Donation from KRG Children’s Charitable Foundation

KRG Children’s Charitable Foundation (KRG CCF)has generously provided a donation of $10,000 for Speroway’s First Nations Children’s day camp in Mishkeegogamang, ON.
KRG CCF is the charitable arm of KRG Insurance Group and is located in Toronto, ON. Their mission is to raise funds and awareness for children’s charities. Over

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The Mail Has Stopped: Donations Are Down!

On June 14, 2011 Canada Post was forced to shut down urban operations nationwide.
Following 12 days of rotating strikes by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), Canada Post suspended operations across the country.
Speroway, like many charitable organizations, relies on the mail service to maintain regular contact with

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Postal Strike: Impact on Speroway

As an International charitable organization we are currently responding to the rotating postal strike.
Speroway (Head Office in Guelph, ON) relies very heavily communicating to our donors through the mail system. Should we lose our ability to mail, it will significantly impact our efforts. It will challenge our ability

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MEMORABLE HOMECOMING AWAITS

Article from insideHalton featuring Iris Renderos and team from Towne Dental in Milton, ON.

Memorable homecoming awaits. EL SALVADOR BOUND: Town Dental’s Dr. Mark Cross and assistants Iris Renderos (left) Odalmis Hernandez eagerly await their goodwill trip. Graham Paine / Canadian Champion

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A BETTER TOMORROW AND A STRUGGLE TO PERSEVERE

Dr. Steve Russell is in El Salvador now with an FTC Canada Medical-Dental team providing primary medical care to desperately needy families in and around the capital city of San Salvador.

In this contribution to his hometown paper, Dr. Steve provides details of the teams efforts to lend a helping

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PUSHED TO CONTINUE WORK IN HAITI

The Scugog Standard reporter Blake Wolfe speaks with the two local Port Perry doctors in this article, following their medical relief trip to Haiti.
Dr. Anthony Brown, FTC Medical Advisor, speaks candidly of sleepless nights and vivid dreams of never ending patient line-ups.  Despite this, those who went to Haiti

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ORGANIZED CHAOS IN HAITI

Chris Hall, a writer for durhamregion.com speaks with Dr. Anthony Brown (FTC Canada Medical Advisor) about his recent experience in Haiti.
Dr. Brown traveled with a team to Haiti shortly after a 7.0 earthquake rocked Port-au-Prince.  Dr. Brown was joined by 2 other doctors, 11 paramedics and two support

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STORIES FROM FIRST TEAM TO HAITI COMING IN

Updated Feb3, 2010

The Hamilton Spectator talked with paramedics that returned from the “war zone” of Haiti. The paramedics were from Halton and one was from Brampton.
The story recounts the conditions on the ground and the heartwrenching work that had to be done just to save lives.

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A SINCERE THANK YOU

A letter to the editor posted at the newsdurhamregion.com website (Jan 25, 2010) extends a word of thanks to the medical personnel that made the trip to Haiti.
CLICK HERE to read the letter
NOTE: Updates have been added to other posts. Look for “Updated + Date” at the top

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HALTON PARAMEDICS ON FACEBOOK

Updated Jan 26, 2010 There is a public facebook page for the Halton Paramedics in Haiti. Be sure to check it out as there are about 70 photos to look through including shots of the team and the city of Port-au-Prince.
Dr. Cheryl van der Mark from Mission of

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FTC CANADA REACHES OUT TO TRUCKERS TO HELP HAITI’S RECOVERY

FTC Canada has put out a request to the trucking industry in their mission to provide food and medication to Haiti.
FTC relies on the trucking industry to move food all over Canada but the challenge here is very specific.
“We’re trying to launch in the trucking community an

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DOCTORS & PARAMEDICS BOUND FOR HAITI

Updated Jan 20, 2010In a whirlwind of activity including phone calls to the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) FTC Canada has been able to assemble a team of doctors and paramedics and secure a flight to Haiti.
The team will include 11 paramedics, mostly from Halton region and 3 doctors.

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