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Our blog features stories from some of the 53 Albertans and their familes who hear the words “you have cancer.” every day.

Game of Thrones hits Sylvan Lake

Monday, November 10, 2014

You know when your neighbour leans over the fence and says “I’m afraid to ask,” that you’re onto a good thing. 2015 will be my 5th year of riding in the Alberta Ride to Conquer Cancer benefiting the Alberta Cancer Foundation and I was looking for something creative to raise funds that could involve more people … Read More


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Prairie Proud

Are you Prairie Proud?

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Growing up in a town of 150 people in Saskatchewan, Cole Thorpe knew the importance of community involvement at a young age. After all, the values of rural communities are deeply rooted in the collective efforts of citizens helping one another. Cole had the opportunity to become involved with community leadership initiatives starting back in … Read More


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Bowlers strike out cancer in St. Albert

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

On Sunday, March 23, I had the privilege of attending the 6th Annual Strikes for Cancer event held at the St. Albert Bowling Centre. This marks the first year that this spectacular event decided to support the Alberta Cancer Foundation, raising funds for research at the Cross Cancer Institute. The idea for this event was … Read More


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