Prostate Cancer Canada - Atlantic Region

Wear Plaid for Dad

WPFD_lozenge.pngWear Plaid for Dad is a new and fun way to help protect dads from prostate cancer! Join people across Canada leading up to Father’s Day by wearing plaid on June 19th.

Whether it’s a shirt, a tie, a scarf, or even a suit – if it’s plaid it’ll work! With just a simple wardrobe choice, you’ll be helping protect the 1 in 8 men who will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.

Pledge to Wear Plaid for Dad, start your workplace campaign, or make a donation today at!

Questions? Contact Fallon Jones, Events & Development Coordinator,, 902-420-9124

PGA DAY (Play Golf All Day)

On June 21st, PGA Professionals in Atlantic Canada will be teaming up with amateur golfers to raise awareness and support for Prostate Cancer. In conjunction with Do it For Dads, teams of golfers at various PGA Golf Clubs around Atlantic Canada will play as many holes of golf as possible. Please support PGA (Play Golf All) Day!

Contact: Lindon Garron

Closest To The Hole Golf Tournament presented by The Maritimes Energy Association

For the fourth consecutive year, The Maritimes Energy Association is offering a fundraising golf tournament in support of our charitable partner, Prostate Cancer Canada – Atlantic. This year, our annual Closest to the Hole Golf Tournament will be taking place on June 9 at the Glen Arbour Golf Course in Halifax, N.S.

This annual tournament has built a reputation as an outstanding event where those in the region's energy industry and/or the local business community can network and enjoy a day on the green all in support of a great cause.

Contact: Adrienne

Stanfield's Pants Off for Prostate Cancer Halifax

A kitchen party in the most untraditional sense, Stanfield's Pants Off for Prostate Cancer came to Halifax for it's second year! Huge thanks to all who made it a success including our guests, volunteers, and generous sponsors.

View our recap of #PantsOffHFX on Storify.

Join us for a Healthy Start

Wake Up Call Breakfast Fall 2014

2014 Atlantic Wake Up Call events raised $364,000! A HUGE thanks to our Atlantic Regional Sponsors: RBC, TELUS, Janssen & Economical Insurance, as well as to all those who attended and supported these events!

Check out our photo albums:

Moncton, New Brunswick - September 9, 2014
Saint John, New Brunswick - September 18, 2014
Halifax, Nova Scotia - September 24, 2014
St. John's, Newfoundland - October 2, 2014
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia - November 4, 2014


Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic Region

5121 Sackville Street, Suite 101
Halifax, NS
B3J 1K1

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Office: 902-420-1444
Toll free: 1-855-420-1444

For more information about Prostate Cancer Canada's Atlantic Regional Office in Halifax, please contact:

Peter Mallette
Executive Director, Atlantic Region

Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic Region's Advisory Council

Mark Healy
President, AMEC Black & McDonald

David Lothian
Vice President, Nova International Ltd.

Fred MacGillivray (Chair) 
Independent Business Consultant

Dr. David Bell MD
FRCPC – Professor of Urology Dalhousie University

Jim Copeland
TD Waterhouse VP & Market Leader Private Client Group

Valerie Corkum
Trade Centre Limited Sales Manager

Michael Lordon
RBC Regional VP Commercial & Financial Services

Steve Murphy
CTV Atlantic News Anchor

Ken Power
TELUS VP Atlantic Canada

David Ritcey
Dalhousie University Medical Student

Paul Laberge
Senior Counsel, Special Projects, Emera Inc.

Jo-Anne Phillips
Co-owner, Jeramand Enterprises Ltd.

Ron Profit, Q.C.
Partner/Lawyer at Cox & Palmer Charlottetown

Rustum Southwell
Retired CEO, Nova Scotia Black Business Initiative


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PCC Spotlight
4 Canadians deemed Rising Stars in Prostate Cancer Research

Toronto, ON - June 29, 2015: Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is proud to announce four awardees of Rising Stars in prostate cancer research grants.

14 innovative Canadian minds set out to make new discoveries in prostate cancer research grants awarded by Movember Foundation and Prostate Cancer Canada

Toronto, ON - June 25, 2015: Fourteen forward-thinking Canadian prostate cancer researchers have been rewarded for their innovation with Movember Discovery Grants, funded by the Movember Foundation through Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC).

Prostate Cancer Canada Raises Funds & Awareness for Canadian Men this Father’s Day

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – June 21st, 2015 – Friends, families and survivors from across the country joined Prostate Cancer Canada today to unite against prostate cancer.

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