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McDermott House Canada Presents: The Trump Debate

McDermott House Canada is excited to announce our upcoming fundraising event in partnership with BMO: The Trump Debate with David Frum and Conrad Black. Our mission at McDermott House Canada is to help those who have served our country by creating a warm home-like environment that will set the standard for premier end-of-life care in…

McDermott House Canada Update: Sunnybrook Renovations

In 2016, Phase One of our first project in partnership with Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre to provide highest quality end-of-life care for veterans, first responders and members of the community was a huge success. The first phase included renovations of two K-Wing units, the garden room and main foyer;  it was completed with funding from our…

Upcoming Gala: 5th Annual – An Intimate Evening with John McDermott

We are proud to announce that McDermott House Canada has partnered with BMO Financial Group to present the 5th Annual: An Intimate Evening with John McDermott! The fundraising Gala Dinner has raised over $500,000 in the past four years. John’s vision for McDermott House Canada has been to create a warm home-like environment to set…

Mount Pleasant Group Supports McDermott House Canada

We are proud to announce the continued support of Mount Pleasant Group with a donation of $6, 000. The funds will go towards Phase 2 and 3 of the Palliative Care Unit at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre which will see the refurbishing and restoration of the nursing stations and all of the patient rooms. Mount…

An Intimate Concert with John McDermott

 What better way to spend the evening than by supporting your country’s beloved veterans, military and first responders while in the company of friends, with some drinks and a heartfelt show? McDermott House Canada’s 4th annual fundraising event, “An Intimate Evening with John McDermott” was held on November 9th at the First Canadian Place. The…

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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One of the last surviving veterans of the Battle of Normandy is heading back to the French beach for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Alex Polowin of ...
Wed, May 22, 2019
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Its purpose is to honour fallen Canadians who died in the Afghan war. ... DND has stepped forward to say they'll work with veterans and the families to ...
Wed, May 22, 2019
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Canadian Armed Forces members reported being sexually assaulted at ... to relatives of the dead depicted on the plaques or to wounded veterans.
Wed, May 22, 2019
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The year was 1939. Germany had launched an attack against Poland; two days later, France and Britain declared war on Germany, spurring the start ...
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The monument, with shiny black plaques featuring each of Canada's ... Sean Bruyea, a retired captain and veterans advocate, called the opening a ...
Wed, May 22, 2019
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