Transformation

The ‘crown jewel’ of Royal Columbian Hospital’s $1.49 billion redevelopment – a new Acute Care Tower – is increasingly taking shape since construction started in 2021.

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The gift of educating the next generation

New Westminster, B.C. – {December 17, 2021} – Dr. Edward Chan joined the medical staff at Royal Columbian Hospital in […]

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Rail company’s safety practices benefit mental health care

New Westminster, B.C. – {December 13, 2021} – Like Royal Columbian Hospital, Southern Railway of British Columbia (SRY) has a […]

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Five families donate $550,000 to South Asian Health Fund

  Five families have combined their generosity to benefit Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation’s South Asian Health Fund, as announced on […]

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Giving Tuesday gratitude follows $405K in gifts to Royal Columbian

New Westminster, B.C. – {December 3, 2021} – Donors to Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation have demonstrated record-breaking generosity during Giving […]

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Marcus Burry’s story

Makayla Burry did not expect to hear her newborn son cry right away, and the sound brought her and her husband to tears. In late January 2021, Marcus came into the world, extremely premature: 24 weeks and four days and weighing just 755 grams. After being delivered by emergency C-section and letting out his first cry, Marcus was quickly put under the care of Royal Columbian Hospital’s Variety Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, where he would spend more than four months, surviving a number of complications before heading home.

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Marisa Sitter’s story

It started with mild flu-like symptoms, and Marisa Sitter was surprised that her COVID-19 test came back positive. Over the next few days, the Coquitlam resident’s condition progressively grew worse. In addition to a fever, she was getting dizzy, weak, and eventually had difficulty breathing. Feeling like she was drowning, Marisa made her way to Royal Columbian Hospital, where she spent close to a week in the care of a team that has looked after hundreds of COVID-19 patients since the start of the pandemic.

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Sweet sound of music

New Westminster, B.C. – {November 4, 2021} – TD Bank Group has been a valued partner of Royal Columbian Hospital […]

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Dave Castle’s Story

Dave Castle had just wrapped up with a client at his barbershop in Delta when a colleague asked him if something was wrong. Feeling wobbly on his feet, everything around the 73-year-old suddenly went blurry. He slipped in and out of consciousness as the ambulance rushed him to Royal Columbian Hospital and its 24/7 acute stroke team.

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Champions of Philanthropy 2021

Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation is proud to recognize our 2021 Champions of Philanthropy. By demonstrating their philanthropic commitment and making […]

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