Localife St. John’s says goodbye to summer with a bonfire at the beach!


YACC values strength and courage

At our monthly team meetings, one of our crew members discusses some of our five values: strength, courage, commitment, heart, and spark. This is Brittany’s reflection from this month’s meeting. Normally, at a YACC team meeting an employee will choose one value and present it. However, this month I choose to pick two values: Courage and strength….

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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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Localife Winnipeg gets dressed up!

On July 17, Localife Winnipeg got fancy and had a very lovely evening at the Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar. Everyone looked stunning, and we had a great turnout with 15 survivors and supporters coming out! Throughout the evening, we were served some very delectable charcuterie and cheese, canapés, hors d’oeuvre and dainties. It was…

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Localife St. John’s had a whale of a time in Bay Bulls!

For our large event this year, Localife St. John’s got off the island and went for a boat tour in beautiful Bay Bulls! In true Newfoundland fashion, we started off with a drizzly and foggy July day for our boat tour, but that didn’t put a damper on the fun! Eighteen survivors and supporters (and…

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Thank you, Texas 4000!

We were so grateful to get to meet up with some of this year’s Texas 4000 for Cancer riders! This is such an incredible program which has helped dozens of young adults live with, through, and beyond cancer through supporting Retreat Yourself events.

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Athletics NorthEAST has YACC’s back!

Athletics NorthEAST wanted to do something in honour of Jeff Penton, a member of the local running community who died from cancer in spring 2018. This year, instead of using a portion of the registration fee from the Mews 8k to purchase gifts for some of the racers, they donated $5 for each runner to Young…

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