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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.

Dozens of veterans across Canada were shortchanged $600 a month for seven months due to what Veterans Affairs calls a rounding error. ... He lives with post-traumatic stress disorder after doing two tours in Afghanistan and was medically released from the Canadian Armed Forces two years ago.
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
Lewis will give a lecture Feb. 24 at the civil rights museum, which features a gallery of black-and-white jail mug shots of Lewis and other Freedom Riders arrested in 1961 in Jackson while challenging segregated interstate buses. (Photo by United States House of Representatives – File:John ...
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
Veterans Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Ivo Karlovic have struck blows for the old brigade on day three of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park. ... Jo-Wilfried Tsonga came from behind to defeat Canadian rising star Denis Shapovalov as 38-year-old Ivo Karlovic struck another blow for the senior brigade at ...
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
Morneau represented Canada in all four World Baseball Classics. In 2017, he was caught in a transition, like many others, from the old reliable Canadian veterans to an exciting new wave of future stars. While Votto opted out, first baseman Freddie Freeman was brought in as a Canadian on a ...
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada
CALGARY — Two-time Olympians Rosanna Crawford and Brendan Green headline Canada's biathlon team for the next month's Pyeongchang Games. Crawford and Green were part of the quartet that finished 11th in the mixed relay at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Green was also seventh in the men's ...
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: Veterans Canada

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