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Sep 28, 2019, 07:00 ET 800 Riders Raise Over $861,548 at Ride for Cancer

NOTE TO EDITORS: Video, photo, and interview opportunities of Ride for Cancer participants crossing the finish line today between 2:00 and 5:00 p.m. at LED Roadway Lighting, 115 Chain Lake Drive,...


Sep 26, 2019, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - 800 cyclists to participate in Ride for Cancer powered by BMO Bank of Montreal on September 28

HALIFAX, Sept. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - What: On Saturday, September 28, more than 800 riders will embark on an epic journey spanning 160 kilometres from Mahone Bay to Halifax. Ride for Cancer powered by BMO ...


Jul 26, 2019, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Brad Marchand and other NHL & Olympic hockey stars take to the ice in celebration of Jordan Boyd legacy

HALIFAX, July 26, 2019 /CNW/ - WHAT: The sixth annual Jordan Boyd Celebrity Hockey Challenge (JBCHC) presented by CIBC is a one day hockey tournament in memory of 16-year-old Jordan Boyd. JBCHC and...


Jul 25, 2019, 07:45 ET Mural dedicated to late teen hockey player to be unveiled at QEII Health Sciences Centre today

Wall hopes to inspire other families facing inherited heart disease in Atlantic Canada HALIFAX, July 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Tonight, a heart clinic at the QEII Health Sciences Centre becomes home to a...


Sep 29, 2018, 07:00 ET Over 580 Riders Raise Over $635,033 at Ride for Cancer

NOTE TO EDITORS: Video, photo, and interview opportunities of Ride for Cancer participants crossing the finish line today between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. at LED Roadway Lighting, 115 Chain Lake Drive,...


Sep 26, 2018, 09:04 ET Media Advisory - Ride for Cancer powered by BMO Bank of Montreal hits the road and trail on September 29

HALIFAX, Sept. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - What: On Saturday, September 29, more than 580 riders will embark on an epic journey spanning 160 kilometres from Mahone Bay to Halifax. Ride for Cancer powered by BMO ...


Sep 30, 2017, 07:00 ET Ride for Cancer announces $579,234 raised and counting

NOTE TO EDITORS: Video and photo opportunities of Ride for Cancer participants crossing finish line today between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. at LED Roadway Lighting, 115 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax....


Sep 27, 2017, 13:50 ET Media Advisory - Ride for Cancer powered by BMO Bank of Montreal is doing something #BIGGER for cancer care in our region

HALIFAX, Sept. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - What: On Saturday, September 30, more than 475 riders will embark on an epic journey spanning 130 kilometres from Mahone Bay to Halifax – all in support of Atlantic...


Oct 01, 2016, 06:30 ET Ride for Cancer announces $373,966 raised

NOTE TO EDITORS: Video and photo opportunities of Ride for Cancer participants crossing finish line today between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. at LED Roadway Lighting, 115 Chain Lake Dr., Halifax. Interview...


Jun 16, 2016, 17:15 ET QEII Foundation celebrates The Grace Hansen Therapeutic Pool

HALIFAX, June 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Today marked a pool party like no other - the celebration of a new therapeutic pool at the QEII Health Sciences Centre's Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre....


Jun 14, 2016, 07:30 ET Media Advisory - QEII Foundation celebrates and names new therapeutic pool at the QEII's Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre

HALIFAX, June 14, 2016 What: On Thursday, June 16, 2016, the QEII Foundation will celebrate the opening this summer of a new therapeutic pool at the QEII Health Sciences Centre's Nova Scotia...


Oct 29, 2014, 10:00 ET QEII Foundation celebrates 1.5$-million grant from Breast Cancer Society of Canada

HALIFAX, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - In Nova Scotia, one in nine women will face a breast cancer diagnosis and every second day a Nova Scotia family loses someone to the disease. This alarming reality...


Mar 22, 2014, 15:25 ET Fifth and final Bust a Move for Breast Health™

HALIFAX, March 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The fifth and final Bust a Move for Breast Health™ was an incredible celebration as the community came together and raised $293,115 (net) for the Breast Health Centre...


Mar 20, 2014, 09:14 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Fifth and final Bust a Move for Breast Health™ for Breast Health Centre

HALIFAX, March 20, 2014 /CNW/ - This Saturday, March 22, participants and volunteers will come together at the Canada Games Centre for the fifth and final day-long fitness event, Bust a Move for...


Mar 24, 2012, 16:15 ET Bust a Move for Breast Health™ delivers unforgettable day and important funds for breast health

HALIFAX, March 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Beloved actress and comedian Andrea Martin brought her comic relief and her empowering outlook to the third annual Bust a Move for Breast Health™. The daylong fitness...


Mar 21, 2012, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Beloved actress and comedian team up with local talent this Saturday at Bust a Move for Breast Health™

HALIFAX, March 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Beloved actress and comedian Andrea Martin, along with local, well known emcee Jeremy Webb, will be entertaining participants as they 'bust a move' this Saturday,...


Oct 13, 2010, 11:00 ET Breast Health event set to bring Paula Abdul to Halifax

HALIFAX, Oct. 12 /CNW/ - Following on the heels of a successful premiere in 2010 with Richard Simmons, Bust a Move for Breast Health is set to return to Halifax March 26, 2011 with none other than...


Oct 08, 2010, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Hollywood celebrity lends talents to life changing,
fundraising fitness extravaganza

HALIFAX, Oct. 8 /CNW/ - Halifax is set to host the second annual Bust a Move for Breast Health fundraiser, a unique fundraising event where participants raise pledges to help generate awareness and...


Jun 29, 2010, 15:00 ET Media Advisory - Cycling for Thyroid Cancer Research - Victoria to Halifax

HALIFAX, June 29 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, June 30, 2010, cyclist Gary Jones will complete his Victoria to Halifax cycling odyssey with a ceremonial dipping of his bicycle tire in Halifax Harbour. Gary,...


Jan 28, 2010, 12:00 ET Bust a Move for Breast Health - Media Advisory - Richard Simmons set to Bust
a Move on record-breaking Saturday

HALIFAX, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - Hollywood fitness celebrity Richard Simmons is joining hundreds of participants and volunteers on Saturday, January 30th to 'bust a move', set two new GUINNESS WORLD RECORD...


Jan 05, 2010, 12:00 ET Hundreds of Nova Scotians aim to keep their 'get fit' resolution

HALIFAX, Jan. 5 /CNW/ - We all make 'em, but success at keeping our New Year's resolutions sometimes requires a little help, especially when it comes to getting in shape. A fitness fundraiser set for ...


Dec 22, 2009, 13:00 ET A Zeal for Zumba(R) - Fundraiser to Feature New Fitness Craze

HALIFAX, Dec. 22 /CNW/ - Nova Scotians are set to ring in the New Year with a burgeoning fitness regimen that's gaining momentum across the globe. Zumba(R), an exercise program that melds...


Dec 07, 2009, 08:00 ET QEII Foundation Announces Funding for Cancer Research

HALIFAX, Dec. 7 /CNW/ - The QEII Foundation today announced $200,000 in new funding to be directed towards the ground-breaking Atlantic Path cancer research project currently underway across the...


Dec 04, 2009, 08:00 ET Pilates to pumpkins: Nova Scotia in the Guinness World Records(R) Book

HALIFAX, Dec. 4 /CNW/ - Make room, pumpkins, there's a new attempt afoot to set some Guinness World Records and once again add Nova Scotia to the coveted list. Bust a Move for Breast Health, a...


Nov 23, 2009, 09:30 ET Cardiovascular Research Chair Aims to Impact Atlantic Heart Health

HALIFAX, Nov. 23 /CNW/ - Thanks to funding from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Fred and Elizabeth Fountain, Marjorie Fountain and the late Sheldon Fountain, as well as from the QEII...