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Calling all FPAs! Finding fulfillment and Friendly Faces in Vanderhoof, British Columbia

July 15, 2022
Do you enjoy living in a peaceful environment, a place where you can hear the birds sing? Not only does the fantastic rural community of Vanderhoof have an impressive bird sanctuary, but according to Dr. Shu Ho, who has worked in Vanderhoof as a Family Practice Anesthesia physician since 2014, it's the place for you if you're looking for both job satisfaction and friendly staff!

Taking on The West Coast Trail

February 01, 2022
Audra Fediurek found herself in the middle of the summer's record-setting heat wave last July. She was hiking alongside the seashore with her husband, with no shade in sight and no nearby exits. Audra is HEABC's Vice-President, Human Resource Strategies and Services; her portfolio includes Health Match BC. She is also a weekend adventurer. Audra and her husband had decided to take on the West Coast Trail, a multi-day trip, as part of their summer vacation. 

Employment Opportunities in Nanaimo, BC

December 02, 2021

Nanaimo is a vibrant city on the East Coast of Vancouver Island. A place for fun outdoor adventures and a sense of community while also not being too far away from the big cities, both Victoria and Vancouver. If you have thought of moving to British Columbia for the breathtaking landscapes, the mild climate, and friendly, easygoing beat of life, consider settling in Nanaimo.

British Columbia launches renewal plan for surgeries

May 08, 2020

Surgeries that were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic are starting back up as part of a massive surgical renewal plan. Beginning this month, the Province will launch an extensive surgical renewal plan that will include calling patients, adding new capacity, and hiring and training staff, such as Anesthesiologists, Surgical Operating Room Nurses and Allied Health Professionals.

Doctor and Family Find Home in BC

November 29, 2016

Dr. Bbandama Makwati took a very unique route to arrive at the medical clinic in Castlegar, British Columbia (BC): from Zambia, to China, the USA, and South Africa before settling in Castlegar. One might ask, of all the choices available to his family, why did Castlegar top the list?

"My family is the most important thing to me," said Dr. Makwati. "We love nature and we wanted a place that had lots of opportunities for the whole family. We looked at many places but when we thought about Castlegar, my wife and I both had the same feeling: Castlegar feels like home. And for my career, I was looking for a place where I could do both general practice and emergency medicine that had lots of continuing professional development opportunities – Castlegar has it all." 

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