BC-IYSI – Branded “Foundry” – launches Foundry Kelowna (Dec 2016). In the Spring of 2016, five communities across British Columbia—Abbotsford, North Vancouver, Kelowna, Campbell River and Prince George—were selected to develop a one-stop shop for youth to access primary care, mental health care, addictions support and social services.  All sites are now in development […]

Rob Boeckh (right), Director of the The Graham Boeckh Foundation, congratulates Dr. Jitender Sareen (left) on winning the sixth annual Dr. Samarthji Lal award for mental health research. The Dr. Samarthji Lal Award recognizes a Canadian researcher who is mid-career and making an outstanding contribution to the field of psychiatry, with a focus on major mental […]

Ian Boeckh, President of GBF,  was interviewed by the Philanthropic Foundation of Canada for their October 2015 issue of Profiles in Philanthropy, discussing our approach in a public policy context. Youth Mental Health: We Have to Work Together for Change Ian Boeckh says that you need to have a collaborative mindset. “It’s a different kind of philanthropy […]

New chair created to boost schizophrenia research PUBLISHED: 22JAN1997 Montreal — Thanks to a generous donation, McGill University is establishing one of the first chairs in schizophrenia research in North America. The money has been provided by the Graham Boeckh Foundation, which was set up a few years ago by Tony and Raymonde Boeckh and […]