Category Archives: Families

K2Care

Let’s show we K2 Care!

By Catherine Boivin on October 5 / 2017

[ Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Events, Families, News, Uncategorized ]

Guests at the K2Care Campaign Launch listened intently as Mark Cooke told his story, explaining that a single doctor’s appointment in Ottawa could…

Elizabeth & Mary host Battling Cancer with the Blues

How Our Community Came to Battle Cancer with the Blues

By Christian McCuaig on September 11 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Events, Families, News ]

There’s much more to this special music gala than two hardworking high school students trying to make a difference in their community. Mary…

Coffee cup and notepad with pen on wooden table

Putting our affairs in order: lessons learned

By Cancer Foundation on September 7 / 2017

[ Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families, Uncategorized ]

As Cancer Coaches, what matters to YOU matters to us. And many of you have expressed that what matters to you is getting your affairs in…

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Introducing the Cookes: a family of Cancer Champions

By Cancer Foundation on August 9 / 2017

[ Cancer, Events, Families ]

And that’s exactly what the Cooke family is doing. After a recent brain cancer diagnosis in their family, the Cookes got involved with the Ottawa…

Wendy and Joshua

One less challenge for West-Enders like Wendy

By Cancer Foundation on August 9 / 2017

[ Cancer Coaching, Families, News ]

“My younger son, he’s very affectionate,” says Wendy Firth, a mother of two boys, 9-year-old Jacob and Joshua, who’s 11. “Whenever he thinks I’m not…

Allison McBrine

She’s Saving Lives, One Step at a Time

By Cancer Foundation on June 28 / 2017

[ Cancer, Events, Families, News, Uncategorized ]

EPIC WALK Ambassador Allison McBrine shares why she believes the event’s impact will extend far beyond its final year. [Photo: Rachel Gallipeau] Each…

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For the Love of Dad

By Cancer Foundation on June 2 / 2017

[ Cancer Coaching, Families ]

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and for this Dad, it means everything. Dan Chook Reid is the father of Marcus, a one-and-a-half year-old…

Honour Ottawa Police Courage

Team Honour Ottawa Police Courage – Our Epic Walk Experience

By Cancer Foundation on May 18 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Clinical Trials, Events, Families, News, Research ]

By Sandra McLaren In 2016, a small group of colleagues got together, led by Director General Debra Frazer, to consider participating in…

Sweet and Sour Lemonaders

How Lemonade is Helping Cancer in Ottawa

By Cancer Foundation on April 7 / 2017

[ Cancer, Events, Families ]

Lemonade is a great drink to have on a hot summer day and for the past four years, has been sold to raise money for local cancer care. It…

Elderly sick woman resting in bed

How do you beat cancer when you aren’t the one who was diagnosed?

By Cancer Foundation on April 3 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

Caregivers are instrumental in the fight against cancer – they offer practical and emotional support to their loved one who is facing…