Make a Wish® Foundation of Canada
Make-A-Wish® Canada is part of the largest not-for-profit wish granting organization in the world, serving 30 countries with international affiliates on five continents. Since inception in 1980, Make-A-Wish® has helped make 187,000 wishes come true for children around the world.
Make-A-Wish® in Canada consists of eight regional Chapters and the Canada Office, which is located in Toronto, Ontario. Our mission is to grant wishes to create hope and happiness for children with life-threatening illnesses across Canada. Make-A-Wish® exists for one purpose - to fulfill the special wishes of children who have a life-threatening illness.
BC’S Children Hospital
BC Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, agencies of the Provincial Health Services Authority, provide expert care for the province’s most seriously ill or injured children, including newborns and adolescents.
Based in Vancouver, BC Children’s and Sunny Hill reach across the province with vital health services that may not be available anywhere else in B.C. We provide specialized training in paediatric health care and work with renowned researchers to achieve better health for children and youth. As academic health centres, BC Children's and Sunny Hill are affiliated with the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University and other education and research institutions.