IMPORTANT INFORMATION CONCERNING COVID-19

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we are all experiencing uncertain times. In light of the current situation, in consultation with our partners and the FTEC Fight Team, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Fight To End Cancer for 2020. We are working to reestablish dates for and will be in touch with all event partners, sponsors and attendees when new dates have been identified. For Full Statement, Updates and Protocols, please visit:
[COVID-19 UPDATE] Fight To End Cancer 2020

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#FTEC2020 TO BE CONTINUED IN 2021 | Fight To End Cancer Web-Conference Record 30Apr2020

Posted: May 1, 2020

 #FTEC2020 TO BE CONTINUED IN 2021 Fight To End Cancer Web-Conference Record 30Apr2020 #FTEC2020 will be continued in 2021, however we will continue to raise hope and awareness with our team! View Full Meeting Record The FTEC Family came together on Apr. 30, 2020, and used this meeting as an opportunity to update everyone on our status and next steps. Thank you for your support and dedication ❤️ Currently, the situation is still day by day and we’re unable to project when we can even open the doors to Kingsway Boxing Club to get the fighters back into...


CONQUER COVID FOR CANCER FUND | Help cancer patients and frontline healthcare workers NOW

Posted: April 8, 2020

Conquer COVID for Cancer Fund Help cancer patients and frontline healthcare workers NOW. COVID-19 is putting unprecedented stress and pressure on Canada’s healthcare system, frontline workers and patients. At The Princess Margaret, our cancer patients and survivors are especially vulnerable, especially those with compromised immune systems. At the same time, our frontline health workers are working long, stressful shifts to care for our patients. Our Fight To End Cancer Family remains dedicated to our vision to Conquering Cancer with The Princess Margaret, but first we...


[TORONTO LIFE] The Pandemic Cancelled Our Wedding. We Exchanged Vows Alone At A Beach Instead!

Posted: April 7, 2020

The Pandemic Cancelled Our Wedding. We Exchanged Vows Alone At A Beach Instead! View Original Article | Toronto Life Robert Doherty and I met in 2015. We were part of a fundraising boxing event for Princess Margaret called the Fight to End Cancer. We signed up to be fighters and trained together at a boxing gym for six months. The day of the event, Robert finally told me that he liked me. I work as an event planner for non-profits, and I have a side hustle as a wedding planner. Robert works in sales at a software company. I basically had all of the wedding vendors set up...


22,000 Burpees To End Cancer and Conquer COVID | Featuring Mariela Burkett's Survivor Bootcamp

Posted: April 25, 2020

22,000 Burpees To End Cancer and Conquer COVID Featuring Mariela Burkett's Survivor Bootcamp Fight To End Cancer Ambassador, Mariela Burkett, inspires us to Knockout Cancer by hosting a FREE Virtual Survivor Bootcamp! The FTEC Family made the difficult decision to postpone all events, due to the challenging situation the world is facing.  Mariela exemplifies our dedication to ending cancer even amidst all of these challenges.  Our FTEC Family remains dedicated to our vision of Conquering Cancer with The Princess Margaret, however, during this fast-moving pandemic...


[COVID-19 UPDATE] Fight To End Cancer 2020

Posted: March 14, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE Mar. 21, 2020 - 10:00 AM Dear Fight To End Cancer Family, As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we are all experiencing uncertain times. In light of the current situation, in consultation with our partners and the FTEC Fight Team, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Fight To End Cancer for 2020. This decision has been made in the best interest of our teams, sponsors and global community. Working closely with the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, our event’s beneficiary, we continue to follow the World Health Organization (WHO)...


LOCKED, RELOADED AND READY TO RUMBLE #FTEC2021 | DEFEAT IS NOT AN OPTION! 

Posted: February 29, 2020

LOCKED, RELOADED AND READY TO RUMBLE #FTEC2021 | DEFEAT IS NOT AN OPTION! SAVE THE DATE... Our #FTEC2021 Charity Boxing Gala Is Locked And Reloaded: Saturday, June 5th, 2021 The decision to postpone the 9th annual Fight To End Cancer 2020 Gala was very difficult, but a necessary step in light of the pandemic. Although at this point we are uncertain when business, events, or even competitive sport will return to operation, we do know that the fighters, sponsors and community continue to Fight To End Cancer, and Defeat Is NOT An Option! The FTEC2020 Fight Team have already dedicated SIX...


[PRESS RELEASE] Announcing The 2nd Annual 'Pound For Pound' Gallery: Heavyweight Works By Fight To End Cancer Artists

Posted: January 16, 2020

Virgil Barrow, featured photographer in 2019, poses in front of his work on display at the Steam Whistle Gallery Downtown Toronto. PRESS RELEASE | Announcing The 2nd Annual 'Pound For Pound' Gallery: Heavyweight Works By Fight To End Cancer Artists After incredible success, the inaugural Pound-For-Pound Gallery at Steam Whistle Brewing is back! For Immediate Release. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Mar 1, 2020  ~ The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC), in partnership with Steam Whistle Brewing and FUJIFILM Canada, is excited to announce the second annual photography and art exhibit, featuring...


Celebrating International Women's Day 2020 With The Women Of The Fight To End Cancer

Posted: March 1, 2020

Photo Description: The Women Of Fight To End Cancer 2020 (left to right: Julia Siegal, Kristin Smith, Elissa Herrington  Paula Higgins, Alissa Winicki, Megan Facciuolo), alongside their 4 teammates hope to raise over $250,000.00 this year alone.  Learn how you can join them in their Fight To End Cancer.  View FTEC2020 Fight Team. March 8th is International Women’s Day, an opportunity for us to collectively celebrate women’s achievements while calling for a more gender-balanced world. The Fight to End Cancer (FTEC) has always featured at least one female fight, since its inception...


Casting Light Into The Fight To End Cancer A Sneak Peek At The #FTEC2020 Official Campaign

Posted: February 24, 2020

A sneak peek as the 2020 Fight To End Cancer is placed in ‘Picture-Perfect’ position for the official campaign shot, conceptualized by renowned Toronto photographer, Spencer Wynn. Casting Light Into The Fight To End Cancer A Sneak Peek At The #FTEC2020 Official Campaign A huge thank you to all of the photographers, hair & make-up artists, assistance crew & FTEC’s Planning Committee, for  all their hard work in executing such an inspiring and stunning campaign. Official Campaign Photographer: Spencer Wynn | Photographer Assistant: Rebecca Freeman | Photographer...


ANNOUNCEMENT: Toronto Musicians MATATA 6 Join The Fight To End Cancer 2021

Posted: March 11, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT: Toronto Musicians MATATA 6 Is Reloading With Fight To End Cancer 2021 Mponda Kalunga - Lead Singer of Matata 6 We are extremely excited to announce MATATA 6 as our feature performers for our FTEC2021 Reloaded Fight To End Cancer Gala at The Old Mill Toronto. Originally scheduled to perform at the 2020 gala, Mponda Kalunga (lead singer for the group), had no hesitation committing to the future date. He's so committed to the cause, that he can't wait!  Stay tuned for the announcement of his charity leadup performance in support of the Fight To End Cancer! MATATA...


Everything You Need To Know About #FTEC2020

Posted: January 26, 2020

Everything You Need To Know About #FTEC2020 About Fight To End Cancer... The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is a year round initiative carried out by ambassadors, sponsors and volunteers worldwide. Over $1,500,000.00 has been donated to date since our inaugural year in 2012. Funds raised by FTEC are donated directly to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Each year we celebrate the incredible hard work and dedication of our FTEC family with a black-tie charity boxing gala. This gala showcases 10 men and women who represent our Official Fight Team. More About Us or... Join...


Forge Recruitment, Building Strong Teams Within the Legal Community

Posted: March 9, 2020

Brittany Melo and Joncarlo Bairos on the FTEC2019 Red Carpet Forge Recruitment, Building Strong Teams Within the Legal Community Brittany Melo and Joncarlo Bairos, managing partners of Forge Recruitment, make one dynamic duo.  The two specialize in full-cycle recruitment of legal professionals within the GTA and Vancouver area and are proud supporters of the Fight To End Cancer. This year they are taking it one step further by sponsoring a Boxer for #FTEC2020 Forge Recruitment strives to become trusted and dependable search partners to the legal industry, which is aligned with...


[PRESS RELEASE] Defeat Is NOT An Option | Introducing The 2020 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team

Posted: January 26, 2020

Campaign Photo Credit: Spencer Wynn THE FIGHT TO END CANCER IS WORKING TO RAISE $2 MILLION DOLLARS IN SUPPORT OF THE PRINCESS MARGARET CANCER FOUNDATION The 2020 Fight Team Showcases The Unyielding Commitment Of Diverse Individuals Dedicated To Making A Difference! Important Dates: –> Steam Whistle FTEC Gallery: Mon. Apr. 6, 2020 7pm – 11pm | Request Media Access –> Official Media Day at MINDSET Brain Gym: Thurs. May 21, 2020 6pm – 8pm | Request Media Access –> 2020 Charity Boxing Gala: Sat. May 30, 2020 5pm – 11 pm | Old Mill Toronto Request Media Access Public...


There's No Fight Tougher Than Cancer, Home Trust, Home Happens Here!

Posted: February 10, 2020

Meet Ian "The Cage" Caiger. Winner of the @hometrustco fighter nickname contest. Mike finally has his Fighting Name: Mike "The Closer" Forshee. There's No Fight Tougher Than Cancer, Home Trust, Home Happens Here! The support from Mike and his team at Home Trust has been remarkable. Their team of dedicated professionals have helped people put down roots for decades, even when they thought it wasn’t possible.  Their Fearless Leader, Mike "The Closer" Forshee, has now done the unthinkable and jumped into the ring to support The Fight To End Cancer.  Mike may face some hits without a proper...


The First Rule Of Fight Camp With The FTEC2020 Fight Team

Posted: January 20, 2020

Scott Selland, 2020 Fight To End Cancer fighter, entered the ring for Fight Camp this weekend as a sanctioned amateur boxer. Fight Camp was the first step in the incredible journey he and his fellow teammates will take before their May 30th fight night! The First Rule Of Fight Camp... You Don’t Talk About Fight Camp! BUT... we like to break barriers and redefine the rules because there's so much to tell you! The first week of 2020 was spent the usual way for most of us: returning to work or school, and easing into the reality of a new year.  The dawn of the new year signalled...


If Your Dreams Don't Scare You, They're Not BIG Enough | Introducing the FTEC2020 Fight Team

Posted: December 5, 2019

Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow PhotographyPhoto Description: 2020 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team(Left to Right: Joey Woo, Joshua Siegal, Julia Siegal, Megan Facciuolo, Kristin Smith, Paula Higgins, Alissa Winicki, Elissa Herrington, Scott Selland, Mike Forshee) If Your Dreams Don't Scare You, They're Not BIG Enough Introducing the FTEC2020 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team With the $1.5 million dollar barrier broken, this years team is working to hit $2 million dollars in total contributions to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. We celebrated reaching our Million Dollar Milestone...


Celebrating World Cancer Day With The 2020 Fight To End Cancer

Posted: December 17, 2019

Photo Description: The 2020 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team.  This team has set out to raise over $250,00 dollars in support of cancer research by May 30, 2020.  Learn how you can join them in their Fight To End Cancer. Celebrating World Cancer Day With The 2020 Fight To End Cancer Founded by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), World Cancer Day is recognized every February 4th.  The day aims to save millions of preventable deaths by raising awareness, providing education and calling for national leadership on policies, legislation, investment and innovation. 2019...


Nobody Does It Fresher! Hilite Fine Foods takes a bite out of Cancer

Posted: January 14, 2020

FTEC2020 Fighter Josh Seigal aka the Fine Fruit Ninja in front of his Sponsors Truck! Nobody Does It Fresher! Hilite Fine Foods takes a bite out of Cancer. Community support is what has built the Fight To End Cancer over the last 8 years, without all the love and support we wouldn't exist! Similar to our new friends at Hilite Fine Foods, Brian and Joe Seigal have been in the produce business for years, working in the Humbertown community. Family-run businesses like Hilite Fine Foods are true staples in our community. This year their family member Josh and his wife Julia have joined...


The Story Of Geoff Nantes, A Fighter Behind the Scenes

Posted: January 29, 2020

The Story Of Geoff Nantes, A Fighter Behind the Scenes Article by Rob Gorican, 2013 Fight To End Cancer Fighter I was honoured to be chosen as one of the fight team for the Fight to End Cancer, in 2013, a fundraiser in support of cancer research, with proceeds going directly to support the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  The event was also in need of a stage manager and so I immediately thought of Julie, who didn’t hesitate to answer the call to help.  Since that year, we have both been actively and proudly involved with the production of this annual gala event.  Fight to...


[POST EVENT RELEASE] Charity Golf Tournament 'Nine & Dine' Takes A Swing At Cancer!

Posted: January 15, 2020

'Nine & Dine' Event Organizer Corina Murphy (right), with Ann & Kerri Charity Golf Tournament 'Nine & Dine' Takes A Swing At Cancer! Premiere Mortgage Centre hosted their third annual 'Nine & Dine' Charity Golf Tournament last September.  Corina Murphy was inspired to 'Join The Fight' after watching her colleague, Deren Hasip, compete in the 2019 Fight To End Cancer.  This year, the 'Nine & Dine' took a swing at cancer, deciding that a portion of the proceeds would be directly donated to the Fight To End Cancer, in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. We...


The Search Is ON For Our 2020 Fight Team | Apply Now #FTEC2020

Posted: August 15, 2019

The Search Is ON For Our 2020 Fight Team | Join The Fight To End Cancer 2020 Photo Credit: Rebecca Freeman Founded in 2011, the Fight To End Cancer has donated over $1,500,000.00, in support of cancer research, with proceeds going directly to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Do you have what it takes to Fight To End Cancer? Orientation Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019 Time: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Did You Miss The Orientation? No problem, still submit your application and we will bring you in for an assessment and help you through the next steps. (Fight Night...


[POST EVENT RELEASE] $1.5 Million Dollars And Counting! The Fight To End Cancer Breaks Records In Support Of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

Posted: June 3, 2019

  $1.5 Million Dollars And Counting! The Fight To End Cancer Breaks Records In Support Of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation MEDIA INQUIRIES: Jennifer Huggins Executive Director Phone: +1.416.666.9314 Email address: pr@fighttoendcancer.com Support The FTEC2019 Fight Team: Donate. Initiate. Participate. Meet The Fight Team  Gala Highlights  Red Carpet Photos The 8th  Annual Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala (FTEC2019) presented by Landscape Plus Ltd. and Grafton Apparel Ltd. was a successful, high-energy and, at times, emotional event.  The sold...


[ANNOUNCEMENT] The Law Office Management Association (TLOMA) Weighs In On The Fight To End Cancer

Posted: September 25, 2019

Dawn Millar continues the Fight To End Cancer, after stepping into the ring in a sanctioned Olympic-Style boxing match in 2018. Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow The Law Office Management Association (TLOMA) Weighs In On The Fight To End Cancer Vice President of the Board of Directors for The Law Office Management Association (TLOMA), and 2018 Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) fighter, Dawn 'Wonder Woman' Millar, has proven herself a winner in and outside of the ring.  We're honoured to announce that TLOMA has chosen the Fight To End Cancer as this years charity of choice. The fact that...


Tailoring A Future Free Of Cancer. Grafton Apparel Sets Records In The Fight To End Cancer!

Posted: September 2, 2019

Mangers from the Grafton Apparel family who's stores raised over $1,000.00 each in the Fight To End Cancer! Photo Credit: Alisia DeMelo Tailoring A Future Free Of Cancer Grafton Apparel Sets Records In The Fight To End Cancer! Grafton Apparel has taken their support for The Fight to End Cancer to the next level, helping us tailor a future free of cancer. We announced that Grafton Apparel would be stepping up as a Presenting Partner in 2019, alongside Landscape Plus Ltd, after contributing as sponsors since 2014.  We are truly humbled to have such incredible partners lending...


Charity Golf Tournament 'Nine & Dine' is not only Raising the Roof... They're also joining the Fight To End Cancer

Posted: August 27, 2019

Corina Murphy and CEO, Michael Braithwaite of Raising the Roof, ove the  receiving funds raised after last years charity golf event. Charity Golf Tournament 'Nine & Dine' is not only Raising the Roof... They're also joining the Fight To End Cancer Premiere Mortgage Centre is hosting their third annual 'Nine & Dine' Charity Golf Tournament on September 26th, 2019.  They have raised more than $23,000 over the past two years through this amazing event, giving back to their charity of choice 'Raising the Roof'.  They saw their co-worker, Deren Hasip, compete in the 2019 Fight...


'What A Wonderful World' Thanks To Grafton Apparel's George Richards

Posted: June 24, 2019

Feature entertainer, Enrico Galante, entertained over 60 guests at the second annual Grafton's Got Talent at the George Richards Big & Tall Clothiers on Dundas St. E in Mississauga. 'What A Wonderful World' Thanks To Grafton Apparel's George Richards VIEW GRAFTON'S GOT TALENT PHOTO ALBUM We are very pleased to share with you highlights of the second annual Grafton's Got Talent Night held at George Richards on Dundas, in Mississauga, on June 23rd. Ray Reeds, District Manager, and Treasurer, Linda Alonzi, Store Manager, Enrico Galante, Saxophonist, Sound Engineer, and Co-Chair...


Fighting for Cancer and Fashion NoNo's Everywhere | Featuring Boa Apparel Inc

Posted: June 27, 2019

Our Ring Girls Styled by Boa Apparel Inc Fashion forward, unique, original styles at affordable prices. Conscious and proud.  Fighting for Cancer and Fashion NoNo's Everywhere | Featuring Boa Apparel Inc The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome community support.  Our 2019 Gala will mark our year partnering with Boa Apparel Inc and we are delighted to have them on board. Boa, a fashion-forward,  Toronto-based clothing boutique was established in 2001 by twin sisters Ofra and Daphne Nissani. Immersed in the apparel/retail world from a young...


[POST EVENT RELEASE] Getting Your MINDSET On FTEC2019 ... At The Official Media Day Weigh Ins

Posted: May 24, 2019

Getting Your MINDSET On FTEC2019 ... At The Official Media Day Weigh Ins View Photo Album MEDIA INQUIRIES: Jennifer Huggins Executive Director Phone: +1.416.666.9314 Email address: pr@fighttoendcancer.com Media Access Accreditation: –> 2019 Charity Boxing Gala: Sat. June 1, 2019 5pm – 11 pm | Old Mill Toronto Request Media Access | View Official Press Release Support The FTEC2019 Fight Team: Donate. Initiate. Participate. Meet The FTEC2019 Fight Team The 2019 Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) Media Weigh-Ins were yet again a HUGE success!  The event...


EVENT ADVISORY: Fight Night Is This Saturday | Fight To End Cancer At Old Mill Toronto

Posted: May 24, 2019

EVENT ADVISORY: Fight Night Is This Saturday | Fight To End Cancer At Old Mill Toronto Saturday June 1st is Fight Night... AND Defeat Is NOT An Option! WHAT:  The 8th Annual Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala, Benefiting The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Request Media Access Our Official Media Day last week was EPIC (View Article and Photos).  We have finally reached fight night, after nearly a year of preparation and training!  Our Las Vegas-style, pre-show entertainment, will commence after a glamorous cocktail reception and gourmet dinner.  The evening features...


[POST-EVENT RELEASE] POUND-FOR-POUND: Heavyweight Works by Fight To End Cancer Artists: A Knockout Success

Posted: May 10, 2019

POUND-FOR-POUND: Heavyweight Works by Fight To End Cancer Artists: A Knockout Success On May 7th, in partnership with Steam Whistle and FUJIFILM Canada, The Fight To End Cancer held their inaugural Pound-For-Pound: Heavyweight Works by Fight To End Cancer Artists gallery launch event.  The event was hosted at the fantastic Steam Whistle Gallery in the heart of Toronto.  The show features approximately 30 photos donated by talented members of the Fight To End Cancer family, printed on metal, by our newest photo  partners at Fujifilm Print Life. Our exhibit photographers...


Everything You Need To Know About #FTEC2019

Posted: January 27, 2019

Everything You Need To Know About #FTEC2019 About Fight To End Cancer... The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is a year round initiative carried out by ambassadors, sponsors and volunteers worldwide. Over $1,000,000.00 has been donated to date since our inaugural year in 2012. Funds raised by FTEC are donated directly to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Each year we celebrate the incredible hard work and dedication of our FTEC family with a black-tie charity boxing gala. This gala showcases 10 men and women who represent our Official Fight Team. More About Us or... Join...


EVENT ADVISORY: 2019 Official Media Day Weigh Ins | Fight To End Cancer Fight Team

Posted: May 16, 2019

EVENT ADVISORY: 2019 Official Media Day Weigh Ins | Fight To End Cancer Fight Team   Thursday May 23rd will be the final opportunity to get exclusive access to the FTEC2019 Fight Team before they fight on event night. GUEST INFORMATION WHAT: Join us for a fun night for the Media and Partners to get to know the official FTEC2019 Fight Team.The 2019 Fight Team invites you to MINDSET brain gym for an experience unlike any other in Toronto’s exclusive Yorkville neighbourhood.  MINDSET is Canada’s first gym + spa for your brain. They are changing the mindset of busy...


[PRESS RELEASE] Defeat Is NOT An Option | Introducing The 2019 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team

Posted: March 4, 2019

THE FIGHT TO END CANCER IS WORKING TO RAISE $2 MILLION DOLLARS IN SUPPORT OF THE PRINCESS MARGARET CANCER FOUNDATION The 2019 Fight Team Showcases The Unyielding Commitment Of Diverse Individuals Dedicated To Making A Difference! Important Dates: –> Steam Whistle FTEC Gallery: Tues. May 7, 2019 7pm – 11pm | Request Media Access –> Official Media Day at MINDSET Brain Gym: Thurs. May 23, 2019 6pm – 8pm | Request Media Access –> 2019 Charity Boxing Gala: Sat. June 1, 2019 5pm – 11 pm | Old Mill Toronto Request Media Access Public Relations Team, Fight...


PICTURING A WORLD WITHOUT CANCER | Pound-For-Pound Feature Photographers

Posted: April 28, 2019

SQUAD UP - 2019 Fight To End Cancer Fighters:Rick, Fedele, Ceilagh, Talia, Lisa, Renata, Deren, Paul, George and Josh. PICTURING A WORLD WITHOUT CANCER Pound-For-Pound Feature Photographers Hosted by our partners at Steam Whistle Brewery and sponsored by Fujifilm printlife, Fight To End Cancer is proud to introduce the talent behind our Pound-For-Pound gallery. The show, entitled “Pound for Pound: Heavyweight Works by FTEC Artists” will run throughout May in the Steam Whistle Gallery in Toronto.   Purchase photos and art by local and world-renowned photographers and artists...


PRESS RELEASE | Pound For Pound: Heavyweight Works By Fight To End Cancer Artists

Posted: February 19, 2019

PRESS RELEASE | Pound For Pound: Heavyweight Works By Fight To End Cancer Artists For Immediate Release. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. April 1, 2019  ~ The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC), in partnership with Steam Whistle Brewing, is excited to announce the inaugural photography and art exhibit featuring the works of various artists who have contributed their time and talent to promoting the Fight To End Cancer. The show, entitled “Pound for Pound: Heavyweight works by FTEC artists” will run from May 7th until May 31st in the Steam Whistle gallery.  The exhibit will kickoff...


ANNOUNCEMENT: Canadian Rising Star Freddie Future Joins The Fight To End Cancer 2019

Posted: March 8, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENT: Canadian Rising Star Freddie Future Joins The Fight To End Cancer 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- TORONTO, ON. Freddie Future is one of Toronto’s emerging artists whose first single “Leave Me Cold” from his debut EP (due Summer 2019) is already making waves.  A fresh mix of indie pop and R n’ B, the EP is poised to garner a heap of attention for this Canadian rising star and author when the second single “Too Heavy” is released March 22, 2019 Freddie is extremely excited to be officially joining the Fight To End Cancer! In his words, "It’s...


20 Thousand Burpees In Support Of Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Mariela Burkett's Survivor Bootcamp

Posted: April 20, 2019

Mariela Burkett inspires survivors worldwide with her story of courage and survival. 20 Thousand Burpees In Support Of Fight To End Cancer Featuring Mariela Burkett's Survivor Bootcamp We're All Touched By Cancer! Thanks To Mariela Burkett, We're Knocking Cancer OUT! Since 2016, Mariela Burkett has been raising funds for Fight To End Cancer with her Survivor Bootcamp's and Buck-A-Burpee Campaign.  This weekend, she took her efforts to the next level, raising over $20,000.00 in donations, with all funds benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Survivor Bootcamp...


'Insight' Into Knocking Out Cancer | Featuring Insight Global

Posted: April 13, 2019

'Insight' Into Knocking Out Cancer | Featuring Insight Global The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome community support.  Our 2019 Gala will mark our first year partnering with Insight Global, and we are delighted to have them on board.  Their commitment and support of the company to the cause speaks volumes about their desire to make a difference. "Insight Global's Toronto office is so proud to offer support for the Fight To End Cancer. Many people in our office have loved ones who's lives have been greatly impacted by the various forms of Cancer, so contributing...


MEET YOUR MATCH | OFFICIAL BOUT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FIGHT TO END CANCER 2019

Posted: March 25, 2019

MEET YOUR MATCH | OFFICIAL BOUT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FIGHT TO END CANCER 2019 Photo Credit: Spencer Wynn The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) 8th Annual Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala, benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, is a Black Tie, exclusive, must attend event, hosted at The Historic Old Mill Toronto, on Saturday June 1, 2019.  The FTEC2019 Fight Team, in concert with our presenting partners Landscape Plus Ltd. and Grafton Apparel Ltd., are working to make FTEC history by taking the total funds raised to $2 million dollars.  Be a part of history and Join...


Connecting' Through The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Rachel Martin | Featuring Rachel Martin

Posted: April 11, 2019

Photo Credit: Chris Small 'Connecting' Through The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Rachel Martin “Sometimes the most beautiful things can come out of difficulties in life” ~Rachel Martin Rachel Martin and her partner Patrick Balfour were travelling through India, in the middle of a trip of a lifetime, in March 2018.  A fit, happy and beautiful 30 year old, Rachel…Ray to her friends…was at the top of her game.  Her and Patrick were settling into their picturesque home near Barrie, their Social Media Agency, PINKbear, was thriving and Rachel was training for her first...


SURVIVOR BOOTCAMP IS BACK! Saturday April 27, 2019 | 9:30 am

Posted: March 27, 2019

THE EVENT Join cancer survivor Mariela Burkett in this year's semi-annual Survivor Bootcamp to help raise funds for cancer patients & their families. Focus is to bring forth awareness to the mental & physical struggle associated with cancer, in hopes of creating a stronger circle around those affected by it. WHEN Saturday April 27, 2019 | 9:30 am until 11:30 am WHERE Life Time Athletic | 3055 Pepper Mill Ct, Mississauga, ON L5L 4X5 WHY Official Fight To End Cancer Ambassador, Mariela Burkett, joins forces with The FTEC2019 Fight Team. Together they stand united to Fight The...


Things Are Heating Up In The Fight To End Cancer | A Sneak Peek At The #FTEC2019 Official Campaign

Posted: February 25, 2019

The 2019 Fight To End Cancer is placed in 'Picture-Perfect' position for the official campaign shot, conceptualized by renowned Toronto photographer, Spencer Wynn. Things Are Heating Up In The Fight To End Cancer A Sneak Peek At The #FTEC2019 Official Campaign A huge thank you to all of the photographers, hair & make-up artists, assistance crew & FTEC’s Planning Committee, for  all their hard work in executing such an inspiring and stunning campaign. Official Campaign Photographer: Spencer Wynn | Photographer Assistant: Rebecca Freeman | Photographer Assistant: Alisia...


The Story Of Mike Kosziwka, A True Hero In The Fight To End Cancer

Posted: April 13, 2019

The Story Of Mike Kosziwka, A True Hero In The Fight To End Cancer Our Dad, Mike Kosziwka was born on February 26, 1932 to Ukrainian immigrants, George and Polly Kosziwka. Dad was the third born of 7—5 boys and 2 girls. He was raised in Saskatchewan and moved to Ontario when he was 17 to find work. It was in Toronto where he met his future bride, Matilda “Tili" Mayo. They married and raised 5 children, and were blessed with 13 Grandchildren and to date 4 great-grandchildren. Before his 75th year, Dad had survived a heart attack and three Cancers—Thyroid, Colon, and Prostate...


LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 1 2020 ESPY AWARDS SHOW EXPERIENCE FOR TWO

Posted: April 11, 2019

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LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 2 The Ultimate Weekend For 2 At The Luxurious Old Mill Toronto and FTEC2020

Posted: April 11, 2019

LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 2 The Ultimate Weekend For 2 At The Luxurious Old Mill Toronto Dressed To Impress By Tip Top Tailors And A VIP Experience At FTEC2020 Item Description: Prepare for the red carpet with a $1000.00 Gift Card From Tip Top Tailors and a gown rental from Rent Frock Repeat. Get picked up in style by black car service provided by Moe Limo and enjoy FTEC2020 as a VIP Guest. Get pampered for the entire weekend at the luxurious Old Mill Toronto, in one of their executive suites.  Enjoy nearly 1,000 sq. feet of elegance and spectacular views of the lush Humber...


LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 3 Romantic Escape For Two to Iberostar Selection Paraiso Lindo In Cancun Mexico

Posted: April 17, 2019

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Posted: April 11, 2019

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LIVE AUCTION MAIN EVENT | LOT. 5 DE VILLE - LADYMATIC OMEGA CO-AXIAL 34 MM

Posted: April 12, 2019

LIVE AUCTION MAIN EVENT | LOT. 5 DE VILLE - LADYMATIC OMEGA CO-AXIAL 34 MM Steel - Red Gold On Steel - Red Gold Item Description: The OMEGA Ladymatic is a mesmerizing blend of extraordinary design and truly innovative watchmaking. It was crafted for the woman who cares as much about the technology in her timepiece as she does its appearance. This OMEGA Ladymatic features a pure white mother-of-pearl dial marked with diamond-set indexes and is decorated with a supernova pattern with a date window at the 3 o’clock position. The exquisite dial is visible through a scratch-resistant...


Celebrating International Women's Day 2019 With The Women Of The Fight To End Cancer

Posted: January 29, 2019

Photo Description: The Women Of Fight To End Cancer 2019 (left to right: Talia Joundi, Ceilagh MacDonald, Lisa Ventura, Renata Reynolds), alongside their 6 teammates hope to raise over $250,000.00 this year alone.  Learn how you can join them in their Fight To End Cancer.  View FTEC2019 Fight Team. March 8th is International Women’s Day, an opportunity for us to collectively celebrate women’s achievements while calling for a more gender balanced world.  The Fight to End Cancer has featured at least one female fight, since its inception, which more often than not turns out to...


Securing A Cancer Free Future | Featuring SelfStor

Posted: March 18, 2019

 Securing A Cancer-Free Future | Featuring SelfStor The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome community support.  SelfStor has been a strong supporter of the Fight To End Cancer since 2017.  Their commitment and support to the event speak volumes about their desire to make a difference at our event and within our community. This year the team at SelfStor wanted to up the anty and get creative in their efforts to continue to support the Fight to End Cancer.  They have created their own pledge/support pages and for every online review they receive they...