Hospice Stories

On May 3rd over 300 participants and 30 canines gathered at Fisherman’s Wharf Park for the 4th Annual Victoria Hike for Hospi
On March 28, 2015, local artist Vicki Love hosted an art fundraiser at her home in support of Victoria Hospice.
At some time in our lives, we all suffer loss – but we don’t all experience or process grief in the same way. A new form of treatment can help, and...
Eileen Learoyd (detail of portrait by Myfanwy Pavelic)
When Eileen died, it was like losing many people: a constant friend, sister, a demanding teacher, an amusing playmate, a fellow adventurer. She had...
Participants at the October End of Life Education Session experienced a blend of both the science and soul of palliative care.
One year, around Christmas, one of our patients was a young Middle Eastern man who had a brilliant career in the arts field.
HeART For Hospice benefit auction
The kindness that moved everyone who attended HeART For Hospice didn’t begin or end at the doors of the Union Club.
HeART For Hospice
On November 19, the Union Club was filled with 43 pieces of beautiful art, and over 140 collectors with beautiful hearts, ready to bid on their...
Al Paterson, founder of the Santa Shave-Off
This past October, Her Honour, the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, invited Victoria Hospice to Government House...
Elisabeth of Hungary feeding a patient in her hospice
Elizabeth of Hungary remains human eight centuries after her death thanks to her compassionate care for the poor, ill and dying.
Theo, Hospice therapy dog
... what a lovely place the world would be.
What do you get when you bring together five women of diverse skill sets and compassionate hearts? You get the first annual heART For Hospice, a...


Quality palliative and end-of-life care for all: Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for those facing life-limiting illness, death and bereavement through patient and family centred care, education, research and advocacy.