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Canadian Doctor Chooses Cranbrook

December 02, 2018

Dr. Karen Fordham could have launched her career almost anywhere after completing her residency in family practice through Nova Scotia's Dalhousie University. But she chose Cranbrook because "you can find that balance between work and life right outside your doorstep."

Rural Family Practice on Vancouver Island a Perfect Fit for Physician and Young Family

October 21, 2018

When Dr. Carrie Marshall and her family moved to Tofino they quickly learned that dressing for the rain was important. In Hawaii, where Dr. Marshall had lived since 2001, you stay inside until the rain stops. But on the western shores of Vancouver Island, you can’t wait that long. “It rains so much here you just have to embrace it,” she said. She and husband Matt Dyer now make a regular habit of putting the rain cover over the stroller to protect six-month-old Samuel, and decking two-year old Julian out in rain gear before heading off for a hike on the beach.

Kamloops Delivers for Canadian GP

January 23, 2018
A key factor in choosing a place to live and work for Canadian-trained family physician Dr. Alina Cribb and her husband was space. With two horses and a love of the outdoors, finding an affordable home with acreage was at the top of the priority list. "When we visited Kamloops, we found a lot of affordable options with enough acreage to accommodate our horses and give us a beautiful view as well," said Dr. Cribb.
 

Warm Welcome Attracts Family Physician from the UK to Pitt Meadows

October 28, 2017

Encouraged by friends who had settled in Canada, Dr. Lakshmikanth Challa decided in 2012 to consider a move for his family from Peterborough, UK. A number of communities in southern Ontario and the Lower Mainland pursued Dr. Challa, but in the end, he decided to settle in Pitt Meadows. 

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IMG Loves Flexibility of Practising Medicine in Kamloops, BC

March 23, 2017

For Dr. Johan van Heerden, moving to British Columbia from South Africa was pretty straightforward. He found Health Match BC through a quick Google search, sent an email and "within 12 hours I heard back. Things went smoothly from there: work, housing, car, everything was fairly easy to organize."

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