Widespread Destruction in Haiti Caused by Hurricane Matthew

October 4th, 2016, Haiti has dealt another devastating blow. Hurricane Matthew, a massive category four storm, has destroyed fragile infrastructure throughout Haiti, including a bridge collapse that isolated the capital from the southern region. There’s been severe flooding in coastal areas and a loss of life.  And now the country is now bracing for a […]

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Caring for our Newest Canadians

For many new Canadians, it’s been a long, hard road to get here. In many cases, healthcare was almost a luxury in the places they come from, often unaffordable and out of reach.  There’s also sometimes a language barrier as some new Canadians are just learning English and are intimidated by this new environment. That’s […]

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In Memoriam – Spencer McLean

Spencer McLean was an energetic and charismatic orthopedic resident who volunteered with Team Calgary in Port-au-Prince in 2013. Dr. McLean planned to return to Haiti but was diagnosed with an aggressive kidney cancer six months after his visit. He died only a few months after his diagnosis, during the same week that he finished his […]

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In Memoriam – Carolyn Churchill

Carolyn Churchill was a dedicated nurse with a bright spirit and deep sense of empathy. She was one of Team Newfoundland’s first participants and she brought great joy to the team. Carolyn contributed immensely to the growth of Team Broken Earth in early days, participating in various fundraising initiatives, paddle boat races and community events. […]

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