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George Canyon Honored with a Diabetes Advocacy Award from Diabetes Canada

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(Cal­gary, AB)  April 25, 2017 — Cana­di­an coun­try singer George Canyon is being rec­og­nized as an inspi­ra­tion to oth­ers like him who bat­tle the stig­ma of Type 1 dia­betes every day, receiv­ing a vol­un­teer award Tues­day for break­ing down bar­ri­ers. Canyon, along­side Ontario’s Stephen Steele, was hon­oured by Dia­betes Cana­da as part of Nation­al Vol­un­teer Week after more than five years of tire­less work to sup­port those with Type 1 dia­betes in the avi­a­tion sec­tor. Canyon…

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One of the Biggest Investments in Diabetes Research in Canada announced this morning in Ottawa

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Build­ing a strong part­ner­ship to accel­er­ate clin­i­cal research on type 1 dia­betes OTTAWA, April 10, 2017 /CNW/ — David McGuin­ty, MP for Ottawa South, on behalf of the Hon­ourable Jane Philpott, Min­is­ter of Health, announced today that the Gov­ern­ment of Cana­da is invest­ing in a new part­ner­ship that will help improve health out­comes and qual­i­ty of care for the more than 300,000 Cana­di­ans liv­ing with type 1 dia­betes, and their fam­i­lies. The announce­ment was made at…

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The Sky’s Not The Limit’ third event location announced!

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We are pleased to announce the third event for ‘The Sky’s Not The Lim­it’ 2016–2018 pro­gram. George Canyon with the Juve­nile Dia­betes Research Foun­da­tion (JDRF) will host chil­dren with Type 1 Dia­betes chil­dren and their fam­i­lies on Sun­day, April 23 at South­ern Aero Avi­a­tion in Leth­bridge, Alber­ta. Reg­is­tra­tion is now open. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

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Movember Shave Down announces George Canyon as Guest of Honor at Best of Seven Barber Shop, Tuesday, November 1

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The hairi­est time of year is almost upon us — Movem­ber. To cel­e­brate, Cana­di­an Coun­try music star George Canyon will be the guest of hon­or at the MoYYC Movem­ber Shave Down at the ‘Best of Sev­en Bar­ber Shop’ in Cal­gary, Alber­ta on Tues­day, Novem­ber 1. This year marks their 5th Annu­al Movem­ber 1st Shave Down Event to cre­ate aware­ness, as well as a way to come togeth­er to men­tal­ly and phys­i­cal­ly pre­pare for the grow­ing…

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The Sky’s Not the Limit’ Tour inspires Canadians affected by diabetes

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Spring­bank, AB, Wednes­day, Octo­ber 5, 2016 – Juno-award win­ning coun­try music artist, George Canyon will be land­ing his plane at the Spring­bank Air­port to per­form music and share sto­ries of an inspired life with type 1 dia­betes (T1D) through his ‘The Sky’s Not the Lim­it’ tour. As a Nation­al Spokesper­son for JDRF, George inspires peo­ple with T1D to pur­sue their dreams, no mat­ter what the odds. George is a cel­e­brat­ed coun­try music artist, a cer­ti­fied…

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