A new campaign for ‘presumed consent’ gets a push from composer David Foster
By Kelly Grant, Health Reporter, The Globe and Mail
Published: September 21, 2014
David Foster wants you to become an automatic organ donor when you die. Unless you register to say “no.”
The celebrated Canadian composer, music producer and Grammy collector is throwing his star wattage behind a new campaign for “presumed consent,” an approach that makes all Canadians potential donors unless they explicitly opt out of the system.
Ronald McDonald House Toronto adopts Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement
Toronto – Ronald McDonald House Toronto announces that we have adopted the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement. With this recognition we join a growing community of more than 1,200 organizations across Canada who recognize the value of volunteer involvement.
Family considers itself lucky despite second Christmas with cancer
By: Graham Slaughter Staff Reporter, Published on Tue Dec 24 2013
All Mars wants for Christmas is some new Popsicle sticks.
The rambunctious 7-year-old boy can’t get enough of them. He uses them to make little ninja stars for the epic hospital room battles with his mom, Leaf.
Positioned in attack mode on his hospital bed, bright-eyed Mars steadies his aim.
“Activate shields!” shouts mom Leaf Worsley, lifting her black cardigan over her head just in time to deflect an explosion of little wooden sticks.
“Oh, goody, goody!” Mars yells between peals of giggles.
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