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Held on June 6, 2018, on McGill University’s downtown campus under a big tent, the Goodman Cancer Research Gala this year brought together more than 800 guests and raised $3,002,906, setting a new record in its 10-year history in support of the McGill University Rosalind and Morris Goodman C…

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Michael Wright was your average high school student, juggling the responsibilities of school and friends while taking the first steps towards finding his first real job. Being diagnosed, suddenly, with type 1 diabetes was a shock. Suddenly, Michael found himself struggling with the sudden re…

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Held on June 6, 2018, on McGill University’s downtown campus under a big tent, the Goodman Cancer Research Gala this year brought together more than 800 guests and raised $3,002,906, setting a new record in its 10-year history in support of the McGill University Rosalind and Morris Goodman C…

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Two big names in one week. Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Two highly successful people took their own lives by hanging themselves. A gross misconception is that having abundant wealth or fame or success should somehow repel and protect us from depression and/or suicidal ideation and comple…

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When Mary Tyler Moore died early last year, she left a huge legacy over six decades, the best known being her TV and movie career, and as co-founder of MTM Enterprises, which produced some of the most critically-acclaimed TV shows in history. Another part of her legacy was her nearly 50-year…

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With summer around the corner, the maker of Canada’s original meal replacement bar is giving Quebecers something to chew on – literally. Nutribar is giving away a $100 value package of Nutribar bars to the first 300 Quebec residents who register on the Nutribar website at www.nutribar.com/fr…

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More than 600 people are expected to attend Sunday’s annual MS Walk fundraiser in Dollard des Ormeaux to show their support for finding a cure for the degenerative – and thus far, incurable – disease. The May 27 walk, organized by the West Island chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of …

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At a noon hour press conference at Le Keg restaurant in Fairview Pointe-Claire, Larry Day, founder of the Strangers in the Night gourmet charity gala, announced the 14th edition would take place on Saturday, August 25 in its new location, the Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough hall. The evening wil…

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Over 430 people were in attendance on Saturday, May 5 for the Lachine Hospital Foundation’s Cinco de Mayo fundraising gala. The event, which was hosted by Sophie Thibault from TVA Nouvelles, was by all accounts a resounding success and raised a record $115,000 net profit, which will go towar…

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“Cancer cure!!! Big breakthrough!!!” — Pick your cancer. These types of headlines appear over and over again. They don’t reflect what’s really happening and because of that people get discouraged. They shouldn’t be. Let me explain why.