Blog posts tagged as Dad



Evan Hickey's Story
2016-12-05 11:48:11 AM
When Evan Hickey learned that his father, Bob, had been diagnosed with prostate cancer, he was shocked - left with what he describes as "a very surreal feeling". That was in 2009, and at the time he didn't know much about the disease. He had a lot of questions...
This is Why We Wear Plaid
2017-02-28 10:21:33 AM
Each year across Canada, Father’s Day weekend takes on an additional layer of meaning for the many families that have been affected by prostate cancer. As the most common cancer in men, each diagnosis is shared with loved ones, including children, spouses, and siblings. It is for this reason that at a time of year that is dedicated to celebrating the men we love, Canadian workplaces and individuals come together in a show of solidarity by wearing Plaid for Dad and raising money for prostate cancer research.
From suits to socks, ties to trucks, Canadians anted-up to go Plaid for Dad
2018-07-20 9:38:56 AM
Canada covered coast-to-coast in a sea of plaid this June 

A standard pattern in Canadian apparel, plaid is now more than just an outfit choice: it’s become a symbol of hope and community for hundreds of thousands of people across Canada who are affected in some way by prostate cancer.

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