A Dare to Remember 2009

Bid on George’s signed Leafs jersey

This past October, George Stroumboulopoulos, host of CBC’s , was challenged by his viewers to do a dare as part of the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s A Dare To Remember fundraising campaign. George’s fans suggested that he wear a colour other … Continue reading

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Stephen Lewis on The Hour tonight!

First, Stephen Lewis dared to sing “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” live with Arkells on The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos. Then, George dared to don a Maple Leafs jersey and take figure staking lessons from Kurt Browning. Tonight, watch Stephen … Continue reading

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Dare to skydive!

Congrats to York University student Sheena McDonald for daring to dive! After taking a day-long skydiving course, Sheena did a solo jump from 5,000 feet. She achieved her personal goal – now help her reach her fundraising goal.  Check out … Continue reading

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Reflections from the Mahjong-a-thon

Happy chatter and the clacking of Mahjong tiles in a comfortable, affluent Victoria neighbourhood is a far cry from families torn apart by AIDS in Africa. The Stephen Lewis Foundation, well known for its humanitarian work with families and communities … Continue reading

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ADTR mini-movement at Simon Fraser University

What started as a class project quickly turned into a mini-movement at Burnaby’s Simon Fraser University. And no one is more surprised than Rochelle Tucker, the professor of health science behind it all. As Tucker tells it, each year of … Continue reading

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Daring to get fit…

For most of us, on the best of days, getting in that daily workout can be a small challenge. For Laura Smallwood, an environmental analyst with the Canadian International Development Agency in Ottawa, it’s even more so: she has MS. … Continue reading

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Daring to go vegetarian for a week…

“I’ve had meals of just meat,” jokes Jamie Masse, 22,  in explaining his decision to become a vegetarian for one week for his A Dare to Remember challenge. “It’s not fun,” he says wryly on day five of his feat. … Continue reading

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Now that’s daring…

For his dare, Calgary, AB resident Gary Dobko donned a wetsuit and waterwings everywhere he went for a week. “Wearing the wetsuit for a week was really interesting,” said Gary, after completing his dare. “I ended up getting some weird … Continue reading

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George Stroumboulopoulos takes part in A Dare to Remember!

  The votes are in! Viewers of The Hour dared George Stroumboulopoulos to wear less black, don a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey and to take figure skating lessons… so he’s doing all three! Check out his profile page online and … Continue reading

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Stephen Lewis rocks out with the Arkells on The Hour

For his Dare, Stephen Lewis sang “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” with Hamilton-based band The Arkells on The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos. George is going to do a dare as well – send your dare ideas to thehour@cbc.ca!

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