Construction starts on next phase of Royal Columbian Hospital revitalization

New Westminster, B.C. – {March 3, 2021} –Work is underway on a new acute care tower as the redevelopment of […]

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McQuarrie Hunter LLP prioritizes mental health

New Westminster, B.C. – {March 1, 2021} –For more than two decades, McQuarrie Hunter LLP has come forward to support […]

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Planning for a pandemic

Pandemics and infection control measures have long been on the radar of healthcare planners. Previous international outbreaks, including SARS and Ebola, have made the topic a key consideration in the design of hospitals, including Royal Columbian Hospital’s current $1.49 billion redevelopment.

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Lasting memories

When the Royal Columbian Hospital School of Nursing opened its nurses’ residence in Sherbrooke Centre in 1963, guests would present themselves to the ‘house mother’ who used an intercom to alert young nursing students.

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Kulwant Samra’s story

After Kulwant Samra tested positive for COVID-19, the 51-year-old Abbotsford man isolated himself from his family in a room in his home. He was tired and short of breath in the first half of June, as businesses and schools in the province were re-opening following the initial protective measures taken during the start of the pandemic. Kulwant was initially still able to work remotely for his trucking company, dispatching a driver by phone the day he truly became alarmed by how he felt. His last memory was leaving his home by ambulance, before waking up eight weeks later at Royal Columbian Hospital.

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CP has heart

New Westminster, B.C. – {February 2, 2021} –Since 2014, Canadian Pacific has helped raise over $23.3 million for heart health […]

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Pandemic wellness support from TD Bank Group

New Westminster, B.C. – {January 15, 2021} – Last fall, TD Bank Group provided a tremendous gift of $10,000 to […]

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McQuarrie Hunter LLP shines light on mental health at Royal Columbian

  New Westminster, B.C. – {November 5, 2020} – For over 20 years, McQuarrie Hunter LLP has stepped forward to […]

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Virtual cardiac care

Videoconferencing has quickly become a regular part of many of our lives ever since COVID-19 made physical distancing a top priority. Healthcare is no different, as hospitals and doctors’ offices shifted to telemedicine as a way to manage patient care during the pandemic. While the concept gained prominence in 2020, virtual consultations have been around for years and have shown some promising benefits at Royal Columbian Hospital with a group of cardiac patients.

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Freight & crane company delivers donation for kids

New Westminster, B.C. – {October 6, 2020} – Phoenix Truck & Crane continues to demonstrate its concern for children in […]

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