Annual Terry Fox Run continues in Etobicoke

  Thirty-seven years have passed since Terry Fox set out to run his Marathon of Hope across Canada. Although he wasn’t able to finish, the run continues in the lives of  Jim Graham and Sheila Sprenger. An estimated 500 to 600 participants showed up on Sunday morning to take part in the Etobicoke chapter of…

Terry Fox participant

84-year-old Verla Fiveash talks cancer prevention, the loss of her son and being a community leader

Verla Fiveash, 84, has been a community leader for as long as she can remember. She has been a Scarborough resident since 1969 and has grown quite attached to her tight-knit community. Fiveash has been an organizer and volunteer for over 30 years and this year’s 36th annual Terry Fox Run at Cedar Brook Park was no exception. Fiveash lost her son to colon cancer in February, 2017. He was 57 years old.