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Bellerose Bike-a-Thon

The 2013 Bellerose Bike-a-thon

Thursday, March 14, 2013

On Thursday, March 7th, I had the privilege of participating in Bellerose Composite High School’s 10thannual Bike-a-Thon as a member of the Alberta Cancer Foundation team. Born and raised in St. Albert, I had always heard of the Bike-a-Thon growing up but did not participate as I attended a different high school. The Bellerose Bike-a-Thon … Read More


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Epic Impact Day

Epic Impact Day

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

On June 22-23, 2013 nearly 2,000 cyclists will find their velocity in the fifth Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer as they bike 200 kilometres over two days in support of the Alberta Cancer Foundation and the vision of a cancer-free future. The 2013 edition of the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer will feature a new … Read More


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Cross Cancer Institute Healing Garden

Uncovering New Ground at the Cross Cancer Institute

Thursday, November 15, 2012

There might be snow outside, but yesterday the Alberta Cancer Foundation, along with the Cross Cancer Institute Volunteer Association turned sod on a new Healing Garden at the Cross Cancer Institute. Built on the partnership between the Alberta Cancer Foundation, the Cross Cancer Institute Volunteer Association, and Delnor Construction Ltd, this garden commemorates the Cross … Read More


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Girish Agrawal

Thinking of Charity….You have many options

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Planned giving is an important way to show what is important to you, a chance to tell your story and a way to promise progress to future generations. Guest blogger Girish Agrawal explains the importance of a charitable giving plan. Home is where the heart is … and where charity begins. At this most giving … Read More


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CCI Golf Classic

Teeing up for a cancer-free future

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

The 24th Annual Cross Cancer Institute Golf Classic, presented by Digital Communications and Rogers Communications, has raised an all-time event record of $1,101,974 for the world’s first Linac-MR, a cutting-edge radiotherapy machine that has the unique ability to take a magnetic resonance (MR) image while guiding radiation to tumours in real time. One hundred and … Read More


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