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Make-A-Wish® Canada announces 2016 national Rope for Hope fundraising contest: Winner to receive trip for two to London, England, courtesy of Monograms and WestJet

July 2016

July 7, 2016, TORONTO – Participants across Canada that register for Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, this year and raise $3,000 or more before Oct. 31, will be entered in a draw to win a one-week vacation for two to London, England.

That Million Dollar Question

May 2016

There is a common question asked by newcomers to this adventure of parenting and it is asked in a variety of ways:


When will I know what my child will be like?

At what point, did you know how severe your child would be?

My daughter can hold her head up, does this mean she won’t be as severe as your child?

I am terrified that our son won’t be able to do anything. What signs will tell me how bad things are?


Make-A-Wish® Celebrates Those That Make Wishes Possible on World Wish Day®

April 2016

Join the global celebration of thanks by sharing your #WorldWishDay message on social media

Finding Inspiration "Out of the Blue"

April 2016

These are moments that I will forever hold in my heart, and look back on. I had finally become part of something bigger than myself that helped make a difference in someone else’s life.

I'm a social worker. What's your super power?
I’m a social worker. What’s your super power?

March 2016

When I was 18 years old, I added this to my bucket list: “I will be on The Oprah Winfrey Show and will give everyone what they wish for!” I never made it on to Oprah. However, I like to believe that I’ve fulfilled my part of my goal.

PJ's wish to be Canada's prime minister

February 2016

Make-A-Wish® recipient to enjoy VIP treatment during visit to Ottawa this week

Mattering Matters: Listen to Your Heart and Take a Risk

February 2016

Who wouldn’t love to have Cupid's career? You just go around instilling feelings of love. Actually, that’s pretty much what my job has been like for 16 years or so.


WestJet and Make-A-Wish® Canada release video highlighting former wish recipient families

February 2016

CALGARY, Alberta. February 9, 2016. What happens when a child with a life-threatening illness is granted her wish? What happens when a child is given hope, strength and joy? Today, Make-A-Wish® Canada and WestJet demonstrate the life-changing effects of a wish with the launch of the video, Impact of a Wish


Make-A-Wish® Canada Celebrates More Than 6,200 Unique Wishes Granted

January 2016

Jan. 15, 2016, TORONTO – Thanks to an incredible display of generosity from donors and corporate partners and the heartfelt dedication of some very special volunteers and staff, Make-A-Wish® Canada is pleased to announce that it has granted 6,281 wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions since inception in 1983.