85th Anniversary - ArchivesOctober 2019

From the archives: Hope & Cope brings essential support to cancer patients

In 1981, Hope & Cope was launched under the auspices of the JGH Auxiliary to use specially trained volunteers (many of whom were cancer survivors) to support and counsel cancer patients and their families.

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A Torah scroll is dedicated to the chapel of the JGH by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, his wife Donna and their son Moshe.
May 2019News

Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg and his family dedicate a Torah scroll to the JGH

Amid singing and celebration, as well as a few moments of solemnity, a Torah scroll that has been associated with the family of Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg for at least 80 years was dedicated to the JGH chapel on May 19.

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NewsOctober 2018

New head of JGH Foundation seeks expanded opportunities

Bram Freedman has become the new President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, making him the third generation of his family to include the JGH a key element in his career.

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Enthusiastic cyclists gather en masse for the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.
Feature articlesJuly 2018

Determined cyclists rally for Ride’s 10th edition

Ten years after its debut, the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer reached its landmark anniversary on July 7 and 8, with 1,308 participants raising more than $4.8 million for the Segal Cancer Centre and its partners across Quebec.

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Bram Freedman
May 2018News

Bram Freedman to succeed Myer Bick as head of JGH Foundation

Bram Freedman, a senior administrator for fund-raising at Concordia University, has been chosen to succeed Myer Bick, who is retiring after 17 years as President and CEO of the JGH Foundation.

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In November 2017, Myer Bick (centre) accepted the Outstanding Career in Philanthropy Award from Marc Weinstein, Vice-Principal of University Advancement at McGill University, and Luce Moreau, President of the Quebec branch of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. (Photo: Mélissa Vincelli)
MilestonesNovember 2017

Head of JGH Foundation honoured for outstanding career in philanthropy

Myer Bick, President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, has been recognized by his peers with an Outstanding Career in Philanthropy Award.

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The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer gets off to a wet but enthusiastic start.
July 2017News

Cyclists on Cloud 9 after raising $4.1 million to fight cancer

After a demanding, 200-kilometre ride from Montreal to Quebec City, 1,100 cyclists in the 9th annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer raised $4.1 million for the JGH and its partners across Quebec.

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Howard Dermer
Feature articlesMay 2017

Preserving the JGH’s unique identity

The JGH Board of Governors is deeply involved in the recruitment of outstanding physicians and leaders, long-range planning, public access to care in English, ties with the community, and liaison with the JGH Foundation.

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Sheila Kussner (second from left) accepts her plaque of honour from (from left) Suzanne O’Brien, Executive Director of Hope & Cope; Howard Dermer, Chair of the JGH Foundation; Dr. Gerald Batist, JGH Chief of Oncology and Director of the Segal Cancer Centre; Myer Bick, President and CEO of the JGH Foundation, and JGH Past President Allen F. Rubin.
Hope & CopeSpring 2015

Sheila Kussner honoured for helping
countless cancer patients

More than 30 years after cancer patients and survivors began benefiting from the desperately needed comfort, advice and support of Hope & Cope, Sheila Kussner, O.C., O.Q., was formally honoured for founding the internationally renowned organization.

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A client arrives at the Constance-Lethbridge Rehabilitation Centre in a minivan that he owns and drives. The vehicle was adapted to his needs, based on an assessment by the team in the Driving Evaluation and Vehicle Adaptation Program at Constance-Lethbridge, which is now in the same west-central healthcare network as the JGH.
Feature articlesSpring 2015

Clearing the air about Bill 10

The most extensive overhaul of Quebec’s healthcare system in recent memory has left some frayed nerves in its wake. That’s why JGH leaders are suggesting that those with a connection to the hospital take a calm, clear-eyed look at the new legislation.

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