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Wendy Bober
Wendy Bober, who is battling ovarian cancer, is sitting in "her" chair in her apartment in South Parkdale, knitting a dress for a girl in her church...
Jul 16, 2014 | Add Comment | Parkdale Villager

Walk for Wendy team hosts Yellow and Teal fundraiser

Erin Hatfield

Sitting in “her” big arm-chair in the living room of the South Parkdale apartment she has shared...

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News | Jul 04, 2014
Urban Hero

Scarborough doctor pleased with federal court’s decision to reverse cuts to refugee health care

A federal court ruling ordering the Conservative government to reverse cuts to health care for refugee claimants is “very...

Scarborough Mirror | by Mike Adler
News | Jun 09, 2014

Toolkits help students start brain health clubs

Although Alzheimer’s and dementia are most often associated with the elderly, they are brain diseases that tug at the...

North York Mirror | by Lisa Queen
News | Jun 06, 2014
R.A. Dickey

Blue Jays, R.A. Dickey and Canadian Centre for Child Protection team up to keep kids safe from sexual abuse

Toronto Blue Jays ace R.A. Dickey has teamed up with the Canadian Centre for Child Protection to help prevent young athletes...

Scarborough Mirror | by Cynthia Reason
News | May 28, 2014

Metro Central Y running free family activities

The Metro Central YMCA will host a series of free family activities for YMCA Healthy Kids Day. The Y, at 20 Grosvenor...

City Centre Mirror
News | May 23, 2014

Charities that provide breakfast or lunch to disadvantaged children can apply for Newman’s Own Foundation grant: deadline May 30

Toronto registered charities that provide breakfast or lunch programs to disadvantaged children can apply for a Newman’s Own...

Parkdale Villager
News | May 22, 2014
Sick kids

Father takes it to the limit for SickKids

When his son Matthew was born with a rare genetic disorder that causes his body to produce excess skin, Brian Culbert had no...

City Centre Mirror | by Justin Skinner
May 22, 2014

SickKids online hub CHAK, looks holistically at children’s health

With many kids more likely to sit glued to screens than run around outside, and with healthy, balanced meals often replaced...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
May 21, 2014

Five-km run/walk at Downsview Park promotes healthy living

Students, their families and community members are all invited to take part in a five-kilometre run/walk celebrating...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment
May 21, 2014

SickKids helps girl born with severe club foot

When Leslie Gottlieb was pregnant, she knew she was having twins and she knew at least one of them was going to be born with...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
May 21, 2014

Parkdale resident helping SickKids staff stay active and healthy

While it’s important to eat healthy and stay active as a child, Parkdale resident Jeff Kadoguchi of the SickKids Wellness...

Parkdale Villager | Add Comment | by Ali Raza
May 21, 2014

Summit for SickKids tackles Mt. Kilimanjaro this year

Could you run a marathon while breathing through a straw? That’s comparable to mountain climbing according to Yonge and...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Ali Raza
May 20, 2014

Passengers on Eva Air Flight from the Philippines to Toronto may have been exposed to measles

Passengers on a flight from the Philippines to Toronto this month may have been exposed to measles, according to Toronto...

York Guardian | Add Comment
May 17, 2014

Leading expert in children’s mental health helped created innovative SNAP program

After some 40 years working with children with aggression issues, Cabbagetowner Kathy Levene’s impact on the lives of many...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
May 14, 2014

Bridgepoint and Mount Sinai hospitals announce merger

Two major Toronto hospitals – Bridgepoint Active Healthcare and Mount Sinai – are working to join forces. In a May 8...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by Joanna Lavoie
May 12, 2014

Three-year-old Madison Elmaleh receives backyard playground thanks to Million Dollar Smiles and Keller Williams Referred Realty

With a half dozen playground builds taking place in backyards throughout the GTA, you can tack a few more smiles on to the...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
May 09, 2014

Walk to find a cure for multiple sclerosis

Canada has the highest rate of people living with multiple scleroris (MS) a chronic, often disabling disease of the brain...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment

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