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British Columbia

Learn about the BC Chapter of ImmUnity Canada and see what’s happening in your area.

See how to get involved

Primary Immunodeficiency in BC

Steering Committee Chair:

Jan Kelly (Vancouver)

Steering Committee:

BC has a steering committee with a group of dedicated volunteers that look into issues facing the Chapter, plan events and look at patient needs.

Issues and Advocacy

SCID Newborn Screening

“Thank you to all who helped get SCID included in the newborn screening program! As of October 1st, 2022, all babies in BC will be screened for SCID.”

Paid Plasma

“With the passing of the Voluntary Blood Donations Act in 2018, the NDP banned compensation for plasma.”

Featured Member

Bryan Hemingway

Vancouver, BC
  • Patient, Volunteer, Peer Support Coach, Chapter Steering Committee Member
  • Host of “Slice of PI” Podcast
  • Recipient of the 2017 R. Michael Whelan Award

Bryan Hemingway is a queer and disabled healthcare interpreter and a graduate student based in British Columbia. He is passionate about promoting health equity via community-engaged scholarship and believes that human stories are a powerful tool for social and system change.

Get involved in B.C.

Become a Member

It’s quick and easy, and it won’t cost you a dime! Register and join a supportive community right here in Canada.

Attend Local Events

With regional chapters across the country, ImmUnity Canada looks forward to welcoming you to an event!

Volunteer with Us

Our community is built by volunteers like you. Share your time and skills to help Canadians with PI live well.

Support the Cause

You can help fund research, education, advocacy and access to care. With your support, we’re not alone.

News & Resources for your Area

News, updates and patient stories from the BC chapter of ImmUnity Canada.

We’re sick and tired, but we’re not alone.

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ImmUnity Canada members receive newsletters, updates, and access to events and education. Membership is free and helps better advocate for the resources Canadians with PI need to live well.

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