Community Events & Supporters



Bare All for the Barre

Happening at the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market, Bare All for the Barre is an annual event that consists of over 100 men and women participating in a Barre fitness class - all in support of Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic. After the Barre class, there are food and drinks for all participants. This event is organized by Cyclone Fitness. Learn more here.
*Stay tuned for an exciting Bare All for the Barre announcement, coming soon!*

Convoy for Hope Atlantic

The Convoy for Hope Atlantic is a fun annual event, held in August bringing truckers together raising funds and awareness in support of research, detection and prevention of the four most diagnosed, and terminal cancers; Breast, Colon, Lung, and Prostate. The eighth annual event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 19, 2017. Learn more here.

Seaport Beerfest

Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic is proud to be a charitable partner of the Seaport Beerfest, Atlantic Canada's largest gathering of Craft Beer, Speciality, Import & Cider! You can find volunteers selling pretzel necklaces at the two day annual event - always a hit with Beerfest attendees!


Closest to the Hole Tournament

The Maritimes Energy Association in partnership with the Ashburn Golf Club, hosts a fundraising golf tournament in support of Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic. 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.

Gary Jones' Journey

For most recreational cyclists in Halifax, travelling to Toronto to compete in a cycling event on the Honda Indy racetrack would be a considerable achievement in itself. Making the 2,000 KM trip to Toronto and then participating in both the 10 KM and the 25 KM rces at The Indy Cycling Challenge - rarer still. But that's just what Gary Jones, an irrepressible 72-year-old two time cancer survivor, completed in July of 2017! Througout his journey, Gary raised over $28,000 in support of Prostate Cancer Canada. Way to go Gary!



The Imperial Sovereign Court of Atlantic Nova Society (I.S.C.A.N.S) chose Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic as one of their charities of choice for the 2016/2017 year. By fundraising at many events throughout the year, the group made a very generous donation of $5,000! Thank you I.S.C.A.N.S! You can learn more about I.S.C.A.N.S here.



Focusing on the longest day of the year - PGA Professionals in Atlantic Canada team up with amateur golfers to raise awareness and support for the 1 in 7 men impacted by prostate cancer. Teams of golfers at PGA Golf Clubs across the region will play as many holes of golf as possible in the one day. The 3rd Annual PGA Day fundraiser was held in June of 2017, organized by PGA Atlantic. Learn more here.

Host your own Community Event!

Community Events play an important role in the mission of Prostate Cancer Canada Atlantic. Each year, groups and individuals organize community fundraising initiatives that include golf tournaments, sporting events, BBQ's, trivia nights, and more.

If you're interested in hosting your own community event, you can contact our Events & Development Coordinator, Rita-Clare LeBlanc at or fill out our Community Event Proposal Form.

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PCC Spotlight
RFP: Content Development and Delivery of an Accredited Electronic Continuing Medical Education Course for Prostate Cancer Specialists

Prostate Cancer Canada invites applications from service providers interested in the development, promotion and delivery of an accredited electronic Continuing Medical Education course targeting prostate cancer specialists, including urologists.

Prostate Cancer Canada announces new President and CEO

Toronto, December 21, 2017 – After five successful years under the leadership and guidance of outgoing President and CEO, Rocco Rossi, Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) is excited to announce the appointment of a most worthy successor in Peter Coleridge, past national CEO of the Canadian Mental Health Association and current national President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada.

Université de Sherbrooke Researchers’ Findings Published in Cancer Research

Sherbrooke, November 16, 2017 – Prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men, affects one out of seven Canadian men.

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