Ambassador Features

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...


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...


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

Posted: April 28, 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...


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...


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...


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.  Since 2017, SelfStor has been a strong supporter of the Fight To End Cancer.  Their commitment and support to the event speaks volumes about their desire to make a difference. In their own words: "Since 1996, Self Stor has provided secure self storage solutions across the Greater Toronto Area, with locations in North York, Etobicoke, Richmond Hill, and Guelph. We experience the effects of cancer every single day when dealing with our clients...


Making An Impact On The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Impact Cleaning Services

Posted: March 29, 2019

Making An Impact On The Fight To End Cancer Featuring Impact Cleaning Services The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome community support.  Our 2019 Gala will mark our first year partnering with Impact Cleaning Services, and we are delighted to have them on board.  George Boutsalis will be representing the family business, as he steps in the ring as our 2019 Fight To End Cancer Main Event!  His commitment and the support of the company to the cause speaks volumes about their desire to make a difference.  In their own words: “Impact Cleaning Services...


Featuring Oxygen Bike Co

Posted: April 11, 2019

  Take The Tax Off Your Next Bike Purchase Oxygen Bike is proud to discount the tax off all Fight To End Cancer family purchases to allow for the donation to be made by the client. Start Shopping NOW (print or present this ad before purchasing your bike) Shawn Fitzpatrick is a local bicycle shop owner, bike racer and spinning instructor. Not only did he commit a year of his life to train and compete in the Fight To End Cancer 2013, he has continued his support ever since. A week prior to the FTEC, he and his team are riding bicycles from Toronto to Niagara Falls in the...


Fight To End Cancer Ambassador, Amanda Galle Delivers A Double KNOCK OUT!

Posted: March 24, 2019

Fight To End Cancer Ambassador, Amanda Galle Delivers A Double KNOCK OUT! 3-time national champ won her pro debut on March 29 Amanda Galle has taken her boxing career to the professional stage. The Mississauga native has had a storied amateur career, but she ran into some issues with Boxing Canada heading into last year's world championships and decided now was the time to turn pro. “I’m ready to take matters into my own hands, turn professional and start achieving the next step of challenges and goals ahead,” said Galle, a three-time national champion. Galle, who is...


Kick The Flip Out Of Cancer | Featuring CJ’s SKATEPARK

Posted: March 17, 2019

Kick The Flip Out Of Cancer | Featuring CJ’s SKATEPARK The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome community support.  Since 2015, CJ’s SKATEPARKand CJ Graphics have been a strong supporter of the Fight To End Cancer.  Their commitment and support to the event speaks volumes about their desire to make a difference. In their own words: “The CJ Group of Companies is honoured to support the Fight To End Cancer. By working together, raising awareness, and achieving strong funding we will help make cancer a thing of the past. Giving back has always been...


Taking The Stand Against Cancer | Featuring RV Law

Posted: March 17, 2019

Taking The Stand Against Cancer | Featuring RV Law The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome community support.  Our 2019 Gala will mark our fourth year partnering with RV Law, and we are delighted to have them on board.  Antonio Raviele of RV Law, has always been a big supporter his community. Each year, he and the team are step it up with their support by sponsoring an FTEC2019 fighter, (Deren Hasip of 2019).  His commitment and support to the event speaks volumes about his desire to make a difference.  In his own words: “RV Law is very proud to support...


A Birthday Wish To End Cancer | By 12 Year Old Victoria

Posted: February 27, 2019

In addition to celebrating her 12th birthday on the soccer field, Victoria raised over $1200.00 in support of cancer research. A Birthday Wish To End Cancer | By 12 Year Old Victoria The Annual Fight To End Cancer Gala showcases a group of 10 charity boxers who dedicate the better part of their year to literally step into the ring to fight cancer.  This gala takes the majority of the year to plan and execute, however our Fight To End Cancer is year round for everyone involved.  We continue the fight, both locally and abroad, through our FTEC Ambassador Initiative, in addition...


'Love' The Main Ingredient In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Kim Kolatschek And Allison Dellandrea

Posted: February 17, 2019

Justice Allison Dellandrea officiated Kim and Mike Kolatschek's wedding, marrying her friend, teammate and former opponent. 'Love' The Main Ingredient In The Fight To End Cancer Featuring Kim Kolatschek And Allison Dellandrea Article by: Christopher Small Family Day provides us with an opportunity to reflect on the importance of spending time with our families, and appreciate the connections we hare with one another.  On this family day, we wanted to share one of the countless stories that make up the Fight to End Cancer family. In 2017 Kim Kolatschek and Allison Dellandrea were...


McLauzon Stars in A Kiss to End Cancer | Featuring Craig and Erica

Posted: February 16, 2019

Photo Credit: Spencer Wynn McLauzon Stars in A 'Kiss to End Cancer' | Featuring Craig and Erica Article by: Christopher Small No, this isn’t the latest superhero blockbuster soon to hit a theatre near you.  It is a story about some real-life superheroes that have gone above and beyond to fight the evil villain plaguing us all; cancer. Six years ago, Erica McMaster was tending bar when in walked Craig Lauzon.  Our handsome and funny leading man was starring on a critically acclaimed TV show and was just looking for dinner, and maybe, a friendly face.  Little did our two heroes...


Raising The 'Tie-Bar' In The Fight To End Cancer: Announcing Grafton Apparel As A Presenting Partner for 2019

Posted: November 7, 2018

Grafton Apparel President, Lance Itkoff, signs a cheque for $175,000.00 in direct donations to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Raising The 'Tie-Bar' In The Fight To End Cancer: Announcing Grafton Apparel As A Presenting Partner for 2019 The Grafton Apparel Family have been proud partners of the Fight To End Cancer since 2014.  Grafton Apparel has never been content with doing just enough since its founding in 1853.  The Grafton teams across Canada have redefined the fight in ways we could only dream of, in addition to donating their time and formal wear to the fight team.  In 2018...


Honouring A Legacy – A Fight To End Cancer Family Affair | Featuring Vieni Estates

Posted: August 8, 2018

Fight To End Cancer Founder, Jennifer Huggins, and Antonio Raviele (FTEC Partner and son of late Pasquale Raviele), have become family through the partnership of Vieni Estates.Photo Credit: Christopher Small Honouring A Legacy – A Fight To End Cancer Family Affair Featuring Pasquale Raviele, Founder Of Vieni Estates Article By: Christopher Small, Allison Dellandrea Pasquale Raviele, Founder of Vieni Estates Pasquale Raviele wanted to find a way to bring a part of his native Italy to Ontario, since immigrating to Canada.   Pasquale took his first step towards realizing this...


Brewing Success In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Steam Whistle

Posted: February 19, 2019

Brewing Success In The Fight To End Cancer Featuring Steam Whistle Steam Whistle has been the official beer partner of Fight To End Cancer since 2014, and this will be the second consecutive year that they are stepping into the ring to literally fight cancer! After Tyler Smith represented Steam Whistle as a fighter in FTEC2018, Josh Hillinger decided to continue the trend by jumping in with both feet. "I am now 36 years old and have witnessed numerous losses in my life to cancer.  I've decided to take my fight to the ring and I am participating in the 8th annual Fight To...


'Do You Have The Drive To Fight To End Cancer?' Featuring Moe Limo

Posted: November 5, 2018

Do You Have The Drive To Fight To End Cancer? Featuring Moe Limo 10% Discount On All Bookings Moe Limo is proud to discount all Fight To End Cancer family bookings to allow for the donation to be made by the client. Reserve Your Limo NOW The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome community support.  Our 2019 Gala will mark our first year official partnering with Moe Limo and we are delighted to have them on board.  Their commitment and support to the event speaks volumes about their desire to make a difference. In their own words: "Moe Limo is...


Grafton Apparel Is Fighting Cancer In Style By Raising Over $175,000.00

Posted: August 24, 2018

Grafton Apparel President, Lance Itkoff, signs a cheque for $175,000.00 in direct donations to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. The Grafton Apparel Family Is Fighting Cancer In Style By Donating Over $175,000.00 Tip Top Tailors and the Grafton Apparel Family have been proud partners of the Fight To End Cancer since 2014.  The teams across Canada have redefined the fight in ways we could only dream of.  This year alone,  the Grafton teams, including Tip Top Tailors, George Richards and Mr. Big & Tall Menswear, have managed to raise and donate over $175,000 and raised over $235,000...


The Heart And Soul Of Fighting Cancer | Featuring Grafton Apparel's George Richards

Posted: July 22, 2018

Liberty Silver (left) and Enrico Galante (right), wowed the crowd with an unforgettable experience. Over 60 attended the inaugural Grafton's Got Talent event held at George Richards on Dundas St. E. in Mississauga. Proceeds raised for this event was an impressive $1511 thanks to the generosity and support of colleagues, family and friends. The Heart And Soul Of Fighting Cancer Featuring Grafton Apparel's George Richards VIEW GRAFTON'S GOT TALENT PHOTO ALBUM We are very pleased to share with you highlights of the first ever Grafton's Got Talent Night held at George Richards on Dundas...


I Dedicate This Fight To You

Posted: May 17, 2018

Words From Fight To End Cancer Fighter: Rick Dhillon It was November 1st, 2011, a painful day in the intensive care unit of Trilium Hospital. I was holding my older brothers hand and the small room was packed with all the people I love. My hero, my best friend, my blood was attached to a life support machine. I can remember the feeling of his cold hand as I was trying to warm it up. I wanted to cry but my family was watching and if I broke down they would break down even harder than they already were. I was the older brother now and had to be strong like he would have been. I can never...


Welcome To The Fight Team | Fighting Cancer With The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

Posted: May 9, 2018

FTEC 2017 Alumnus Allison Dellandrea and Dr. Lorne Rotstein her primary care physician since he performed her radical neck dissection for recurrent thyroid cancer in 2009 Fighting Cancer With The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Welcome To The Fight Team Article by: Allison Dellandrea Allison Dellandrea is the mother of three teenagers, a cross-fit athlete, marathoner, FTEC 2017 fighter and a member of the Fight to End Cancer executive. You are already a member of the Fight to End Cancer team if you are reading this article. You have contributed to the goal of conquering cancer...


Fighting Cancer In The Heart Of Toronto | Featuring Kasa Moto

Posted: April 5, 2018

Fighting Cancer In The Heart Of Toronto | Featuring Kasa Moto Official Media Day - Thursday May 24, 2018 ... RSVP For Special Access The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome community support.  Our 2018 Gala will mark our first year partnering with Chase Hospitality Group (CHG) and we are delighted to have them on board.  Their commitment and support to the event speaks volumes about their desire to make a difference. In their own words: "Chase Hospitality Group is a proud partner of the Fight to End Cancer. It is an honour to support an event with...


Breaking Records With Mariela Burkett's Survivor Bootcamp

Posted: April 28, 2018

Mariela Burkett inspires survivors worldwide with her story of courage and survival. Breaking Records With 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 it to the next level with her Survivor Bootcamp, hitting nearly $15,000.00 in donations, with all funds benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. The bootcamp saw over one hundred participants...


The Power Of Momentum | Featuring Mariela Burkett

Posted: January 11, 2019

Mariela Burkett is held high as she is honoured by her supporters after hosting the most successful Survivor Bootcamp earlier this year! The Power Of Momentum | Featuring Mariela Burkett Tickets On Sale Now For Mariela's Next Survivor Bootcamp On Saturday April 27, 2019 Tickets & Info Mo-men-tum - strength or force gained by motion or by a series of events. Mariela Burkett’s life has been all about momentum, since being declared cancer-free nearly five years ago.  Mariela took her commitment to fitness, personal training, and inspiring others to a whole new, epic level...


Announcement! You Can Now Wear Your Support With Tip Top Tailors

Posted: May 30, 2018

Announcement! You Can Now Wear Your Support With Tip Top Tailors Tip Top Tailors will be selling FTEC tie clips in their stores across Canada, so you can 'Wear Your Support' in the Fight to End Cancer!  This is a part of their ongoing and significant support of the Fight to End Cancer and 100% of the sales from the sale of the tie clips will be donated to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  Tip Top Tailors have nearly 100 stores across Canada and a very popular Online Store. TIP TOP TAILORS RETURNS FOR THEIR FIFTH YEAR IN THE FIGHT TO END CANCER! Tip...


Leading The Pack In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Wolfepoint Consulting

Posted: April 18, 2018

Not only does Chris Small put his name behind the Fight To End Cancer, but he also put himself in the ring to fight for a cause he truly believes in.  After stepping into the ring in 2017 as an FTEC fighter, he continues to support by sponsoring a Fight To End Cancer fighter each year.  Chris is a true hero in the Fight To End Cancer. Leading The Pack In The Fight To End Cancer Featuring Wolfepoint Consulting The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome community support.  Our 2019 Gala will mark our fourth year partnering with Wolfepoint Consulting, and we are delighted...


Making It Happen With Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Make It Happen Media

Posted: April 17, 2018

The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome community support.  Our 2018 Gala will mark our third year partnering with Make It Happen Media, and we are delighted to have them on board.  Their commitment and support to the event speaks volumes about their desire to make a difference.  In their own words: “Make It Happen Media is proud to support the Fight To End Cancer.  This is a collective effort that raises fund for the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  As you know, research is vital in helping us find a cure for cancer; a disease that has no boundaries. Congratulations...


PARENTAL ADVISORY: From Boxer to Fighter... Uncensored Story By FTEC2015 Fighter Leslie Ehm

Posted: April 9, 2018

Leslie Ehm (right) sets up a straight left for her opponent Georgia Curtis, at the 2015 Fight To End Cancer.  Since her involvement with Fight To End Cancer, she and her company have raised over $800,000.00 in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. PARENTAL ADVISORY: From Boxer to Fighter... Uncensored Story By FTEC2015 Fighter Leslie Ehm Excerpt from the book ‘Swagger – The BS-Free Guide to Keeping it Real in the Business World’ coming 2018 It’s May 30th, 2015.  I’m standing outside the vast wooden doors of a posh hotel ballroom.  Inside I can hear an...


Building A Beautiful Community With York Marble

Posted: May 1, 2018

Building A Beautiful Community With York Marble The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome community support.  Since 2015, York Marble has been a strong supporter of the Fight To End Cancer.  Their commitment and support to the event speaks volumes about their desire to make a difference. In their own words: "Glen and I are honoured to be part of such an amazing event. Over the years, we have seen friends and family members affected by this terrible disease. Some have beaten it, others have not. We want to make a difference for future generations! To the Fight...


Committed To Building A Cancer-Free Community | Featuring Lincoln Construction Group

Posted: April 25, 2018

Committed To Building A Cancer-Free Community Featuring Lincoln Construction Group The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome community support.  Our 2019 Gala will mark our second year partnering with Lincoln Construction Group and we are delighted to have them on board.  Their commitment and support to the event speaks volumes about their desire to make a difference. In their own words: "As a company we all know someone that has been touched by cancer whether a family member, employee or their spouse. We believe in supporting all of our employees and through our support...


Family Physicians Serving The Kingsway Community | Featuring Prince Edward Medical

Posted: February 4, 2019

The Prince Edward Medical Team are ready to Fight To End Cancer! "We believe that most of health is prevention, living a healthy lifestyle that includes mental and physical well-being."   Family Physicians Serving The Kingsway Community | Featuring Prince Edward Medical The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome community support.  Our 2019 Gala will mark our second year partnering with Prince Edward Medical and we are delighted to have them on board.  Their commitment and support to the event speaks volumes about their desire to make a difference...


It’s Time to Knock out Cancer! Featuring Humbertown Jewellers

Posted: March 4, 2019

 It’s Time to Knock out Cancer! Featuring Humbertown Jewellers The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) team is honoured to receive the continued support of Humbertown Jewellers as our official Live Auction Presenting Partners! Humbertown Jewellers have generously donated the OMEGA CONSTELLATION CO-AXIAL DAY-DATE 38 MM to be featured in the live auction at the 8th Annual Fight to End Cancer Gala.  They are known for providing their customers with an unsurpassed collection of fine jewellery and watches Humbertown Jewellers cherishes their relationships with their clients, as well...


ANNOUNCEMENT: JAY MANDARINO TO BE OFFICIAL AUCTIONEER FOR THE 7th ANNUAL FIGHT TO END CANCER GALA!

Posted: March 18, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT: JAY MANDARINO TO BE OFFICIAL AUCTIONEER FOR THE 7th ANNUAL FIGHT TO END CANCER GALA! Over the past 27 years, Jay Mandarino has raised more than 50 million dollars for hundreds of charities worldwide by performing as a professional auctioneer through his Not-For-Profit Corporation, JBM Auction Services. At his day job, he is President and CEO of 31 companies including one of the world’s largest Not-For-Profit indoor skateboard parks. The link called “Sightings” on his company’s website, www.jbmauctionservices.com, shows Jay with many of the celebrities that...


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

Posted: January 19, 2018

On average, 103,100 Canadian women will be diagnosed with cancer and 40,400 women will die from cancer. Each year, the Fight To End Cancer Gala features at least one female bout that proves to be the ‘Fight Of The Night’. Join us on March 8th, as we celebrate International Women’s Day by reflecting on all of the hard work that our past, and present, female fighters have put into training to step into our ring and the hundreds of thousands of dollars that have been raised (collectively between them), in support of cancer research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Photo...


The Grassroots Of Fighting Cancer | Featuring Landscape Plus Ltd.

Posted: January 28, 2019

 Reintroducing Our Presenting Partners: Landscape Plus Ltd. Fighting To End Cancer Since 2012 Fight To End Cancer is a truly grassroots organization pulled together by local businesses and the community.  The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) team is honoured to announce the support of our friends at Landscape Plus Ltd. (LP) once again in 2019. Landscape Plus Ltd. is one of Toronto’s top landscape companies, and we are thrilled that they are back on board as our 2019  Presenting and Marketing Partner for the 8th Annual Fight To End Cancer Gala, in support of the Princess...


Fuelling Flame In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Combustion Training

Posted: January 28, 2018

 Combustion Keeps The Flame Burning Strong With Their Continued Support In The Fight To End Cancer! The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is thrilled to announce that Combustion Training has jumped on board for the fourth year in a row!  We are honoured to to have Combustion in our corner once again as our Presenting Partner  for the 2018 FTEC Gala, in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Combustion is helmed by 2015 Fight Team member Leslie Ehm and  is a kick-ass, creativity-fuelled training company, that transforms people so they can transform their organizations...


Taking Focus On The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Vincent Dayrit

Posted: January 7, 2018

Taking Focus On The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Vincent Dayrit Article By: Chris Small Toronto based freelance photographer, Vincent Dayrit, brings his unique eye to the Fight to End Cancer, embedding himself to capture stunning photos that are both honest and impartial.   His journalistic approach bears witness to the emotions and comradery shared amongst the fighters as they transition from pre-fight nerves through embattled contestants and finally unmistakable pride and joy. Photo by: Vincent Dayrit |Toronto based freelance photographer, Vincent Dayrit, brings his...


The Gentlemen's Expo | Official Master Of Ceremonies: 'Showdown Joe' Ferraro

Posted: November 10, 2017

The Gentlemen's Expo | Official Master Of Ceremonies: 'Showdown Joe' Ferraro Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first time ever.  The event proceeds will benefit the Fight To End Cancer, so you can enjoy a true gentleman’s sport, while raising...


The Gentlemen's Expo | Official Ring Announcer: Barry 'Bad Boy' Pletch

Posted: November 10, 2017

The Gentlemen's Expo | Official Ring Announcer: Barry 'Bad Boy' Pletch Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first time ever.  The event proceeds will benefit the Fight To End Cancer, so you can enjoy a true gentleman’s sport, while raising...


The Gentlemen's Expo | Special Guest Coach: Rodolfo Velasquez

Posted: November 10, 2017

The Gentlemen's Expo | Special Guest Coach: Rodolfo Velasquez Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first time ever.  The event proceeds will benefit the Fight To End Cancer, so you can enjoy a true gentleman’s sport, while raising funds for...


Welcoming The Newest Hero In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Michael Burns

Posted: November 1, 2017

Michael Burns, 2017 (CNW Group/Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation) Welcoming The Newest Hero In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Michael Burns The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is one of the Top 5 Cancer Research Centres in the world and is attracting world-class talent.  This is epitomized by its latest announcement, the appointment of Michael Burns to the position of President  & CEO of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, effective January 2, 2018. FTEC is an official partner supporting The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation and we are delighted to see...

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The 2017 Bed Race, A 'Wicked' Success | Featuring Landscape Plus Ltd.

Posted: October 30, 2017

Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow | The Landscape Plus Ltd. Team raced down Bloor St. W. in the Kingsway this weekend in support of the Dorothy Ley Hospice The 2017 Bed Race Was A 'Wicked' Success | Featuring Landscape Plus Ltd. The 9th Annual Halloween Bed Race and Pumpkinfest was a wicked success this past Sunday October 29th 2017, with costumes flying and beds racing down Bloor Street Teams of up to six members raced a hospital bed down Bloor St. W. in Etobicoke, in a bid to be crowned the winner.  Teams collected pledges with all the proceeds applied to support hospice palliative care...


Real Ingredients. Real Taste. Real Layers... and a very Real FIGHT!

Posted: December 18, 2017

Real Ingredients. Real Taste. Real Layers... and a very Real FIGHT! We're honoured to welcome Real Layers Baking Company Limited to the Fight To End Cancer! Real Layers will be launching their support internally at our year-end 2017 Holiday Bash by gifting our Fight To End Cancer Support team with a gourmet treat! Real Layers buttercream frostings are made with 100% Real Butter and other high-quality, whole food ingredients with no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. Three sisters (Rose, Ana and Lucy) launched Real Layers in 2016. Their ready-to-spread buttercream...


Rocked But Never Defeated In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Bobby Umar

Posted: August 18, 2017

Bobby Umar is a 4 x TEDx Speaker and a huge advocate in the Fight To End Cancer Rocked But Never Defeated In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Bobby Umar "Cancer affects us all.  Admittedly it was more removed from me because it was not a common South Asian (i.e. brown guy) thing growing up.  We mostly dealt with Diabetes and Heart Disease.  But there have been significant moments where Cancer has literally rocked me."   Everyone has a story, purpose, and a legacy. Here's Bobby's cancer story... Vincent Fazari was a student of mine at Shad Valley.  He was...


Thriving In Canada | Featuring Leigh Mitchell

Posted: August 18, 2017

Leigh Mitchell (wearing blue shirt) at a Women In Biz Network workshop she hosted earlier this year. Thriving In Canada | Featuring Leigh Mitchell Leigh Mitchell learned early in her adult life how to thrive and fight for what was important to her.  Leigh was diagnosed with pre-cancerous cervical cancer in her late twenties, which was caught just in time.  She was treated with laser surgery to remove it.  It was a quick day procedure, however, she was very emotional and exhausted post treatment.  Her encounter with cancer was a prelude to the importance she would place on...


If You Think Running Is Hard... Try Chemotherapy | Featuring Alison Gomes

Posted: August 15, 2017

Alison with her father running to Defeat Cancer! If You Think Running Is Hard... Try Chemotherapy | Featuring Alison Gomes Article By: Luis Parades Cancer can hit a person at anytime, no matter what stage in their life!  Alison Gomez found this out as she started on the first steps of achieving her career goals!  Alison had only one goal in her mind at the age of 19, to join and become a part of the US Navy.  She began on her journey by taking a huge step and moved to The Great Lakes Navel Base to begin basic training and boot camp.  It was at this navel base where she...


Tip Top Tailors Is Fighting Cancer In Style By Raising A Whopping $60,000.00

Posted: August 1, 2017

Photo Captured By: Virgil Barrow | Executive Director, Jennifer Huggins (Centre) and the team from Tip Top Tailor's Sherway location celebrate the big win as the company announces the news of raising over $60,000 in support of the Fight To End Cancer. Tip Top Tailors Is Fighting Cancer In Style By Raising A Whopping $60,000 Article By: Rebecca Weber Tip Top Tailors has been a proud partner of the Fight To End Cancer Family since 2014.  They’ve been with us for 4 years now and have helped us out in ways we could not have possibly imagined.  This year alone, Tip Top Tailors have managed...


Lights, Camera... So Much Action In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Q Productions

Posted: March 15, 2018

Lights, Camera... So Much Action In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Q Productions The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome audio and video technical support.  Our 2018 Gala will mark our second year partnering with Q Productions and we are delighted to have them on board.  Their commitment and support to the event speaks volumes about their desire to make a difference. " At Q Productions Inc, we've teamed up with Fight To End Cancer to show compassion and support for those who battle Cancer.  Each and every one of us will somehow be affected...