These young humanitarians have worked tirelessly to channel some of the same principles, values, and goals that Terry Fox held, be it a passion for helping those in need or demonstrating perseverance and determination in the face of adversity. The following persons are currently being supported through their first post-secondary degrees:

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Katie Du 

Katie is currently a third-year undergraduate student at the University of Alberta pursuing a degree in cell biology. She is highly involved with biomedical research on campus and is especially passionate about areas where research outcomes intersect with bioethical dilemmas, policy issues, and the greater framework of public health. Her interest in epidemiology is a net result of her academic and extra-curricular experiences. Katie has had the privilege of studying abroad and completing several internships in various countries. At home, Katie focuses her volunteering efforts on advocacy based and health organizations in her community. In her free time, Katie loves to fence. In 2018, Katie won the individual title at the Commonwealth Junior Fencing Championships. She was also a part of the Canadian team that captured the team title. 

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Sarah Gingles 

Highly involved in her community in Moncton, New Brunswick, Sarah has learned that hard work and dedication helps to create success. She is an active environmentalist in her community. She has been a guest speaker at climate strike rallies and has spoken at City Hall on environmental issues. During high school, Sarah founded Highlanders for Humanity- a volunteer group that helps at soup kitchens and raises funds for the Child and Youth Psychiatric Unit. Among other things, she volunteered at her high school’s breakfast program, was co-president of the student council, co-captain of her field hockey team and participated in other athletics. Even though she struggles with her mental health, she believes that education is one of the most important tools in life and how we use it, helps define the types of leaders we aspire to be she plans to start her Bachelor of General Sciences degree at Queens University in fall 2020 and continue her environmental activism. 

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Shubkarman Jaura

“Being human, our knowledge and aptitudes are only worthwhile if they bring happiness or prove themselves beneficial in the life of another.” Shubkarman moved to Canada in 2017 and in-spite of several obstacles, he stepped out of my comfort zone and actively involved himself in school, leadership activities and the community. Being the Youth Nuclear Peace Summit Member, he strives to promote peace and ban of nuclear weapons. To help the vulnerable sectors of society, Shubkarman spearheaded fundraising events for Winnipeg’s homeless, Cancer Research and ran English sessions for Syrian newcomers. Additionally, being the Co- President of Student Council, SHAD Fellow, YMCA Exchange Student and the founder of the school’s first debate club, he is committed for the betterment of his community. Being a weekly book-cart volunteer at the community hospital, he loves spreading cheer by socializing with senior patients. Shubkarman will be pursuing a Bachelors of Engineering at the University of Alberta this coming fall.

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Toni Koshowski

While attending the Dauphin Regional Comprehensive Secondary School in Dauphin, Manitoba, Toni excelled in academics while devoting time to the Yellowhead Chiefs AAA Hockey program, Clippers rugby and soccer teams and as a member of the cross-country running club. She participated in the school choir, concert and jazz bands. Toni is an accomplished pianist and member of the Student Council and Diversity committees. In volunteering with the Community Transition Program, Toni motivated and encouraged students with disabilities in learning independent living skills. Volunteering through 4-H allowed her to understand needs of the vulnerable population within her community. Growing up with a parent who has battled cancer, Tonia has become a determined, compassionate, and goal-oriented individual. Because of her experiences, she has a desire to help others become well. Toni will pursue a career in medicine and plans to volunteer with Doctors without Borders to make a difference for others.

Li, Jolina

Jolina Li 

Impacted by social injustice in elementary school, Jolina became inspired to do humanitarian work in high school. She aims to make a positive impact through building kind and inclusive communities. At school, she is an executive of the Leaders of Hope Club where she organizes musical performances at senior care homes, kind letter-sending services, and social justice-focused seminars and drives. She is also the founder of the Earth Lovers Club, which is a weekly litter cleanup group, and the mentor of a young child. Moreover, she has led a fundraising team for girls’ education and empowerment in Northern Ghana. A Shad Fellow, she was the individual youth recipient for the Greenest City Leadership Award and Vancouver Quadra’s Hidden Hero Award. In fall 2020Jolina will be attending the University of Toronto to pursue computer science and AI. Through technology, she strives to make a difference in the world. 

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Shiyue Liu 

Shiyue moved from China to Canada in 2017 and faced many language and culture barriers, however by actively involving herself in Saint John High School by becoming the student council’s committee head, provincial debate top speaker, volunteer at Cancer Foundation Society and Hospitalshe quickly adjusted to this new home Shiyue holds the mission of spreading more kindness to her community. She serves as the Vice President of Key club to organize dinners at homeless shelters and coat drives. Her most memorable experience was the trip she organized to Gansu - the poorest province in China - to teach children music and fundraise for families in need. As the founder of Tree Hugger, she promotes urgent actions against climate change by fundraisers and beach cleanups. Moreover, in working with Somalian refugees and participating in the Jewish Holocaust research project, Shiyue hopes to pursue a career in law to advocate for human rights and justice. 

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Isabella MacKay 

Ottawa’s Isabella MacKay has overcome many physical obstacles as a person with cerebral palsy. Isabella advocated for the rights of disabled people on the WE Day stage, raised money for food banks, became a certified lifeguard and planned fundraisers for Tysen’s Mission to a Million and the Ten Oaks Project. Since receiving the Beaverbrook Vimy Prize 2018, she has educated students about the contributions of Algonquin soldiers in WWI. Isabella was part of the Cappies Journalism program and in multiple school drama productions throughout her time at St. Francis Xavier High School. Recently, Isabella combined her passion for disability advocacy and drama through securing funding for a local theatre company to install fully accessible doors in their facility. Isabella is determined to become a physician to create a more diverse medical field, and to be the type of doctor her younger self would have been excited to see. 

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Kristen Vessa MacNeil 

Growing up in a small town on Cape Breton Island, Vessa understands what it’s like to be overlooked. She has struggled greatly financially her whole life, but she never lets it hold her back or affect her kind presence. Throughout the years Vessa has stayed extremely active within her school, local community, and internationally. She has been the president of Breton Education Centre’s Interact club, a strong student ambassador, a youth tutor/mentor, youth rugby coach, summer camp counselor, as well as initiated and organized many fundraisers and developing a group called “BEC’s Little Helpers,” where she donated gift cards for food along with toys and gifts for local families in need. Vessa has done all this plus more and was still able to maintain her academic average and hold a job working many hours. Although unsure of her future career she would like to continue her activism and humanitarian work while pursuing her degree in Community Development at Acadia University. 

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Emma Neary

Emma Neary is a first-year medical student at Queen’s University. In 2014, she was diagnosed with severe IBD and inflammatory arthritis. During long hospital stays, the suffering she witnessed in her fellow pediatric patients fueled her desire to improve the lives of those living with chronic illnesses.

Emma has volunteered with various organizations in Kingston and her home in St. John’s, NL. She has served as an Advanced Medical First Responder with the St. John Ambulance, executive member of the Memorial University of Newfoundland’s World Health Organization Society, leader of the Peace and Justice Coalition, and volunteer in a student-run soup kitchen. Currently, she volunteers and works with GI clinical and basic science research teams as both a patient advocate and student researcher.

As an aspiring gastroenterologist and clinician-scientist, Emma hopes to give back to the IBD community through innovation, research and advocacy for more patient-focused care.

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Erin Novakowski 

Erin was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy as a toddler and relies on a power wheelchair for mobility. Growing up in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Erin became interested in social justice upon moving to Calgary at the age of 12. Upon witnessing rampant inaccessibility and ableism in everyday life, Erin became dedicated to advocating for society more inclusive to disabled people. Using social media and her passion for writing, Erin has been a vocal advocate for Canadian organizations including Muscular DystrophyCureSMA, and Love for Lewiston since 2014. She attended Bishop Grandin High School, during which time she became interested in journalism as a platform for her activism. Erin then became involved with Cripple Magazine, an online publisher for disabled young adults, as a writer and editor. She is currently studying Political Science at the University of Calgary where she continues to raise awareness for disability justice. 

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Fatima Saleem 

Fatima is a third-year Biomedical Sciences student at the University of Calgary, passionate about serving vulnerable populations. Fatima has an interest in the intersection between helping others and science. She works as a student researcher studying immunology, and previously conducted research in biomedical engineering. Fatima is also the lead research analyst for BRIGHT International, focusing on mental health care access. Her research interests stem from her advocacy in mental health and disabilities. These themes are also seen in her volunteer work with Kids Help Phone, Autism Speaks, Special Olympics, and her spoken word poetry. She founded the Art of Recovery Club at her school, leads an Amnesty International chapter, and co-founded an international organization, Zero Waste. Zero Waste picks up excess cuisine from restaurants and bakeries, re-directing it to over 100,000 food-insecure individuals in 4 cities to date. She loves painting, travelling (to Spain and Quebec, so far!) and working as a basketball referee.

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Phoebe Seely 

Phoebe is a graduating high school student from GlebCollegiate Institute in Ottawa, Ontario. Phoebe is an academically driven student who embraces leadership, kindness, and compassion. At school, Phoebe was the Student Council’s co-president, and helped organize school events and clubs. She was also greatly involved with the music department. In her community, Phoebe co-founded a not-for-profit which provides clothing to youth, co-founded Giving Gertie, a not-for-profit focused on facilitating acts of compassion for the homeless community, and plays soccer and ringette. At age 15, Phoebe overcame adversity as she was diagnosed with a life-threatening heart condition requiring open heart surgery. Phoebe shared her story with her school helping to encourage students to raise money for their local children’s hospital. Phoebe is excited to study Integrated Science at Dalhousie University and plans to major in Environment, Sustainability, and Society to combine her love for science with her desire to give back. 

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Wing Tse

Wing is a longtime volunteer at St.John’s The Compassionate Mission in the city of Toronto and attended Riverdale Collegiate Institute, where he improved the physical and mental well-being of students. At Centennial College’s he initiated the inaugural Firefit Team while earning his firefighting certification, graduating at the top of his class and awarded the top volunteer award through raising money for The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society, and Muscular Dystrophy. Being exposed to trauma and struggling with mental health barriers, inspired him to create change. He co-founded a non-profit company called Smileage which partners with Stella’s Place, a mental health charity, to support youth with unmet needs. In fall 2020 he will attend the University of Guelph aspiring to work in the Fire Department and the Canadian Armed Forces, positioning him to integrate the importance of mental health in the career of first responders.

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Mackenzie Walters 

Innately curious and passionate to improve the wellbeing of others, Mackenzie Walters— who goes by Taylor—intends to explore the intersection between brain and computer sciences to design ethical technologies. To this aim, Taylor has initiated the AI Ethics Committee, brought STEM opportunities to youth in her community, and has spoken widely on diversity in the science and technology sectors. Through overcoming challenging childhood circumstances and their emotional repercussions, Taylor has fostered resilience in perceiving what befalls her in life as opportunity for learning and growth. It is this perspective she has leveraged throughout her innovative pursuits and one she upholds to inspire a future in which both humans and machines equally maximize their capacity. Taylor will be attending Quest University in fall 2020, where she will engage with the complex nature of the co-evolution of society and technology—in the process of earning her Bachelor’s in Human-Computer Interaction. 


Eric Weidmann 

Eric Weidmann, originally from Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta currently attends the University of Alberta as a Finance major. When Eric was seven years old, his adoptive sister was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer. Three years later Eric himself was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor. The brain tumor was causing 15+ seizures a day and required major surgery. Inspired by his early experiences he has committed much of his life to humanitarian efforts that better the lives of other families. A speaker, mentor, ambassador and avid volunteer, he has assisted in raising over a million dollars for Kids With Cancer Society. Eric volunteers with other charities including Make-A-Wish Foundation, Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta, and Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. Eric works at Families First Society as a Children’s Programmer focusing on family domestic violence and at-risk youth. He is also the recipient of a Vimy Pilgrimage Award, and a University of Alberta Chancellor’s Citation. 

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Zakiya Abdulaziz

Born and raised in Richmond, British Columbia, Zakiya’s strength of character and determination has helped inspire and empower youth at RC Palmer Secondary. Zakiya has served as the President of Student Council, Kindlers Society, and Griffins That Give. She believes that in a good community, every member must be valued and given a chance to thrive, thus it is our duty to help those in need. Visiting relatives in her home country, she has seen the lack of opportunities and resources in rural areas for children’s education, which prompted her to found a club promoting literacy in developing countries. Zakiya is also an avid volunteer at the Muslim food bank, working with Syrian refugees, advocating for single mothers and the elderly, and fundraising for those who are less fortunate. She hopes to pursue a career in law, advocating for global human rights and justice.

Stephanie Budden

Stephanie Budden

Since birth Stephanie has had to overcome health and life challenges. Hard work is who Stephanie is; it is what gives her drive and confidence. Stephanie has a strong sense of social justice, and a passion to make the world a better place. Humanitarianism is one of her greatest values; she takes pride in volunteering with many school and community organizations including Humanitarian Club, Girl Guides, Special Olympics and the Women’s Center. Since 2015, in promoting the theme of preventing violence against women, Stephanie initiated and led a fund-raiser to support women and families in need. This work has led her to be open minded and well rounded. Stephanie empowers other to realize no obstacle is too big to overcome when you are determined to succeed. Stephanie grew up in Stephenville, NL and plans to start her Bachelor of Commerce (co-op) Degree at Memorial University in NL this September 2019.


Julia Caddy

Raised in Calgary, Alberta, Julia spends her days fulfilling her motto of turning “struggle into strength”. Having spent many years in and out of treatment for mental illnesses that nearly took her life, she now dedicates herself to educating others about mental health. In high school, she began speaking out to media and at events, and working with organizations like Partners for Mental Health, CMHA,, Kids Help Phone, and the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation. Julia is now pursuing a degree in Psychology and Communications at McGill University in hopes of expanding her advocacy into a career. She aspires to develop elementary school education that integrates mental health literacy and general wellness, and dreams of running retreats for adolescents with chronic mental illness in order to reignite passion and purpose through nature and creative self-expression. For now, Julia leads the Students in Mind team at McGill, as well as McGill’s Chapter of She can also still be found in Calgary, on billboards and TVs, promoting the Build Them Up campaign in support of the new Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Although honoured to have received recognition, including the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal, Julia believes the greatest reward –and the ultimate motivator behind her work– will always be the lives she learns she has changed.

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Mason Carter

Mason Carter is 17 years old and a graduate of Amherst regional Highschool in Amherst Nova Scotia. Mason has been a pioneering queer activist for Cumberland County for the last three years, even helping to put a ban on conversion therapy for minors in Nova Scotia. Mason will be attending the University of King’s College in September to study journalism, over time Mason hopes to one day earn a Ph.D. in philosophy. They hope to one day work for National Geographic investigating human rights violations and after retirement work part-time as a professor teaching both philosophy and journalism. Mason’s motivation to improve and sustain the earth stems from the violence they have faced from their community at a young age.

Noemie Chenail

Noémie Chenail

From Montreal, Quebec, Noémie attended Collège Jean-Eudes where she excelled in the academic fied, while also devotting time to her basketball and cross-country teams as well as humanitarian comittees. However, in the same period, Noémie also suffered from an eating disorder that caused her mental and physical distress. After three long stays in the hospital, Noémie finally reached a level of stability, her passion for outdoor sports greatly helping fixing and reaching goals. Her studies in Cegep, at Collège André-Grasset allowed her to get involved in different volunteering activities such as the organization of snow camps for disadvantaged children, the construction of gardens specific for bees and tutoring sessions with immigrant children. Despite her numerous involvements, Noémie still found time for practicing cross-country and teaching cross-country skiing, and excelling in academics by winning the governor general medal. Currently studying medicine at Université de Montréal, Noémie hope to work with immigrant and disadvantaged populations as a family doctor.

Kylie Dennis

Kylie Dennis

Kylie Dennis, grew up in Baltimore, Ontario. Kylie attended Cobourg Collegiate Institute where she had the opportunity to become involved in her school and community. In 2017 she travelled to Tanzania, Africa which was a dream come true for her. While in Africa Kylie taught, delivered school supplies, and repainted schools. Upon Kylie’s return from Africa she suffered from a Traumatic Brain Injury which changed her life. Kylie had to relearn how to walk, and simple tasks became challenging. She has had a very successful recovery but still face challenges everyday. Although the past few years have been difficult, Kylie is successfully graduating with her class on time and attending Brock University in the Concurrent Education program. Once Kylie graduates and becomes a teacher, her plan is to travel the world and teach in third world countries. Her long-term end goal is to end up in Africa where she hopes she can make a difference in the world.

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Matthew Gibson

Matthew is a fighter. He first faced adversity, in 2011, when he was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at the age of 11. In late 2017, Matthew almost lost his life due to his illness. This did not stop him from achieving his goals. He will be attending McGill University in Commerce. By sharing his story, Matthew wanted to inspire others. He became an Ambassador for Opération Enfant Soleil in 2015 and the Québec’s Champion Child for the Children’s Miracle Network in 2017. He spoke to several sick children, who could look up to him, to give them hope… He also raised the most money in his high school during the Terry Fox run. He was rewarded by receiving the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal. He wants people to remember this: what determines whether your adversity is a tragic or an heartening story is by the way you perceive and deal with it.

Bethany Kolisniak

Bethany Kolisniak

Bethany is from Winnipeg, Manitoba, where she graduated from St. Mary’s Academy, a Catholic girls’ high school. At school, Bethany helped organize awareness campaigns for various human rights issues as a leader of the Human Rights Team. Bethany also served on the planning committee for Unity Group, her school’s LGBTQ+ safe space. In grade 10, she also spearheaded a class fundraiser for a refugee family. Outside of school, Bethany loves working and volunteering at the Rehabilitation Centre for Children, where she works directly alongside youth with a variety of disabilities. Bethany was inspired to get involved with RCC thanks to her brother, Jonah, who has autism and is a regular participant of their programs. Bethany will be pursuing a degree in biochemistry at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus. She hopes to someday become a doctor and practice medicine in remote underserved communities in Manitoba.

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Julia MacPherson

Julia MacPherson was born in Quispamsis, New Brunswick and will graduate from Kennebecasis Valley High School, where she is the Graduating Class Representative on student council. She has participated in many leadership groups, soccer, senior track and field, varsity field hockey, and two bands. She is a competitive Highland dancer who has travelled to Scotland to compete in the World Championships, as well as a level 8 Royal Conservatory of Music pianist. A SHAD Fellow, Alumna of the Vimy Pilgrimage Award Program, and French for the Future National Ambassador, she volunteers as a Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation team leader, Sweet Caroline Foundation advocate, and Relay for Life organizer. She also volunteers at a local nursing home and as a Highland dance teacher for young students. Julia is passionate about leadership and humanitarianism as well as STEM subjects and will be entering a Bachelor of Engineering at the University of New Brunswick.

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Natalia Malagon

Natalia Malagon, an 18 year old girl from Burnaby who enjoys the outdoors, dance, and science. She is extremely involved with her community by volunteering with various organizations including an elementary after-school sports program as an assistant coach, as a girls club counsellor, advocate for paediatric oncology/hospital fundraising initiatives, is on Canadian Cancer Society youth council and volunteers with their various fundraisers. She will be pursuing a bachelor of science in the fall at Simon Fraser University in the program of Biomedical Physiology and continue onto medical school. She hopes to maintain a balance in her life throughout her career by continuing to give back to her community through her volunteering and maintaining an active- healthy lifestyle. She also hopes to use the experiences and challenges she has faced in life, such as battling cancer, as her impetus to create a meaningful impact on the world around her.

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Vaardan Malhotra

Born in India and brought up in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Vardaan has created a cultural blend of values, empowering him to promote positive changes in various communities. Driven by the personal experiences he faced as a child regarding cultural acceptance, Vardaan helped build stronger intra-communal relations by merging diverse audience bases together with Fredericton High. He embraced his passion for leadership, entrepreneurship and cultural expression by designing Ready Set Lentil Soup, a social enterprise part of the GSMS Entrepreneurial Fair, that raised funds for a Uganda orphanage. Varddan has since launched the environmental program, Food Scoop, focused on reducing food wastage within Fredericton and increasing revenue for local businesses. He also volunteers at the public library and museum. Pursuing engineering as a passionate cross country runner at UNB, Vardaan aims to develop a foundation to explore our universe in search of strategies for the sustainable development of our planet.


Connor McKinnon

Connor McKinnon is from Thunder Bay, Ontario and attended Saint Patrick’s High School where he was heavily involved in countless activities and clubs; such as Drama, Travel Club and Leadership Programs. Connor is a peer councilor for children with cancer and he assists in research for other cancer patients at Sick Kids Hospital. At the age of 6 years old Connor was diagnosed with Stage 4, Rhabdomyosarcoma with metastasis.  His parents were told that he had less than three months to live. After three years of extensive treatment. Life has taught Connor that anything you want in life is worth fighting for and that is his mantra. Giving back to his community, peers, and family that have helped him along the way is very important to him. Connor has learned determination, the act of positive thinking and how important support from others is. He now volunteers to help others get the support they need. Connor is excited to be starting a Bachelor of Nursing at Lakehead University as a stepping-stone to follow his dream of working as a Paediatrician.


Victoria McMahon

Born and raised in Barrie, Ontario, Victoria is from Deninu Ku’e First Nation. While attending Bear Creek Secondary School she excelled athletically and academically. Playing soccer, volleyball, basketball, badminton, golf and ultimate frisbee. In 2016, Victoria developed osteochondritis dissecans in both of her ankles causing her to get surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children. This injury taught her perseverance and the importance of education. As a result, she found her passion for her studies and finding the balance between academics and athletics. She is currently a SCDSB Student Trustee representing student voice at the board level. Victoria also acted as president of Bear Creek’s DECA Chapter and volunteered with the Ontario Ministry of Education Minister’s Student Advisory Council. As a member of the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Program Youth Advisory Council, she has demonstrated her knowledge of cancer prevention and health promotion. Pursuing Kinesiology at the University of British Columbia, Victoria plans to become involved with medicine to ensure access to health care is given to Indigenous people who live in remote and northern communities.


McKenna Modler

McKenna Modler lives in a small town called Landsdowne on a dairy farm with her parents and two brothers. She is currently going into her second year of schooling at Durham College for Public Relations. Since 2010, McKenna has been living with a brain tumour and has been dealing with depression and anxiety. She had surgery for a VP shunt that runs from her head to stomach and had a biopsy on her tumour. Since then, McKenna has undergone 70 weekly treatments of chemotherapy to try to shrink or stop the tumour from growing. Even though McKenna may never truly be in remission, she plans to continue to grow and move forward to her future by graduating college and getting a job in event planning or a non-profit charity. It is her hope that she can continue to pay it forward and help others.

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Reagan Morris

Reagan Morris is an 18-year-old from Fort McMurray Alberta. She was lucky enough to be a member of the KnightsKnation at Holy Trinity Catholic High School where she was able to cultivate her activism. She identifies as bisexual and grew up in the east coast of Canada in a small town. Unfortunately, where she lived there was no out person she could look up to and many of her peers were no strangers to homophobic language. Reagan found herself experiencing an immense amount of internalised homophobia and shame. After the Pulse massacre her mind shifted into anger and she knew she needed to do something. She came out that fall and decided to do everything in her power to ensure that the youth following in her footsteps would never have to feel how she did when it came to their identities. Reagan became the president of the Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) and maintained the position until she graduated out of it. She has been the person that young people have said “gave them the courage to come out” just by being a positive example. Reagan is also the founder of the Big Gay Pancake Breakfast. The goal of the breakfasts is to generate funds in a simple, wholesome way for the areas of the LGBTQ+ community that need it most in the area where the breakfast is held. Reagan’s platform gives young people the ability to be active in their communities in a safe and effective way. This organisation has changed her life, through it she found courage and became empowered. She has become a beacon for queer youth and is so so grateful for this.

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Coleton Myers

Coleton Myers, who goes by the name Cole, graduated this year from the International Baccalaureate programme at Prince Andrew High School in Dartmouth Nova Scotia, he has lived his entire life. He is the third of four children, and is a competitive triathlete, former competitive runner, swimmer, and alpine skier. In the summer of 2017 Cole was diagnosed with and treated for Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and became involved in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada’s Light The Night walk in Halifax. The following summer, after being diagnosed with a relapse, I created an online auction called Bid to Beat Blood Cancer to continue my fundraising for blood cancer research, and am currently organizing the second annual auction. I aim to complete my Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, followed by my masters, while continuing my humanitarian work with the LLSC.


Hassan Nawab

Persistent in the fight against adversity, Hassan, raised in Mullingar, Ireland, immigrated to Canada in 2010. Driven by his selflessness to positively impact the lives of people in front of him, Hassan’s humanitarian efforts sparked at a young age. Graduating as class-historian in 2016, Hassan contributed immensely to Lillian Osborne High School by serving on the school’s student council and co-captaining the school’s debate team. A long-term Nursing Ambassador at the Misericordia Community Hospital, Hassan was instrumental in enriching patient care not only through volunteering, but by also enriching the current volunteering program, to facilitate greater patient care, especially on an emotional-support based and psychological level. A previous recipient of the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold award, Hassan’s humanitarian efforts span hundreds of hours volunteering with multiple organizations, including Canadian Blood Services and Habitat for Humanity. Currently attending the University of Alberta, Hassan founded Active Minds at University of Alberta, an initiative geared towards raising awareness about student mental health and decreasing stigma. After completing his undergraduate studies, Hassan aims to attend medical school, continuing his compassionate drive to change the lives of people for the better.

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Emily Oulousian

From Brossard, Quebec, Emily has been active on the arts scene as well as in the student and community life since a young age. Winner of CBC-Radio Canada’s Virtuose program and among Canada’s Hottest Thirty Musicians Under Thirty, Emily’s passion for music led her to perform as a volunteer musician and fund-raiser in senior residences, hospitals and a multitude of community events. Both in high school and in college, Emily was very active in student life. Her humanitarian commitment is reflected in her mentoring activities and in her participation and profound engagement as a leader and volunteer to encourage both youth and individuals to lead more balanced and active lives. To Emily, nothing is more rewarding than to motivate those around her, be it one person; being part of the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award scholars is an honour and, most importantly, a commitment to give more of herself and improve the lives and well-being of those in the community.


Stephanie Quon

Growing up in Vancouver, British Columbia, Stephanie attended Eric Hamber Secondary, where she was involved in many extracurriculars, such as the Compassion Club, TED-Ed Club and Coffeehouse, where she organizes events and provides leadership opportunities to students. When Stephanie was 15 years old, she founded the Sprout-Save-Share initiative, an organization that engages youth in projects focused on minimizing waste, such as collecting end-of-day produce to donate. Stephanie also volunteers at her local science center and children’s hospital, speaks her voice on multiple youth councils, and worked to create a sensory room for special needs students at her school. She also trained competitively in dragonboat, placing 1st with her team in the U18 division at the 2017 National Championships. In the fall, Stephanie will study engineering at the University of British Columbia. She plans to continue giving back the community through running Sprout-Save-Share and being involved in research.

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Tessa Smith

Residing in Peterbough, Ontario, Tessa is a 20-year-old philanthropist motivational speaker, disability activist, writer, artist, model, and two-time cancer survivor. She is currently attending Trent University for her BAH in English Literature and is a Student Governonr on the Board of Governors for her University. Additionally, Tessa volunteers with the Presidential Advisory Committee for Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility (PACHREA), and has recently been appointed to the Honours Subcommittee of Senate, both positions at Trent. Tessa has a prosthetic left leg, and prosethic right eye, both lost to her battles with cancer. In July 2018, she created a website called, which is an all-inclusive, online community for students with disabilities world-wide to connect, feel safe, and fight for their rights. In 2016, Tessa was the official Terry Fox Poster Girl and Ambassador, and toured Ontario spreading hope, inspiration, and the importance of preserving Terry Fox’s incredible legacy. In 2016, Tessa had a short documentary made on her life called ‘Being Tessa’ which premiered in Toronto and was voted as fan-favourite. Tessa has been a successful freelance journalist for 5 years, having been featured in publications such as the Toronto Star, the Toronto Sun, and the Peterborough Examiner as an opinion columnist.  Tessa identifies as queer and is a passionate advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and recognition, specifically how this community comes into intersection with the disabled community. Tessa is very interested in Feminist Disability Studies and hopes for her career to move towards becoming a professor for this field of study – in addition to all her creative writing and unapologetic activism.

Shailyn Taylor

Shailynn Taylor

Born and raised in Moose Jaw Saskatchewan, Shailynn Taylor knew from a young age that despite living with type 2 Spinal Muscular Atrophy and fighting a degenerative disease from her wheelchair that she planned to do big things after high school. Shailynn moved to Vancouver BC in 2014 to attend Simon Fraser University. When she realized BC wasn’t where she planned to be long term, she moved to Alberta where she has happily lived in Calgary for four years while attending Mount Royal University (MRU). Shailynn dove into discovering what moving away from home was like with a wheelchair while advocating for accessibility needs, access to Rare Disease treatments, and volunteering with the Love for Lewiston Foundation. At MRU Shailynn is presently in her fourth year of the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice program with a minor in Sociology and she hopes to enter the Justice field or obtain her master’s once she has completed her degree. Shailynn is so honored to be selected among such admirable applicants for the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award.

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Allysa Woodrow

Allysa Woodrow was born and raised in North Battleford, SK and attended John Paul II Collegiate as a French Immersion student. From her dedication to mental health awareness, to spearheading a community-wide “Better Together” t-shirt campaign aimed at bringing people together, Allysa lives a life of love, commitment, and service to our community. After losing four friends to suicide in 2018, Allysa learnt the importance of bringing a community together and being an advocate for those suffering with mental health. Allysa’s other community service involves working with veterans, Students Against Distracted Driving, and a mental health support group called “Hugs with Mugs.” Allysa’s dedication to mental health and wanting to create change are inspirations on her plans of studying Indigenous Social Work in the fall at the First Nations University of Canada. She also plans on growing her spirituality along the way, and helping those in need of support.

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Hajar Abdessamie

Hajar was born in a small city in Morocco but immigrated to Canada and was raised in Sherbrooke, QC and Fredericton, NB – where she attended École Sainte-Anne. She loves to get involved in her community, she was in her MP s youth council as well as her mayor s youth council, she was also the Socio-cultural Vice-president of her student council. More recently, Hajar has become involved with Global Vision, being part of their Junior Team Canada. Growing up aware of the news, she grew a passion for human rights and works hard to make a difference. Last year, she was appointed as the Young Regional Consultant for Eastern Canada for the biggest human rights organization, Amnesty International. Faced with many financial difficulties and discrimination, she works very hard to achieve her goals. Next Fall, she will be studying Commerce at Saint Mary s University, to pursue her dream of one day starting her own company.

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Rachel Beazley

Born in Winnipeg, Rachel has championed education throughout her life. Driven by her intrinsic curiosity, empathy, and love for the classroom, she is now pursuing her dream of becoming a teacher. At age seven, Rachel received her first three mental illness diagnoses. Fearing judgement, she kept them secret for more than a decade. Rachel sustained her fourth sports-related concussion while attending St. Mary’s Academy and was forever changed. She began speaking publicly about her brain differences in 2016, knowing that storytelling is a powerful tool. By the end of her second year of university, Rachel was giving regular large-scale presentations, maintaining an online platform for mental health education, and representing Bell’s Let’s Talk. Rachel published a book in 2017 and has participated in multiple fundraisers for youth mental health. She serves on her university’s Board of Regents and is a student wellness club leader. She plans to spend her teaching career working on mental health curriculum development and implementation.

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Colette Benko

Colette grew up in Calgary, graduating from St. May’s high school. After surviving cancer at 14, she has become an advocate for cancer research and patients. As the 2016/2017 Kids Cancer Care Spokeskid, Colette educated people about the need to support patients. During her involvement with Kids Cancer Care, she also participated in the Teen Leadership program, volunteering at events and raising funds to travel to the Dominican Republic to build a school. She has also played an active role volunteering and teaching dance, ushering at her church, and with clubs in school to create a better school community and aid the less fortunate. After researching in the summers and through a science fair, Colette aims to go into medical research to help the fight against diseases and broaden our scientific knowledge.

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Meredith Bullock

Meredith Bullock was born with Cerebral Palsy and was later diagnosed with epilepsy and ulcerative colitis. As she herself had been aided by numerous organizations in her hometown of Halifax, Meredith decided to begin volunteering for the IWK Children’s Hospital, acting as a member of its Youth Advisory Council and as a volunteer for its Foundation. She has also attempted to change the way her community views people with disabilities by being a junior leader in her local Brownie unit and a Prefect at her school. Meredith was one of 35 Atlantic Canadians selected to attend the ACT 4 Global Change conference hosted by Amnesty International and was invited to speak at the International Day of the Girl celebrations at Mount Saint Vincent University. In addition, Meredith is a para-rower who has competed both locally and out-of-province. She will be attending the University of King’s College to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in the Fall.

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Sharee Burry

Sharee is 21 years old and lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland. She graduated from St. Bonaventure’s College in 2015 and this past year has completed her first year of Nursing at the Centre for Nursing Studies. At a very young age, Sharee was involved in volunteering at her local church and became a part of the church choir, performing with them ever since. Helping others gives Sharee a sense of purpose and she feels better knowing that she is able to make an impact in someone’s day, even if it’s just giving them a smile. As Sharee got older, she became involved with other organizations that became a huge part of her life, such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, The Gathering Place, and St. Patrick’s Mercy Home. Some of Sharee’s goals and aspirations are to further her education and to become a nurse practitioner.

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Béatrice Guay

Born in Lévis, Quebec, Béatrice was barely 3 years old when she was diagnosed with neurological deafness. With the help of her parents and speech therapists, she still managed to catch up with a significant language delay and to go to school at the scheduled time. As a teenager, Béatrice experienced a lot of difficulties in accepting her difference, but finally overcame this obstacle by getting involved with the Oralist School of Quebec and the Quebec Deaf Sports Association. She also stands out with Laval University’s Rouge et Or badminton team, where she embodies a model of perseverance for her peers. Ultimately, through her future career as a speech-language pathologist, Béatrice wants to give back to the community what she has offered, giving young hearing-impaired children a chance to express themselves, access to higher education and to flourish in their passions.

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Kalea Kirsh

Kalea is a very resilient & hardworking individual inevitably displaying that although not all paths are linear, they can still lead to beautiful destinations. From Ontario, Kalea excels in academics while facing a multitude of adversities and giving to others. For her whole life, the place she called home was filled with numerous issues; ones eventually leading her to homelessness at 18. Subsequently, she developed an abundance of mental disorders where it began to feel as though she didn’t only lose the things most important to her, but also the basic things that made her human. Despite this, Kalea is a Summa Cum Laude student; being at the top of her classes. Kalea also volunteers in her school community peer tutoring other students & assisting in ESL classrooms, with initiatives, the school badminton team & occasionally volunteering for other external organizations such as the Canadian Cancer Society. Kalea has a passion for science and is working toward her aspiration of exploring genetic engineering technologies for medicinal purposes. Like Terry once said: “I want to try the impossible to show it can be done”. Kalea couldn’t agree with more.

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Campbell Laidlaw

Campbell is a 19-year-old born-and-raised Calgarian. He plans to continue his studies in the Fall by pursuing a combined degree in Business and Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. Campbell has been involved with the Kids Cancer Care Foundation as their spokeskid, and now is enjoying volunteering with disabled skiing and junior golf. Campbell is a stage-four Neuroblastoma cancer survivor. From his cancer treatment, he is now am profoundly deaf, and has many missing adult teeth and an underdeveloped jaw. Over the last ten years, Campbell has gone through multiple oral surgeries, most recently having nine implants put in. Campbell makes it a priority to live life to the fullest and hopes to help others do the same. He strives to one day become a doctor to help change the lives of people who have gone through similar difficulties.

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Emily Lam

A proud citizen of Port Moody, BC, Emily is a passionate changemaker, leader, and French Immersion graduate from Dr. Charles Best Secondary in Coquitlam, BC, who strives to make a difference in her community. She is the founder and president of the Miracle Movement, leader of her school’s Me to We and Best Buddies clubs, and vice-president of Project Pulse Vancouver. Emily spearheaded a community-wide campaign to build a library for a local school in need and was recognized at WE Day Vancouver 2017 for her humanitarian efforts. Having faced various adversities from a young age, Emily is appreciate of what these obstacles have taught her, despite the challenges they have ensued. Her personal struggles have helped to inspire her passion of promoting inclusivity and equal opportunities for vulnerable populations. As a Terry Fox Scholar, Emily will be pursuing a Bachelor of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University with aspirations to pursue a career in pediatric cardiology and health and social innovation.

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Hannah Le Bouder

Hannah will be graduating from Sir Alexander Mackenzie School in the small town of Bella Coola, British Columbia. Since coming to public school over two years ago, she has witnessed the results of intergenerational trauma and physical, sexual, and emotional abuse in youth around her on an almost daily basis. Moved by seeing so many depressed and suicidal youth around her, Hannah decided to take action and form a non-profit Youth Peer Counselling Education Group. The first of its kind in their community, this group aims to serve as a place where youth can decompress, find support and resources, and learn peer counselling and self-care skills that transcend into everyday life. In the fall, Hannah will be attending the Science One program at UBC, and aims to pursue a career in Neuroscience with the goal of eventually helping to research cures to brain diseases and to promote mental health.

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Ruth Legese

Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Ruth’s background as a refugee has instilled in her a strong work ethic and a clear vision of what she desires for her future. Ruth studied at Western Canada High School where she was active in various clubs and sports teams including the Environment Club, Youth in Action, band, and basketball. Currently, Ruth is a third-year Bachelor of Health Sciences student majoring in Biomedical Sciences and has continued to be a dynamic leader, founding the Habesha Students’ Society (HSS), and acting as the co-president of the Health Sciences Students’ Association. Ruth regularly volunteers in her home country for local not-for-profits including the Children’s Heart Fund of Ethiopia, which in conjunction with her mother’s background in medicine and foster parenting, has inspired Ruth to pursue a career in Pediatric Cardiology. Ruth will be returning to Ethiopia this summer to help conduct research towards improving malaria diagnostics.

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Trevor Christian Legge

Trevor Christian Legge is a 17-year-old Gonzaga High School student who is planning to attend Memorial University pursing a degree in engineering. He is actively involved with community work, specifically with Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) through the Shave for the Brave, raising over $80,000 over 12 years of involvement. Trevor also works to enrich the lives of others in various ways, including collecting and distributing food and clothing to shelters in the area. His diagnosis with both juvenile idiopathic arthritis and chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) has been difficult; requiring a bone biopsy to rule out cancer in my femur. In this way, Trevor feels most akin to Terry Fox. Despite his disease, Terry set out to create awareness and to leave his footprint on our world. Trevor knows his story is different, but in many ways, feels a strong connection to Terry Fox.

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Maggie Manning

Born in Trail British Columbia, but raised in Salmon Arm, BC, Maggie is well known for her contagious smile and passion to go above and beyond in academics, leadership, and athletics –  being a decorated para-swimmer having represented Canada internationally. Maggie has attended Salmon Arm Secondary the last few years where she has been heavily involved in numerous community and school leadership projects. A fearless and outgoing leader, Maggie is driven by a passion to make the world more equitable, accessible and inclusive for people of all abilities. Being no stranger to adversity herself, Maggie has personally experienced many setbacks throughout her life from her own health challenges; She understands firsthand how important it is to feel a sense of belonging. In an effort to create change, Maggie has taken it upon herself to advocate for accessibility and inclusion of those with disabilities through education and awareness. This includes educational and motivational speaking, as well as presentations throughout local schools and in the community. In addition to this, Maggie has also participated in volunteer work at BC Children’s Hospital doing research, as well as mentoring children who are going through treatment and hospitalization; a feeling she personally knows all too well. Maggie aspires to one day enter into a career in the pediatric health care system, where she will be able to give back to others in times of need.

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Julie Norris

Julie grew up in Fenelon Falls, Ontario. In 2009, at eight years of age, she was diagnosed with Philedephia Chromosome Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Despite suffering this setback, she received the honour of valedictorian, the Spirit of Determination Award, and the Language Arts Award from her high school. She became passionately involved with the Terry Fox Foundation and Pedal for Hope, fundraising at both her elementary and secondary schools. From his, her small town raised over $140,000 in just a five-year span. Julie currently works at her local recreation centre aas a lifeguard and swim instructor, teaching children of various ages how to swim. She also volunteers at her local hospital and is attending the University of Ottawa in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Julie’s dream is to work at Sick Kids Toronto, specializing in hematology and oncology, inspired by the amazing doctors and nurses she met there.

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Marvin Routley

From Winnipeg, Manitoba, Marvin has numerous passions and is no stranger to overcoming obstacles. As a child, he was diagnosed with CRPS/RSD, a painful neuro-inflammatory disease. Determined to overcome the pain, he turned to running. He has since run several half-marathons and has started training to run a full marathon in 2019. Additionally, as someone who is Transgender he has faced bullying and discrimination. These hardships inspire him more to try and improve the wellbeing of others. In high school, Marvin co-ran a Gay-Straight Alliance, helping organize fundraisers and workshops and continues to volunteer every year at Pride Winnipeg. Furthermore, Marvin is a dedicated volunteer with Canadian Blood Services as President of the Manitoba Blood Team, the team works together year-round to recruit new blood donors at community events. In the fall Marvin will be studying Environmental Science, wanting to focus on Environmental Health to learn how the changing environment is affecting human health and aspires to become a doctor and help improve community health.

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Abilgail Rowsell

Born and raised in Springdale, Newfoundland, Abigail attended Indian River High School. Strongly recognized for her academic achievements and involvement in extracurricular activities, she gives her all in everything that she does. Receiving her black belt in karate and being named President of the graduating class of 2018 are just some of her accomplishments. Volunteering throughout her community, including being a leader at her local karate club, is something she values. When Abbie lost her father at the beginning of her final year of school, her life was completely flipped. With the support from family and friends, she was able to regain strength and persevere through the toughest of days. Abbie was determined to maintain her dedication to academics, athletics, and civic life. Abigail hopes to fulfill her dreams of becoming a secondary mathematics and science teacher while studying at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Avigayil Sorokine

Avigayil grew up in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec, in an immigrant family of limited means. Having lost her father at the age of 10, she learned the value of life early on and made the relief of suffering her life’s goal. Throughout high school and CEGEP, Avigayil dedicated herself to helping her community. She took time out of a busy academic schedule to volunteer at the local hospital and serve on Dawson College’s First Aid Team, among other charitable commitments.  An avid horsewoman, she now practices dressage with her equine partner Rosie. Avigayil and Rosie respectively overcame arthritis and blindness to continue in the sport. Avigayil currently studies Medicine at McGill University, and plans to pursue a career specializing in women’s health. As Local Officer for IFMSA’s Committee on Sexual & Reproductive Health, she recently organized events focusing on reducing HIV/AIDS stigma among health care providers and educating her classmates on contraceptive counseling. Moving forward, Avigayil plans to pursue her work in the areas of sexual and reproductive health.

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Jerni Stewart

Hailing from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Jerni’s ambitious and determined nature in the midst of adversity provides fuel to her humanitarian and community endeavors. When faced with the effects of mental illness, Jerni turned to the mental health community to foster programs to help educate teachers and children on mental illness. Her community initiative sparked a passion towards volunteering with organizations such as IRCOM – where she tutors child refugees – and at St. Boniface Hospital. Jerni is consistently involved with social justice groups, clubs, and campaigns that promote the welfare of others. She was also chosen to attend several recognized conferences such as the Forum for Young Canadians and the Manitoba Student Leader Conference, which has helped educate her on the power she has to help her community. The Terry Fox Humanitarian award has been able to relieve Jerni of working multiple jobs in order to afford university in her pursuit to become a doctor. Jerni hopes to continue her humanitarian initiatives and passion for helping others while studying at the University of Manitoba in the Fall.

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Maggie To

Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Maggie developed a passion for humanitarian work and creating social change at a young age from seeing her mother struggle withy employment. Having dreams of attaining a university degree and becoming a social worker, Maggie worked hard in school while attending Bloor Collegiate Institute, working multiple jobs during the summer, and is highly involved within her school and community. Through volunteering at a wide range of organizations, such as Victim Services Toronto, TEDxYouth@Toronto, Philip Aziz Centre & Emily’s House, as well as the City Council of Toronto, Maggie has had the privilege to work with people from all walks of life: politicians, crisis counsellors, educators, and both adults and children with special needs and/or life-limiting illnesses. Maggie currently studies Social Work at York University and plans to continue her journey of providing support and care for those who may not be as privileged.

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Pei-Ling (Celine)

Pei-Ling (Celine) is a senior student at Steveston-London Secondary from Richmond, BC. It is her love and passion for people that led Celine to where she is today. Celine is a committed volunteer at the Minoru Senior Centre and the key organizer of numerous fundraising events that helped refugees, the homeless, and various social groups. As the Co-Editor-in-Chief for the school newspaper, Celine takes advantage of such a platform to celebrate and empower people. As an Event Coordinator for Project Pulse Vancouver, Celine helps enlighten youth in the field of Health Sciences while supporting BC Children’s Hospital. When not volunteering, Celine can be found doing drama, painting, and playing tennis. She will be studying Life Sciences at Queen’s University, with the ultimate goal of becoming a doctor and joining Doctors Without Borders.

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Avery Williams

Avery is an Ontario Scholar graduate from Saltfleet District High School in Stoney Creek, Ontario, a Performing Arts graduate from Sheridan College, and a Music-Voice major graduate from Humber College. In September 2018, she will be pursuing a degree or diploma in Music-Voice at either Humber College or Mohawk College. Avery is a phenomenal performing artist who has lent her voice to countless causes as her way of giving back. She has performed at the grand opening of the Hamilton Health Sciences Ron Joyce Children’s Health, YWCA Totally Awesome Young Women’s Breakfast, Manulife’s Alzheimer’s Walk for Memories, to name a few. Due to being deafblind, Avery has faced more obstacles than many yet – in spite of all the challenges – ploughs through life with no holds barred. Avery’s aspiration is to travel the world performing, inspiring, and motivating others to pursue their dreams and live!

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Robert Babcock
Carleton University

Beltrano, Winnica

Winnica Beltrano
University of Calgary

Dhaliwal, Rabiah

Rabiah Dhaliwal
University of British Columbia

Enokson, Kasey

Kasey Enokson
University of Alberta

Glover, Megan

Megan Glover
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Harris, Luke

Luke Harris
University of British Columbia

Heal, Jordyn

Jordyn Heal
Queen’s University

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Monica Hsu
University of British Columbia

Kassam, Sheliza

Sheliza Kassam
University of Calgary

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Alexis Lahorra
Concordia University

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Vinson Lee
Queen’s University

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Cameron Lozinski
University of Winnipeg

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Hannah MacLellan
Carleton University

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Jathusha Mahenthirarajan
York University

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Bailey Oleksyn
University of Alberta

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Lucy Panko
University of Toronto

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Bana Samman
University of Toronto

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Jessica Skinner
Memorial University of Newfoundland

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Leah Tank
University of Saskatchewan

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Newton Zheng
Queen’s University

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Erika Campbell
Queen’s University

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Alexandra Cohen
McGill University

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Wendy Corden
University of Saskatchewan

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Mackenzie Curran
Queen’s University

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Leah De Zeeuw
University of Victoria

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Alicia Denoon
University of Guelph

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Elsa Lalonde
University of Ottawa

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Ghadeir Madlol
University of Western Ontario

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Nicole M’Carthy
University of Calgary

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Ashley Murphy
York University

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Regan Oey
University of British Columbia

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Emma Paynter
University of Waterloo

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Lauren Powell
University of Victoria

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Majd Radhaa
University of Western Ontario

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Anna-Marie Robertson
Carleton University

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Caitlin Shaw
University of British Columbia

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Kharoll-Ann Souffrant
McGill University

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Mohamed Yusuf
Trent University

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Anudari Zorigtbaatar
McGill University


Victoria Lacey
Ryerson University


Zamina Mithani
University of British Columbia


Mitchell Mulhall
Dalhousie University

Tianna Philippot
University of Manitoba

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Margaret Anteros
University of Ottawa


Matthew Boroditsky
University of British Columbia


Brownwyn Bridges
St. Francis Xavier University


Larissa Crawford
York University

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Jacinthe Dion
McGill University

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Dolapo Fadare
University of Saskatchewan

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Victoria Gagne
McGill University


Yasmine Gray
Ryerson University


Jack Prins
University of Toronto

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Maheshver Shunmgam
University of British Columbia


Jack Smith
Memorial University of Newfoundland


Rita Jane St. Croix
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Torrey Toribo
Langara College

Emerald UnRuh
University of Ottawa


Allyssa Walsh
Dalhousie University

Julia Wood
University of Alberta

Rehona Zamani
University of Toronto


Nivatha Belandra
McGill University

Dillon Buzan

Dillon Buzan
Mount Royal University


Diego Cardona
University of British Columbia

Emily Keenan

Emily Keenan
University of Ottawa


Alexander Lachapelle
McGill University

Stephanie Lam

Stephanie Lam
Simon Fraser University


Alliya Lawrence
Vancouver Island University


Claire McNally
Mount Allison University


Rachel McNally
Acadia University

Charlotte Noble

Charlotte Noble
Trent University

Natasha Noel

Natasha Noel
Memorial University of Newfoundland


Lynn Pinnell
University of British Columbia


Andrew Robart
University of New Brunswick St. John


Kailee Rutherford
University of Manitoba


Matthew Silver
University of Waterloo


Brianna Sitwell
Queen’s University


Morgan Smith
University of Regina


Helen Tang
University of Saskatchewan

Ana Velez

Ana Velez
Grenfell Memorial University


Cole Visser
Red Deer College


Megan Walsh
St. Francis Xavier University

Benjamin Will

Benjamin Will
University of Guelph

William Wu

William Wu
University of Ottawa


Amber Murphy
McMaster University


Hannah Nabuurs
University of New Brunswick


Juma Nathani
Simon Fraser University


Joshua Nelson
Conestoga College


Alana Robert
University of Manitoba


Tania Sasson
McGill University


Stefen Savoy
St. Thomas University


Devon Staff
Carleton University


Saskia Vaisey
University of British Columbia

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Maike van Niekerk
Dalhousie University


Alyson Pickard-Tattrie
University of New Brunswick

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Trina Gartke
University of Alberta

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Jennifer Connolly
Mount Allison University


Justine Fletcher
McGill University


Kelsey Gallant
Mount Allison University


Zoya Jiwa
Simon Fraser University


Anna Leitch
McGill University


Kelby Loeppky
University of Winnipeg

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Stephanie Mauger
Memorial University of Newfoundland


Sarah O’Neill
University of Western Ontario


Vanessa Peynenburg
University of Alberta


David Poirier
University of Quebec


Emily Ryan
Grant MacEwan University


Nicole Sawin
McGill University


Heidi Scoten
University of British Columbia


Jacob Sheffield
Ryerson University


Chelsey Stuart-Duval
Dawson College


Brandy Wind
University of Waterloo

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Nolan Benesh
University of Regina

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Graeme Caswell
University of Western Ontario


Nicholas Czehryn
Canadian Mennonite University


Jessica Fisher
University of Northern British Columbia


John Balloch

Mount Allison University


Matthew Barr
McGill University

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Devon Bate
Dalhousie University


Monique Begy
McGill University


Annika Benoit-Jansson
University of Victoria


Chayna Coghill
University of Northern British Columbia


Darren Cole
Queen’s University

Kristin Flannigan

Kristin Flannigan
St. Jerome’s University


Ellen Fowler
University of King’s College


Bethanie Giang
University of British Columbia


Matthew Hoogveld
University of British Columbia

Andrew Jennings-Lindsay

Andrew Jennings-Lindsay
St. Francis Xavier University


Keneca Pingue-Giles
Ryerson University


Jennifer Romero
McMaster University

Reina Shewakramani

Reina Shewakramani
Concordia University College of Alberta


Alicia Silliker
St. Francis Xavier University


Catherine Woodford
Memorial University of Newfoundland


Haley Bartlett
Conestoga College


Joline Beauregard
Ryerson University


Haley Carson
University of Toronto


Troy Woods
University of Manitoba


Chelsea Harder
University of Saskatchewan

Alyssa OBrien

Alyssa O’Brien
Concordia University


Julia Hanes
McMaster University

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Sarah “Maddie” Hughes
University of Prince Edward Island

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David Kreiser
University of Saskatchewan


Daniel Mariella
Brock University