A Message of Courage

We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Gord Downie.

Gord will be deeply missed. He faced his brain tumour battle with courage.

In his honour, we will continue our message of courage for all Canadians who have been affected by a brain tumour. 

We are here for all Canadians who have been affected by a brain tumour,
with support, education, information and research.

Every day, 27 Canadians hear the words "You have a brain tumour".  At least, that's what we think.  We don't actually know, as not all brain tumours are counted in Canada.  We want to change that.  Find out more.

If you are wondering what the signs and symptoms of a brain tumour are, find out more.

If you want to learn more about brain tumours, (there are 120+ types!) find out more.

If you are newly diagnosed and want to learn more about our handbooks, children's story book, support groups, BrainWAVE program for children and other support tools, find out more.

Canadians who have been affected by brain tumours are strong, courageous people. We are here to support you. We are here to listen. We are just a phone call away. Please call us on 1-800-265-5106.

Since the passing of Gord Downie, there has been a renewed effort to support the activities mentioned above and to raise money to End Brain Tumours! Here are just some of the activities:

Stippy's Stache BashStippy's Stache Bash, in Brooklin, ON on Friday, December 1, 2017 will feature a performance by The Practically Hip!

Learn more and buy your tickets today.
Canada Forever HIP HoodieDue to a connection with brain tumours, a special collaboration between Collins Formalwear on Adelaide St in London and Brigitte's Fashions & Thomas H Fine Menswear in Exeter, ON has resulted in these special hoodies. Sold at $50, $15 of which will be directed to Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.

These hoodies can be ordered through either store or place your order here.
Craig DouganCraig Dougan, singer / songwriter, has given a song to the brain tumour community: Someday Soon. Click here to listen to or download the song (10mb). 

We hope that someday soon we will find the cause of and a cure for all brain tumours. With your help and generous donations, we will. Thank you!
Courage Beer LabelA collaboration between Boxing Rock Brewing Co and Garrison Brewing Company has resulted in a special edition Courage beer. Read more about this collaboration. This beer will launch on November 10, 2017 and will sell fast!

We are grateful that 50c from each bottle will be directed to Team Brain Tumour's efforts at the Blue Nose Marathon.
Music, Courage and Grace, TooThose in Antigonish, NS may be interested in “Music, Courage and Grace, Too”; A Tribute to the Music of Gord Downie, taking place on Friday, November 24, 2017. 

The proceeds will be directed to Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.
donate buttonHelp for Canadians affected by a brain tumour occurs because of the generosity of people like you. Programs and services as well as critical research is funded solely through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. 

Thank you!



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