Month: November 2015

Making Sense of Charity Rankings

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Every year Moneysense magazine publishes a survey ranking the top 100 charities across the country. For the second year in a row, we chose not to take part in the survey. Here is the statement we supplied to Moneysense magazine: Once again this year, the Alberta Cancer Foundation has chosen not to participate in the annual … Read More

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Investing in colorectal research

Monday, November 16, 2015

Last week, at a small reception at the Cross Cancer Institute, the Alberta Cancer Foundation announced a $3 million investment (pdf) into colorectal cancer research over the next three years. The project, led by Dr. Michael Weinfeld of the University of Alberta and Cross Cancer Institute, will develop a drug that impedes a tumour’s ability … Read More

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