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IODE 48th Highlanders Chapter support MHC

On Saturday, March 25th, a few member of the IODE 48th Highlanders Chapter stopped by K-Wing to donate a 40 inch TV to the patients and their families. Always so grateful for the support of our community.

John Celebrates Christmas at Sunnybrook

John Celebrates Christmas with the Veterans in K-wing

Sunnybrook Phase I Renovations Now Complete

McDermott House Canada is thrilled to announce that Phase I is complete at K-Wing Palliative Care Unit.  Phase II (Nursing stations and family access areas) will begin early next Spring.

McDermott House in the News

“Remembrance Day at Sunnybrook Veterans Centre in Toronto will have extra significance this year as veterans and supporters mark not only the sacrifice of the residents who participated in two major wars, but also the completion of phase one of a renovated Palliative Centre in the facility’s K Wing.” — Daily Commercial News / November…

Palliative Care Crisis coming to Ontario

http://www.thespec.com/news-story/5206268-palliative-care-crisis-coming-in-ontario/ http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/ontarios-piecemeal-palliative-care-gets-a-roadmap-to-recovery/article22079349/

McDermott House makes first donation of $1.2 Million to Sunnybrook

We are very excited to announce that McDermott House Canada presented Sunnybrook Foundation with a cheque for $1.2 Million on September 21, 2014.  The renovation is expected to begin  shortly, enabling our veterans to receive the best care possible. John McDermott was joined by Brian Stemmle, Olympic Downhill Skier, Chief Bill Blair, Paul Kenny, MHC…

Music in the Key of Giving CD

John McDermott, with the support of ONRoute, True Patriot Love Foundation and PC Financial, recorded 17 songs he chose specifically for this fundraising initiative. All proceeds from the sale of this CD will go to McDermott House Canada.

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This year was the largest in the ball's history, welcoming 520 guests in celebration of Calgary's Canadian Army Reserve Infantry Regiment, the Calgary Highlanders. ... The foundation supports the regiment's veterans, serving soldiers and their families as well as affiliated cadet corps around the city.
Sat, Mar 17, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
Established about 40 years ago, the auto club has everything any garage might — bays, hoists and all the equipment necessary for painting and body work. For an annual membership fee of $100 a year, the approximately 200 club members — most of whom are service members or veterans — get ...
Fri, Mar 16, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
There's a philanthropic element to the operation, too. In recognition of Canadian Forces veterans, Yes B'ys will open every day at 11:11 a.m. sharp. Moreover, O'Reilly, who has no direct connection to the Canadian Forces through family, plans to offer a discount to veterans and current serving members.
Fri, Mar 16, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
Canada and the U.S. are the two youngest teams in the tournament, with an average age of 27. The American team features six military veterans. Canada has a veteran in goalie Dominic Larocque. The Canadian lineup also includes Dom Cozzolino, who played junior hockey for the Mississauga Jets ...
Fri, Mar 16, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
At the commemorative event last week, Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan said Canadians can only really understand the sacrifices made by their countrymen and women when seen through the eyes of the Belgians and others who were freed. “We're fortunate in this country that the war didn't ...
Fri, Mar 16, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada

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