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Action Day 2017 will focus on need for gov’t to translate evidence into practice

February 9, 2017

By Deron Hamel Epilepsy Ontario is focusing this year’s Epilepsy Action Day at Queen’s Park on the need to standardize care for people with epilepsy across Ontario through dissemination and implementation of the province’s clinical epilepsy guidelines, as well as explaining what the guidelines mean for patients and doctors. This year’s Epilepsy Action Day is…

Summerfest Camp benefits teen and his parents, dad says

October 20, 2016

By Deron Hamel Attending Summerfest Camp for the past four years has been a benefit to both 15-year-old Jack Moller and his parents, says Jack’s dad, Tim. For Jack, Summerfest Camp has been an opportunity to become more independent; for his parents, the two-week camp has provided a venue where they feel comfortable letting Jack…

Summerfest has increased camper’s self-confidence, introduced her to new passions

September 8, 2016

By Deron Hamel Since Laura Cunningham’s daughter, Sara, began attending Summerfest Camp eight years ago, she has gained a lot of self-confidence and has discovered two passions: archery and swimming. Sara is also planning to complete training so she can become a camp counsellor. Sara, now 15, attended Summerfest Camp for the first time when…