Diabetes is one of Canada’s most common chronic diseases, affecting people regardless of age, weight, or health.
This spring, the Alberta Diabetes Foundation (ADF) is running an awareness campaign to educate people about diabetes, its prevention, and its impact on Albertans and around the world.
For over 35 years, the Alberta-based organization (located here in Edmonton at the University of Alberta!) has been committed to improving the lives of people with diabetes. They have received international recognition for world-class research that has become the foundation’s backbone.
Lindsay Burnham, Executive Director of the ADF, recently shared in an interview with Global News that “every 06 seconds someone dies of diabetes, or a complication related to this disease,” and according to the TV network, “more than 400,000 Albertans have been diagnosed with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, and this is only expected to rise.” Continue reading
At CAM LLP Injury Lawyers, we are inspired by the courage of our clients as they move through their journeys to recovery. As lawyers who act for injured people, we are committed to helping injured Albertans get the resources and access to rehabilitation that they need to move forward.
If you or a loved one are dealing with a life-changing injury, know you are not alone. In Edmonton, we are fortunate to have places like the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital that are devoted to supporting your recovery.
Glenrose Hospital is the only free-standing, comprehensive tertiary rehabilitation hospital in Alberta, serving patients of all ages who require complex rehabilitation to enable them to participate in life to the fullest. Continue reading
Our firm is deeply committed to supporting local organizations that operate to make Edmonton a caring and compassionate community. That’s one of the reasons we are proud to support The Mustard Seed. This non-profit organization has been caring for people experiencing homelessness and poverty since 1984. This year, we chose to show our support by donating funds and backpacks filled with basic needs items to Mustard Seed’s campaign for women transitioning out of incarceration.
On October 27th, Denise McGonigal and Tammy Vasseur, members of our firm, had the opportunity to visit The Mustard Seed’s facilities in Edmonton. During their visit, they met with Debbie, one of their Chaplains, who explained the broad scope of services provided as part of the transitioning program and gave them a tour of the new Wellness Centre. Continue reading
Please note that on Friday, September 30th, 2022, our office will close at noon in observance of National Truth and Reconciliation Day.
At CAM LLP, we are taking this time to remember the generations of Indigenous children who survived Canada’s Residential School system and those children who never returned home. We honour their memory and the resilience, dignity, and strength of the survivors, their families, and their communities.
One event going on in our community to support NTRD is the Orange Shirt Day run/walk. The event aims to raise funds for OrangeShirtDay.org and local grassroots movements, including promoting and supporting Indigenous athletes. Continue reading
The Owen Schlosser World Team Tennis Fundraiser (OSWTT) is back! And CAM LLP is delighted to be a part of it.
Since 2011, the Owen Schlosser Memorial Tennis Scholarship has supported student-athletes on the University of Alberta Golden Bears and Pandas tennis teams.
This year’s event will be held April 28-30, 2022, at the University of Alberta Michener Park Tennis Centre.
Owen Schlosser was a student in the Industrial Design program at the University of Alberta but began his studies in Physical Education and Recreation. He always enjoyed competition and being active as a soccer player, a tennis player and a tennis coach. Continue reading