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The Canadian Way

Singer, broadcaster and writer Riki Turofsky believes in the importance of helping others. Someone close to her once said "If you're feeling low, do something for someone else." It's a philosophy that has informed her life and that of her husband, Charles Petersen.
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St. Michael’s Like Home to Jean for Over 45 Years

"St. Michael’s is the only hospital I’ve ever been to," says Jean Sicinski. It was the late 1960’s when she first visited Dr. Nishikawa for high blood pressure, and St. Michael’s has been like home to her ever since.
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Creating a Legacy: Dr. Donna Ouchterlony

St. Michael’s regularly inspires people to give back or make planned gifts - and its staff members are no exception.
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Maple Roasted Squash and Heirloom Carrots Recipe

The Heart and Stroke Foundation calls them "super veggies" thanks to their heart-loving, high beta-carotene content. Kids call this recipe super delicious.
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Bondfield Construction Chosen for
Inspire 2018 Redevelopment

We're pleased to announce Bondfield Construction has been chosen to build the new Peter Gilgan Patient Care Tower, the Slaight Family Emergency Department and other renovations in the St. Michael’s 3.0 component of Inspire 2018.
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Strong Depression-Era Values Lead to Legacy Gift to St. Michael's

Recall that iconic opening line from Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…" As Henderson Scott reflects, the Great Depression was the best of times to be born, the worst of times to be a parent. It was a great time to be born because the birth rates dropped. His comparatively smaller generation then came of age during the post-war economic boom, creating huge opportunities for all. But during the Depression, parents struggled with considerably decreased resources.
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Help us Transform Patient Care at St. Michael's for the 21st Century

With your help we can become Canada's premier critical care hospital.
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Tim and Sharon Wright

After all these years of medical assistance from St. Michael’s Hospital's doctors and all other service providers, we are absolutely convinced that we are dealing with the top specialists in all medical fields.
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Sitting Disease: The New Smoking?

Today the average Canadian adult spends 75 per cent of waking time sitting or reclining. St. Michael’s cardiologist Dr. Beth Abramson notes, "A little prevention can go a long way." So here are some tips for getting off your duff!
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Right Place, Wrong Time

On a beautiful summer evening in 2009, Allison Freeman, then 25, had just finished her first day at a new job. Dusk was falling as she waited for the streetcar to take her to her boyfriend’s new Leslieville home. She was texting him about their planned celebratory dinner that evening. As they messaged back and forth, she leaned against a steel utility pole. And then, in an instant, things changed.
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