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FEATURE SPONSOR: COMBUSTION

Posted: March 6, 2016

COMBUSTION CONTINUES FIGHTING THE 'GOOD FIGHT' Raising Over $30,000.00 In The Fight To End Cancer Since 2015 Leslie Ehm - 2015 Fight To End Cancer FighterPhoto Credit: Al Quintero Photography After stepping into the ring at Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) 2015, Leslie Ehm has generously come back on board, as a sponsor,  for Fight To End Cancer's 2016 gala with her company - Combustion. Thanks to their generous support, Combustion will be this year's co-50/50 presenting partner, as well as, fighting in the corner with 2016 Fight To End Cancer Fighter Kael Cruz. As Kael's Fight...


STRIKE A POSE! BEHIND THE SCENES WITH FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: February 29, 2016

A Behind The Scenes Look At Fight To End Cancer's Official 2016 Campaign Shoot Right: Jennifer Huggins, Founder of Fight To End CancerLeft: Al Quintero, Principle PhotographerOn set at the Fight To End Cancer Official Photoshoot at Wahooz Stills & Motion Pictures On Sunday, February 28th 2016, the Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) took over Wahooz Stills & Motion Pictures' photo studio to shoot the Official 2016 Fight To End Cancer Promotional Campaign. Led by the co-creative vision of Principle Photographer, Al Quintero & FTEC Founder, Jennifer Huggins; our FTEC fighters...


A Message From FTEC Alumni - Paige Cunningham

Posted: February 26, 2016

Paige Cunningham - Fight To End Cancer 2015 Fight Team Alumni   Dear Future Fighters,   It has been one full year since I stepped into the ring on the most terrifyingly, electric night of my life and not a day goes by that I don’t think about what I did.   I do get to walk into work every day at The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation and see a large mural of myself with blood dripping down my face on the wall, but it doesn’t stop there. I have SO many beautiful memories. I have the memory of 10 scared and brave individuals, starting a journey and not knowing where exactly it...


KIMURAWEAR FIGHTS TO END CANCER

Posted: February 22, 2016

Kimurawear will once again be sponsoring the Fight To End Cancer for the second year in a row. Providing products for over 3,000 boxing/martial arts clubs worldwide, Kimurawear has truly made their mark in the industry. The union of Fight To End Cancer and Kimurawear has been an extremely successful partnership, largely due to the fact that we both hold strong community values. Kimurawear believes that being an athlete means to exhibit many positive qualities that can be attributed to different areas of your life. According to them, being an athlete means that you exhibit confidence...

Tags: Boxing Equipment, Fight to End Cancer, Jeff Lopes, Kimurawear


Whitby Magician Ready To Do Battle In Oshawa

Posted: February 6, 2016

Article From Durham Region By Mike Ruta  OSHAWA -- Richard Forget and fellow magician Ray Anderson have known each other for around 20 years. But the former says they’ve never worked together -- until now. Forget, a Whitby resident, and Toronto’s Anderson match skills in The Battle of Magicians on Feb. 12 at Oshawa’s Regent Theatre. “It’s a battle of wits between two competing performers,” Forget says. “It’s kind of, anything you can do I can do better.” The evening is broken up into rounds and a winner is declared at the end. Forget says the interesting part...

Tags: Jennifer Huggins, Ray Anderson, Richard Forget


Legendary Artist David Bowie Loses Battle Against Cancer at 69

Posted: January 11, 2016

Story via The Hollywood Reporter by Mike Barnes, Shirley Halperin, Billboard 1/10/2016 10:42pm PST The singer-songwriter and producer excelled at glam rock, art rock, soul, hard rock, dance pop, punk and electronica during an eclectic 40-plus-year career. David Bowie has died after a battle with cancer, his rep confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 69. "David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief,"...

Tags: breaking news, cancer, david bowie, Fight to End Cancer


LANDSCAPE PLUS IS BACK IN YOUR CORNER FOR ANOTHER GREAT YEAR

Posted: December 22, 2015

Jim Mosher, President | Landscape Plus Ltd. Photo Credit: Al Quintero Photography It's the giving time of year, so.... One of the many decisions we have made in the closing months of 2015 in preparation for the next, is to once again step up as the lead corporate sponsor in the Fight to End Cancer Gala in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  This massive black tie event is spear headed by the ever dynamic Jennifer Huggins and involves the dedication and hard work of 10 white collar men and women who train and spar for a solid year in preparation the evenings bouts.  The...


A POET AND SHE DIDN'T KNOW IT | FOR A FUTURE THAT'S CANCER FREE

Posted: December 18, 2015

Natasa Jamnik-Sousa #FTEC2016 Fight To End Cancer Fighter Photo Credit: Al Quintero Photography NATASA JAMNIK-SOUSA SUMS UP THE FIGHT TO END CANCER 2016  IN A RHYME   Let me drop this rhyme about FTEC, it is an event that is legendary. Raising money for cancer research that’s what it’s about, now raise your voices to scream and shout: FTEC for a future that’s cancer free, FTEC for a future that’s cancer free. It’s a black tie gala at the Old Milla’ I guarantee you it’s gonna be a thrilla. With Vegas-style entertainment and a whole lot more, this...


THE MAGIC OF FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: December 9, 2015

MAGICIANS SQUARE OFF IN A BATTLE LIKE NO OTHER IN THE BATTLE OF MAGICIANS Ray Anderson and the Magic of Richard Forget team up for a night of comedy, magic and illusions. High energy, laugh out loud funny, state of the art illusions and lighting make this show a night you won’t forget. Tickets | Tour Listing | Donate This is an exciting new journey for the Fight To End Cancer as the fight expands outside of the confines of the boxing ring. The show in January will be the first of the national tour that Richard and Ray will be embarking on. In addition to raising funds...


BRINGING A LITTLE COMIC RELIEF TO THE FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: November 28, 2015

Every year the Fight To End Cancer features a new team of extraordinary people.  From lawyers and CEO's to now established Canadian Actor Craig Lauzon. Part of this amazing journey includes taking a deeper look into our fighters lives and learning their inspiration for joining the Fight To End Cancer. Please take a moment to read and listen to Craig's amazing story. SPONSOR CRAIG NOW Air Farce's Craig Lauzon often the only indigenous comic in the room Unreserved with Rosanna Deerchild Listen To Full Interview Craig Lauzon may be best-known for his impressions...


INTRODUCING: MAIN EVENT | FIGHT TO END CANCER 2016

Posted: November 27, 2015

THE ROAD TO FIGHT TO END CANCER 2016 HAS OFFICIALLY BEGUN The 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer Gala will be taking place on Saturday June 4th, 2016 at the historic Old Mill, here in Toronto, and we could not be any more excited to see our new batch of fighters strap on some gloves and fight for a good cause. The journey, however, has only just begun for our team of 10 courageous fighters and the next six months will certainly be an extraordinary feat of will and determination for all of them.  So, just who are these fighters and why are they choosing to step into our ring and fight...


INTRODUCING: CO-MAIN EVENT | FIGHT TO END CANCER 2016

Posted: November 26, 2015

THE ROAD TO FIGHT TO END CANCER 2016 HAS OFFICIALLY BEGUN The 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer Gala will be taking place on Saturday June 4th, 2016 at the historic Old Mill, here in Toronto, and we could not be any more excited to see our new batch of fighters strap on some gloves and fight for a good cause. The journey, however, has only just begun for our team of 10 courageous fighters and the next six months will certainly be an extraordinary feat of will and determination for all of them.  So, just who are these fighters and why are they choosing to step into our ring and fight...


INTRODUCING: BOUT 3 | FIGHT TO END CANCER 2016

Posted: November 25, 2015

THE ROAD TO FIGHT TO END CANCER 2016 HAS OFFICIALLY BEGUN The 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer Gala will be taking place on Saturday June 4th, 2016 at the historic Old Mill, here in Toronto, and we could not be any more excited to see our new batch of fighters strap on some gloves and fight for a good cause. The journey, however, has only just begun for our team of 10 courageous fighters and the next six months will certainly be an extraordinary feat of will and determination for all of them.  So, just who are these fighters and why are they choosing to step into our ring and fight...


INTRODUCING: BOUT 2 | FIGHT TO END CANCER 2016

Posted: November 24, 2015

THE ROAD TO FIGHT TO END CANCER 2016 HAS OFFICIALLY BEGUN The 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer Gala will be taking place on Saturday June 4th, 2016 at the historic Old Mill, here in Toronto, and we could not be any more excited to see our new batch of fighters strap on some gloves and fight for a good cause. The journey, however, has only just begun for our team of 10 courageous fighters and the next six months will certainly be an extraordinary feat of will and determination for all of them.  So, just who are these fighters and why are they choosing to step into our ring and fight...


INTRODUCING: BOUT 1 | FIGHT TO END CANCER 2016

Posted: November 23, 2015

THE ROAD TO FIGHT TO END CANCER 2016 HAS OFFICIALLY BEGUN The 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer Gala will be taking place on Saturday June 4th, 2016 at the historic Old Mill, here in Toronto, and we could not be any more excited to see our new batch of fighters strap on some gloves and fight for a good cause. The journey, however, has only just begun for our team of 10 courageous fighters and the next six months will certainly be an extraordinary feat of will and determination for all of them.  So, just who are these fighters and why are they choosing to step into our ring and fight...


ANNOUNCING OUR 2016 FIGHT TEAM

Posted: November 3, 2015

  FIGHT TO END CANCER'S 2016 FIGHTERS HAVE BEEN CHOSEN The Fight To End Cancer is very excited to announce that we have officially chosen the members of our 2016 Fight Team! VIEW FTEC2016 FIGHT TEAM These 10 brave men and women will devote the next seven months of their lives intensely training in the sport of Olympic-style boxing on a very strict weekly schedule to help prepare them, both physically & emotionally, to step into the ring at our 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer Gala, in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, on Saturday June 4th, 2016. ...


JOB POSTING | MARKETING SPECIALIST

Posted: October 28, 2015

The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) hosts an annual black tie charity gala that was founded in 2011. Our prestigious event raises funds for cancer research with proceeds going directly to support the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation’s Urgent Cancer Priorities Fund. Our gala event is just one part of an ongoing fundraising effort by Fight To End Cancer, which will continue throughout the year and whose success will in large part, rely on community teamwork and continued media exposure. With these efforts, we are confident we will reach our goal of raising over $1,000,000 annually by 2017...


JENNIFER HUGGINS | NOTABLE YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR

Posted: October 7, 2015

Congratulations! Jennifer Huggins: Notable Young Entrepreneur Photographed by Dan Lim (http://danlimphoto.com) Image: Jennifer Huggins (Kingsway Boxing Club). Fight To End Cancer is proud to announce that its Founder & Executive Director, Jennifer Huggins, was recently featured on Notable.ca's prestigious "Notable Young Entrepreneur" list. Being featured on this list is an incredible opportunity for young professionals, both here in Toronto and nationally across Canada! This bestowed recognition of Jennifer's hard work by Notable.ca for being a driven, entrepreneurial force...

Tags: boxing, Boxing Canada, dan lim, Fight to End Cancer, Jennifer Huggins, notable, the pmcf, the princess Margaret cancer foundation


THROUGH THE EYES OF A FIGHTER | ERICA MCMASTER

Posted: September 24, 2015

When Erica McMaster realized she wouldn't be able to attend this weekends FTEC2016 Orientation, she wrote this to share with the hopeful fighters trying out . Trust us when we tell you, both her and her opponent Paige Cunningham are perfect people to talk to if you are thinking of stepping into the ring to Fight To End Cancer! Words From FTEC2015 Fighter | Erica McMaster When I signed up for FTEC 2015, nothing could have prepared me for the intensity of what it would involve, and just how much it would impact my life. I've competed in several sports, but NOTHING, I repeat nothing...


WEARING HEADGEAR AS HER CROWN | PAIGE CUNNINGHAM

Posted: November 1, 2015

PAIGE CUNNINGHAM RECIEVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD It takes a special kind of person to become a Fight To End Cancer fighter. In four years of operation, we have had over 40 brave men and women step into the ring to literally fight cancer.  Each fighter has become true family in our quest to raise funds for The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, with the ultimate goal - Ending Cancer In Our Lifetime. This mission held especially true for 2015 FTEC Fighter, Paige Cunningham. Paige Cunningham presented with award by Melanie Harris (Wife of the late David P. Harris) After the record...


FIGHTING CANCER IN THE 2015 PAN AM GAMES

Posted: July 27, 2015

The month of July was an exciting time for the City of Toronto by successfully hosting the 2015 Pan American Games (not to mention the ParaPan Am Games about to begin this week). Toronto proudly accommodated thousands of athletes, coaches, families and supporters from 41 countries internationally. For many Torontonians, it was a hard decision on which sport to focus on and who to cheer for, as there were so many to choose from. However, for the team at Fight To End Cancer - boxing was our "Main Event". The sport of boxing remains the headlining entertainment at our annual gala fundraiser...

Tags: boxing, Boxing Canada, Fight to End Cancer, Jennifer Huggins, Mandy Bujold, Pan Am Games, Toronto 2015


HUFFINGTON POST VISITS FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: May 30, 2015

The 4th annual Fight to End Cancer 2015 Charity Boxing Gala in support of Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation was held at the beautiful Old Mill Inn, Toronto. This unforgettable night included 5 fights, amazing entertainment and was hosted by Founder Jennifer Huggins and MC'd by Steve Patterson from "The Debaters" (CBC). #FTEC2015


FIGHT TO END CANCER'S BIGGEST YEAR-TO-DATE MAKES IT A KNOCKOUT SUCCESS!

Posted: June 3, 2015

4TH ANNUAL GALA RAISES OVER $165,000 IN SUPPORT OF THE PRINCESS MARGARET CANCER FOUNDATION      Thursday June 4, 2015 -TORONTO, ON - The 4th Annual Fight To End Cancer's (FTEC) black tie gala was the biggest and most successful year ever! The sold out event hosted at the historic Old Mill Inn, in Toronto's west end, brought together some of the city's top executives and influencers, who cheered on our 2015 Fight Team. These 10 brave, men and women with no previous boxing experience, stepped into the ring to literally fight to end cancer - all in support of the Princess...


EVENT ADVISORY: 4th ANNUAL GALA | SAT. MAY 30, 2015

Posted: May 26, 2015

 DEFEAT IS NOT AN OPTION! The 4th Annual Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala Supporting The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation WHAT: Following the Official Media Day Weigh-in last week at Jack Astor's, our 2015 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team are all geared up for the much-anticipated 4th Annual Fight To End Cancer black tie gala. The Gala will be on Saturday, May 30th at Toronto's historic Old Mill Inn, benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Our Las Vegas-style, pre-show entertainment will commence after a glamorous cocktail reception and gourmet dinner. Master...


FEATURE FIGHTER | GEORGIA CURTIS

Posted: May 24, 2015

Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeatureFighter, Georgia Curtis Georgia is the Managing Director at Backpocket HR Inc. and is excited and proud to be participating in Fight To End Cancer 2015! With one week to go, Georgia has hit (and passed) her fundraising goal and is feeling more than ready to get into the ring! ? "The training has been intense and challenging and I have really loved it. It is fantastic to feel this fit and strong...


FEATURE FIGHTER | MARK MUIA

Posted: May 20, 2015

Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeatureFighter, Mark Muia Mark is a Project Manager at JD Collins Fire Protection and will be stepping into the ring on May 30th to face-off against Robert. How did Mark get involved with #FTEC2015? Mark was introduced to the Fight To End Cancer through his wife and her training at Kingsway Boxing Club. "We went to the event last year and was amazed with all the fighters stories...now I'll be making...


GLOBAL NEWS | A Boxing Match Aimed At Fighting Against Cancer

Posted: May 12, 2015

Wed, May 6, 2015: Ten men and women who have never boxed before step into the ring, after training for months, to raise funds for cancer care and research. Angie Seth reports. Your browser does not support frames. Click here to view the frameless video..


THE #iFightCancer SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

Posted: May 11, 2015

The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) would like to introduce a brand new awareness initiative that we launched at the beginning of May and will be promoting year-round - the #iFightCancer social media campaign. It has been a major goal to take the Fight To End Cancer name beyond our annual gala and create a social movement that communicates the ultimate message of FTEC to the public: we are ALL able to take part in the fight to end cancer. So, what exactly is the #iFightCancer campaign? Thanks to Tip Top Tailors, an official partner for Fight To End Cancer, we debuted these postcards...


2015 OFFICIAL MEDIA DAY WEIGH-INS

Posted: May 19, 2015

Fight To End Cancer Official Media Day Weigh-ins SAVE THE DATE: Thursday May 21, 2015 WHAT:  The Fight To End Cancer's Official Media Day Weigh-ins is right around the corner! This annual pre-gala event gives our sponsors, the media and our V.I.P. guests the opportunity to meet our 2015 Fight Team and cheer them on! This group of courageous men and women have been training in true Olympic-style boxing, for the past six months, as they prepare to step into the ring on Saturday, May 30th for the 4th Annual Fight To End Cancer black tie gala, in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. We...


FEATURE FIGHTER | LESLIE EHM

Posted: May 8, 2015

Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeatureFighter, Leslie Ehm Leslie Ehm is the President & Chief Fire Starter at Combustion. Leslie had been training at Kingsway Boxing for a few years and had fallen in love with the sport. When she saw the #FTEC2014 team training, bonding and generally kicking ass, she knew she wanted in. "Last year I watched with great envy how the FTEC team trained and bonded and how they were all so connected and...


TIP TOP TAILORS JOINS THE FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: April 28, 2015

Fight To End Cancer & Tip Top Tailors To Spread Awareness Through #iFightCancer Campaign   For Immediate Release Media Relations 905-616-0113 Toronto, ON                                   TORONTO, ON – (April 28, 2015) – The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new awareness campaign #iFightCancer in partnership with Tip Top Tailors, with proceeds going directly to benefit the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Beginning Monday, May 4th 2015, and running until the night of our 4th Annual Fight To End Cancer black tie...


FEATURE FIGHTER | ROBERT DOHERTY

Posted: April 21, 2015

Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeatureFighter, Robert Doherty Robert is the Ontario Operations Manger for Apps Transport Group, a logistics company providing trucking and intermodal freight services across Canada. So what prompted Robert to join the fight? "I’ll never forget sitting down with my family for the news. A family friend was diagnosed with breast cancer and although there were reasons to be optimistic she had a battle...


WORDS FROM THE FOUNDER 2015

Posted: April 27, 2015

Jennifer Huggins | Founder, CEO and Serial EntrepreneurPhoto Credit: Vincent Dayrit A Brief Biography JENNIFER HUGGINS began following her dreams at a young age when she devoted nearly the first half of her life to the sport of competitive figure skating. After an unfortunate accident that cut her skating career short; Jennifer turned to the sport of boxing as both a rehabilitation activity and therapeutic tool. Her passion flame grew from there and in 2006 she opened the very successful, Kingsway Boxing Club, boxing gym facility. Through her entrepreneurial ambitions, Jennifer was now...


INTRODUCING OUR 2015 LEAD PARTNER | LANDSCAPE PLUS LTD.

Posted: April 16, 2015

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(April 16, 2015) – The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is proud to announce that one of Toronto’s top landscape companies, Landscape Plus Ltd., has jumped on board to be our official ‘Lead Partner’ for the 4th Annual Fight To End Cancer charity gala, in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.Our 2015 event will feature ten “white-collar” men and women, with no prior boxing experience, who will literally be fighting to end cancer, as they lace up their boots, strap on their gloves and step into the boxing ring during our black tie gala on Saturday, May 30, 2015. Helmed...


FEATURE FIGHTER | JASON BRYDGES

Posted: March 27, 2015

Each Friday we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeatureFighter, Jason Brydges Jason is a Director of Sales for an IT Company and heard about the Fight To End Cancer while visiting Kingsway Boxing Club last August. " looking to add a “boxing” fight on my bucket list of things to do having just turned 40." Jason, like too many of us, had been directly affected by cancer, so when given the chance, he gladly join the #FTEC2015 Fight Team. "A number of years ago I...


FEATURE FIGHTER | SEAN DONOVAN

Posted: March 20, 2015

Each Friday we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeatureFighter, Sean Donovan    Sean is a father of two and is the Business Development Manager for the Toronto District of PCL Construction. "I've seen friends, colleagues, and acquaintances all deal with their own battles against cancer; some winning while others sadly losing. And I know one thing for sure - I don't want to see it ever again." The Fight to End Cancer is a one-of-a-kind experience. We ask...


ANNOUNCING OUR 2015 FIGHT TEAM | FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: March 17, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Relations 905-616-0113 Toronto, Ontario 17 March 2015 CHARITY BOXING’S NEW RENAISSANCE: FIGHT TO END CANCER The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation finds new heroes in our 2015 Fight Team TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015 -- TORONTO, ON – The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is proud to unveil its official campaign image for our 2015 fundraising season. Taking inspiration from Leonardo da Vinci’s iconic Renaissance masterpiece, The Last Supper; this powerful image perfectly captures the passion and dedication shown by each member of our 2015 Fight Team on their...


'Punch Cancer In The Face'

Posted: March 9, 2015

That’s the goal for voice actor-turned-boxer Erica McMaster at charity event aimed at beating the disease BY STEVE BUFFERY, TORONTO SUN TORONTO - Erica McMaster makes a living as a voice actor. But on May 30, the Ottawa native will let her fists do the talking. McMaster is just your regular, mild-mannered, 30-something actor/writer/holistic nutritionist who enjoys climbing into the ring and throwing leather. All in a good cause. The Toronto resident, the daughter of Canadian diplomats who grew up for a time in the southern African nation of Zimbabwe, will face Paige Cunningham...


And That’s A Wrap ...

Posted: March 4, 2015

... On The Official Photo Shoot for Fight To End Cancer (FTEC2015) S1 Studios Toronto, provided all studio and equipment rentals for the official two day shoot (including setup) for the Fight To End Cancer. Produced By: WAYFF Global Ltd. Studios and EQ Rentals Provided By: S1 Studios Toronto Principle Photographer: Al Quintero “Lights, cameras…left hook!” Words that the 2015 Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) Fight Team became very familiar with, as they primped, preened and stepped in front of the camera lens this past Sunday, March 1st 2015, for our official team‘s...


Calling All To Fight To End Cancer

Posted: January 13, 2015

Become A Fighter The fourth annual Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) will be taking place on Saturday, May 30th 2015, at the Old Mill Inn. This black-tie gala commences with an elegant gourmet dinner before leading into a full evening of Las Vegas-style entertainment. Guests will be treated to first-class performances paired with the night’s main event - a series of Olympic-style boxing bouts featuring local business leaders and influencers. We are currently looking for "White Collar" and/or celebrity features to Fight to End Cancer! This is a one of a kind chance for the local community leaders...


2015 FIGHT TEAM TRYOUTS

Posted: September 16, 2014

Let the Kingsway Boxing coaches and members from FTEC2014’s Fight Team, put you through the workout of your life! This introductory boxing session will give you the opportunity to experience, first-hand, the commitment that will be required to take part in the Fight To End Cancer’s 2015 event. In addition to training, we will be holding a Q&A session lead by past FTEC Fighters. The decision to fight for such a meaningful cause, is one that will be life changing. Whether you embark on this journey for yourself, a family member or a friend who is, or has had to fight cancer, you are truly...


Fight To End Cancer Reinforces Toronto as a Champion in Boxing

Posted: August 10, 2014

Written by Steve Buffery, journalist for the Toronto Sun Huggins weighing in fighters for the 2014 Fight To End Cancer GalaPhoto Credit: Metro / Jessica Smith Cross Toronto once had a reputation as being a great boxing town. Unfortunately, that reputation has taken a beating in recent years. Montreal certainly holds many more cards — both pro and amateur — than it’s Upper Canada rival and seems to produce more quality fighters. However; there was a time when Toronto was the undisputed boxing capital of Canada, and thanks to people like Jennifer Huggins, owner and operator of Etobicoke’s...


'THIRD ROUND' OF FIGHT TO END CANCER A KNOCKOUT SUCCESS!

Posted: June 9, 2014

Fight To End Cancer Official Fight Team and Coaches on the Red Carpet at the 2014 Gala on May 31 at the Old Mill Inn Toronto. Photo Credit: Rebecca Freeman 3RD ANNUAL BLACK-TIE GALA DELIVERS OVER $85K IN COMMUNITY SUPPORT Tuesday, June 10, 2014 -TORONTO, ON - The minute you stepped onto the red carpet you knew you were in for an evening like no other. Fight To End Cancer's (FTEC) Third Annual black-tie gala was the biggest and most successful year yet! The sold out event hosted by the luxurious Old Mill Inn Toronto, brought together some of the city's top executives and influencers who banded...


Fight To End Cancer: Successful female executives by day, bruising boxers by night

Posted: May 30, 2014

Non-boxers are given the chance to learn the sweet science and before stepping into the ring in the annual charity Fight To End Cancer bout. Toronto Star Article By: Paul Hunter Feature reporter Photos by: Spencer Wynn Published on Fri May 30 2014 Dawn Ramsay-Brown, who owns an ad agency, Off To Market Inc., with her husband, is ready to step into the ring in in the annual Fight To End Cancer charity gala. Jane Watson, vice-president at Optimum Talent, is stepping into the right for the first time in the annual Fight To End Cancer charity gala. Dawn Ramsay-Brown’s eyes light...


FIGHT NIGHT HAS ARRIVED

Posted: May 27, 2014

Fight To End Cancer's Third Annual Gala in Support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Fight To End Cancer's 2014 Fight Team at last Thursday's Unofficial Weigh-in At Grace O'Malley's in Downtown Toronto WHAT: Following the Unofficial Weigh-in last Thursday, the fighters are all geared up for the much anticipated Fight Night. The Third Annual Fight To End Cancer black-tie gala benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, is taking place this Saturday May 31st at Toronto's iconic Old Mill Inn. The Las Vegas style entertainment will commence with a cocktail...


First-time pugilists ready for third annual Fight to End Cancer

Posted: May 26, 2014

Andrew Young flexes while competitor Derek Van Doorn, right, looks on. They will compete in the heavyweight bout of the 2014 Fight to End Cancer.Photo Credit: Metro / Jessica Smith Cross Thursday May 22, 2014 Original Article Printed By Metro - A group of brave amateur boxers stepped on a scale as part of an unofficial weigh-in at Entertainment District bar Grace O’Malley’s Thursday night. The third annual Fight to End Cancer and gala, to take place on May 31, benefits the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Ten white-collar men and women, with no prior boxing experience, have been...


Kingsway Boxing Club and ‘White Collar’ Professionals Fight It Out For Princess Margaret

Posted: April 6, 2014

The Fight to End Cancer comes to The Old Mill on May 31 Staff photo/ IAN KELSOVirgil Barrow, trainer at the Kingsway Boxing Club, with boxers Shane Lewis-Stirling and Jane Watson who will take to the ring in the Fight to end Cancer benefitting Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation. March 29,2014. The Kingsway Boxing Club, hidden on an industrial side street at 22 Jutland Rd., is home to an atypical clientele these days: the corporate business community. Fitted with headgear, boxing gloves and boots, up to 10 “white collar” leaders – with little to no prior fighting experience...


Eagle Weighs In as the Presenting Sponsor for the Fight to End Cancer

Posted: April 1, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 26, 2014) - Canada's leading professional staffing company, Eagle Professional Resources Inc. (Eagle), is proud to announce that it will be the presenting title sponsor of the 3rd Annual Fight To End Cancer. The event will feature ten "white-collar" men and women, with no prior boxing experience, who will literally be fighting to end cancer during a black-tie gala in support of Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation on Saturday, May 31, 2014. Hanging up their suits and lacing up their boots all in the name of a good cause was the decision that each member...


TOP EXECUTIVES INVEST IN THE BUSINESS OF BOXING

Posted: March 18, 2014

Fight To End Cancer - A Renaissance Tale in Philanthropy Fight To End Cancer 2014 - Official Poster The Fight To End Cancer proudly announces their Official 2014 Fight Team. Hanging up their suits and lacing up their boots all in the name of a good cause, was the decision that each member of Eagle’s Fight To End Cancer 2014 Fight Team made when they volunteered to step into a boxing ring. These ten “white-collar” men and women, with no prior boxing experience, will be literally fighting to end cancer at our third annual black-tie gala in support of Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation...


EAGLE CAPTURES THE TITLE

Posted: March 13, 2014

Announcing Our Title Partner in the 3rd Annual Fight To End Cancer The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) team is honored to announce Eagle Professional Resources as our Title Partner for the third edition of our fundraising gala in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. This is the first time welcoming an Official Partner for the gala; and we couldn’t be more pleased with the honour going to the amazing team over at Eagle Professional Resources. Kevin Dee seen putting it all on the line in Fight For The Cure Ottawa 2011 Eagle Professional Resources have been an incredible...