Sign of the times: exercise goes virtual

By Guy Djandji Social distancing due to the pandemic has brought new challenges to the physical activity programs offered to patients. One question remains: how to adapt services which are, by definition, personalized and dependent on the dynamic created by the close...

Meeting the Call of Duty Online

By Marylin Smith Carsley As the pandemic persists and COVID-19 fatigue sets in, the needs of cancer patients are as pressing as ever. In many ways, the public health recommendations for social distancing and isolation deepen the already emotionally taxing toll of...

Celebrating 40 years of exceptional cancer support

This year marks Hope & Cope’s 40th anniversary! Although it is hard to believe, in 1981, the word “cancer”, if spoken at all, was mentioned in hushed tones. It was within this context that our Founder, the indomitable Sheila Kussner, first presented her idea of...

A remarkable donor

By Suzanne Asselin It’s an undeniable fact – if Hope & Cope has been able to support tens of thousands of patients and their families over the past 40 years, it is thanks to the support of many donors from all walks of life.  Alex Trichas and his cousins Chris,...

Smooth Transition

By Sonia Hazan The Volunteer Management Council (VMC) is our voice at the Hope & Cope Board. Composed of volunteers representing a wide variety of areas within Hope & Cope, the Chair of the Board, the Executive Director and a few other staff, the Council...