Category Archives: Families

Celebrating the Holidays During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Cancer Foundation on December 2 / 2020

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There’s no doubt about it, the holidays will be different this year. After all, celebrating the holidays during a global pandemic certainly isn’t…

Celebrating 20 Years of Giving with Giant Tiger!

By Cancer Foundation on December 1 / 2020

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

Every year at the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, we get to enjoy the company and good cheer of many donors, volunteers, and corporate partners…

The Ride for Survivorship – Celebrating a 50th Birthday and 13 Years of Cancer Survivorship!

By Cancer Foundation on November 4 / 2020

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Families ]

When you look at Robert Rishikof – a loving husband and father, an adventurous cyclist, a dedicated fundraiser, and much more – it’s…

Learning To Strive And Thrive In A New Reality

By Cancer Foundation on May 27 / 2020

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“To have Cancer Coaching available in my own backyard is invaluable. It’s helped round out my healthcare team. I’ll be forever grateful to the donors…

From a Cancer Coach: 10 Things You Might Not Know about Cancer Coaching

By Aryeh Stegenga on May 19 / 2020

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It’s hard to believe that it’s been over eight years since Cancer Coaching was first launched here in Ottawa! As one of the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation’s…

Helping Kids Cope: The Worry Box

By Bonney Elliott on May 6 / 2020

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

If your kids seem to be more worried than usual right now, they are definitely not alone. Even at the best of times, children can have many…

Cancer and Relationships: Overcoming the Many Challenges

By Aryeh Stegenga on January 22 / 2020

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

As a Cancer Coach, I get to witness something truly incredible happening each time I meet with my clients. In the midst of one of one of the…

Remembering Mary through an Incredible Cycling Journey

By Cancer Foundation on September 3 / 2019

[ Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Events, Families ]

It took Mark Lawrenson 39 days to travel more than 2,600 kilometres in a loop across Ontario, with just his bicycle and about 80…

How Coaching Helped Ariane Support her Family…and Herself

By Cancer Foundation on June 26 / 2019

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

Ariane and her father at her graduation  When someone is diagnosed with cancer, it can affect each member of the family very differently.…

Meeting our Community’s Needs…in Mandarin and Cantonese!

By Cancer Foundation on October 9 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

This summer, a special grant made an exciting partnership possible between the Cancer Foundation and a community organization looking to offer…