In Canada, cancer remains the leading cause of illness-related death in children. In an effort to accelerate research breakthroughs and ensure a faster path to a cure for children living with resistant, recurrent or metastatic cancer, more than 30 pediatric research centres and non-profit organizations are joining forces to support the PRecision Oncology For Young peopLE (PROFYLE) program, an initiative of the Terry Fox Research Institute – a project of over $16M!
The idea is to create real-time molecular profiling to personalize treatment for patients with tumours that are difficult to treat with conventional therapy, no matter where they live in …
Breakfast with the president of a big firm doesn’t happen every day, especially for a student or young professional. Thanks to the organizing committee of Déjeun’aide, this networking breakfast brought together youth with leaders from different industries. In an interactive and intimate setting, the event was held on Friday, November 17th at Centre Mont-Royal. The Déjeun’aide organizers, all members of the Young Leaders Circle of the Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation, hosted 180 guests who had the chance to interact directly with inspiring mentors.
Sitting at tables of 10, the guests were able to discuss for one hour with one of the …
In the breathtaking setting of Les Entrepôts Dominion, with an electric atmosphere masterfully animated by the talented DJ Abeille, the Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation's Young Leaders Circle hosted 400 guests at their annual masked ball. On October 27th, there was every reason to celebrate Halloween early!
Music, dance, raffle, cocktails, food, silent auction, gifts, decor: all the sponsors and partners made sure to treat the guests to an amazing experience and everyone left with a gift bag full of surprises and a huge smile on their faces.
We would like to sincerely thank the Young Leaders Circle, the sponsors, collaborators and DJ …
Helen Stavaris is an award-winning teacher of Business Administration at Dawson College. It was there that she met Stéphane Houle, also faculty at Dawson in Radiological Technologies (Diagnostic Imaging). It was not long before a love story bloomed and the two were married.
Unfortunately, on Thanksgiving weekend of 2010, the sudden and untimely passing of Stéphane at the age of 48 brought the love story to a heartbreaking end.
The shock of the tragic news devastated all those who knew Stéphane. Stéphane`s students that semester took up a collection among themselves and presented it to Helen with a special request to make …
Returning Young Ambassadors Sofia and Rémi, are proud to have donated $1,780.00 to the Healthy Kids Fund of the Children’s, in honour of their 2016 and 2017 birthdays. Bravo Sofia and Rémi!