Category Archives: Uncategorized


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…

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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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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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A Breakfast of True Champions

By Linda Eagen on May 11 / 2017

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Photo: Leadership Committee members, Table Captains, Speakers and Sponsors gather together at the Cancer Champions Breakfast. Photographed by…


My cancer treatment is done – but, am I ready to return to work?

By Cancer Foundation on May 5 / 2017

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It’s a question our Cancer Coaching team often hears from cancer survivors:  when is the right time to return to work after medical…


Meet our Nutrition Coach – Emily Fitzgerald

By Cancer Foundation on March 1 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Families, News, Nutrition, Uncategorized ]

March is Nutrition Month and marks a little over our one-year anniversary offering a range of nutritional services called Grounded. Emily Fitzgerald helped develop…


How One Family Reached Out for Help to Face Cancer Together

By Cancer Foundation on December 6 / 2016

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Uncategorized ]

The Savoy family never expected a cancer diagnosis to become part of their lives, and to change everything so suddenly. But when Peter, a husband…


Love Baking?

By Catherine Boivin on October 28 / 2016

[ Events, Uncategorized ]

Volunteer Bakers Bob, Amy, Rosemary, Paul, and Leo. It’s simple: you bake cookies in late November, drop them off at the Foundation,…


A Lasting Way to Give

By Christian McCuaig on October 7 / 2016

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Donors who leave gifts through their estate to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation have a tremendous impact on local cancer care and give…


A Legacy of Hope

By Cancer Foundation on September 12 / 2016

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Drew Lyall and his family at Arthur’s Seat in Scotland Drew Lyall found strength and comfort in knowing his gift would help others. The news was…