Today Marks First Official Terry Fox Day
Today is not just any old civic holiday anymore - it's the first official Terry Fox Day in Manitoba. The government has passed legislation to honour Fox, who set out on his Marathon of Hope across Canada 35 years ago. Health minister Sharon Blady tells 680 CJOB she's a cancer survivor and Fox is one of her heroes. "When the idea came up I wanted to be the one to pursue it because it was an amazing opportunity to honour a wonderful, powerful, compassionate young man," Blady says. Blady...
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