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Sarina’s wish was the perfect distraction

Sarina is a teenager with big dreams and the talent to make them a reality. Although she appears to be just like any other girl her age, Sarina is affected by a life-threatening seizure disorder. She has experienced seizures since she was nine years old and just last year, underwent...

Carey Price and the Montréal Canadiens Grant Transformational Wishes

Earlier this year, four very excited wish children came together for their wish to meet their hero, Montréal Canadiens’s goalie, Carey Price. Their families met at the Bell Sports Complex in Québec and shared a truly special moment together, watching their children’s wishes come true.

 

Tommy lives with Duchenne muscular...

Parker’s Wish Promised a Summer of Adventure

Parker was diagnosed with T-Cell lymphoblastic lymphoma: Stage 4 in May of 2016 and is still going through treatment. He has been through a lot for someone his age; his carefree childhood put on hold as he battles cancer. Parker loves camping, fishing and hiking with his family and what...

Miranda's perfect wish comes true

Miranda was an outspoken, vibrant little girl. As a child, she was energetic, fun, and loved to use vocabulary that stretched beyond her years. Tiny but mighty, Miranda’s dad described her in one word: motivated. “Once she got something in her mind, she wasn’t afraid to put steps in place...

Hannah lives the high life in 'The Hills'

When Hannah’s parents found out that an infection had severely damaged her kidneys at the tender age of three, they were understandably concerned. But Hannah did not let her health slow her down one bit; her early years were characterized by her easy-going nature, her determination and her desire to...

Jeri-Ann’s wish takes flight

In the summer of 2016, Make-A-Wish® Northern Alberta celebrated 900 wishes coming true in the region. To mark the milestone, they granted a special wish for a young girl who wished to do something that a lot of people take for granted. Here’s her story.

Jeri-Ann is a typical 12-year-old,...

Ashley's day with the Toronto Blue Jays

Ashley is an ambitious and talented 14-year-old. She is the MVP of her baseball team, a pianist, one belt away from obtaining her black belt in Karate, and an extraordinary artist. Ashley was diagnosed with Takayasu arteritis, a disorder that causes blood vessel inflammation, a year before her wish was...

Arvin is inspired by his favourite basketball player

When we first met Arvin, it was clear that he had put a lot of thought into his wish, and that he wanted a unique experience – one that couldn’t be bought. Arvin’s wish was to meet DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors basketball team. Not only is DeRozan Arvin’s...

Jaylen Tackles His Dream With The Eskimos

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Like many young boys, Jaylen has always dreamed about becoming a pro football player. But his medical condition makes him very vulnerable to any contact sport. Even a simple hug could cause him major bruising. But that didn’t stop him from wishing to become the newest member on...

Cynthia Gets Cookin’ With Her Culinary Hero

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Cynthia’s living with a life-threatening medical condition, which means she spends many days in bed when she’s ill and during treatment. But Cynthia uses that time to her advantage to catch up on her favourite cooking shows. Which is why Cynthia was ecstatic to meet celebrity chef Anna...

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