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WE NEED YOUR VOICE TO SHAPE THE FUTURE OF EPILEPSY RESEARCH

October 16, 2019

The Ontario Brain Institute’s (OBI) epilepsy research program (EpLink) is looking to better understand the questions Canadians have about epilepsy and seizures. These questions could be about causes or diagnosis, treatment, managing day-to-day life or managing co-existing conditions related to epilepsy. Co-existing conditions related to epilepsy include: Rett Syndrome Cerebral Palsy Down Syndrome Tuberous Sclerosis…

Zehrs Purple Day Raises over 50 Thousand Dollars

March 22, 2018

We hope everyone had a great Purple Day! We’re proud to announce as a community we raised $59,709 across Zehrs stores in Ontario to increase #EpilepsyAwareness! Thank you everyone for getting involved with #PurpleDay #ZehrsPurpleDay. Thanks again to everyone for the excellent efforts Especially to South Cambridge and Cambridge Centre. And a huge thanks to the 23 stores…

Zehrs Province Wide Awareness Campaign a Huge Success!

May 23, 2017

What began as a small fundraiser at a single Zehrs store in Guelph back in 2012 has grown to raise awareness and funds across the province of Ontario. This year, all forty-two Zehrs stores in Ontario joined together to support local epilepsy support centres in their fundraising and awareness efforts for the month of March. Zehrs…