanding Physical Capability in ME/CFS* – the Role of Energy Conservation and Therapeutic Exercise Based on Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Presented by Mark VanNess, Ph. D.       When:      Sunday May 15th, 2016, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm    (Doors Open 12:30 pm) …

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  • ME/FM Society of BC May Awareness Event 2015

    1 April 2016

    Past President Susan MacLean:  Introduction Staci Stevens:  Post exertional malaise: less is more An experienced exercise physiologist and Founder of the California based Workwell Foundation, Staci’s clinical work and research on the impact of post-exertional malaise on ME/CFS patients was critical to the recent U.S. Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Report, Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: …

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