Prostate Cancer Canada - Atlantic Region

Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic is the regional office for Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI and Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Meet the PCC Atlantic Team

From left to right: Rita-Clare LeBlanc, Coordinator of Events & Development; Ellen Townshend, Executive Director; Sarah Dobson, Coordinator of Development & Donor Data 

PCC Signature Events


There are many Prostate Cancer Canada events that take place throughout the year in Atlantic Canada. Follow the links below to learn more about each initiative!
 

Wake Up Call Breakfast Series

Pants Off for Prostate Cancer

Do it for Dads Walk/Run

Plaid for Dad

Atlantic Region Community Events


PCC Atlantic is extremely grateful for its community partners. Check out some of the Community Events occuring across the Atlantic provinces here.

Next time you're in Downtown Halifax, make sure to keep an eye out for the PCC Atlantic Blue Bus! Thank you to our Ambassatours for their partnership.

Atlantic Support Groups


There are currently 18 Prostate Cancer Canada Network (PCCN) support groups across Atlantic Canada. To find a support group near you, click here.
 
 

Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic Region

1809 Barrington St., Suite 810
Halifax, NS
B3J 3K8

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Office: 902-420-1444
Toll free: 1-855-420-1444

For more information about Prostate Cancer Canada's Atlantic Regional Office in Halifax, please contact:

Ellen Townshend
Executive Director, Atlantic Region
902-420-9938

Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic Region's Advisory Council

Ken Power (Chair)
Regional Vice President, TELUS

Fred MacGillivray (Past Chair) 
Independent Business Consultant

Dr. Tetteh Ago MB ChB, FRCPC
Head of Radiation Oncology, QE II

Dr. David Bell MD
FRCPC – Professor of Urology Dalhousie University

Paul Laberge
Senior Counsel, Special Projects, Emera Inc.


David Lothian
Vice President, Nova International Ltd.

Sarah McInnes
Associate Lawyer, McInnes Cooper

Brian O'Connell
Host, Drive Home Show, VOCM

Luc Pellerin
Vice President, Commercial Financial Services, RBC

Jo-Anne Phillips
Co-owner, Jeramand Enterprises Ltd.


Dennis Potharst
Communications Manager,
Atlantic Canada Regional Council of Carpenters Millwrights and Allied Workers

Ron Profit, Q.C.
Partner/Lawyer at Cox & Palmer Charlottetown

Ray Ritcey
CEO, Maritimes Energy Association


 
 




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