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This year marks the 15th anniversary of walking to conquer cancer in this lifetime in support of Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. What better way to honour and celebrate the life-changing success than...
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A dream is a wish from the heart. As children, we dream because imagination has no bounds and anything is possible, but as we grow older, we realize that the power of a dream is only as great as its p...
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On November 29th, I invite you to join me in a global initiative that encourages everyone to donate to a campaign for which they care about: Giving Tuesday. While you may be tired from taking advantage of the many great deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, I am confident that you won't be too fatigued to step up and make a difference with your donation.
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On December 27th, 2015 the world lost an incredible man whose courage was remarkable, matching his passion for life. The founder of a long-term care facility, he continued even after his shocking cancer diagnosis to focus on making a difference to better the lives of others. I'm proud to say this man was my father, Paul Flumian.
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I've never -- by any stretch of the imagination been a lazy person. I worked long hours as a chef running a cooking school, which sat above a huge grocery store where I could literally log thousands o...
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In October of 2014, I found myself at a crossroads in my life -- morbidly obese, riddled with pain from inflammation and advanced arthritis. I lived with the constant fear of the possibility of chronic diseases looming in the not too distant future. I decided to change my life by dedicating time to myself to get fit and healthy.
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On Nov. 20, 2014, my world was rocked by words we all dread: "I'm sorry, you have cancer." We have all been affected by cancer in one way or another -- loved ones, perhaps parents and/or other relatives who have had to fight that battle. Some may have won that battle; however, many may not have been not as fortunate.
Six weeks ago, when I thought about the Shoppers Drug Mart OneWalk to Conquer Cancer, it had not even occurred to me that my husband wouldn't be waiting for us at the finish line. He was fighting so hard to conquer his very aggressive lymphoma and by all accounts it seemed he was at least in partial remission.