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Coping With Cancer During COVID: Randy Thompson’s Plan for Positivity

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

As the world entered lockdown in March 2020, Randy Thompson began working from home and becoming accustomed to the well-worn phrase, ‘new normal.’ But, just two-weeks later his world was jolted even further. Randy was diagnosed with stage 4 liver and rectal cancer. During the uncertainties brought on by a global pandemic, he was immediately … Read More


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Femme Fondo: connecting and supporting women interested in the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Femme Fondo is an Alberta Cancer Foundation led initiative that aims to connect and support womxn participating or interested in the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer. Jordyn Semeniuk, Major Gifts Officer at the Alberta Cancer Foundation, began the Femme Fondo initiative after she signed up for her very first Ride.  “I started working for the Alberta Cancer Foundation … Read More


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