Nearly 820 people came out to walk or work out in support of the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation on Saturday.
The 11th annual Challenge for Life raised an impressive $1,082,512.
WINNIPEG — Motorcyclists revved their engines Saturday as the 10th annual TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad took off down Portage Avenue.
The yearly event is a fundraiser for prostate cancer research and had over 1,433 registered riders who departed from Earls Polo Park on their way to Gimli, Manitoba.
WINNIPEG — It’s a special anniversary for the TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad as the annual fundraiser to battle prostate cancer celebrates 10 years.
A campaign kickoff event on Friday set the tone for weeks of fundraising pledges and rider registrations in advance of the May 26 event.
WINNIPEG — A biologist at CancerCare Manitoba and the University of Manitoba has been awarded the first Terry Fox New Investigator award in the province.
Dr. Sachin Katyal is the recipient of the $450,000 grant for his “quick-toclinic” personalized medicine approach to better treat patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).
Registration and fundraising efforts are open for the upcoming Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon.
The Canadian Cancer Society will benefit from the 14th annual event to be held May 6.
The CancerCare Manitoba Foundation is looking for 400 winter-loving Winnipeggers to lace up and form a human ice-skating chain.
The charitable arm of CancerCare Manitoba is attempting to break a Guinness record for longest skating chain through an event called Chain for Change.
The Canadian Cancer Society has received 100 tickets from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for the football club’s annual pink game on October 6.
The Bombers host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and will honour survivors on the field before kickoff at 7:30 p.m.
WINNIPEG — Lyle Bauer, a multiple Grey Cup champion, former CFL executive and cancer survivor, is sharing his life story in a new book.
“What Doesn’t Kill You” is about fight, hope, inspiration and that a cancer diagnosis is not a death sentence.