CMCC Digest

Lest we forget

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Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s virtual Remembrance Day video. Dr. David Wickes introduced the video in which Students Corporal Cole Maranger and Reservist Able Seaman Leah Robinson, of the Royal Canadian Navy, spoke about the role of the Canadian Forces and shared their thoughts on the day. Also included was the CMCC Choir, which performed a beautiful rendition of Oh Canada, When Dawn Shines, and In Flander’s Fields – led by Jonathan Oosterhof. If you haven’t had the opportunity to watch the video, we invite you…read more

Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation Awards

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Congratulations to the Class of 2020, members of which have officially come to the end of their studies. In lieu of in-person awards this year, CMCC prepared a presentation for recipients , the CMCC Graduation Awards.   To each member of this class, we congratulate you in your achievements and commend you for quickly adapting to the changes set before you these last few weeks. We can’t wait to celebrate with you properly. The Class of 2020 Graduate Award Recipients (click open article to view list)

CMCC Virtual Run, Walk and Workout

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Thanks to everyone who participated in CMCC’s Virtual Run, Walk and Workout!  We had a wonderful response from students who have been sharing their efforts at staying fit and making the most out of a tough situation. We will continue to publish your photos on social media. Here is a collection of those we have shared to date.

CMCC’s Virtual Workout: Yoga with Yoga Light Studio

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CMCC’s Special Events was pleased to introduce the first virtual event last Wednesday, May 6: “CMCC’s Virtual Workout: Yoga with Yoga Light Studio!” The class took place over Zoom with instructor Amanda Vitaro, who took 63 of us through a range of poses to help us unwind and relax. Her class focused on relieving tension and tightness in the neck, back and hips, building strength in the whole body, and using breathing techniques to calm the nervous system! The class offered variations and modifications for all levels, as does many classes at Yoga…read more

Backs in Motion 2.0 – the Virtual Run April 26

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CMCC was unable to hold Backs in Motion as a public event this year. Each year, the event is an important fundraiser so the CMCC Board of Governors and friends, faculty and staff, elected to run independently for Backs in Motion 2.0, the Virtual Run on April 26. Together, they raised over $25, 000!  CMCC Board Chair, Dr. Richard Mercier  has provided us with bilingual videos in thanks to everyone for their efforts. Please visit www.cmcc.ca/virtualbim for photos. (please click into the post for links and media)  

CMCC and Yoga Light Studio offer free live stream yoga May 6

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CMCC is pleased to introduce Yoga Light Studio,  which is offering to provide you with a free live stream yoga class on Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. EDT! The class will offer variations and modifications for all levels, no experience is required. Yoga Light Studio is even offering a complementary three-class pass to their online studio for all those who participate. For more information and registration check out CMCC’s Virtual Run, Walk and Workout website.  (Please click into post for links)

We are extending our Virtual Run, Walk and Workout!

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Get active and show us what you are up to! We’ve extended the Virtual Run, Walk and Workout to May 15 and added a session of virtual yoga for you! CMCC is pleased to introduce Yoga Light Studio,  which is offering to provide you with a free live stream yoga class on Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30p.m. EST.  The class will offer variations and modifications for all levels, no experience is required. For more information and registration check out the virtual run website. In these photos, Eli Shach brought us back to campus –…read more

CMCC Virtual Run/Walk and Workout

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Let’s get through April together! We can’t gather for Backs in Motion, so we decided to encourage everyone to get up and stay active where they are with the CMCC Virtual Run/Walk and Workout. Be inventive and send us photos and share your stories! We’ll feature them on our website and in an upcoming Primary Contact. Want to win GREAT prizes? The Orthotic Group has donated several pairs of Apex running shoes to the winners who send in the most creative photos or dazzle us with the greatest feat. More…read more

Backs in Motion onsite event cancelled – online donations still open – run at home

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As many of you are aware,  CMCC has had to cancel Backs in Motion for 2020 due to concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 and the directive from the Premier of Ontario that no events of 50 or more should take place. We are grateful to everyone who has registered, volunteered, sponsored, made a donation, or those of you who have set up personal fundraising pages. Your donations will continue to support CMCC’s work in our eight community-based clinics, strengthening student learning and providing important health resources in neighbourhoods throughout…read more