The Week in Review: Jan 6, 2017 – Jan 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017 News Recap Close to Home This last week has seen some pretty sad news for Canadians with Hep C.  As you know, the Past Economic Loss and Dependents (PELD) Fund of the Pre-1986/Post-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement has a shortfall – with more than $65 million in unpaid claims. On December 15, 2016, a joint hearing was held in Toronto before the judges of Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec to discuss the status of the...

Vancouver’s Info Booth at Oakridge Centre Mall

Oakridge Centre Mall in Vancouver gave HepCBC a remarkable gift, seven straight days of a hepatitis C information booth, January 1 - 7, 2017. Sandwiched in a high-traffic area between the fragrant temptations of St. Germaine's Bakery and Murchie's Teas, and using the Generation Hep banners, we were able to attract a broad spectrum of people who wanted to know why we said they were in Generation Hep, and they usually left with a pamphlet or two and a prom...