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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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Veterans and First Responders in the media.

And to a Veteran who was making $60,000 while in the Armed Forces, that is an important cheque to them and their families each month. The piece also misstates that all “injured Canadian Forces veterans, under all three plans essentially have access to the same income loss.” I am sure Mr. Bruyea is ...
Sun, Feb 25, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
Veteran snowboarder Jasey-Jay Anderson made history by becoming the only Canadian to compete in six Winter Games. Does the 43-year-old plan to make it a seventh? "We'll see. Probably not," Anderson said. "I miss my family a lot when I leave. But you never know, after a good summer's rest, we'll ...
Sun, Feb 25, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
Trump says officials are discussing Veterans Day in November as the likely date for the Pennsylvania Avenue parade, although he likes July 4. But the president says a parade would be “something great” for the country's spirit. Trump got the idea for having a military parade after he attended France's ...
Sat, Feb 24, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
"This is one more important way for Canadians to support the work of The Royal Canadian Legion," says David Flannigan, Dominion President. "Funds raised will help us with Veterans' programming nationally and within provinces and territories." Five percent of the beer's sales will help with Legion ...
Sat, Feb 24, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
His popularity is on the decline at home: he just returned from a cross-Canada speaking tour that went anything but well. While explaining why his government was fighting a veterans' group over pension payments, Trudeau told a wounded war hero that Canadian veterans were asking for more money ...
Sat, Feb 24, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada

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