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Lighthouse Mission, Siloam Mission Hosting Easter Meals

Lighthouse Mission, Siloam Mission Hosting Easter Meals

Lighthouse Mission

An Easter dinner will treat 250 people from Winnipeg’s downtown this evening at Lighthouse Mission.

The organization is hosting a dinner and church service at 6 p.m. at 669 Main Street.

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Institute Unveils ‘Team Canada of Cancer Research’ in City Where Fox Began Run

Institute Unveils ‘Team Canada of Cancer Research’ in City Where Fox Began Run

By The Canadian Press

Terry Fox
Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox is shown in a 1981 file photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/CP)

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — It is being touted as the “Team Canada of cancer research.”

Exactly 39 years after Terry Fox dipped his artificial leg in St. John’s harbour to begin his Marathon of Hope, the research institute that bears his name launched a new, national network that — for the first time — brings together Canada’s leading cancer hospitals and research universities.

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Ride for Dad 2019 Campaign Kicks Off with $320K for Cancer Research

Ride for Dad 2019 Campaign Kicks Off with $320K for Cancer Research

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A cheque for $320,000 is presented by the executive of the Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad on Friday, April 12, 2019. (MRFD / HANDOUT)
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Obby Khan, Winnipeg Blue Bomber alumni and celebrity ride captain, prepares his hog at the Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad last year. The 2019 ride takes place Saturday, May 25. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

The campaign to the 11th annual TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad officially kicked off Friday with a cheque presentation for proceeds raised during last year’s ride.

Ride for Dad executives presented $320,000 to Manitoba prostate cancer researchers, Dr. Sabine Mai of the Genomic Centre for Prostate Cancer Research and Joe Borsa of the Manitoba Prostate Cancer Support Group.

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Police Association Donates $45K to Children’s Hospital Foundation

Police Association Donates $45K to Children’s Hospital Foundation

WPA Charity Ball Cheque
Gary Rozak, director of corporate partnerships and stakeholder relations, Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba; Maurice (Moe) Sabourin, president, Winnipeg Police Association; Gianna Eusebio, 2019 CHFM Champion Child; George Van Mackelbergh, vice-president, WPA, at Friday’s cheque presentation. (HANDOUT)

The Winnipeg Police Association made a lofty donation to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba on Friday.

The WPA donated $45,000 from its 2018 WPA Charity Ball, which has supported the foundation for more than 30 years.

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