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Epilepsy Ontario

“Epilepsy Shop” online store will launch on Friday November 6 at 9am!

November 2, 2020

We are excited to launch our latest Ontario Wide Campaign! Epilepsy Shop! #EPILEPSYSHOP “Epilepsy Shop” online store will launch on Friday November 6 at 9am! You will see classic purple hoodies, sweatshirts, t shirts and face masks. You will also see some really exciting new takes on spreading epilepsy awareness that we think you…

Epilepsy Ontario agencies partner to create an online 50-50 fundraising raffle

July 8, 2020

By Deron Hamel Summer is normally the time when epilepsy support agencies across Ontario host fundraising events; however, with the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic resulting in social distancing protocols and limited public gatherings, agencies decided to collaborate to create a safe way to raise money this year. The idea that developed from this collaboration is…


May 29, 2020

We have been informed through the media that Claudette Beals-Clayton, the mother of Regis Korchinski-Paquet, may have called the police for assistance for reasons related to epilepsy and mental health. Epilepsy is a complex neurological condition characterized by recurrent seizures. Epilepsy can impact an individual’s actual or perceived mental health in a variety of ways.…

I AM 1 in 100 campaign takes off across Canada

March 26, 2020

By Deron Hamel The seed of the I AM 1 in 100 social media campaign was planted at a brainstorming session at Epilepsy Ottawa in 2019 to raise epilepsy awareness. The idea was put into action, then spread throughout the Ottawa area, was adopted by the Canadian Epilepsy Alliance (CEA) and has now grown across…