Terry Fox

Terry Fox's Father Dies After Battle With Cancer

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada British Columbia

RIP Rolly Fox.

Terry Fox's Father Diagnosed With Cancer

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Rolly Fox will be 81 in March.

Terry Fox's Legacy Proves One Person Can Make a Difference

Hannah Alper | Posted 09.21.2016 | Canada Impact
Hannah Alper

Terry Fox's legacy lives on and Terry and his Marathon of Hope have become a symbol of hope, courage and determination. In 1980, he set out with the goal of raising $1 for every Canadian. Since then, more than $650 million has been raised for cancer research in his name.

Tories Deny Politicizing Terry Fox With $35M Pledge

CP | Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.20.2016 | Canada Politics

"It's a commitment that will for sure be met by Stephen Harper should he be elected.''

New Heritage Minute Salutes A True Canadian Hero

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 09.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"You could spend a lifetime standing on the shoulder of the roads of Canada watching Terry run."

Terry Fox's Family Climbing Mt. Terry Fox In His Honour

CBC | Posted 09.05.2016 | Canada British Columbia

In September 1981 the family of Terry Fox were flown by helicopter to the top of a mountain near Valemount, in eastern B.C., to place a plaque and ded...

Incredible Corn Maze Honours Terry Fox Marathon Anniversary

The Huffington Post Canada | Andree Lau | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Impact

The maze took more than a year to plan out.

Incredible Corn Maze Marks Anniversary Of Marathon Of Hope

CBC | Posted 08.23.2016 | Canada Living

The 2.5-hectare corn maze took more than a year of planning.

Civic Holiday To Be Renamed In Honour Of Terry Fox

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government is following through on a promise to rename a holiday in honour of Terry Fox.The NDP government has introduced a bi...

14 Photos That Prove Terry Fox's Legacy Is Alive And Well

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Impact

April 12 marks the 35th anniversary of the start of Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope, the cross-Canada cancer fundraiser that made history. While many...

Terry Fox's Brother Sets Big Goal For Run's 35th Anniversary

CBC | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Impact

Thirty-five years ago today, Terry Fox set off on a run that has raised over $700 million for cancer research. It all began with a humble goal and ...

5 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

Amy Morin | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Living
Amy Morin

As I conducted research for my book, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do, I searched high and low for people who exemplified mental strength. Whether your self-improvement goals include losing weight, or you're aiming to reach superhero status, you'll also need to avoid these five things that mentally strong people don't do.

Terry Fox Successor Stabbed In B.C. Home Invasion: Reports

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 02.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Police believe the incident was targeted.

'Terry Fox Day': Coming Soon, To This Province

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government plans to change the name of the province's August civic holiday to Terry Fox Day.Fox was born in Winnipeg on July 2...

More Signs You Grew Up In Vancouver In The '80s

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

We took a trip down memory lane with 34 Signs You Grew Up In Vancouver In The '80s, but many of you let us know that we missed many other markers of y...

Terry Fox Draws Crowd, 33 Years After His Death

CP | Adrian Lee, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox's attempted cross-Canada run to raise money for cancer research earned him a place on Canada's Walk of Fam...

How Two Brothers Decided To Ride Out Cancer

The Huffington Post B.C. | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The day Francis Jean learned of his brother Remi’s cancer diagnosis, life changed for the Vancouver-based optometrist. That was back in 2007. In ...

Terry Fox's Museum Honour

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

OTTAWA - For three decades, Terry Fox's mother and father held on to boxes upon boxes of handwritten letters, poems, lovingly painted artwork and othe...

Thousands Run In Fox's Hometown

CBC | Posted 11.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Thousands of people flocked to Terry Fox’s hometown of Port Coquitlam, B.C., to take part in the annual run in his honour on Sunday. "I...

The Real-Life Six Million Dollar Man (and Children)

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Stepping off the wheelchair-accessible relay bus to join my childhood hero in the final leg of his cross-Canada journey, I watched diners leave meals half eaten to cheer him on, bystanders, one after the other, breaking from the ranks to run and touch him. Who was this man?

Sporting a New 'Do During Terry Fox Week

Silken Laumann | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada Living
Silken Laumann

A teen girl's 12-inch-long, sandy brown locks were sheared this weekend as part of the Terry Fox Great Canadian Hair "Do". As a parent, I marvel at the courage of young people such as these, and their ability to transcend the real insecurity and self consciousness of the teen years.

Canada's Son, My Hero

Mike Anderson | Posted 08.31.2011 | Canada
Mike Anderson

"I'm going to bike across Canada this summer, you in?" The words floated out of my roommate's mouth mouth like he was asking if I wanted to go see a movie. I had no idea how to answer. Yet, just a few months later, I dipped the tire of my new road bike into the Atlantic and I thought of Terry Fox.

Terry Fox: 30 Years Later

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.28.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VANCOUVER - In this world of multimillion-dollar athletes and badly behaved celebrities, it comes as no surprise to Lorne Davies...

Terry Fox Mom Betty Battles Cancer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.03.2011 | Canada

Terry Fox's mother, Betty Fox, is seriously ill, but is not battling cancer as reported in the Toronto Sun, the family confirmed in a statement Friday...