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Stories

Good things are happening in our hospitals every day. Lives are changed for the better. Lives are saved.

Storytelling unites us as human beings. We tell our stories to our families, friends and neighbours. Through our stories, we show people what’s important to us. We connect with the people we love.

YOUR STORIES ABOUT OSLER WILL INSPIRE OTHERS

Do you have a story to tell about the life-changing care you or your loved one received at Osler?

Is there a Health Care Hero who deserves special recognition?

Please share your story with us so that we may spread some good news. As a bonus, your story will inspire others to donate to Osler so that more and more stories will have happy endings.

Inspired by Dr. Mohammad and Osler’s Health Care Heroes: Sajjad Ebrahim

Inspired by the work of Osler’s frontline staff, esteemed Brampton business owner Sajjad Ebrahim and his family are matching donations of up to $100,000 to Osler Foundation’s Health Care Heroes campaign in sup… Read More.

April 20, 2020

Donor Story, Stories

Simulation in the time of COVID-19: Dr. Tariq

For Dr. Hanzla Tariq, being one of the co-leaders of Osler’s In-Situ Simulation Program means continually learning and innovating, especially during times of extreme pressure. That’s why Dr. Tariq was excit… Read More.

April 14, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Big shop, big heart: Tire World

It was once hailed as “the little shop that grew and gave back” but today it would be more fitting to refer to Brampton’s own Tire World as “the big shop with a big heart”. For more than three decades… Read More.

April 14, 2020

Donor Story, Stories

In this together: Laura Gibson

For Laura Gibson, managing the patient flow of a bustling Emergency Department had become second nature for the Brampton Civic Resource Nurse. But her routine soon changed with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. … Read More.

April 6, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Stepping up to the challenge: ICNA Relief Canada

“No Borders - No Boundaries” is the mantra for ICNA Relief Canada. The charitable organization recently demonstrated their commitment by being one of the first organizations to reach out and support William Os… Read More.

April 6, 2020

Donor Story, Stories

Getting ahead of the curve: Dr. Garay

For Dr. Michael Garay, Site Chief of Emergency Medicine at Brampton Civic Hospital, preparation for the COVID-19 pandemic began weeks ago. “When we started to see patients returning from abroad, we realized w… Read More.

March 30, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Look for the helpers: Steve Robinson

In a crisis, we look for the helpers. Our health care workers are on the frontlines, responding to COVID-19 with strength and dedication every day. But there are other helpers, too. Steve Robinson, Wealth Advisor … Read More.

March 30, 2020

Donor Story, Stories

Staff Q&A: Dr. Gurjit Bajwa

Emergency Physician and Donor Why do you support Osler Foundation? I believe it’s my civic duty to give back to my community. We are all going to need health care someday, so we should ensure the hospital … Read More.

February 19, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Sim Training Saves Lives

Patient safety is the focus of the Osler Simulation Program “I’m worried about his blood pressure dropping, what should we do?” Two emergency room physicians, three nurses, a respiratory therapist and a p… Read More.

December 30, 2019

Hospital Family Story, Stories