Archive of posts tagged "Canuck Place"

Canuck Place Gift of Time: Maureen and Angela

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Canuck Place’s 13th Annual Gift of Time is taking place on October 14th at the Westin Bayshore and each year, a highlight of the evening is a speech from a Canuck Place family. This year, Maureen Laforge will be speaking about her daughter, Angela. Angela was a recent high school graduate living in Campbell River. […]

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice

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I walked through the wrought iron gate off Matthews Avenue in Shaughnessy and the sweet smell of late summer blossoms filled the air. Immaculate gardens and ambient water features circle around an accessible playground, and the west entrance to a very important home. Glen Brae Manor was built in 1910 by Scottish lumber baron William […]

Canuck Place Best Day Ever Blanket Fort

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The corner of Seymour and Georgia will be transformed this Saturday, with the construction of a massive, interactive blanket fort that will span almost 2,000 square feet, made possible by TELUS. Canuck Place Children’s Hospice will host families from all over the Lower Mainland at the Best Day Ever Blanket Fort, a family-friendly event that […]

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice’s Best Day Ever Blanket Fort

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For one day only, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice will host families from all over the Lower Mainland at the Best Day Ever Blanket Fort at TELUS Garden. The event will take place on Saturday, May 13th, from 11:00am to 3:00pm. This child and family-friendly event celebrates the different ways Canuck Place families savour life, and […]

Charlie Anne and Cherie Celebrate Best Days Ever with Canuck Place Children’s Hospice

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What is a best day ever for a child at Canuck Place? A life-changing adventure, a chance to express their creativity or living a day without pain. Charlie Anne and Cherie Celebrate Best Days Ever Charlie-Anne is an eight year-old girl who loves creating art, going on nature walks with her mom, and taking trips […]

Thank You For Supporting The Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala

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“I never imagined my firstborn, my daughter, would die before me. But she did. And she passed away in the most beautiful, loving environment,” mother Michaela Evanow shared with the Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala audience on Saturday night. “We will never see her grow up, but we were able to plan how we […]