Message from the President – October 28, 2022

Despite the markets, economic and social instability and the general challenges of managing through COVID, our donor community continues to support North York General in many different forms. Let’s have a peek at just some of the activities of the last few months.

Understanding the role of an ‘RT’

October 23rd to 29th is Respiratory Therapy Week. In recognition, we spoke to North York General Respiratory Therapist Lisa Watkins, a 30-year veteran of the hospital.

Drs Somogyi and Jalil, North York General Hospital

Reconstructing Hope for breast cancer patients

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can feel as though time is standing still. It can bring on an array of thoughts and feeling of fear and dread that can seem unbearable.

A Fulfilling Life Thanks to NYGH's Emergency Team

A fulfilling life for a young family, thanks to NYGH’s emergency team

It’s been said that every moment is precious to those who know the value of time. For Ali and Sharon Ghafour, this truly speaks to how their lives have been shaped by a health crisis with their newborn twins Aurora and Adam.

Mental Health Insights from our Experts

For decades, mental health issues seemed to fly under the radar. Stigma often kept conditions like anxiety, depression — and those who suffered from them, shrouded in mystery and shame.

Driven to honour Maddie’s memory, Robert has been a strong advocate of The Maddie Project

She joined Rally in the Ravine in 2019 when her father encouraged her to participate, and she loves being part of something bigger than herself and supporting high-quality care at the hospital.

It can be said that compassion runs in Isha Kanani’s family

She joined Rally in the Ravine in 2019 when her father encouraged her to participate, and she loves being part of something bigger than herself and supporting high-quality care at the hospital.

Learn more about Courtney Doldron and why he feels so strongly about giving back

For the 11 years Patricia Arango has worked at North York General Hospital (NYGH), she’s never once taken its community-focused approach for granted.

Message from the President – August 22, 2022

To everything there is a season, especially in the summer when it is natural to carve out some time to reflect on the past and determine priorities and goals for months ahead.

From darkness to light — Richard’s mental health journey at NYGH

Diagnosed with prostate cancer for the second time, I felt hopeless and depressed.