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July 11, 2015

The Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer announces $4.9 Million raised as 7th annual Ride commences in Montreal

Quebec's largest cycling fundraiser draws 1,347 riders and supports vital cancer research, treatment, care and prevention programs at the Jewish General Hospital and its partners across Quebec. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

(MONTREAL, July 11, 2015) The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer announced 1,347 riders helped raise over $4.9 million for the Jewish General Hospital, as the seventh annual Ride commenced in Montreal on Saturday. Funds raised through Quebec’s largest cycling fundraiser supports vital cancer research, treatment, care and prevention programs at the Jewish General Hospital and its partners across Quebec.

“We are extremely grateful for the community of riders, sponsors, donors, crew members and volunteers who have made the seventh annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer a great success and support our mission to advance health care and medical research for the people of Quebec,” said Myer Bick, President and CEO of the Jewish General Hospital Foundation.

“It is estimated that in 2015, over 50,100 new cancer cases will be diagnosed in Quebec and across the country, over 78,000 Canadians will die from the disease. The Jewish General Hospital’s Segal Cancer Centre is a leader in Quebec and Canada in implementing a focused and comprehensive approach to fighting cancer through a combination of medical treatment, patient care, family support and scientific research. Thanks to ongoing dollars raised through The Ride, our world-leading doctors, researchers and scientists continue to develop new technologies and advance treatment for all our patients,” Bick added.

In seven years, The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer raised more than $42 million for cancer programs at the Jewish General Hospital and its partners. The annual event draws thousands of participants and brings together communities of cancer survivors, cyclists and supporters who train and fundraise in order to participate in the two-day, 200+ km ride from Montreal to Quebec City.

“My wife was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2009 and The Ride has been my way to support her and others facing the disease,” said Darren Costello, a six-time participant in Quebec.

“Participating in The Ride became a tradition for me, and a meaningful way to give back to the Jewish General Hospital, whose staff showed us so much support and compassion during two long years of treatment. Thanks to their expert care, the woman I love is cancer-free. This year marks four years post-chemo for Cat, and my sixth time finishing the Ride. I can’t wait to see my healthy wife and our two little ones at the finish line,” Costello added.

Enbridge has been the title sponsor of The Ride to Conquer Cancer since 2011. Collectively more than 1,700 Enbridge employees, their friends and their families have raised over $5.7 million for The Ride across Canada. Sponsorship funds provided by Enbridge allow dollars raised by Ride participants to support cancer programs at the Jewish General Hospital.

“It is humbling to see so many people work together for a common cause, and Enbridge is proud to support the Jewish General Hospital and celebrate the success of the seventh annual Ride here in Quebec. Together, we are conquering this terrible disease, which touches two in five Canadians every year,” Dodd added.

Ride organizers released the dates of July 9th and 10th for the 2016 Ride, and encouraged people of all athletic abilities to participate in the eighth annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.

"Register today at our 2016 registration tent, visit us online at www.conquercancer.ca or call us at (866) 996-8356," Bick concluded.

Ride organizers expect thousands of supporters to attend public cheering stations along the route. For a map of the Ride route, visit www.conquercancer.ca.

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Chloë Hill
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July 5, 2014

The Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer announces $5.3 Million raised as 6th annual Ride commences in Montreal

Quebec's largest cycling fundraiser draws 1,468 riders and supports cancer research, treatment and care programs at Jewish General Hospital and other cancer centres across the province. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

(MONTREAL, July 5, 2014) The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer announced 1,468 riders helped raise $5.3 million for the Jewish General Hospital, as the sixth annual Ride commenced in Montreal on Saturday. Funds raised through Quebec's largest cycling fundraiser support life-saving cancer research, treatment and care programs at the Jewish General Hospital and other cancer centres across the province.

“We send our thanks and gratitude to the selfless, courageous community of riders, donors, volunteers and crew members who helped make our 6th annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer a tremendous success,” said Myer Bick, President and CEO of the Jewish General Hospital Foundation.

“This year over 49,000 new cancer cases will be diagnosed in Quebec and across the country, over 76,000 Canadians will die from the disease. The $5.3 million raised is already being used to help power a wide range of life-saving cancer research initiatives, breakthrough treatment and world-class care programs for patients right here in Montreal and across the province at the Fondation du CHU de Québec and the Fondation régionale pour la santé de Trois-Rivières (RSTR)," Bick added.

In six years, The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer has raised over $37 million for cancer programs at the Jewish General Hospital and its partners. The annual event draws thousands of participants and brings together communities of cancer survivors, cyclists and supporters who train and fundraise in order to participate in the two-day, 200 km Ride from Montreal to Quebec City.

“In 2012, I received the news that no parent wants to hear when my daughter Kayla was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma at the young age of 15,” said Stephan Lambert, a second-year participant from Laval.

“Doctors told us that, 25 years ago, there was only a 20-per-cent survival rate for this disease. Thanks to the advances made in cancer research and lifesaving treatments available today, Kayla is now 17-years-old and soon to start college. I am participating in The Ride to help raise life-saving dollars that will hopefully allow future cancer patients a better chance at survival,” added Lambert.

Enbridge is the title sponsor of The Ride to Conquer Cancer and since 2011, more than 1,000 Enbridge employees, their friends and families have raised more than $3.6 million for The Ride across Canada. Sponsorship funds donated by Enbridge enable more dollars raised by Ride participants to directly support cancer programs across the province.

“Enbridge is honoured to be a part of The Ride and we celebrate this remarkable success for Quebec,” said Scott Dodd, Senior Project Director of Enbridge Pipelines Inc

“Our community of employees, their friends, family and supporters are passionate and inspired to support critical advancements in cancer research and care, and we proudly support the Jewish General Hospital’s efforts to help conquer this terrible disease,” Dodd added.

Ride organizers released the dates of July 11h and 12th for the 2015 Ride, and encouraged people of all athletic abilities to participate in the 7th annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.

"Register today at our 2015 registration tent, visit us online at www.conquercancer.ca or call us at (866) 996-8356," Bick concluded.

Ride organizers expect thousands of supporters to attend public cheering stations along the route. For a map of the Ride routes, visit www.conquercancer.ca.

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hdort@contrelecancer.ca

July 6, 2013

THE ENBRIDGE RIDE TO CONQUER CANCER ANNOUNCES $6.3 MILLION RAISED AS 5TH ANNUAL RIDE COMMENCES IN QUEBEC

The 2013 Ride draws 1,778 riders and supports cancer research, treatment and care programs at the Jewish General Hospital and partner hospitals across the province. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

(Montreal - July 6, 2013) --The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer announced that 1,778 riders helped raise $6.3 million for the Jewish General Hospital, as the fifth annual Ride commenced in Quebec on Saturday. Funds raised through the event support life-saving cancer research, treatment and care programs at the Jewish General Hospital and its partner hospitals across the province.

“We are grateful to this incredible community of Riders, Crew Members, Volunteers, and their extended networks of family, friends and supporters who have come together and helped make our fifth Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer benefitting the Jewish General Hospital an incredible success,” said Myer Bick, President and CEO of the Jewish General Hospital Foundation.

“75,500 Canadians will die from cancer this year, while over 187,600 new cancer cases will be diagnosed in Canada. Our mission at the Jewish General Hospital is to deliver expert clinical care in a compassionate manner to all Quebecers. This vital $6.3 million raised is already helping power a wide range of life-saving cancer research, treatment and care programs here in Montreal and across the province at the Fondation du CHU de Québec, the Fondation régional pour la santé de Trois-Rivières (RSTR), and the Fondation du CSSS de Gatineau," Bick added.

In five years, The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer has raised over $32 million for the Jewish General Hospital for cancer research, treatment and care programs across the province. The annual event draws thousands of participants and brings together communities of cancer survivors, cyclists and supporters who train and fundraise in order to participate in the two-day, 230 km Ride from Montreal to Quebec City.

“Over the last two years, I have been fighting melanoma,” said first-year participant Dr. Sylvain Gagnon, of Laval. “While facing this life-threatening disease, I have decided to contribute to the research centre at the Jewish General Hospital, where I have been receiving treatment. It has not been easy training throughout my chemotherapy, but hope has provided me with the energy needed to keep on fighting,” added Gagnon.

Dr. Gerald Batist, Director of the Segal Cancer Centre at the Jewish General Hospital, says the crucial dollars raised through The Ride enable the continuity of world-leading cancer research initiatives underway at the Segal Cancer Centre and across the province.

“Our researchers are making incredible progress to further develop the technology used for molecular diagnostics, functional imaging and advanced targeted therapies. This world-leading work being done here in Montreal is leading to more, better outcomes for more cancer patients in Quebec,” Dr. Batist added.

In 2011, “The Ride To Conquer Cancer” became known as “The Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer” when Enbridge became the National Title Sponsor.

“Enbridge employees and our extended community of friends and family members are thrilled to celebrate this tremendous success for the Jewish General Hospital,” said Scott Dodd, Senior Project Director, Enbridge, and captain of the Enbridge ride team.

“We are honoured to support this incredible effort by the Jewish General Hospital to deliver expert clinical care in a compassionate manner to all Quebecers and we extend our thanks and gratitude to the critical, world-leading cancer programs underway here,” Dodd added.

Bick says all sponsorships are critical to the success of charitable initiatives because they help pay for the event costs.

“We are extremely thankful to all our sponsors for their generous support. The contributions from Enbridge and all of our sponsors enable more of the vital funds raised through The Ride to be put to use powering our cancer-related initiatives,” Bick added.

Moments before the start of The Ride, event organizers addressed thousands of participants to share the fundraising and participant totals for the 2013 event.

Ride organizers released the dates of July 5th and 6th for the 2014 Ride, and opened registration for the event.

“We hope everyone here today will join us next year for the 6th annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer. Register today at our re-registration tent, visit our 2014 website at www.conquercancer.ca or call us at 866-996-8356,” Bick added.

Ride organizers expect thousands of Quebecers to attend public cheering stations along the route. For a map of the Ride route, visit www.conquercancer.ca

To register, donate or request information, visit www.conquercancer.ca or call 866 996-8356.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Lauren Scott
Communications Manager
(877) 500-7551
lscott@endcancer.ca

July 7, 2012

THE ENBRIDGE RIDE TO CONQUER CANCER SETS FUNDRAISING RECORD WITH $7 MILLION RAISED AS 4TH ANNUAL RIDE COMMENCES IN MONTREAL

Largest cycling fundraiser in Quebec history draws 1,956 riders and funds cancer research, treatment and care at the Jewish General Hospital and three key cancer centers throughout the province. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

July 7, 2012 (Repentigny) The Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer announced 1,956 riders and 350 crew members raised over $7 million for the Segal Cancer Centre at the Jewish General Hospital Foundation, as the 4th annual Ride commenced at École Jean Baptiste Meilleur in Repentigny on Saturday morning. Ride participants will cycle over 200 km through the Quebec countryside with an overnight camp in Trois-Rivières, Quebec.

“Today the determination and generosity of the people of Quebec demonstrated once again what can be achieved when we act together for a noble and important cause. We are enormously grateful to all those who contributed to the resounding success of the 4th Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer benefitting the Jewish General Hospital and our cancer partners across Quebec,” said Myer Bick, President and CEO of the Jewish General Hospital Foundation.

“The mission of the Jewish General Hospital is to deliver expert clinical care in a compassionate manner to all. The dollars raised directed to research, acquiring the latest technology and treatment, will ultimately benefit the thousands of cancer patients in our hospitals. Thanks to the dedication of each rider, donor, sponsor and their supporters this year’s Ride will have a substantial impact in our efforts to conquer cancer,” Bick added.

The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer continues to be the largest cycling fundraiser in the history of Quebec and has raised more than $ 26 million in four years for the Jewish General Hospital Foundation. The annual event draws thousands of participants from across the province and brings together communities of survivors, cyclists and supporters who train and fundraise for months in order to participate in the annual two-day Ride.

“Just this past September, I lost my mother to the disease.” said Carole Bérubé of Laval, who is a third year rider.

“This year, my husband, brother and I will be riding in her memory. We will also be riding in hopes of inspiring all those touched by cancer, including our four children Samuel, Olivier, Laurie-Maude and Rosalie. Participating in the Ride to Conquer Cancer is my way of making a difference. I support this cause and the incredible work of the Jewish General Hospital because I truly believe that a future without cancer exists,” Bérubé added.

Funds raised by The Ride support a range of programs throughout Quebec, including at the Fondation du Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec (CHUQ), the Fondation du Centre hospitalier régional de Trois-Rivières (CHRTR), and the Centre de santé et de service sociaux (CSSS) de Gatineau.

"The money raised through The Ride to Conquer Cancer ensures the sustainability of leading cancer research initiatives at the Segal Cancer Centre and across the province,” said Dr. Gerald Batist, Director of the Segal Cancer Centre at the Jewish General Hospital.

“This year’s funds continue to support life-saving research and help to further develop the technology we use for molecular diagnostics, functional imaging and advanced targeted therapies,” Dr. Batist added.

In 2011, “The Ride To Conquer Cancer” became known as “The Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer” when Enbridge became the National Title Sponsor.

“Our employees at Enbridge and all across Canada celebrate this historic occasion for the Jewish General Hospital and the incredible life-saving work they do here in Quebec,” said Dan O’Grady, National Manager of Community Partnerships and Investment at Enbridge and member of the company’s team of Riders.

“We are personally motivated, empowered and humbled by the overwhelming efforts of the riders, volunteers and donors who have worked all year long for this Ride weekend. Congratulations to everyone involved, and thank you all very much for making this weekend a tremendous success supporting the global effort to end cancer,” O’Grady added.

Myer Bick says sponsorship of all kinds is crucial to the overall success of any charitable initiative.

“The indispensable contributions from our sponsors result in a greater investment into cancer-related programs across Quebec. We are grateful for their support and greatly value their partnership in this important undertaking,” Bick added.

Registration for the 2013 Ride opened on Saturday. The fifth annual event will be held July 6th and 7th of next year in Quebec.

“We encourage everyone to join us in this life altering and life sustaining experience, in the 2013 Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer,” said Bick.

“For more information and to register, go to www.conquercancer.ca or phone 866.996.VELO,” Bick concluded as thousands of Riders cheered and the 2012 Ride commenced.

Ride organizers expect hundreds of people to attend public cheering stations along the route. For a map of the Ride routes, please visit www.conquercancer.ca.

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February 15, 2012

Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer raised over $1 Million for annual Epic Impact Day

Communities of survivors, cyclists & supporters unite with a common goal to end cancer and surge Ride donations across Canada. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

(TORONTO, February 15, 2012) The Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer broke fundraising records raising over $1M as part of its annual Epic Impact Day effort, which mobilizes powerful communities of survivors, cyclists & their supporters to secure at least one donation on the day across Canada.

In additional to phone calls and outreach efforts, the grassroots campaign included eleven regional & National Twitter Town Hall discussions as Alberta, British Columbia & Ontario Ride Twitter pages conversed real time with influential people and brands who support The Ride. Notable participants included: Bret “The Hitman” Hart, CBC reporter Amanda Lang, Senior Principle at KPMG Peter Heimler, and leaders from Steam Whistle and Norco Bicycles.

“We are absolutely thrilled by the response all across Canada for this year’s Epic Impact Day,” said Paul Alofs, President and CEO of The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation

“This is a great example of digital innovation in social profit fundraising,” he added.

Teams of fundraising and training coaches known as “Ride Guides” conducted a massive telephone outreach campaign in the days leading up to and on Epic Impact Day, which took place on February 8th of this year.

“A special thank you to everyone who donated today as well as those who participated in the Epic Impact Day Town Halls,” said Doug Nelson, CEO of the BC Cancer Foundation, beneficiary of The BC Ride.

“Over one million dollars raised across Canada greatly impacts our efforts to end cancer. We couldn’t be happier,” he added.

All donations to The Ride are put to use supporting personalized cancer medicine, research & care, which leads to treatments and helps save lives.

“In three years, The Ride To Conquer Cancer has become the top cycling fundraising event in Canada thanks to the passion, dedication and innovation from Canada’s community of survivors, Riders and their supporters” said Myka Osinchuk, CEO of the Alberta Cancer Foundation, beneficiary of The Alberta Ride.

“We invite everyone to join us in Alberta as well as Montreal, Vancouver and Toronto for this year’s Rides,” she added.

The Ride To Conquer Cancer is a historic, two-day cycling event through pristine regions of Canada, which bring together communities of survivors, Riders and supporters for one common goal: to conquer cancer.

To make a donation, register or learn more about The Ride, call 866 996.8356 (Montreal), 877.699.2453 (Toronto), 888.624.2453 (Alberta), 888.771.2453 (Vancouver) or visit http://www.conquercancer.ca.

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About The Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute at Princess Margaret Hospital
The Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute at Princess Margaret Hospital brings together an elite team of cancer researchers, scientists, clinicians and staff dedicated to the ultimate goal of conquering cancer by leveraging basic, translational and clinical research into dramatic cancer breakthroughs. For more information, go to www.campbellfamilyinstitute.ca

About Princess Margaret Hospital
Princess Margaret Hospital and its research arm, the Ontario Cancer Institute, have achieved an international reputation as global leaders in the fight against cancer and delivering personalized cancer medicine. Princess Margaret Hospital, one of the top five cancer research centres in the world, is a member of the University Health Network, which also includes Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. All are research hospitals affiliated with the University of Toronto. More information about UHN can be found at www.uhn.ca.

About The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation
The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation at University Health Network raises funds for personalized cancer medicine at Princess Margaret Hospital and its research arm, the Ontario Cancer Institute, which now includes The Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute and The Campbell Family Breast Cancer Research Institute. More information about The Foundation can be found at www.pmhf.ca.

About the BC Cancer Foundation
The BC Cancer Foundation (www.bccancerfoundation.com) is the bridge that connects philanthropic support and research breakthroughs in cancer knowledge. As the fundraising partner of the BC Cancer Agency and the largest charitable funder of cancer research in this province, we enable donors to make contributions to leading-edge research that has a direct impact on improvements to cancer care for patients in British Columbia. We fund with the goal of finding solutions. As an independent charitable organization, we raise funds exclusively for the BC Cancer Agency that support innovative cancer research and compassionate enhancements to patient care.

About the Alberta Cancer Foundation
The Alberta Cancer Foundation is Alberta’s own. It was established to advance cancer research province-wide and to directly support Alberta’s 17 cancer centres, including the Cross Cancer Institute and Tom Baker Cancer Centre. At the Alberta Cancer Foundation, we act on the knowledge that a cancer-free future is achievable and that when we get there depends on the focus and energy we put to it today. Visit www.albertacancer.ca for more information.

About the Jewish General Hospital
Since 1934, the Jewish General Hospital has been a mainstay of superior medical care for generations of patients of all backgrounds. One of Quebec’s largest and busiest acute-care hospitals, the JGH is committed to improving the quality of healthcare for all Quebecers in partnership with the provincial healthcare network. The Jewish General Hospital has redoubled its commitment providing patients the best possible care in a clean, safe and human-centered environment. The JGH is able to deliver these pioneering, innovative medical services by strengthening its role as a McGill University teaching hospital, by expanding and upgrading its facilities, and by pursuing cutting-edge research at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research. Visit www.jgh.ca for more information.

(ONTARIO)
Ailish Steele
RTCC Communications Coordinator
416.577.9255
asteele@endcancer.ca

(ALBERTA & BC)
Borjana Slipicevic
RTCC Communications Coordinator
778.233.9255
bslipicevic@endcancer.ca

(MONTREAL)
Jackson Wightman
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514.605.9255
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July 10, 2011

1886 CYCLISTS KICK OFF DAY TWO OF THE ENBRIDGE RIDE TO CONQUER CANCER AFTER RAISING $6.7 MILLION

Hospitals across the province to benefit from funds raised. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

(Montreal, July 10) - 1886 dedicated cyclists have raised a total of $ 6.7 million in the 3rd edition of The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, the Jewish General Hospital announced yesterday. The demanding but life-affirming two-day journey concludes today, as participants cross the finish line at École secondaire Donnacona between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m.

The cyclists embarked on the first half of their ride early yesterday morning in Repentigny. After covering approximately 120 kilometres, they arrived at l’Académie des Estacades in Trois-Rivières, where they enjoyed an array of activities and live entertainment before settling down to camp overnight. The second stretch of their ride began this morning as they continued through Quebec’s countryside. Hundreds of volunteers and crew members were also on hand to provide support over the course of the event.

“Words cannot describe how great an impact The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer has had on our community,” says Jean Bouchard, captain of the CHUQ team. “By joining forces with the thousands of riders from across the province, the people of Quebec are doing their part to fight cancer, just as researchers from the CHUQ are. Let’s make next year even bigger by visiting www.conquercancer.ca and registering now.”

There is little doubt that the time for action is now. In 2011, an estimated 177, 800 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed, and 75,000 deaths will occur in Canada.

Participant Martin Michaud has seen first-hand how cancer can strike close to home. “I lost my mother and father to cancer,” says Martin, a three-year veteran of the Ride. “I do this for them and in hope that no one else will have to lose someone they love. To be a part of this event and to be immersed in all of its energy is truly amazing.”

Funds raised continue to drive crucial cancer research and the discovery of new cancer treatments across the province at the Jewish General Hospital, the CHUQ, the CHRTR and the CSSS de Gatineau.

“The commitment demonstrated by all our riders from western Quebec is so heartwarming,” says Pierre Madore, team captain of Gatineau contre la cancéro. “Their unprecedented devotion is playing an integral role in ensuring that patients and their families receive the support they deserve at the cancer centre at the Hôpital de Gatineau du CSSS de Gatineau.”

In the past three years, The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer has raised over $19 million.

“I love seeing that more and more people from Mauricie and Quebec’s centre are getting involved in the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, and exceeding their limits to support the oncology service at CHRTR,” explains Lisette Tremblay, President of the administrative council at the CHRTR Foundation. “We would like to thank the Ride organization for recognizing the impact this event has on our Foundation, as a portion of the funds raised will be used to exclusively help improve the service and care provided at the cancer centre of the Centre hospitalier regional de Trois-Rivières.”

For more information or to register for the 2012 Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, visit www.conquercancer.ca

The Jewish General Hospital, the CHUQ, the CSSS de Gatineau and the CHRTR gratefully acknowledge event sponsors: Enbridge, KPMG, Sports Experts, SUGOI, Minogue Fit Time Nutrition, Norco, CTV, NRJ, Rock Détente, CJAD, Virgin, CHOM 97.7, Globe and Mail, Bicycling and Pedal.

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About the Segal Cancer Centre:
The Segal Cancer Centre is a Quebec leader in implementing a focused and comprehensive approach to fighting cancer through medical treatment, patient care, family support and scientific research. A wide array of interrelated services are grouped in close proximity to one another, including screening and prevention, nutrition and rehabilitation, psychosocial support, symptom management, and public information. This integrated approach is considered by leading international medical experts to be one of the most effective and promising strategies in battling cancer.

About the Jewish General Hospital:
Now in its 77th year of providing Care for All, the Jewish General Hospital has been a mainstay of superior medical treatment for many generations of patients from all backgrounds in Montreal, throughout Quebec and beyond. Drawing on its expertise and experience as one of the province's largest and busiest acute-care hospitals, the JGH is committed to improving the level of care for all Quebecers through close collaboration with the government and its healthcare network. In this anniversary year, the Jewish General Hospital has also redoubled its commitment to ensuring that patients receive care of the highest quality in a clean, safe environment. The JGH has been able to deliver these pioneering and innovative services by strengthening its role as a McGill University teaching hospital, expanding and upgrading its facilities, and pursuing cutting-edge studies at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research. For more information, please visit jgh.ca.

About the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Quebec:
The Fondation du Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec (CHUQ) plays a major role in fighting cancer, and serves over 1.7 million people throughout Quebec and Eastern Quebec. Most care and research services are provided at L’Hôtel-Dieu Hospital of Quebec. The Centre of Clinical Research and Evaluative Oncology (CCREO) was founded in November 2006, and maintains a staff of more than 50 oncologists, researchers and associates, who work closely with a team of researchers from the UHCG Cancer Research Department. Every year, over 50,000 patients and their families receive care at this unique facility specializing in diagnosis and treatment. The funds collected through The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer® will benefit the development of the CCREO and the enhancement of research programs in the fields of oncology, X-ray and genomics at the CHUQ. For more information, please visit www.chuq.qc.cq

About the Centre hospitalier regional de Trois-Rivieres
CHRTR’s Foundation stands among the top 10 most influential Hospital Centre Foundations in Quebec by helping the acquisition of high-tech machines and equipment, which will help optimize the care and services offered to its patients. CHRTR holds a regional mandate in cancer research. The proceeds from The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer® will exclusively fund the enhancements of treatments in this sector. The optimization of care allows our patients to benefit from more accurate diagnosis and to receive more specialized treatments within the community, eliminating the need to commute to larger centres and benefit from the support of their friends and family. For more information, please visit www.chrtr.qc.ca

About the Centre de santé et de services sociaux de Gatineau
The Centre de santé et de services sociaux (CSSS) de Gatineau’s Foundation was founded in 1984 with the mission to collect funds and support the CSSS to reach its goals that is the health and well-being of its community members. Proceeds from The Ride will go to innovative assessment and investigation projects towards breast diseases at the CSSS. For more information, please visit www.fondationsantegatineau.ca

July 9, 2011

1886 cyclists raise $6.7 million in third annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer benefiting the Jewish General Hospital

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April 12, 2011

Guy Carbonneau joins The 2011 Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer

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October 7, 2010

Enbridge Becomes Official National Title Sponsor of the Ride to Conquer Cancer

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October 6, 2010

People Across Canada Don Cycling Gear for ‘Gear Up Day’ in Support of The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer

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July 10, 2010

1836 Participants Raise $6.7 Million in second annual two-day Ride to Conquer Cancer

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October 22, 2009

Cyclists make unusual visual statement in support of Ride to Conquer Cancer

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July 11, 2009

1450 PARTICIPANTS RAISE $5.7 MILLION IN RIDE TO CONQUER CANCER

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April 1, 2009

Bronfmans, Saputos and de Gaspé Beaubiens become honorary co-chairs for expanded Ride to Conquer Cancer

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March 23, 2009

New Ride to Conquer Cancer Facebook Application

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October 22, 2008

Major Cities Across Canada Launch Epic Cycling Event

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ABOUT THE RIDE

The Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® is a unique, two-day cycling event to take place on July 11-12, 2015, journeying over 200k throughout Quebec's countryside. The Ride is a brand new endeavour to do just that - Conquer Cancer. The money raised for The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer will help fund cancer research, treatment, care, and prevention programs at the Jewish General Hospital and throughout Quebec. Funds will be used to support research and new technologies in the areas of molecular diagnostics, functional imaging, biomarkers, molecular target discovery and validation, and advanced targeted radiation therapy. In other words, your epic ride will accelerate the conquest of cancer. Period.


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