Upcoming Events

Thursday
July
26
2018
11:00AM

The rate of unemployment among those living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) ranges between 24% to 80%. This is in stark contrast to the fact that 90% to 96% of individuals with MS are employed prior to their diagnosis.

Thursday
August
9
2018
11:00AM

Work disability is a major personal, financial and public health burden. With more people living with many types of chronic illnesses now than ever before, the problem of work disability will continue to escalate if we do not take action.

Wednesday
August
15
2018
11:00AM
Thursday
September
6
2018
11:00AM

Past Events

Sunday
April
15
2018
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Park Inn & Suites
898 W. Broadway
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1J8

Please join us at our Annual General Meeting!

Learn about Pain BC's work to improve the lives of British Columbians living with pain and hear about our plans for 2018 and beyond.

Tuesday
August
8
2017
11:00AM

Dr Patricia Poulin will discuss recent research on the role mindfulness can play in managing pain intensity, pain catastrophising, and depression for cancer survivors living with chronic neuropathi

Wednesday
July
5
2017
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Pain is universal to human existence, yet it can go awry, as the case of chronic pain makes clear. One in five Canadians experiences chronic pain.

Sunday
June
11
2017
8:00AM

Daily movement is vital to improving the quality of life for people living with pain.

Wednesday
June
7
2017
11:00AM

Dr. Bertram discusses the prevelance of chronic pain amoung indigenious people and the increased burdens they endure due to inequity and misrepresentation they face when seeking help. ​

Sunday
June
4
2017
10:00AM
Thursday
June
1
2017
2:30PM - 4:30PM

Jeff Jukes, a Physiotherapist in Vancouver with persistent pain experience will be available live from 2:30-4:30 PM PST June 1, 2017 on the

Tuesday
May
30
2017
4:00PM

Pain is something that most people try to avoid. The experience of pain, however, may be better understood as providing an important avenue through which we find enjoyment in life.

Wednesday
May
17
2017
11:00AM

Pain catastrophizing powerfully predicts the development and trajectory of chronic pain. Learn the science behind pain catastrophizing, its impacts, and why this psychological construct should be assessed and treated in outpatients and in individuals who are planning to have surgery. 

Tuesday
April
25
2017
11:00AM

Dr Buckley will discuss the purpose, objectives, and structure of the Canadian Chronic Pain Research Network, as well as discussing approved research and opportunities for participation with