Ontario Man sees Charity Running as more than a Hobby

Pickering’s 31st annual Terry Fox Run to Cure Cancer took place Sunday, with many people arriving to honor Terry and to further his legacy. Craig Bamford, 59,  does this run often with his Running Room group, who take the opportunity whenever available to come out and support various charity races.


Pickering Terry Fox Run helps young parents teach life lessons

For two young parents, this year’s Terry Fox Run was not only the site of an important fundraising event, it was where they gave their daughter some of her first life lessons.

To Pickering residents Robert and Cassandra Scrimgeour, Fox is not only an inspiration, he was an opportunity to teach their daughter Stella, 3, about compassion. And so, on Sunday morning at the Pickering edition of the 36th annual Terry Fox Run, the couple participated for their first time since grade school, but this time, as a family.

“(We want to teach Stella) the importance of helping people, those who need it. The importance of being there for others. Of giving back, especially. Of not being selfish. We think this is an important thing to try and teach at this age,” Robert said.

Tailgating interview

by Aaron Niles , Centennial Journalism September 30,2012 Bob Wilson is a Green Bay fan who was spotted in Buffalo for the Bills vs Patriots football game. Centennial Journalism’s Aaron Niles asks him why tailgating is so endearing. Listen here:

Whitby Fury post-game reaction

by James Tessier, Centennial Journalism Mat Davis is a player for the Whitby Fury Jr. A hockey team. Centennial Journalism’s James Tessier asks Davis why the Fury lost its recent game against the Lindsey Muskies and how they can improve on their performance. Listen here.

Super Bowl winner calls NFL bounty scandal “disgusting”

by Ellie Kim Toronto — “It’s a disgusting thing to occur.” An ex-CFL and NFL player Jason Gavadza had that reaction about the NFL’s recent announcements on the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal. Recalling once playing with the Tennessee Titans under one of the coaches implicated in the scandal, Gregg Williams, Gavadza told students at…

Birchmount Football’s Preseason Game

by Eric Gonet, Centennial Journalism The game started on the right foot for Barrie, with the team connecting off the first snap for a long touchdown pass.  Birchmount found the endzone twice, once off consecutive bounces off Barrie defensive-backs, and another on Birchmounts first successful drive in the five receiver set. It was the early second…