Government Relations Press Room

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JDRF as the Charity of Choice for Barrie Member of Parliament at the 2013 NYC Marathon

TORONTO, ON (October 31, 2013) - Patrick Brown, Member of Parliament for Barrie, Ontario and Chair of the All-Party Juvenile Diabetes Caucus on Parliament Hill, will be participating in the New York City Marathon to create awareness for type 1 diabetes and raise vital funds that will help support world ...

Run or Walk in Support of JDRF Canada at the Barrie Waterfront Half Marathon

TORONTO (June 14, 2013) – On Sunday, June 16, 2013, the third annual Barrie Waterfront Half Marathon, 10K & 5K is taking place throughout the streets of Barrie and along scenic Lake Simcoe. New for 2013 is the partnership with JDRF, where runners and walkers can ...

JDRF Canada Responds to Chapter 5 of the 2013 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada: Promoting Diabetes Prevention and Control

TORONTO (May 2, 2013) – JDRF Canada welcomes the recommendations brought forward in Chapter 5 of the 2013 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada:  Promoting Diabetes Prevention and Control.  This report can alternatively help change the face of diabetes in Canada.

JDRF Canada to Send Delegate to Washington, D.C. for JDRF 2013 Children’s Congress

TORONTO (April 24, 2013) – Megan Beamish, age 14, will represent Canada as one of six delegates from around the world selected to attend the JDRF 2013 Children’s Congress in Washington, D.C., United States, from July 8 to 10, 2013. Megan, selected by JDRF’s Canadian affiliate, will ...

JDRF Applauds the Government of Nova Scotia’s Commitment in Funding an Insulin Pump Program for Nova Scotians Living with Type 1 Diabetes

TORONTO (April 4, 2013) – JDRF applauds the Government of Nova Scotia’s commitment in the 2013 Provincial Budget to fund an insulin pump program for eligible Nova Scotians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).  

Lets turn type one into type none