Epilepsy Durham Region in partnership Wimpy’s Diner, Oshawa, are proud to present their second annual pancake day to launch national Epilepsy Awareness Month movement. This event, Purple Pancake Day, is an exciting opportunity to launch our National Epilepsy Awareness Campaign – Purple Day.


When:  Tuesday, February 13th, 2018


Where:  Wimpy’s Diner  – 128 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa


What:  National Epilepsy Awareness Month | Purple Day Launch


Time:  All Day – Mayor and EDR staff will be available 12:00 – 2:00 p.m


Epilepsy Durham Region is proud to showcase Lora the Lavender Labrador as their holiday ambassador supporting children living with epilepsy. Lora was created to help offer comfort to a loved one in need.


Families and business can adopt Lora with a donation of $20.00. Lora, a 12” plush toy, brings the magic of the holiday season in to your home. “By adopting Lora for the holiday season, it’s the gift that gives twice”, says Executive Director, Dianne McKenzie.


What better way to say ‘get well soon’. Children like Daniel living with Lennox Gastaut Syndrome, who is undergoing brain surgery this month, will receive the warmth of well wishes and Lora will find a loving home. We are encouraging families this holiday

Please join us for our third annual Epilepsy education forum, Beyond the Medical | Epilepsy Self-Management and Advocacy


The full day forum will feature How to Cope with Epilepsy and Depression/Anxiety, Information of Cannabidiol (CBD) Studies in Canada, Becoming Your Own Advocate, and What to do when Medications Fail; Demystifying the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and Epilepsy Surgery. 


Location: The Abilities Centre | 55 Gordon Street, Whitby  ON | 905-665-8500 | www.abilitiescentre.org


Date: Saturday, November 4th, 2016 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Registration at 9:30 am


*Please note, you must register to attend this event - registration is limited 50 people


To cofirm that you will be attending the event, please email: 

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Order your keep sake calendar for a donation of $20.00 today at Epilepsy Durham Region office | 310 Byron Street S., Whitby | or order


Please join us for our annual Purple Walk for Epilepsy in partnership with the Durham Community Foundation, 'Walk for your Cause' event.



When:                   Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Where:                 Deer Creek Golf and Banquet Facility |  2700 Audley Rd. N., Ajax

Registration:      10:00 in Taunton Hall | Deer Creek Golf Course

Walk Starts:        10:30 on the Ruby Course


The loop of the Ruby Course is approximately 3.1 km - there will be markers at every km so you can choose how far you walk!

Lunch is available for all registered participants in Taunton Hall after the

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