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Published on Fri, 06/07/2019 by HBC Foundation

The Canadian HBC Foundation Raises $1.35 Million to Support Mental Health Partners and Canadian Athletes

The Canadian HBC Foundation Raises $1.35 Million to Support Mental Health Partners and Canadian Athletes

“The HBC Foundation has been able to make a meaningful impact and we’re thankful for our partners who continue to support our mission.”

TORONTO – /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – The Canadian HBC Foundation, the charitable arm of Hudson’s Bay Company in Canada, announced that it has raised $1.35 million for mental health programs and to support Canadian athletes through its 18th Annual HBC Foundation Golf Tournament and Spa. The funds raised are part of the US and Canadian HBC Foundations’ commitment to distribute $6 million (CAD) to mental health initiatives across North America by 2020, and a $2.5 million (CAD) commitment by the Canadian HBC Foundation to the HBC Athlete Bursary program.

Published on Tue, 04/23/2019 by Hamilton Tiger Cats

Tiger-Cats & Forge FC Announce Partnership with Rideshare Service Facedrive

Tiger-Cats & Forge FC Announce Partnership with Rideshare Service Facedrive

We only have one planet and it's our collective responsibility to take care of it, every day! Visit http://www.facedrive.com to learn how you can travel clean and help reduce the total carbon footprint in the environment.

Facedrive to provide Ticats & Forge FC fans with a sustainable transportation option

Published on Mon, 02/25/2019 by Toronto Sportsmen's Show

The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show is Your Ticket to Outdoor Adventure and Family Fun This March Break

The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show is Your Ticket to Outdoor Adventure and Family Fun This March Break

“After a long winter, we’re excited to celebrate the great Canadian outdoors with fellow outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers.”

Canada’s Greatest Outdoor Super Show is back March 13-17 at the International Centre

Published on Mon, 07/09/2018 by Discover Boating

Your Brain on a Boat: Research Says Boating Improves Creativity, Emotional Health, Relaxation

Your Brain on a Boat: Research Says Boating Improves Creativity, Emotional Health, Relaxation

TORONTO, July 9, 2018 /COMMUNITYWIRE/ - According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada, an estimated 12.4 million Canadians enjoy our vast landscape of rivers, lakes and oceans each year — and for good reason. Recent research shows people experience emotional, behavioural and psychological benefits of being near, in, on or under water, and while participating in activities such as boating.  One of the leading researchers on the health benefits of the water is Dr. Wallace J.

Published on Wed, 05/31/2017 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

Canadian Environment Week: Volunteers make a huge impact

Canadian Environment Week: Volunteers make a huge impact

By Kailey Setter, Nature Conservancy of Canada

Each spring and early summer, as Canada’s migratory species start arriving at their breeding and nesting grounds, the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Conservation Volunteers also emerge from their wintering grounds.

Published on Fri, 07/03/2015 by RBC Canadian Open

RBC Canadian Open a family-friendly event

RBC Canadian Open a family-friendly event

Free junior tickets, product giveaways and gourmet food sampling highlight off-course activities

The world’s best golfers are set to compete at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville this July 20-26 for the 2015 RBC Canadian Open. And while the focus will undoubtedly be on the week’s best drives, chips and putts, Golf Canada is creating an off-course spectator environment to ensure everyone in your family can enjoy the championship.  

Published on Tue, 06/16/2015 by RBC Insurance

Olympian offers water safety tips

Olympian offers water safety tips

Martha McCabe spends hundreds of hours in the water each year.

She is one of the world's fastest swimmers.

Yet despite international success in the pool, the Canadian Olympian still respects the danger water can bring.

Published on Thu, 02/26/2015 by Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport

Doping in sport: why should you care?

Doping in sport: why should you care?

Few things bring Canadians together like sport. As a public asset, sport has the power to produce enormous benefits for those who participate, for the communities that support it, and for our country as a whole. It promotes an active lifestyle, teaches the value of team work, and inspires our children to dream big.

Published on Mon, 03/10/2014 by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities and the Toronto Rock Partner to Help Get More Kids in Canada’s National Game

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities and the Toronto Rock Partner to Help Get More Kids in Canada’s National Game

This support will give Toronto-area children the chance to develop the confidence, social skills and discipline that comes through participation in organized sport.

TORONTO, March 10, 2014 – The Toronto Rock are pleased to announce Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities as the official partner of the 2014 Toronto Rock charity game on Sunday, March 30th at 3:00pm when the Rock host the Edmonton Rush at Air Canada Centre. As the official charity game beneficiary, Jumpstart will distribute all funds raised to help financially disadvantaged kids ages four to 18 participate in local lacrosse programs.

Published on Mon, 03/03/2014 by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities

5th Annual Lindsay Unites for Jumpstart

5th Annual Lindsay Unites for Jumpstart

They created a non-profit group called Lindsay Unites with a goal of hosting an annual hockey game to raise money to help their local kids.

Nothing brings a community together like an old fashioned high school rivalry. This couldn’t be truer for the community in Lindsay, Ontario where a 5 year rivalry has brought the community together to help their local kids win.

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