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Brandon Sun
LocalA group of 10 students from École New Era School who spent time fundraising for
Local
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
A group of 10 students from École New Era School who spent time fundraising for the Canadian Cancer Society this spring got a first-hand look at where their fundraising efforts go after befriending Katrina Breemersch, a Meadows School Grade 8 student... Read more
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Brandon Sun
New Era student fundraisers bond with teen battling cancerA group of 10 students from École New Era School who spent time fundraising for
New Era student fundraisers bond with teen battling cancer
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
A group of 10 students from École New Era School who spent time fundraising for the Canadian Cancer Society this spring got a first-hand look at where their fundraising efforts go after befriending Katrina Breemersch, a Meadows School Grade 8 student... Read more
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CTV News
Ottawa moves to ban menthol cigarettes citing appeal to first-time smokersand Nova Scotia -- already ban menthol cigarettes and Prince Edward Island has
Ottawa moves to ban menthol cigarettes citing appeal to first-time smokers
CTV News / Posted yesterday
and Nova Scotia -- already ban menthol cigarettes and Prince Edward Island has legislation pending. Rob Cunningham of the Canadian Cancer Society says menthol serves no other purpose than to mask the harsh taste of tobacco for new smokers. "It... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ottawa moves to ban menthol cigarettes, citing appeal to youngand Nova Scotia – already ban menthol cigarettes and Prince Edward Island has l
Ottawa moves to ban menthol cigarettes, citing appeal to young
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
and Nova Scotia – already ban menthol cigarettes and Prince Edward Island has legislation pending. Rob Cunningham of the Canadian Cancer Society says menthol serves no other purpose than to mask the harsh taste of tobacco for new smokers. “It... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Keeping the focus on local kids and familiesof children. Each year, it kills more children than asthma, diabetes, cystic f
Keeping the focus on local kids and families
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
of children. Each year, it kills more children than asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and AIDS combined, reports the Canadian Cancer Society’s website. It is second only to injury-related deaths among Canadian children. Right now, dozens of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian naturopaths need to follow the rules if they want regulationuses digital infrared imaging, can detect early breast changes “before the grow
Canadian naturopaths need to follow the rules if they want regulation
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
uses digital infrared imaging, can detect early breast changes “before the growth of a tumour.” Both Health Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society have issued public warnings about the ineffectiveness of breast thermography, which aren’t authorized... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Easing cancer fears starts with a healthy dietof some foods high in Vitamin C—red and green pepper, oranges, papaya, strawber
Easing cancer fears starts with a healthy diet
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 2 days ago
of some foods high in Vitamin C—red and green pepper, oranges, papaya, strawberries, broccoli. • According to the Canadian Cancer Society, Beta carotene, also known as pro-vitamin A, may help decrease the risk of developing cancer by... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Living wage drops to $16.76Canada data. Fifty-seven organizations in B.C. have been certified as Living W
Living wage drops to $16.76
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 2 days ago
Canada data. Fifty-seven organizations in B.C. have been certified as Living Wage Employers, including Vancity, the Canadian Cancer Society, the City of New Westminster and the Huu-ay-aht First Nation in Port Alberni. School District 69... Read more
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BC Local News
Living wage drops to $16.76Canada data. Fifty-seven organizations in B.C. have been certified as Living W
Living wage drops to $16.76
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
Canada data. Fifty-seven organizations in B.C. have been certified as Living Wage Employers, including Vancity, the Canadian Cancer Society, the City of New Westminster and the Huu-ay-aht First Nation in Port Alberni. School District 69... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Beefs & Bouquets, April 28getting culturally mugged. BOUQUET To the people in the Fairview Drive and Lit
Beefs & Bouquets, April 28
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
getting culturally mugged. BOUQUET To the people in the Fairview Drive and Littleford Road area for their support of the Canadian Cancer Society. BEEF To police for lack of law enforcement on Hammond Bay Road. This road is full of speeders and... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Thorold tea poured for good causeafternoon event at Holy Rosary Church was free to attend, with freewill offerin
Thorold tea poured for good cause
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 3 days ago
afternoon event at Holy Rosary Church was free to attend, with freewill offerings accepted at the door to benefit the Canadian Cancer Society. Pat Reib and Barbara Crowe have been attending the teas for more than 30 years, when it was... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Cops swearing out a warrant on cancerwill once more be taking the fight to cancer next month with the eighth annual
Cops swearing out a warrant on cancer
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 3 days ago
will once more be taking the fight to cancer next month with the eighth annual Cops for Cancer. In support of the Canadian Cancer Society, this fundraising event will include the traditional head shave and dinner, however, some new... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
News from the Valley Neighbours Clubout of four. Al has all the details so check with him if you would like to part
News from the Valley Neighbours Club
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 3 days ago
out of four. Al has all the details so check with him if you would like to participate. April is daffodil month for the Canadian Cancer Society, a chance to raise awareness of this deadly disease. The daffodils in my garden are magnificent and... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Moger: Healthy eating habits best weapon to avoid cancerof some foods high in Vitamin C—red and green pepper, oranges, papaya, strawber
Moger: Healthy eating habits best weapon to avoid cancer
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 3 days ago
of some foods high in Vitamin C—red and green pepper, oranges, papaya, strawberries, broccoli. • According to the Canadian Cancer Society, Beta carotene Beta carotene, also known as pro-vitamin A, may help decrease the risk of developing... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Father and son gets their heads shaved for a cause in Dashwoodheads shaved on Sunday at the 11th annual event hosted by the Dashwood Voluntee
Father and son gets their heads shaved for a cause in Dashwood
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 4 days ago
heads shaved on Sunday at the 11th annual event hosted by the Dashwood Volunteer Fire Department. Proceeds go to to the Canadian Cancer Society. The Dashwood event has raised more than $41,000 over the last decade and just short of $3,000 this... Read more
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BC Local News
Father and son gets their heads shaved for a cause in Dashwoodheads shaved on Sunday at the 11th annual event hosted by the Dashwood Voluntee
Father and son gets their heads shaved for a cause in Dashwood
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
heads shaved on Sunday at the 11th annual event hosted by the Dashwood Volunteer Fire Department. Proceeds go to to the Canadian Cancer Society. The Dashwood event has raised more than $41,000 over the last decade and just short of $3,000 this... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Getting cold to fight cancerstill clear, she said. Dobson was an onlooker Saturday as others subjected the
Getting cold to fight cancer
Sarnia Observer / Posted 6 days ago
still clear, she said. Dobson was an onlooker Saturday as others subjected themselves to a different sort of shock for the Canadian Cancer Society. A bathing-suit-clad group of about 30 charged into wavy Lake Huron waters at the Sarnia Riding Club... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
AirSprint Adds Embraer Legacy 450 To Its Growing Fleet450 and provide Owners and guests with a personal introduction to the new aircr
AirSprint Adds Embraer Legacy 450 To Its Growing Fleet
The Aero-News Network / Posted 6 days ago
450 and provide Owners and guests with a personal introduction to the new aircraft. AirSprint will make a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society for everyone that attends the events. (Image provided with AirSprint news release)FMI:... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Unions and families call for asbestos ban in Canadain 2014, told an Ottawa news conference that no one deserves to die this way.
Unions and families call for asbestos ban in Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
in 2014, told an Ottawa news conference that no one deserves to die this way. According to studies funded by the Canadian Cancer Society, more than 2,000 Canadians die from asbestos exposure every year, with 580 new cases of incurable... Read more
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The Morning Call
Randy Bachman, coming to Jim Thorpe, will tell stories of The Guess Who, Bachman-Turner Overdrivesays that when he got back to Vancouver, Canada, where he lived at the time, co
Randy Bachman, coming to Jim Thorpe, will tell stories of The Guess Who, Bachman-Turner Overdrive
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
says that when he got back to Vancouver, Canada, where he lived at the time, coincidentally he got a call from the Canadian Cancer Society, which was having a high-class silent auction/dinner fund-raiser, asking him to perform. But they... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Unions and families call for asbestos banin 2014, told an Ottawa news conference that no one deserves to die this way.
Unions and families call for asbestos ban
Dundas Star News / Posted 8 days ago
in 2014, told an Ottawa news conference that no one deserves to die this way. According to studies funded by the Canadian Cancer Society, more than 2,000 Canadians die from asbestos exposure every year, with 580 new cases of incurable... Read more
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CBC.ca
'It's a no-brainer': parents approve of move to make HPV vaccine available for boysnext year. ​Two types of HPV are responsible for almost three-quarters of cerv
'It's a no-brainer': parents approve of move to make HPV vaccine available for boys
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
next year. ​Two types of HPV are responsible for almost three-quarters of cervical cancer in women, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. In men, the virus is responsible for a high percentage of mouth, nose and throat cancers, as well... Read more
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CTV News
Ontario extending free HPV vaccines to boystheir sons and daughters can now receive the HPV vaccine as part of Ontario’s s
Ontario extending free HPV vaccines to boys
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
their sons and daughters can now receive the HPV vaccine as part of Ontario’s school-based HPV immunization program,” the Canadian Cancer Society said in a written statement Thursday. “The government’s decision to expand the program to include... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ontario to offer HPV vaccine to boysannounce Thursday at Toronto General Hospital. The announcement comes after gr
Ontario to offer HPV vaccine to boys
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
announce Thursday at Toronto General Hospital. The announcement comes after growing public pressure from groups like the Canadian Cancer Society, the Canadian Medical Association, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization and the Society... Read more
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Maple Creek Times
Motherless daughters an issue not often spoken about but should be › Maple Creek Newsacting as a fundraiser for different charity organizations. This year the proc
Motherless daughters an issue not often spoken about but should be › Maple Creek News
Maple Creek Times / Posted 9 days ago
acting as a fundraiser for different charity organizations. This year the proceeds for the event will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society, as a tribute to Bowie’s mother. Each year the recipient organization will change. Tickets for the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Women survive better than men for 13 different types of cancera better prognosis. The results were roughly similar to what has been found in
Women survive better than men for 13 different types of cancer
CBC.ca / Posted 10 days ago
a better prognosis. The results were roughly similar to what has been found in the United States and Europe, he said. The Canadian Cancer Society's Robert Nuttall says it was surprising that men have a survival advantage for only one type of... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Flag flying for cancer awarenessMEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES The Canadian Cancer Society's Simcoe County-M
Flag flying for cancer awareness
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 10 days ago
MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES The Canadian Cancer Society's Simcoe County-Muskoka branch raised $6,000 through its daffodil pin sales during the first weekend of April, which is celebrated as Cancer Awareness Month. A flag raising took place at... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
For Pat Hall volunteering fills a void, the Triangle Club is her joy – Manitoulin Expositorfor the first librarian thanks to her contacts on the mail route she once drove
For Pat Hall volunteering fills a void, the Triangle Club is her joy – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 11 days ago
for the first librarian thanks to her contacts on the mail route she once drove. Ms. Hall has also canvassed for the Canadian Cancer Society, is the past president of the United Church Women, sat for a term on council and so much more. “I’m... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Fashion show ThursdayThe Canadian Cancer Society will host the Daffodil Fashion Show at Hawk Ridge G
Fashion show Thursday
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 11 days ago
The Canadian Cancer Society will host the Daffodil Fashion Show at Hawk Ridge Golf and Country Club Thursday. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and models will take to the stage in the 48th annual show at 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction and light... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Cancer Society moving to SarniaSarnia-Lambton's Canadian Cancer Society branch is changing offices. The four-
Cancer Society moving to Sarnia
Sarnia Observer / Posted 11 days ago
Sarnia-Lambton's Canadian Cancer Society branch is changing offices. The four-staff-person branch is moving out of its Lite Street building in Point Edward and into the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce office on May 12, said cancer society manager... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Cancer society champs honouredtook to heart. "I started off as team recruitment and retention for five years
Cancer society champs honoured
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 12 days ago
took to heart. "I started off as team recruitment and retention for five years," the Midland woman said Saturday at the Canadian Cancer Society volunteer appreciation event at Rotary Place, "and then I moved into helping survivors in Midland,... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Pedal for Hope returns to region next week10-day tour, from April 25 to May 6, raises funds and awareness for childhood c
Pedal for Hope returns to region next week
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 12 days ago
10-day tour, from April 25 to May 6, raises funds and awareness for childhood cancer with proceeds benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society. This year, the tour is celebrating it’s fifth birthday along with the launch of its website,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Harley Pasternak's tips for starting a workout routinethat connection and that social connection can really help you change your beha
Harley Pasternak's tips for starting a workout routine
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 days ago
that connection and that social connection can really help you change your behaviours.” Run-to-Quit is a partnership of Canadian Cancer Society and Running Room with funding by Public Health Agency of Canada. The program starts mid-April but... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Wearing a flower to help patients and survivorsmade me cherish all those things so much more. Locally, after talking to Jon T
Wearing a flower to help patients and survivors
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 14 days ago
made me cherish all those things so much more. Locally, after talking to Jon Tupper from the Fort McMurray chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society, I realized that I have been taking for granted all the work that they do. Their impact is vital for... Read more
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Mission City Record
Mission honours those who serve the communityof Mission owes a debt of gratitude to Roy and to his fellow Elks for their ong
Mission honours those who serve the community
Mission City Record / Posted 16 days ago
of Mission owes a debt of gratitude to Roy and to his fellow Elks for their ongoing contributions to our community. Canadian Cancer Society, Mission Unit and Its Volunteers Community Service Award The Mission Unit of the Canadian Cancer... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Beefs & Bouquets, April 14BOUQUET To Sue Carlson at Canadian Cancer Society and her volunteers for a very
Beefs & Bouquets, April 14
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
BOUQUET To Sue Carlson at Canadian Cancer Society and her volunteers for a very successful and wonderful Daffodil Tea and Fashion Show. She goes above and beyond always. BEEF To the lady in the white sedan who ran into the white van parked in front... Read more
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Timmins Times
Waived fees sparks debate over city donations11 to 13 ($4,500). The total donation to the Lions comes to more than $10,000.
Waived fees sparks debate over city donations
Timmins Times / Posted 16 days ago
11 to 13 ($4,500). The total donation to the Lions comes to more than $10,000. There was also a request approved for the Canadian Cancer Society for its Relay For Life event for the use of the city-owned portage stage, waiving the $1,575 rental... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Prostate cancer forum being heldp.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Murray Street. For more information or
Prostate cancer forum being held
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 16 days ago
p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Murray Street. For more information or to reserve a seat, call John Oliveira at 519-365-1599 or email johnolivei@gmail.com or the Canadian Cancer Society office at 519-352-3960 or email jlowe@ontario.cancer.... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Happy Daffodil MonthApril is Daffodil Month -- a month when Canadian Cancer Society volunteers acro
Happy Daffodil Month
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 17 days ago
April is Daffodil Month -- a month when Canadian Cancer Society volunteers across the country raise money for the fight against cancer through activities including selling daffodil pins and flowers. Money raised during Daffodil Month helps people... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Happy Daffodil MonthApril is Daffodil Month -- a month when Canadian Cancer Society volunteers acro
Happy Daffodil Month
Barrie Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
April is Daffodil Month -- a month when Canadian Cancer Society volunteers across the country raise money for the fight against cancer through activities including selling daffodil pins and flowers. Money raised during Daffodil Month helps people... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Happy Daffodil MonthApril is Daffodil Month -- a month when Canadian Cancer Society volunteers acro
Happy Daffodil Month
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
April is Daffodil Month -- a month when Canadian Cancer Society volunteers across the country raise money for the fight against cancer through activities including selling daffodil pins and flowers. Money raised during Daffodil Month helps people... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
Wells going on a fundraising campaign once againfight homelessness. In 2014, Wells spent 15 days across the province on an e-b
Wells going on a fundraising campaign once again
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 17 days ago
fight homelessness. In 2014, Wells spent 15 days across the province on an e-bike to raise money and awareness for the Canadian Cancer Society. Wells travelled 2,500 kilometres and visited 60 towns and cities on his 2014 journey. Wells, who... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Mom's strength shinesmost money. Then the top three fundraisers will be shaving their heads at the e
Mom's strength shines
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 18 days ago
most money. Then the top three fundraisers will be shaving their heads at the event. All money raised will be going to the Canadian Cancer Society, specifically for brain cancer research. “They can try to bid each other up if they want to,” said... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
'I pretend it's not even there'will hold their first Relay for Life on May 31. Relay for Life is arguably the
'I pretend it's not even there'
The Sudbury Star / Posted 18 days ago
will hold their first Relay for Life on May 31. Relay for Life is arguably the largest fundraiser annually for the Canadian Cancer Society. Thousands of people have participated in it in Sudbury over the years. Ellie told students at the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Asbestos banned in new construction, renovations of federal buildingswith asbestos-related diseases, according to the Occupational Cancer Research C
Asbestos banned in new construction, renovations of federal buildings
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
with asbestos-related diseases, according to the Occupational Cancer Research Centre. Concern about exposures prompted the Canadian Cancer Society, in a rare step, to send a letter recently to the Liberal government, calling for a countrywide ban... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Student-led relay aims to raise $20,000 for cancer societyJustin Sanghe set in motion plans to host a Relay for Life at his South Surrey
Student-led relay aims to raise $20,000 for cancer society
Peace Arch News / Posted 18 days ago
Justin Sanghe set in motion plans to host a Relay for Life at his South Surrey school, he knew raising money for the Canadian Cancer Society was something he and many fellow students would feel passionate about. Plans for the relay have been... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Stepping up to fight cancerthe Skylon Tower on Saturday for the 24th anniversary for the Stair Climb for C
Stepping up to fight cancer
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 18 days ago
the Skylon Tower on Saturday for the 24th anniversary for the Stair Climb for Children's Cancer which raises money for the Canadian Cancer Society. Money raised will be used to fund cancer research and to support children living with cancer in... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Stepping up to fight cancerthe Skylon Tower on Saturday for the 24th anniversary for the Stair Climb for C
Stepping up to fight cancer
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 18 days ago
the Skylon Tower on Saturday for the 24th anniversary for the Stair Climb for Children's Cancer which raises money for the Canadian Cancer Society. Money raised will be used to fund cancer research and to support children living with cancer in... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Stepping up to fight cancerthe Skylon Tower on Saturday for the 24th anniversary for the Stair Climb for C
Stepping up to fight cancer
Welland Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
the Skylon Tower on Saturday for the 24th anniversary for the Stair Climb for Children's Cancer which raises money for the Canadian Cancer Society. Money raised will be used to fund cancer research and to support children living with cancer in... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Community Listings (April 12)by The Special Touch. Dinner 6:30 p.m. Fashion show 7:30 p.m. Tickets $45, call
Community Listings (April 12)
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 18 days ago
by The Special Touch. Dinner 6:30 p.m. Fashion show 7:30 p.m. Tickets $45, call 613-962-2000. Net proceeds go to The Canadian Cancer Society. APR. 14: INTERLINK celebrates its 18th year in Belleville, on Thursday, April 14th, 2016, at... Read more
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