October 1, 2014
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A Full House Rocked with Laughter Thanks to Chris Rock and Will Arnett with $2.5 million raised

Last night, Toronto was treated to one of its most fun and funniest evenings of the year, as Chris Rock performed at Laughter Is The Best Medicine II—a comedy gala that raised $2.5 million in support of Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH.) With Will Arnett as Master of Ceremonies, over 1400 guests celebrated the completion of the hospital's $60-million private sector capital campaign at the sold-out affair, held at the Allstream Centre. Chris Rock—the multi-Emmy and Grammy award winner, critically acclaimed as one of the world's best comedians—had the crowd in stitches for more than an hour, with all-new material, prepared especially for TEGH's guests. The occasion marked the first time Rock had ever performed for a private event.

Global food trendologist, Christine Couvelier and Travelocity.ca unveil Culinary Travel Trend Report

Think of the last trip you took. Now, I bet you can't remember every detail of what you saw, but no doubt you remember some of the amazing food you tasted. In fact, food is so special to the travel experience that in a new survey by Travelocity.ca it was revealed that 75 per cent of Canadians believe food is important an important factor when choosing a destination. As food themed trips become increasingly popular Travelocity.ca has partnered with global culinary trendologist, Christine Couvelier to discover the top ten destinations for culinary travel this Fall and their up and coming food trends.

A RACE AGAINST TIME: NEW PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH GIVES 24,000 CANADIAN MEN A FIGHTING CHANCE

Prostate Cancer Canada grant aims to accelerate pace of discovery of novel therapies. TORONTO: Prostate Cancer Canada is in a race to give the approximately 24,000 Canadian men diagnosed with prostate cancer each year a better fighting chance. In response to the urgent need to increase the pace of discovery, Prostate Cancer Canada just awarded a Translation Acceleration Grant (TAG) to a team led by Dr. Paul Rennie of the Vancouver Prostate Centre and the University of British Columbia.

Intel® Extreme Masters visits Toronto’s FAN EXPO Canada™ for first time

Intel® Extreme Masters, the elite pro gaming tour, is returning to Canada this weekend for the first time in five years. Toronto’s FAN EXPO Canada™ is hosting the intense tournament over Labour Day weekend; attracting PC game enthusiasts to watch some of the world’s best gamers compete live. Attendees can visit the Intel® Extreme Masters Booth for the opportunity to enjoy free game play, enter daily contests and: • Compete for best times with your friends on super-realistic Intel-powered racing simulators • Play on Intel’s latest gaming PCs with titles including StarCraft II and League of Legends • Test the latest and greatest Intel-powered computers for Back-to-School • Get your photo taken with the official IEM trophy • Meet and greet with pro gamers

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