Category Archives: Health and lifestyle

It’s National Volunteer Week and here’s why I volunteer

This week is National Volunteer Week. It’s a time to honour the outstanding work that volunteers across Canada have done in our communities. With more than 13 million volunteers across the country, according to Volunteer Canada, their work doesn’t go unnoticed. … Continue reading

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Movember 2013: Wrap-up

We’re into the last few hours of Movember 2013 now. I have to admit something: while having a ‘stache is little annoying (especially for someone who isn’t used to having one), I’m kind of sad about parting ways with it. … Continue reading

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Movember 2013: Week three mo-gress

And with that, there’s only about one week left of Movember 2013. Once again, I would like to thank you all for your donations, likes, shares and comments. Without further ado, here’s my week three mo-gress. Might I add that I’ve … Continue reading

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Movember 2013: Week two mo-gress

We’re already at the halfway point. How time flies! The ‘stache is really starting to come in now. Thank you all for your donations, likes and comments so far. As I’ve said, it isn’t just about raising funds, but increasing … Continue reading

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Movember 2013: Week one mo-gress

Well, it’s been a week and the ‘stache is slowly starting to come in. So, without further ado, I bring you my week one mo-gress. If you’re feeling generous and would like to support my Movember campaign, you can do … Continue reading

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Why I’m growing a ‘stache for Movember 2013

Today marks the start of Movember 2013, an annual month-long campaign – now in its 10th year – in which folks grow and sustain moustaches throughout November in the name of men’s health (particularly, prostate cancer and mental health). For … Continue reading

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The faces behind Richmond Hill’s Relay For Life 2013

As I’ve been blogging about recently, I’m one of the seven members of the organizing committee for this year’s Relay For Life in Richmond Hill. We thought a video may be a good idea to introduce the faces of the … Continue reading

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Relay For Life 2013 and why I’m involved

Adrian Sarracini, a 21-year-old York Region resident, was diagnosed with and treated for Hodgkin’s lymphoma when he was 17 years old. Now, cancer-free for the last three years, he said his struggle with the disease has made him stronger. “The … Continue reading

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I was interviewed on Rogers TV

As you may or may not know, I’m on the steering committee for this year’s Relay For Life for Richmond Hill in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. On Thursday evening, we had an exciting kick-off event to launch this … Continue reading

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Bringing visibility to disability with filmpossible 2013

This week marks the first week of submissions for filmpossible 2013, a unique online video and photo contest launched by Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto to bring visibility to disability. Launched in 2010, the contest challenges people from … Continue reading

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