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Toronto Catholic District School Board

Brain Cancer Awareness Grey Day

 

Proclamation

WHEREAS: the Toronto Catholic District School Board is a caring community concerned about the health of all of its members;
 
WHEREAS: an increasing number of people are diagnosed with brain cancer each year;
 
WHEREAS: the numerous symptoms are very debilitating and include dizziness, nausea, weakness, change in personality, hearing impairment, personality changes and frequent headaches;
 
WHEREAS: the Movement to End Brain Cancer advocates that Canada "Turn May Grey" and wear grey to raise awareness about brain cancer;
 
WHEREAS: the City of Toronto declared May 27, 2018 Brain Cancer Awareness Grey Day;
 
WHEREAS: a student at St. Cecilia Catholic Elementary School is promoting brain cancer awareness at the school on May 24, 2019;
 
WHEREAS: Mayor John Tory plans to attend St. Cecilia Catholic Elementary School on May 24, 2019 to speak to the students about brain cancer;
 
BE IT RESOLVED THAT: that the Toronto Catholic District School Board declare May 24, 2019 Brain Cancer Awareness Grey Day and henceforth declare a day in May of each year as Brain Cancer Awareness Grey Day.
 
Maria Rizzo                     Rory McGuckin                     Teresa Lubinski
Chair of the Board         Director of Education          Trustee, Ward 4 

 

 
 
 
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