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FEATURED FIGHTER | SAMANTHA KRYSTANTOS

Posted: May 13, 2016

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 #FeaturedFighter, Samantha Krystantos, Sponsored by City Alliance  Meet featured fighter Samantha 'The Assasin' Krystantos. Sam will be facing Natasa in our Co-Main Event and featured female bout of the evening. Sam is a University student perusing her degree in Social Work as well as working at Gymborree Play and Music with 16 month-5 year olds, but her gentle exterior can be deceiving... "I...


COMMITTEE FEATURE: DAVID KELLY

Posted: May 11, 2016

The Fight To End Cancer is made possible by many people - our sponsors, fighters, but also, our volunteers and committee members. We want to take you behind the scenes of #FTEC2016, to meet the people who are fighting cancer outside of the ring... INTRODUCING FTEC'S PR DIRECTOR DAVID KELLY How did you get involved with Fight To End Cancer? DK: I was invited to attend the inaugural Fight To End Cancer Gala back in 2012.  My spouse and I were invited to sit at one of Eagle Professional Resources’ tables, as guests of theirs and after hearing about what the event was going...


THE ART OF FIGHTING CANCER | LINDA BRADBEER

Posted: May 11, 2016

Canadian Actor: Craig LauzonCraig is the 2016 Main Event in the charity boxing gala Fight To End Cancer The 2016 Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is made up of 10 fighters, an army of support staff, volunteers and a family bound together with one common goal; ending cancer. In five short years, we have assembled a team of 52 fighters, thousands of staff, sponsors and guests.  With every passing day, we are reminded that our FTEC family is made up of true champions. From the fighters who dedicate a year of their lives to stepping in the ring, to the small businesses and artists, like painter...


FEATURED FIGHTER | NATASA JAMNIK-SOUSA

Posted: May 10, 2016

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 #FeaturedFighter, Natasa Jamnik-Sousa, Sponsored by RV Law LLP Our Co-Main event of the evening is brought to you by Eagle Staffing and features two lovely ladies (outside of the ring). Meet featured fighter Natasa 'Bad Intentions' Jamnik-Sousa. Natasa works for RV Law LLP in the capacity of a law clerk for Marshall Reinhart and Antonietta Raviele. "I'm basically their Donna (for those...


EVENT ADVISORY: 5th ANNUAL GALA | SAT. JUNE 4, 2016

Posted: June 1, 2016

   DEFEAT IS NOT AN OPTION! The 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala Supporting The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation   WHAT: The 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala, benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Our Las Vegas-style, pre-show entertainment will commence after a glamorous cocktail reception and gourmet dinner. This year's Master of Ceremonies will be celebrity television personality & host of CTV's ETALK, Ben Mulroney. The evening's main attraction will be our 2016 fighters, who will be stepping into our boxing ring and...


RG SPEED | FIGHTING TO END CANCER SINCE 2013

Posted: May 19, 2016

In 2013, Robert Galarneau (President of RG Speed Control Devices), was introduced to the Fight To End Cancer (FTEC). Since then, he and his team have been supporting FTEC year-over-year, not only as an Official Partner, but also helping to raise funds year round. In their own words: "RG Speed Control Devices is a proud supporter in the Fight To End Cancer. Through our partnership with FTEC and community organizations, we are going to go the distance to knock out this horrific disease. Down and Out!! Down For the Count!! Join us, add to the purse and weigh-in against cancer." SPONSOR...


TIP TOP TAILORS SUITS UP FOR THE FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: May 12, 2016

TIP TOP TAILORS RETURNS FOR THEIR THIRD YEAR IN THE FIGHT TO END CANCER! Each year, Tip Top Tailors has outdone themselves by conceptualizing the most elegant looks for our official Fight To End Cancer promotional campaigns. With Vogue-quality styling, the team at Tip Top Tailors has consistently managed to visually capture the elegance of a black tie fundraiser, while simultaneously maintaining the tough and passionate nature of what our FTEC Fight Team stands for. We are proud to have this amazing company stand in our corner.  In their own words: "This coming June...


WORDS FROM THE FTEC2015 FIGHTERS

Posted: May 11, 2016

Blood, sweat and tears go into each fighters journey. From day one until Fight Night, they give everything they have to 'Fight to End Cancer.'


FEATURED FIGHTER | JEFF MACWILLIAMS

Posted: May 6, 2016

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 #FeaturedFighter, Jeff MacWilliams, Sponsored by Kimurawear Jeff 'The Beast' MacWilliams will be facing Kyle Barlow in our 3rd bout of the night at Fight to End Cancers fifth annual gala event. This bout has been generously supported by RG Speed Control. Jeff heard about FTEC through his friend Al Quintero, also known as the world class photographer who can be thanked for our fantastic official...


MANDY BUJOLD JOINS THE FIGHT TO END CANCER ON THE ROAD TO RIO

Posted: May 21, 2016

Mandy Bujold is one of the top athletes in the world and has dedicated her life to both the sport of boxing and her country. Her career and success in boxing has been an inspiration to the Fight To End Cancer, since its conception. Jennifer Huggins, founder of Fight To End Cancer (FTEC), has been working closely with Mandy for years, sharing the ring with her as a referee for many of her fights. In Jennifer's own words, she shares how Mandy's strength and dominance in the sport of boxing has inspired her:   51kg Women's Elite Boxing GOLD Medalist posing with Abbey after...


HELPING TO MAKE CHAMPIONS IN THE FIGHT TO END CANCER | YORK MARBLE, TILE AND TERRAZZO

Posted: May 3, 2016

Cory Raymond - FTEC2016 Main Event Fighter In addition to dedicating the past year of his life to stepping in the ring on June 4, 2016, Cory is working toward an ambitious personal fundraising goal of $40,000.00 We are so grateful to York Marble, Tile and Terrazzo Inc. for their generous donation of $5000.00 to 2016 Fight To End Cancer Main-Event Fighter, Cory Raymond. With their support we're even closer to our $200,000.00 2016 fight team goal! "Glen and I are honoured to be part of such an amazing event. Over the years, we have seen friends and family members affected by this terrible...


FEATURED FIGHTER | KYLE BARLOW

Posted: May 3, 2016

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 #FeaturedFighter, Kyle Barlow, Sponsored by Kingsway Boxing Kyle 'The Butcher' Barlow will be stepping into the ring on June 4th to face Jeff MacWilliams (thanks to our friends at RG Speed Control). Kyle has been thinking about boxing for years and when he heard about #FTEC2015 Fighter Georgia's story through his girlfriend, he knew he couldn't pass up the opportunity. ? "I have been contemplating...


Z103.5 JOINS THE FIGHT TO END CANCER | OFFICIAL RADIO PARTNER

Posted: April 28, 2016

Click here if you're having trouble hearing audio It is with great pleasure that Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) announces Toronto Top 40 Radio Station, Z103.5, will be jumping on board to be our first-ever Media Partner! This is an amazing partnership opportunity for FTEC that will certainly help to get us some great exposure, by spreading the word of who we are and what we do, to even more people across the GTA. Be sure to keep your eyes (and especially ears) open for what is going to be a year-long relationship between FTEC and Z103.5.  You will want to tune in for regular...


FEATURED FIGHTER | ANDREAS WULFF

Posted: April 29, 2016

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 #FeaturedFighter, Andreas Wulff, Sponsored by Wolfepoint Management Consulting  Our 3rd bout of Fight Night, June 4th will be Andrea Wulff vs. Jason McGuire, which is brought to you by our good friends at Tip Top Tailors. Andreas works as a steel stud framer in highrise residential condos for Marel Contractors. He was introduced to the Fight to End Cancer through #FTEC2015 Co-Main Event fighter...


FEATURED FIGHTER | JASON MCGUIRE

Posted: April 27, 2016

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 #FeaturedFighter, Jason McGuire, sponsored by Century 21   Our second bout of the night will feature Jason McGuire vs. Andreas Wulff. Jason is the owner of Real Property Management Service, a husband and most recently a father to newborn Aimée. Jason along with his extended family have attended the Fight to End Cancer gala every year and this year he knew he wanted to step up. ? Jason...


FEATURED FIGHTER | KAEL CRUZ

Posted: April 22, 2016

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 #FeaturedFighter, Kael Cruz, Sponsored by Combustion Meet Kael 'Smooth Killa' Cruz. Kael is an Art Director at Public Inc., a marketing/advertising agency focused on the world of social good. Kael is always on the lookout for ways to positively impact society and after being inspired by his mentor and 2015 fighter Leslie Ehm, Kael knew he wanted in! ? "She inspired me to be a fighter this year...


IN YOUR CORNER | EAGLE PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

Posted: April 22, 2016

FEATURE PARTNER | EAGLE PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is honoured to once again count on the support of Eagle Professional Resources, Canada's leading professional staffing company, as one of our our top-tier partners. Left To Right: Brendhan Malone and Shane Lewis-Stirling after Brendhan's Victory in the Fight To End Cancer 2014. This will be the fourth time welcoming Eagle as an Official Partner for our Gala.  Stepping things up in 2014, Eagle chose to become FTEC's Lead Partner when Eagle's own, Brendhan Malone, stepped into the ring to fight...

Tags: Brendhan Malone, Eagle Professional Resources, Fight to End Cancer, Jennifer Huggins, Kevin Dee, Kingsway Boxing, the princess Margaret cancer foundation


FEATURED FIGHTER | VIGNESH JAYAKRISHNAN

Posted: April 19, 2016

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 #FeaturedFighter, Vignesh Jayakrishnan, sponsored by Landscape Plus   Vignesh works at Aiolos Engineering were he is a thermal systems engineer. In his own words, "Basically, I make it rain." It didn't take much for Vignesh to get hooked on boxing and it took even less to get him to the FTEC 2016 tryouts. ? "The challenge of the sport was something I quickly gained an appreciation for. Since then it...


FTEC FOUNDER JENNIFER HUGGINS ANNOUNCED AS AMBASSADOR OF AIBA

Posted: April 14, 2016

Jennifer Huggins Named As One Of 8 International Ambassadors Of The Women's World Championships In Kazakhstan Jennifer Huggins, Fight To End Cancer's Founder & Executive Director, has been announced today as one of the 8 Ambassadors of the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) Women's World Championships, which will be taking place in Astana, Kazakhstan; from May 19 - 27, 2016. This is an extremely prestigious opportunity for Jennifer and we here at Fight To End Cancer are very proud of her for this incredible accomplishment. In Jennifer's own words, she describes what...


TRUE HEROES IN THE FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: April 21, 2016

TRUE HEROES IN THE FIGHT TO END CANCER ANNOUNCING OUR 2016 FIGHT TEAM THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016 -- TORONTO, ON – The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is proud to announce its official 2016 Fight Team, benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. After months of training in sanctioned, Olympic-style boxing; this group of 10 white-collar men and women, with no previous boxing experience, will be stepping into our ring for the 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala on Saturday, June 4, 2016, hosted by Ben Mulroney at Toronto’s historic Old Mill Inn.   In addition...


KILLING CANCER | A VICE SPECIAL REPORT

Posted: April 10, 2016

Through the research that Dr. Carl June has been involved with, we are only steps away from cures to certain cancers. Proof that we are all making a difference in the Fight To End Cancer! " My life, like most people's, has been negatively affected by cancer, and the thought of my young children living in an age where this is no longer humanity's No. 1 health fear was simply overpowering." - Shane Smith, VICE Co-Founder View Full Story We're all a part of the Fight To End Cancer!   DONATE. INITIATE. PARTICIPATE. | FIGHTTOENDCANCER.COM


XEROX CANADA | TRUE HEROES IN THE FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: April 7, 2016

INTRODUCING OUR FIRST OFFICIAL SPONSOR | IN OUR CORNER SINCE 2012 It is through the ongoing support of our highly-valued sponsors that allows Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) to continue being one of Toronto's most prestigious fundraisers. One of these sponsors, in particular, is Xerox. Our friends over at Xerox have proudly supported the Fight To End Cancer, since its inaugural year back in 2012, as our Official Print Partner. At the FTEC2015 gala - Erin Schnepper in the centre with some of the Xerox team. As our Official Print Partner, Xerox has generously provided us printing services...


FEATURE SPONSOR: LANDSCAPE PLUS LTD. | 2016's LEAD PRESENTING & MARKETING PARTNER

Posted: March 31, 2016

LANDSCAPE PLUS | FIGHTING TO END CANCER SINCE 2012 The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is proud to, once again, count on the support of our friends at Landscape Plus Ltd. (LP), one of Toronto’s top landscape companies, for coming back on board as our 2016 Lead Presenting & Marketing Partner for the 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer Gala, in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. The amount of support that Landscape Plus Ltd. has provided to Fight To End Cancer over the past five years, is truly overwhelming.  Without their constant support, we would certainly not...


JULIE VAN DUZEN | A TRUE HERO IN THE FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: March 28, 2016

  The Fight To End Cancer is made possible by many people - our sponsors, fighters, but also, our volunteers and committee members. We want to take you behind the scenes of #FTEC2016, to meet the people who are fighting cancer outside of the ring... OUR HERO IN THE FIGHT TO END CANCER | JULIE VAN DUZEN   How did you get involved with Fight To End Cancer? JV: I got involved with the Fight to End Cancer in 2013. Rob Gorican was fighting and introduced me to Jennifer Huggins. Jen was looking for a Stage Manager for the event and I have been Stage Managing for...


ANNOUNCEMENT: ETALK'S BEN MULRONEY TO HOST FIGHT TO END CANCER 2016!

Posted: March 23, 2016

The Fight To End Cancer is absolutely thrilled to announce that Ben Mulroney (Anchor, CTV's ETALK) will host the 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer Gala, in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, as our Official FTEC2016 Master of Ceremonies! Ben will be donating his time, for the entire duration of the evening, and will surely help make our event an unforgettable experience. A huge thank you to Ben and his team at Bell Media for taking part in the Fight To End Cancer. We are looking forward to seeing Ben in our ring on Saturday June 4th, at Toronto's historic Old Mill...


COMMITTEE FEATURE: LYNN & BETTY ANN MOSHER

Posted: March 14, 2016

The Fight To End Cancer is made possible by many people - our sponsors, fighters, but also, our volunteers and committee members. We want to take you behind the scenes of #FTEC2016, to meet the people who are fighting cancer outside of the ring... COMMITTEE FEATURE: LYNN & BETTY ANN MOSHER Lynn and Betty Ann Mosher, (top left) representing Fight To End Cancer at Taste of the Danforth 2015 How did you get involved with Fight To End Cancer? BA: I joined Kingsway Boxing Club in late 2006 and became good friends with Jennifer Huggins. In 2011, she approached me with the idea of starting...


THE WOMEN OF FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: March 8, 2016

On average, 96,400 Canadian women will be diagnosed with cancer and 37,000 women will die from cancer. Every year, the Fight To End Cancer Gala features at least one female bout that proves to be the 'Fight Of The Night'. Join us, as we celebrate International Women's Day by reflecting on all of the hard work that our past, and present, female fighters have put into training to step into our ring and the tens of thousands of dollars that have been raised (collectively between them), in support of cancer research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Take a look at some of...


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...