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Radio Day 2022 POSTPONED

On September 24, our community was devastated by hurricane Fiona. Currently, the Cape Breton Regional Municipality remains in local a state-of-emergency. Given these circumstances, Radio Day, originally scheduled for October 6, will be postponed. We recognize that our community resources are spread thin, and Radio Day relies on the time…...

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Radio Day returns in support of Mom, Baby, and Pediatrics

The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is gearing up for the 15th annual Radio Day, supporting moms, babies, and pediatric patients in Cape Breton. Over the past 14 years, the community has rallied around Radio Day, helping to raise more than 9 million dollars for health care on the island.…...

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CBU student wins vehicle lottery in support of cancer care

Lakhveer Singh Rupal and Ashok Kumar Maurya hold the keys to their new 2021 Colbourne Custom Bronco. Left to right: Brad Jacobs (Colbourne), Lakhveer Singh Rupal, Ashok Kumar Maurya, Caitlyn MacDonald (Foundation) and Stan MacDonald (Foundation). SYDNEY, N.S – Lakhveer Singh Rupal will drive away with a 2021 Colbourne Custom…...

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Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation launches lottery in support of Cancer Campaign

Brad Jacobs, general manager of Colbourne Auto (left) and John Gillis, dealer principal at Colbourne Ford, stand with members of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation staff. The two organizations partnered to launch a vehicle lottery in support of cancer care in Cape Breton. SYDNEY, N.S – The Cape Breton…...

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2021 Annual Report to Donors Now Live!

What a year 2021 has been! Our 2021 Annual Report, “Hope for One and All, Here at Home,” showcases the generous community spirit of Cape Breton that has significantly helped to strengthen healthcare on our Island. Please enjoy, by downloading the report here. Thank you for all of those who…...

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Cancer Care Here at Home campaign reaches halfway to $10 million goal

The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation’s Cancer Care Here at Home campaign, which was launched in November 2021, has reached more than 50 per cent of its $10 million goal....

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Mental Health & Addictions Patient Care Fund Receives $10,000 ‘For the Good of Community’ Grant

The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is one of two non-profit organizations in Cape Breton receiving the ‘For the Good of the Community’ grant from the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation. The Foundation will use the funding for its Mental Health & Addictions Patient Care fund, which helps cover costs for…...

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New Echocardiogram Machine Funded for Cardiac Services at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital

A new piece of vital equipment has arrived at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital’s cardiac services, thanks to the donors of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation....

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Cancer Patient Care Fund Renamed in Honour of Founder Tom MacNeil as he Retires from Cape Breton Cancer Centre

The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is proud to rename the Cancer Patient Care Fund, one of the Foundation’s largest funds, in honour of its founder, Tom MacNeil. The fund was officially renamed the ‘Tom MacNeil Cancer Patient Care Fund’ during a virtual retirement celebration held in Tom’s honour. MacNeil,…...

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Cape Breton Building Trades and Unionized Contractors Give $500,000 to Cancer Care Here at Home Campaign

The Cape Breton Building Trades and Unionized Contractors have pledged $500,000 to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation’s Cancer Care Here at Home Campaign, which will be paid in $100,000 installments over the next five years. The gift announcement was made today during the official concrete pouring of the new…...

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