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Oct 31, 2017, 11:00 ET ANNOUNCEMENT: PRESIDENT & CEO Michael Burns To Lead The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - Glenn Ives, Chair of the Board of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Burns to the position of President & CEO of...


Sep 23, 2017, 10:00 ET World's Largest Hockey Fundraiser on the Power Play in Year Seven

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Today at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer faced off for its seventh hugely successful event. This year, players and their donors ...


Jun 16, 2017, 11:40 ET The Princess Margaret Launches "Game Changers" Online Auction

Supporting one of the Top 5 Cancer Research Centres in the World, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre TORONTO, June 16, 2017 /CNW/ - The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is proud to announce the...


Jun 16, 2017, 10:19 ET 4th Annual Golf to Conquer Cancer Announces $1.3 Million Raised for The Princess Margaret

TORONTO, June 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Golf to Conquer Cancer announces 208 golfers raise $ 1.3 million for The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation as the 4th annual event commenced in Ontario on Monday. To...


Jan 20, 2017, 10:00 ET Paul Alofs, President and CEO of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation To Pass The Torch

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Glenn Ives, Chair of the Board of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (The PMCF) announced today that Paul Alofs, the long-serving President and CEO of The PMCF...


Jan 11, 2017, 09:00 ET The Princess Margaret Successfully Achieves Historic Billion Dollar Challenge for Personalized Cancer Medicine

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is thrilled to announce the successful achievement of our Billion Dollar Challenge, in partnership with the Princess Margaret...


Feb 03, 2016, 05:59 ET /R E P E A T -- Ladies and gentlemen - start your razors!/

Olivia Chow, Rufus Wainwright and Gary Slaight get ready to shave heads on World Cancer Day TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - WHAT: Two hair-raising events showcasing the results of The Princess Margaret ...


Feb 01, 2016, 05:59 ET Ladies and gentlemen - start your razors!

Olivia Chow, Rufus Wainwright and Gary Slaight get ready to shave heads on World Cancer Day TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - WHAT: Two hair-raising events showcasing the results of The Princess Margaret ...


Jan 28, 2016, 15:00 ET The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Goes Bigger, Bolder and Balder for 2016 #NOHAIRSELFIE Campaign

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY The 2016 #NoHairSelfie campaign is a global, digital campaign attracting hair-ticipants ...


Jan 28, 2016, 05:59 ET Game On! Video Game Set to Boost Worldwide Cancer Awareness

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Can a video game created by one of the world's top game developers bring awareness to the journey of cancer treatment? The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation's...


Jan 14, 2016, 05:59 ET The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Goes Bigger, Bolder and Balder for 2016 #NOHAIRSELFIE Campaign

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Bigger, bolder and balder: the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation has officially launched the 2016 #NoHairSelfie fundraising campaign by extending its reach globally...


Oct 29, 2015, 05:59 ET #NoHairSelfie Fundraiser -- A 'Cut Above'

Landmark First-Year Success Launches Global Digital Campaign for 2016 The PMCF wins Marketer of the Year and takes #NoHairSelfie Global TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of...


Sep 30, 2015, 09:30 ET 5th annual Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer establishes two Guinness World Records! Dawn-to-dusk event raises $2.2 million for cancer research

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - On Saturday, September 26, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation held its fifth annual Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer event in Toronto, and in the process,...


May 25, 2015, 11:04 ET The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Launches A New Awareness-building Marketing Campaign

At the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, "Why" is in Our DNA TORONTO, May 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The question 'why?' inspires discovery, innovation, and is central to research. At the Princess Margaret...


Feb 10, 2015, 09:55 ET MEDIA ALERT - VIDEO - The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation's #NoHairSelfie digital campaign a resounding success

TORONTO, Feb. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - VIDEO: Highlights of The Princess Margaret's successful #NoHairSelfie digital fundraising campaign featuring volunteer barber Toronto Mayor John Tory shaving Canadian...


Feb 02, 2015, 17:54 ET TD Bank Group's Million-Dollar Gift Establishes Recruitment Fund for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world, received a substantial boost today from TD Bank Group. A $1-million gift will ...


Jan 21, 2015, 10:10 ET Play Bald! Former Major League Baseball Player Gregg Zaun to go Virtually Bald for World Cancer Day

TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2015 /CNW/ - VIDEO: Former Blue Jay and current MLB analyst Gregg Zaun will go virtually bald for The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation's #NoHairSelfie campaign, on February 4,...


Jan 15, 2015, 05:59 ET MEDIA ALERT - VIDEO - Dragon Den's David Chilton encourages Canadians to invest in cancer research

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - VIDEO: Dragon Den's David Chilton encourages investment in cancer research EVENT: Dragon Den's David Chilton explains why the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation's new...


Jan 12, 2015, 05:59 ET Free VIDEO B-ROLL AVAILABLE VIA CNW - The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation encourages Canadians to "Buzz Off" with new #NoHairSelfie campaign

TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation launches the #NoHairSelfie campaign, a new...


Oct 15, 2014, 15:00 ET The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation announces four transformational investments

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - "This is a golden day," stated Paul Alofs, President & CEO of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation "We are announcing a key milestone in our five-year Billion Dollar ...


Oct 09, 2014, 13:46 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Announces Unprecedented Number of Transformational Investments

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Why: Halfway through its Billion Dollar Challenge, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation announces transformational investments that will deliver on the promise of...


Jun 18, 2013, 16:22 ET Long-term donor support helps fund cancer breakthrough

TORONTO, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - In a media event held this morning, two of the world's most acclaimed cancer researchers, Drs. Tak Mak of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and Dennis Slamon of the...


Jun 17, 2013, 09:43 ET Media Advisory - Long-term donor support helps fund cancer breakthrough

TORONTO, June 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Two of the world's most acclaimed cancer researchers, Drs. Tak Mak of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and Dennis Slamon of the University of California, Los...


Jun 13, 2013, 12:37 ET Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and King Hussein Cancer Center sign a Memorandum of Understanding

TORONTO, June 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the University Health Network's (UHN) Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PM) and the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC), Amman, Jordan, signed a Memorandum of...


Jan 21, 2013, 17:06 ET Historic $50 Million Gift to Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Biggest Ever Private Donation to Cancer Research in Canada TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian philanthropists Emmanuelle Gattuso, Allan Slaight and the Slaight family made history today with a...