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Izel has always felt better when she's dancing

Five-year-old Izel has been through a lot in her young life. She was diagnosed with Wilms tumour — a rare kidney cancer — when she was only 15 months old. After surgery to remove her right kidney and three months of chemotherapy, her family hoped for the best. 

But two...

A Spunky Gymnast Meets a Seafaring Princess

Mina is an active, energetic nine-year-old who loves gym class. When she’s not swimming, dancing, doing gymnastics or practicing piano, she can be found playing card games with her close-knit family.

Mina was diagnosed with cancer and has undergone chemotherapy, which has resulted in low energy and ongoing pain. This...

A life-changing wish is granted to Yugh from Nunavut

Make-A-Wish grants wishes to children from all provinces and territories, from big cities to small towns and everywhere in between.

We were thrilled to grant our first wish to a child living in Nunavut last year. 

Yugh loves watching WWE® and wished to meet his favourite Superstar, John Cena. Yugh...

Alex's favourite sport empowers him to fight his illness

Alex is an outgoing eight-year-old living with cystic fibrosis, a critical illness that affects his digestive system and lungs, making it a challenge to eat and breathe.

Alex requires a gastrostomy tube and breathing equipment at all times, but that hasn’t stopped him from playing the sport he loves most:...

Hannah Meets Nina!

In 2016 Hannah was diagnosed with cancer, requiring her to spend a lot of time in the hospital undergoing treatment rather than outside skateboarding and being active. The diagnosis and treatment was difficult for Hannah and her family, but Hannah found comfort and strength in watching her favourite television show,...

Ellie's finds hope in a unique friendship

Seven-year-old Ellie is a free-spirited kid who loves school, playing dress up and reading. In so many ways, Ellie is just like other kids her age, but she lives with an extremely rare disease called trichohepatoenteric syndrome. The condition affects the hair, liver, and intestines, as well as other tissues and...

Haven’s Wish to Meet Actor Jay Baruchel

Fifteen-year-old Haven loves drama class, seeing musical theatre productions and watching her favourite movies on repeat. It’s safe to say that she’s caught the acting bug and nothing will keep her from chasing her dreams, not even cancer.

In 2017, Haven was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour. She underwent...

A Holiday Wish-Come True for Vonn

Vonn lives with a hematologic disorder and regularly spends time in the hospital and travels to meet with specialists for his condition. He was waiting for a bone marrow transplant when Make-A-Wish asked him what he would wish for if he could have anything in the world. Vonn only wanted...

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...

Olivia makes friends with a Minion

Olivia is a bubbly, kind, inquisitive girl, who loves painting, biking, and swimming. But her parents say that she seems like “a brand new kid” since recovering from her liver transplant — she has more energy and even started playing hockey.

Olivia absolutely loves the Despicable Me and Minions movies. When...

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