CMCC Digest

Darling Home for Kids Wheels Bike Rally Outreach

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  CMCC interns offered their services to the Darling Home for Kids Wheels Bike Rally on June 24. The event took place in the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton. Interns Jae Hyun Cho, Erika Taylor, Sarah Tkatchuk and Kira Swan set up in the cyclist lounge, supervised by Dr. Steve Zylich. The interns treated die hard cyclists who braved the pouring rain to participate in the rally to raise money to support the Darling Home for Kids, a facility that provides high quality respite and palliative care services for…read more

CMCC is proud to participate in the Diabetes Canada drop box program

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  Need to organize your closet? CMCC will be participating in the Diabetes Canada drop box program. In the coming days, a box will arrive on the 2nd floor, at the end of the hall outside the cafeteria for clean, unwanted clothing and shoes.  The drop box is part of CMCC’s sustainability program and will remain on campus for our use, with Diabetes Canada regularly collecting its content to redistribute its contents. Reduce, re-use, recycle!

Toting Tots

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  On May 1, CMCC hosted parents and tots from all around the Toronto area for an educational information session followed by a complimentary parent and baby yoga class. Interns gave useful tips and strategies through an interactive presentation on how to safely lift, carry and feed an infant. The yoga session was led by a qualified post-natal yoga instructor, providing an excellent way for new parents to learn new exercises and have some bonding time with babies. Special thanks to Libby Farhoud who stepped in for Ashley Carasoulos, (currently on matleave)…read more

Making Friends for Life

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In what has quickly become a popular summer tradition at CMCC, a team of interns served as part of the Wellness Crew for the Toronto People with Aids (PWA) Friends for Life Bike Rally. CMCC returned as a major sponsor of the event again this year, participating in events which began earlier in the year and led to the trip in late July. Supervising clinicians Drs. Janet D’Arcy and Craig Jacobs led six Year IV students – Andrew Mercer, Lydia English, Katie Whitton, Liam Ryan, Brian Wright and Niki Brown…read more

Doors Open

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It was another busy weekend at CMCC with our second time hosting Doors Open Toronto, May 27 and 28, during which we welcomed 300 people, offering interactive tours highlighting both the building features and our program. Some of the visitors were Doors Open Toronto fans, many were neighbours curious about what goes on at 6100 Leslie. We also had current students and their family members, potential students and their families, and many others. Together, 26 volunteers including a local member of our community generously volunteered their time as greeters, tour…read more

Toting Tots

Posted by in Events, Health and Wellness, Outreach

On Thursday, May 11, CMCC  hosted parents and tots from all around the Toronto area for an educational information session followed by a complimentary parent and baby yoga class. Interns gave useful tips and strategies through an interactive presentation on how to safely lift, carry and feed an infant. The yoga session was led by a qualified post-natal yoga instructor, providing an excellent way for new parents to learn new exercises and have some bonding time with babies. Again this year, participants reported having a great experience. CMCC already heard from…read more

CMCC joins Open Doors Toronto again this year

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After opening its doors to the public for the first time during Doors Open Toronto last year, CMCC has been invited to participate again this year at the city-wide Doors Open event on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28, 2017, offering guided tours to showcase special features of the building. This year’s theme of Fifteen Decades of Canadian Architecture shines light on the evolution of Canadian architecture, with a special focus on Centennial-period buildings and architects from the 1960s.   Dates: Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28 Time: 10:00…read more

CMCC reaches out to the Aboriginal community

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CMCC interns attended the Native Child and Family Services of Toronto’s 19th annual Community Pow Wow, held at Dufferin Grove Park on Saturday, September 24, 2016. During the event, CMCC interns offered both information and treatment outreaches. “The beat of the drum all afternoon was exhilarating,” says Dr. Karin Hammerich, supervising clinician for the outreach. She says the event was great for everyone involved – those in the community were able to receive care and learn more about what CMCC and chiropractic has to offer, while the interns learned more…read more

Making Friends for Life

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Over the past four years, CMCC interns have grown to love the opportunity to accompany riders as part of the Wellness Crew for the Toronto PWA Friends for Life Bike Rally. This year, CMCC returned as a major sponsor of the event, participating in events which began earlier in the year and led to the trip in July. It was a life-altering experience for interns and supervising clinicians, Drs. Janet D’Arcy and Paul Mastragostino. Year IV students – Samantha Bauer, Lindsay Barker, Donald Littlewood, Carly Mattison, Laura Thompson, Curtis Turner…read more

On the road again and making friends

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CMCC interns and clinicians are on the road again with the Toronto People with AIDS (PWA) Foundation’s Friends for Life Bike Rally. The event rolled out on Sunday, July 24 and continues for six days until Saturday, July 29. This is the fourth consecutive year that CMCC has participated as an integral part of the Wellness Crew for the Rally, and the second straight year that CMCC has served as a major sponsor. The six-day ride from Toronto to Montreal is an important event for the PWA Foundation to raise…read more