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  • The Face and Voice of Courage
    The Face and Voice of Courage
    By Paul Alofs    Posted on: 09/30/2014 04:25:36 PM     Categories: Events

    When I wrote the book on Passion Capital, I was thinking about courageous individuals like Carley Allison.   

  • The Passion Capital of Volunteers
    The Passion Capital of Volunteers
    By Paul Alofs    Posted on: 09/25/2014 12:00:40 PM     Categories: Inside The PMCF

    This morning in The Globe and Mail, we announced eight new volunteers to our Foundation Board.  The entire Foundation Board are volunteers who give so generously of their time, talent, and treasure.

  • YU Charity Ball 2014
    YU Charity Ball 2014
    By Mikhaela Gray    Posted on: 09/25/2014 09:08:28 AM     Categories: Guest Bloggers

    Through sponsorship, ticket-sales and in-kind donations the event raised $17,000 to support patient care at the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. The event has raised a total of $27,000 over the last two years thanks to the hard work and dedication of the York University students and staff.

  • Angela fundraises in honour of her mom
    Angela fundraises in honour of her mom
    By Angela Nardella    Posted on: 09/23/2014 02:55:39 PM     Categories: Fellow Fundraiser

    My goal of crossing the finish line at an Ironman while substantial, is nothing compared to the goal of helping to see an END to Cancer in our lifetime.  I was not able to help save my mother, but through my fundraising efforts I hope to someday soon see a cure for Cancer so that nobody else has to lose a mother or loved one well before their time to this horrible disease.

  • 279 Million Super Fund for Cancer Research
    279 Million Super Fund for Cancer Research
    By Paul Alofs    Posted on: 09/15/2014 03:43:16 PM     Categories: Inside The PMCF

    The two Princess Margaret lotteries have raised an incredible $279 million in net funds in support of one of the world’s top 5 cancer research centres. Check out the excerpt from Saturday's Toronto Star about these lotteries.

  • New memories
    New memories
    By Ingrid Yu    Posted on: 09/11/2014 03:09:37 PM     Categories: Events

    My mom spent six months at The Princess Margaret for her chemotherapy treatments. I remember how sick she was. How it was hard for her to lose her hair. How self-conscious she was about the scar on her stomach.
    But now I have new memories.

  • Meet Dr Lynn Gauthier
    Meet Dr Lynn Gauthier
    By Lynn Gauthier    Posted on: 09/09/2014 12:08:29 PM     Categories: Faces of The Princess Margaret

    After my PhD, I began a Postdoctoral Fellowship the ELLICSR Health, Wellness, and Cancer Survivorship Centre at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, to bring pain research to ELLICSR, and to help improve our understanding of pain in the post-treatment survivorship period.

  • $148 Million and 720 KM
    $148 Million and 720 KM
    By Paul Alofs    Posted on: 09/08/2014 01:08:01 PM     Categories: Events

    The Walk began in 2003 about two weeks after I started my job as CEO of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  I will never forget that first walk and the closing ceremonies at the Band Shell at the CNE.  For the last two years, we have used the Rogers Centre as our home base and overnight bed and breakfast facility!  

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