Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

Written by Matthew Powell, an ambassador for the Foundation and former young person in care. Despite the various challenges I have had to overcome throughout my journey, I think that overall life has been ra...

Love is All You Need

Written by Jemmy Felix, a member of our Young Person's Advisory Council and former young person in care. "Love is All You Need" resonated with me because it speaks to the idea of 'normalcy'. It also touched me...

Seamus O’Regan on mental health

The statistics speak for themselves; according to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, each year one in five Canadians struggle with mental health or addiction issues, and young people aged 15-24 are mor...

Thank you volunteers!

In honour of National Volunteer Week , we hosted an evening in celebration of our incredible event volunteers to thank them for their hard work and commitment to the Foundation. "This celebration was such a ...

Teddy Bear Affair Wins Star Award

On Thursday, March 27th our annual Teddy Bear Affair was awarded a Star Award from the Canadian Special Events Association for Best Fundraising Event in 2013! Topping five other nominees, our events team and th...

Musically Speaking with Alan Cross

Written by Laura Eley An icon in Canadian radio and music journalism, Alan Cross is instantly recognized for his voice and for having hosted acclaimed radio series like The Ongoing History of New Music and...

The Republic of Alan Doyle

Born and raised on the rocky shores of Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, Alan Doyle of the beloved Canadian band Great Big Sea, as well as his more recent solo music ventures, was born into a family filled with song...