• Interview on Roundhouse Radio 98.3FM

    19 June 2017

    The Vancouver screenings of “Unrest” at the DOXA Documentary Film Festival, inspired Roundhouse Radio 98.3 FM in Vancouver to help raise awareness about ME. Impact with Don Shafer, on Roundhouse Radio 98.3: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (June 20, 2017) Don Shafer interviewed local ME patient/activist and Society member Liz Tevaarwerk, and the amazing ME patient/activist and filmmaker Jennifer …

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  • GoFundMe Fundraiser Update

    17 May 2017

    Thanks to our generous donors, we have reached our FIRST GOAL of $2,500 to fund our May 2017 Awareness Efforts! Our Top Donors for the first and second phase of our campaign have received great gifts thanks to DOXA Documentary Film Festival, Opera Mariposa and Finlandia Pharamacy.   Help us reach our second and final goal …

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  • May Awareness Celebrated All Month Long

    10 April 2017

    May is shaping up to be a very exciting and active month for our Society, with a number of events set up to raise awareness and support our ME and FM communities. Here’s the line up for May. Put it in your calendars, and spread the word! Friends, family and interested strangers all welcome to …

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  • Fundraiser Launch | Great Gifts For Top Donors!

    7 April 2017

    We launched our fundraising campaign in April to support our Awareness and Education Project, including our sponsorship of the much-anticipated screening of Jennifer Brea’s ME documentary, Unrest. Thanks to our generous donors, we have reached our first fundraising goal of $2,500. Help us reach our total goal of $10,000! Our first round of gifts for Top …

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  • The Complex Chronic Diseases Program (CCDP) World Café

    6 April 2017

      When: IN-PERSON event – Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 1 – 3.00 pm ONLINE event – Saturday, May 27 through to Saturday, 3 June. Where: Chan Education Centre & Auditorium at the BC Children’s Hospital’s Research Institute, Entrance #18, 938 West 28th Avenue Vancouver (map) Maximum number: 60 participants for in-person event. Unlimited for Online. For …

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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 two screenings 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 has been …

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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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  • ME Patients and Advocates Meet with Health Canada, 23 March

    3 April 2017

    by Elizabeth Sanchez As I was flying from Vancouver across this vast and frigid country on Wednesday, heading towards Ottawa, I was thinking, in between chapters of “War and Peace”, about the meeting scheduled forThursday with the Ministry of Health (MOH). Scott Simpson, Jeffery Smith, Barbara Fifield and I had spent a lot of time …

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  • An Interview with the Complex Chronic Diseases Program at BC Women’s Hospital

    3 April 2017

    by Howard Searle The Complex Chronic Diseases Program (CCDP) at the BC Women’s Hospital is a provincial referral centre for BC residents 19 years or older who have symptoms of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), Fibromyalgia (FM), Chronic Lyme Syndrome or Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS). To obtain a referral, your General Practitioner needs to complete and fax …

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  • Research Articles regarding ME and FM (Updated April 2017)

    3 April 2017

    by Susan Katz Dear Readers, Here is a list of recent articles about ME/FM and links to the full article. We have included this list of recent articles as a feature service in our newsletter to save you time and energy in searching the Internet. You can just click and read! The articles range from …

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