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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.

Giving Begins at Home: Andrew Asa

As a Business Project Manager with Osler for over a decade, Andrew Asa has worked in numerous areas of the hospital, meeting staff members and seeing their processes. Brampton Civic is also his community hospital,… Read More.

June 29, 2021

Donor Story, Stories

Royal Canadian Legion: Heroes in our Community

Our donors are the unsung heroes who stand behind our health care heroes. Among them are long-time supporters like the Royal Canadian Legion. Known for poppy fund collections benefiting veterans, the Legion also s… Read More.

June 3, 2021

Donor Story, Stories

Linking patients and loved ones in the midst of COVID-19

Osler has facilitated more than 6,300 virtual visits since COVID-19 began. It’s made possible with the help of caring staff members like Pushpa Mistry and Evelyn Jara, who support this critical link between pati… Read More.

May 27, 2021

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Navigating motherhood and medicine in a pandemic

Back in April 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic was ramping up in our communities, Dr. Jaclyn Herman was, like other parents, navigating the new world of virtual school for her twins, then seven years old.  Un… Read More.

May 4, 2021

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Glenda Coupland & Chinguacousy Lions Club

Long-time Osler employee Glenda Coupland is happy to say that she has lived in Brampton her entire life. Not one to simply sit back and enjoy the city lifestyle, she makes it a point to be an active, contributing … Read More.

April 20, 2021

Donor Story, Stories

Lisa Brake: Reinventing stroke rehab in COVID-19

For stroke patients, timely access to rehabilitation therapy is important. Research shows that people who receive intensive and specialized rehab soon after a stroke have the best outcomes. “We have an excell… Read More.

April 20, 2021

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Donor Profile: Alan Boughton

As co-founder and Chief Sales Officer of Trailcon Leasing Inc., Osler Foundation donor Alan (Al) Boughton knows all about preventative maintenance, and he knows it applies to hospitals just as much as it does to t… Read More.

April 14, 2021

Donor Story, Stories

Sandra Agyemang: Each vaccination is one step closer

Registered Nurse Sandra Agyemang is a familiar face at Osler’s annual flu-prevention clinics; she has administered thousands of vaccines in her career, but in December she gave a jab that was history in the maki… Read More.

April 14, 2021

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Donor Profile: Glen Way

Thanks in part to his parents and a few good friends, giving back is a fact of life for Glen Way, member of the Osler Foundation Board of Directors and Director, Wealth Management at The Sharpe-Way Group at Scotia… Read More.

April 5, 2021

Donor Story, Stories