19 things you didn’t know about my time in ICU

19 things you didn’t know about my time in ICU

I played Risk the night before I went to hospital with a fever and an unknown infection in my Hickman catheter. And I won! I took over the world the night before my whole world changed forever. The last memory I have before life-support was begging for more pain-killers. That was five days before I…

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Looking For a Localife Leader in Toronto!

Do you love planning events? Do you live in/near Toronto? Are you interested in taking Localife to the next level? Here’s everything you need to know! Localife brings young adult cancer survivors and supporters together for fun activities and social events with their cancer peers. It was developed by Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) to…

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Thank you, Nicole and Chris!

Localife Toronto has been lucky to have our amazing Nicole Furey and her incredible supporter, Chris Dunne, as two of Toronto’s “Three’s Company” for two incredible years. But the time has come for them to step down.

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YACC values survivor courage

Close to half of the people who applied for this event have never been to one of YACC’s national four-day face-to-face events. With over 150 applications received to date, that means 75 people had the courage to reach out and apply to an event hosted by a group of strangers.

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Survivor Conference 2018: We’ll see more of you thanks to the Expansion Pack!

We’re opening five extra Survivor Conference spaces thanks to the dedicated fundraising of awesome YACCers behind the Survivor Conference Expansion Pack! HUGE thank yous to everyone who signed up, sent out their fundraising links, got a little — or a lot — creative with their efforts, and made sure as many as possible will be at…

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