With the sheer number of people living with Epilepsy, and the impact this disease has on an individual and their family, our goal is to ensure that local community support is available to address the catastrophic effects of this disease.

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  • Epilepsy Durham Region hosts first ever Masquerade Ball

    Please join us on Friday, October 26th for our first annual Masquerade Ball in support of local Epilepsy programming.    It's Because of You Masquerade Ball | An eloquent evening of dinner, dancing, and silent auction   Details: When: Friday, October 26th, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Where: Deer Creek Golf Course and Banquet Facility | 2700 Audley Road Ajax Purchase Tickets: Read More ...

  • Put a Spring in your Step and Walk for Epilepsy this October

    Please join us for our annual Purple Walk for Epilepsy in partnership with the Durham Community Foundation, 'Walk for your Cause' event.   DETAILS: When:                   Sunday, October 21st, 2018 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

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  • Epilepsy Durham Region hosts 4th Annual Epilepsy Education Forum

    Please join us for our 4th annual Epilepsy education forum: Embracing Who You Are | Living Well with Epilepsy. This is a full day event with expert guest speakers! Where: Whitby Public Library | 410 Dundas Street West, Whitby | Room 1A/B   When: Saturday, November 10th | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm   **Please note that you must register to attend this event. There is a $20.00 registration fee, payable to...

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  • Summer Blog by our Summer Student | A Safe Summer with Epilepsy

    Welcome! In this blog you will find some important information about how to live a worry-free summer with epilepsy. There are many helpful tips as well as interesting topics that can help educate you on the importance of living your best life with epilepsy and how this can be achieved.   Introduction: Hi! My name is Rebekah. I am a twenty year old paramedic student who has epilepsy. I have been...

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  • Towards Implementation of National Pharmacare | Discussion Paper

    A Message from the Minister of Health and the Minister of Finance Canadians are proud of our publicly funded health care system, which is based on need and not ability to pay. However, prescription drugs are not covered in a consistent way across the country, and too many Canadians cannot afford the medicines they need.
    In Budget 2018, the Government established an Advisory Council on the...

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