Terry Fox

Sarthak Tyagi, a Grade 12 student at Queen Elizabeth Secondary, is one of 17 recipients Canadawide for the 2022 Terry Fox Humanitarian Award. (Submitted photo: Sarthak Tyagi)

One of 17 recipients, Surrey student receives Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

Grade 12 student Sarthak Tyagi planning to attend UBC in the fall

 

A plaque commemorating Terry Fox’s Metis heritage was unveiled at Terry Fox Plaza in Vancouver on Thursday, April 14. From left to right: MP Parm Bains, MP Marc Dalton, Darrell Fox, Louis de Jaeger vice president of Metis Nation BC, Metis Elder Phillip Gladue, B.C. Minister for Tourism, Art, Culture and Sport Melanie Mark, Chair of the B.C. Pavillion Corporation Dr. Gwendolyn Point, and Tom Mayenknecht with the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame. (Cole Schisler/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Terry Fox’s Metis heritage honoured with new plaque outside B.C. Place

“Many of the 12 core values of Metis people are Terry’s values,” Terry’s brother Darrell Fox said

 

Dignitaries hold a cardboard replica of the new plaque that honours the Métis heritage of Terry Fox and family. The actual plaque is now embedded in the concrete at Terry Fox Plaza, just north of BC Place Stadium in Vancouver. (Submitted photo: Derek Robitaille)

Terry Fox’s Métis heritage celebrated on plaque commissioned by Surrey-based organization

Métis Nation British Columbia to host event outside BC Place Stadium on Thursday

 

A statue of Terry Fox is decorated with a Canadian flag, protest sign and hat as protesters participating in a cross-country truck convoy protesting measures taken by authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 and vaccine mandates gather on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. Some protesters jumped on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and others fastened an inverted Canadian flag to a statue of Terry Fox as they decried vaccine mandates in the nation’s capital on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Hometown B.C. mayor says Terry Fox ‘above politics’ so leave him out of protests

Brad West said the citizens of Port Coquitlam revere Fox after statue used in Ottawa protests

A statue of Terry Fox is decorated with a Canadian flag, protest sign and hat as protesters participating in a cross-country truck convoy protesting measures taken by authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 and vaccine mandates gather on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. Some protesters jumped on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and others fastened an inverted Canadian flag to a statue of Terry Fox as they decried vaccine mandates in the nation’s capital on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Louis De Jaeger, MNBC director for Region 2, ties the commemorative Terry Fox sash onto Terry’s brother, Darrell Fox. (Métis Nation B.C.)

Métis Nation, Terry Fox Foundation partner to create new sash to honour Canadian hero

Fox family has been discovering and learning about their Métis heritage in recent years

Louis De Jaeger, MNBC director for Region 2, ties the commemorative Terry Fox sash onto Terry’s brother, Darrell Fox. (Métis Nation B.C.)
Members of the Fraser Valley Try Like Terry team, including Terry Fox’s brother Darrell Fox (front right) are gearing up for their 410-kilometre Ride of Hope fundraiser on July 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Cyclists in event started by Terry Fox’s brother to ride 410km through Lower Mainland Saturday

‘I’m determined to do whatever I can to eliminate this disease,’ says Darrell Fox

Members of the Fraser Valley Try Like Terry team, including Terry Fox’s brother Darrell Fox (front right) are gearing up for their 410-kilometre Ride of Hope fundraiser on July 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox is shown in a 1981. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/CP)

Terry Fox’s legacy of resilience resonates during COVID-19 crisis, says brother

Fred Fox said his brother’s legacy of resilience has taken on renewed resonance as COVID-19 rages on

Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox is shown in a 1981. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/CP)
Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox is shown in a 1981. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/CP)

Terry Fox, Indigenous advocates among diverse group on shortlist for new $5 bill

Terry Fox captivated a nation as he ran to raise awareness and money for cancer research

Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox is shown in a 1981. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/CP)
Google Doodle unveils illustration of Terry Fox on anniversary of first run

Google Doodle unveils illustration of Terry Fox on anniversary of first run

Doodle was created by Canadian artist Lynn Scurfield

Google Doodle unveils illustration of Terry Fox on anniversary of first run
‘Amazing legacy’: Terry Fox Run goes virtual for 40th anniversary of Marathon of Hope

‘Amazing legacy’: Terry Fox Run goes virtual for 40th anniversary of Marathon of Hope

Fred Fox said that even through the pandemic, people have reached out to see if they can participate

‘Amazing legacy’: Terry Fox Run goes virtual for 40th anniversary of Marathon of Hope
The Terry Fox collection, consisting of running shoes and a T-shirt, sold out as soon as they were available on the Adidas website Wednesday, May 20, 2020, morning. All proceeds will go to the Terry Fox Foundation. (Adidas Canada)
The Terry Fox collection, consisting of running shoes and a T-shirt, sold out as soon as they were available on the Adidas website Wednesday, May 20, 2020, morning. All proceeds will go to the Terry Fox Foundation. (Adidas Canada)
‘He would be so proud’: 40 years on, the legacy of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope lives on

‘He would be so proud’: 40 years on, the legacy of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope lives on

Terry Fox started his run across Canada to raise money for cancer research on April 12, 1980

‘He would be so proud’: 40 years on, the legacy of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope lives on
#FoxForFiver: Support grows in B.C. to put Terry Fox on new $5 bill

#FoxForFiver: Support grows in B.C. to put Terry Fox on new $5 bill

Terry Fox’ Marathon of Hope raised money for cancer research

#FoxForFiver: Support grows in B.C. to put Terry Fox on new $5 bill
More than 100 people turned out on Sept. 16 to participate in the 2018 Cloverdale Terry Fox Run. (Marilyn Chepil)                                More than 100 people turned out on Sept. 16 to participate in the 2018 Cloverdale Terry Fox Run. (Marilyn Chepil)

Cloverdale’s Terry Fox Run this weekend

Annual event raises tens of thousands of dollars for cancer research

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More than 100 people turned out on Sept. 16 to participate in the 2018 Cloverdale Terry Fox Run. (Marilyn Chepil)                                More than 100 people turned out on Sept. 16 to participate in the 2018 Cloverdale Terry Fox Run. (Marilyn Chepil)
More than 100 people turned out on Sept. 16 to participate in the 2018 Cloverdale Terry Fox Run. (Marilyn Chepil)

PHOTOS: Cloverdale’s Terry Fox Run raises more than $16,000

Crowds turned out for the rainy Sunday, Sept. 16 fundraiser

More than 100 people turned out on Sept. 16 to participate in the 2018 Cloverdale Terry Fox Run. (Marilyn Chepil)
Clayton boy has waited all year to throw cancer fundraiser on his birthday

Clayton boy has waited all year to throw cancer fundraiser on his birthday

Chase de Balinhard turns 9 today, and will be holding a second-annual freezie fundraiser

Clayton boy has waited all year to throw cancer fundraiser on his birthday
Running to the finish line at the 2017 Cloverdale Terry Fox Run. (Sam Anderson)

VIDEO: ‘Terry Fox is my hero’: Cloverdale’s Terry Fox Run takes off in town centre

What Terry Fox’s legacy means today, and how one man is working to bring the run to Australia

Running to the finish line at the 2017 Cloverdale Terry Fox Run. (Sam Anderson)
Morgan Plato (7 1/2) and Chase de Balinhard (8). (Sam Anderson)

Clayton boy turns 8, throws cancer research fundraiser instead of birthday party

Chase de Balinhard, 8, spent his birthday raising money for his hero Terry Fox.

Morgan Plato (7 1/2) and Chase de Balinhard (8). (Sam Anderson)