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Support My Extra Life 2014 Campaign for the Children's Miracle Network (With Video)

WHEN: Saturday, October 25, 2014 @ 9am EST
WHERE: My Twitch Channel

It’s that time of year again, it’s Extra Life time! This is rapidly becoming one of my favourite times of year because I get to challenge myself doing what I love and raising money for a fantastic cause. 1,124 more words

Video Games

CHEO dream home opens to launch Dream of a Lifetime lottery

Rustic meets industrial with generous helpings of glamour to create an intelligent fusion of styles in this year’s CHEO dream home.

The lavishly furnished monster home in Manotick makes up the bulk of the $1.76-million grand prize in the annual Dream of a Lifetime lottery launched Monday to benefit the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. 714 more words


Noemie Pound, 8, organizes charity fashion show for CHEO

While some third graders are playing with Monster High dolls in their spare time, eight-year-old Noémie Pound is busy organizing a fashion show that will see 25 models strut the runway next month to raise money for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. 356 more words

Local News

Strike a pose for CHEO (Parenting Times)

What do you get when you cross a passion for fashion with a heart for helping sick kids?

The answer is Noémie Pound, the adorable, eight-year-old girl from Ottawa who is organizing ‘Happy Hearts’ – a fashion show dedicated to raising money for CHEO. 103 more words

Ottawa-area Adventures

Go Gold this Sunday

We’ve written several times about Overbrook neighbour Phoebe Rose Doull Hoffman and her childhood cancer  challenges.

Unfortunately, she and her family will not be able to attend this year’s awareness raising event in Ottawa due to Phoebe’s relapse treatment in Denver, Co. 105 more words

Local Politics

Mental health visits at CHEO up 78 per cent since 2009-2010: Report

Over the last few years celebrities, athletes and politicians have been breaking down the stigma around talking about mental health, so it’s no surprise to… 345 more words


More young people wait for mental health treatment

They’ve made the first, frightening step toward admitting something is wrong, that they need help.

But young people seeking treatment for mental illness at Ottawa’s hospitals could find themselves waiting as long as a year to see a doctor, according to a grim assessment offered Wednesday. 685 more words

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