Medical Assistance in Dying: Dr Meghan Towers

Dr. Meghan Towers – MAiD Physician Medical assistance in dying  has been one of the most complex and ethically challenging issues facing Canadian physicians. On June 17, 2016, the federal government introduced Bill C-14, which decriminalizes medical assistance in dying (MAiD). Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) is the process whereby a doctor or nurse practitioner helps and supports a patient…

Okanagan Wine Tour – September 16-19, 2019

Thank goodness our coach had a double rear axle and was able to accept the added 1.5 tons of weight during our recent bus tour, because with more than 85 cases of wine returning to Nanoose Bay, there was concern – we might have to stop and call for a back-up vehicle! Forty-two Probus members…

Weather Patterns of Eastern Vancouver Island: Dr Hannah Wilson

Dr Hannah Wilson – Geography Professor VIU What makes the weather of Vancouver Island unique? Is Nanoose Bay a micro-climate?  After listening to our Geography Professor at the September meeting explain weather and how it affects us, we could all pass her class tests now! In case you missed it, let me explain. We are…