Olive in the Media

Olive Fertility is dedicated to empowering patients and the public with the most up-to-date evidence-based information on fertility care and treatment. Internationally recognized as thought leaders, Olive’s fertility specialists are frequently featured in the media, speaking on a wide range of fertility topics.


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Media Highlights

10 March 2022

Dr. Mills shares five common fertility myths with Victoria Times Colonist

Trying to conceive? Dr. Mills, Olive Fertility Centre Victoria, shares five common myths about fertility with Victoria Times Colonist.

09 March 2022

Providing love, support, and fertility assistance: Dr. Kathy Wise, Olive Fertility Centre Kelowna

On International Woman's Day, March 8, 2022, Dr. Kathy Wise, Olive Fertility Centre Kelowna shared her experiences in making dreams of parenthood come true for many people by providing infertility treatments in the BC Interior.

16 September 2021

Olive co-director Dr. Gary Nakhuda discusses how Covid vaccines do not negatively affect fertility and are safe for pregnant women

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — At a time when the unvaccinated make up the vast majority of the critical care cases across the province, there are concerns over the BC Nurses Union’s (BCNU) position on a new vaccine mandate for health care workers. Nearly 50,000 long-term and acute care workers have until Oct. 12 to be fully vaccinated. About 150,000 other workers in provincial health care facilities have until Oct. 26 to do so.

09 August 2021

Dr Jason Hitkari: An innovator within the field of fertility treatment

Dr. Jason Hitkari is co-founder and co-director of Olive Fertility Centre, which has locations in Vancouver and Surrey. Olive Fertility Centre is one of Canada’s leading IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) and fertility centers with among the highest pregnancy rates in Canada. Dr. Hitkari is also a Clinical Associate Professor at UBC and the current President of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology and Society (CFAS) for 2020-2021.

07 July 2021

Everything you need to know about secondary infertility

Including the signs and causes of secondary infertility, possible tests and treatments, and what it can feel like.

14 January 2021

Fertility in the age of pandemic

Olive Fertility Centre co-director Dr. Niamh Tallon speaks with the CBC Early Edition about how the pandemic has delayed couples from getting pregnant. Big thank you to Olive patient Teryn Emslie for sharing her experience.

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