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Time to Remember

Tue, Sep 29 : Leslie Horton got to talk to Tara Brown and Jenna Shwanke about “A Time to Remember” lantern ceremony held in honour of childhood cancer. Watch the video: http://globalnews.ca/video/2248085/a-time-to-remember-lantern-ceremony-at-eau-clair


On June 17th, 2011, at only 12 years old, Darah was running the 100 m sprint Manitoba Provincial Track and Field Qualifiers when she crossed the finish line in a close second place. All of a sudden, from the sidelines, we could hear a “snap” and she tumbled to the concrete track. Judging by the […]

Manitoba family pushing for increased awareness of rare cancer

WINNIPEG — “Death has nothing to do with going away. The sun sets, the moon sets but they are not gone.” That quote was penned by Rumi, but Dana Wood feels the meaning in it every day after losing her daughter Darah to cancer. The quote appears in the book “Mama I”m Not Gone” that […]

Program helps childhood cancer survivors overcome learning deficits

CALGARY – Eighteen-year-old David Scott is in his final year of high school and he’s thinking about his future. “I’ve always wanted to work in the medical field, especially because of my past. I’ve been thinking about (becoming) a nurse or paramedic.” Scott is a childhood cancer survivor and the past that has inspired him […]