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Major Events and


2016 Report to Our Donors


Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer

provides everyone with the

opportunity to positively impact future outcomes for cancer patients.

That is why Team Erin has been riding since year one, and has raised over

$2 million. Erin was a mother, wife, daughter and beloved sister who beat

back pancreatic cancer for 6.5 years. She received aggressive treatment at

The Princess Margaret and went into remission for several years. In 2008,

just as the Ride to Conquer Cancer was being launched, she relapsed. But

Erin showed her spirit and found the strength to complete the Ride for two

years along with her sister Denise and brother Noah.

The Ride will always be about Erin for Denise and Noah, but they have

grown their team to over 60, with many others having stories just like theirs. Sharing stories motivates and inspires

their fundraising efforts. “No one ever thought our ‘little team that could’, which started with only six, would be one

of the top performing Ride teams year after year,” says Denise. “I think our success comes from a collection of passion,

hard work, grief and hope. We believe we can make an impact.”

The 4,853 participants in the 2015

Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer

raised an incredible $19.3 million.

“Our success comes from a collection of passion,

hard work, grief and hope”

“We can do more.”

These are the words that fundraisers dream about

hearing from their donor community. And when Cameron Fowler, Group Head,

Canadian Personal & Commercial Banking for BMO Financial Group, said ‘we’, he

didn’t mean just BMO; he meant all the banks, and, in fact, the entire financial

services industry. In his leadership role as Honorary Chair of this year’s Enbridge

Ride to Conquer Cancer, Cam led the charge with the financial services industry.

First, he held a Banker’s Breakfast to bring together leaders from the major

banks, and he challenged them to ramp up their fundraising efforts for The

Princess Margaret by exceeding their rider and fundraising goals from the

prior year.

He l p i ng t he R i de move

Cameron Fowler

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