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TELUS Friendly Future Foundation Donates $20,000.00 to Epilepsy South Central Ontario for a Children and Youth Summer Empowerment Experience

June 29, 2022

Funding will help empower children and youth with epilepsy who feel isolated and face depression and anxiety. With about 60 participants, over 200 people will be positively impacted by the program Mississauga, Ontario, June 29, 2022  – TELUS Friendly Future Foundation® has donated $20,000.00 to contribute towards Epilepsy South Central Ontario’s Children and Youth Summer…

Statement On Regis Korchinski-Paquet

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.…


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…