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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.

No family left behind: World Financial Group

“No family left behind” is the mission of World Financial Group, a financial services company that works to educate people about money. “We sit down with families one on one and we educate them on how they c… Read More.

May 25, 2020

Donor Story, Stories

Bill Stodolny: Pandemic Volunteer

Almost three years ago, Bill Stodolny made “one of the best decisions I've ever made” and became a volunteer at Brampton Civic Hospital where he’s been known to go to great lengths to brighten a patient’s … Read More.

May 25, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Giving back in life and beyond: The Crosses

The Crosses—Norman, Grace, Vera and Elsie—were very private people, who didn’t talk about their contributions to the community in general, or to Etobicoke General. The Cross family grew up with a deepseat… Read More.

May 21, 2020

Donor Story, Stories

This is the time to step up: BVD Petroleum

As a fuel provider to transport companies across Canada and the United States, BVD Petroleum may be an international company, but its heart lies in Brampton. President Bikram Dhillon has called the city home since… Read More.

May 19, 2020

Donor Story, Stories

Supporting our Community’s Most Vulnerable

The COVID-19 health crisis is hitting long-term care (LTC) facilities across our region especially hard, impacting some of the most vulnerable in our communities. When one of these facilities reached out to Osler … Read More.

May 19, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Nursing is not a One-Person Job

Farhana Rahman has been a Registered Nurse for almost a decade, but the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting challenges she’s never seen in her career. “This has taken nursing in a different direction. We are chall… Read More.

May 12, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Business owner gives to Osler despite facing economic hardship

Narinder (known to his friends as “Inder”) Janjua and his wife, Geetu. COVID-19 may have affected many stores and businesses, but it didn’t stop RK Truck Center owner, Narinder Janjua, from donating… Read More.

May 11, 2020

Donor Story, Stories

Mom Shares ICU Lessons with Family: Claire Lee

As a physiotherapist on Brampton Civic’s Rehab unit, Claire Lee was accustomed to a busy but familiar rhythm of treating patients with a variety of physical and neurological conditions and getting them better so… Read More.

May 4, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Dr. Vaidyanathan: Babies won’t wait to be born

“Babies will come into the world—pandemic or not—and we need to be prepared.” That was top of mind for Dr. Prema Vaidyanathan, Interim Site Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Etobicoke General Hospital,… Read More.

May 4, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

BVD Group pledges $10 million to Osler Foundation to support health care in Brampton and Etobicoke

Thank you to BVD Group, Bikram Dhillon and the Dhillon Family!


As Osler continues to grow to meet the increasing demands in one of the most diverse communities in Canada, funds will go towards the local hospital system’s greatest equipment and redevelopment needs, and help strengthen health care in the community for years to come.

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