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Epilepsy South Central Ontario News

Province Wide Campaign Aims to Elevate Epilepsy Awareness

March 28, 2017

Isolation and stigma can often prevent those struggling with Epilepsy from the help they need. Starting today, and continuing until Tuesday, May 23rd, we launch a province wide Epilepsy campaign – text the word PURPLE to 45678 to donate $5.00 to elevate awareness. This campaign is accessible to everyone in Ontario who has a phone…


March 26, 2017

A Canadian Action Plan for Brain Health will direct research into treatment and cures, and would support those living with brain conditions, their families and caregivers. Kayleigh has Rett syndrome. Seemingly healthy until she was 23 months old, she then lost the ability to speak, to use her hands, and eventually to walk. Caring for…

The 2017 Purple Gala “Hollywood Glamour”

March 15, 2017

PRESS RELEASE Hollywood Glamour! WEAR PURPLE! WALK THE PURPLE CARPET! MISSISSAUGA – On Saturday, March 25th, 2017, we invite you to join us on the Purple Carpet for the 5th Annual Purple Gala at The Credit Valley Golf and Country Club in support of Epilepsy South Central Ontario (Formerly Epilepsy Halton Peel Hamilton). The event…

Santino Marella Talks Charity, His Wrestling Memories, More

March 15, 2017

Former WWE Superstar Santino Marella discussed some very interesting things about his life during and after wrestling, as well as his upcoming charity events.  By Alexander Podgorski Santino Marella was one of the funniest and most entertaining superstars in WWE during his career. His main event career started in 2007, when he was pulled out of…

Epilepsy Ontario engages MPPs and policy makers at Epilepsy Action Day 2017

March 13, 2017

By Deron Hamel Epilepsy Ontario executive director Paul Raymond says the success of the sixth Epilepsy Action Day at Queen’s Park on Feb. 28 was the overwhelming engagement from MPPs and policy makers had about the agency’s epilepsy care advocacy agenda. Epilepsy Ontario representatives from across the province are seen here in front of Queen’s…