Read All About It – Thank You!

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

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On Sunday, March 1st from 1 pm until 3 pm, Best Buddies and Chapters Indigo stores hosted the 7th Annual Best Buddies ‘Read All About It’ volunteer appreciation event at 19 locations across the country, involving nearly 100 Best Buddies chapters and over 1500 Best Buddies participants from Victoria, BC to St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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In the Media

Global News: Saskatoon

CTV News: Calgary

Special Guests


  • Tara Jean & Kiah from 96.9 Jack FM
  • Councillors Adriane Carr and Andrea Reimer

  • Marty the Marmot of the Victoria Royals (Western Hockey League)
  • Chief Constable- Frank Elsner of the Victoria Police Department

  • CTV Host- Saba Hailemariam
  • Deputy Mayor- Joe Magliocca
  • Calgary Police Service Superintendent- Darren Leggatt
  • Lorna Nicholson- Author of Fragile Bones

  • CBC Host Jill Morgan
  • Saskatchewan Roughriders (Canadian Football League)
  • Regina Pats K9 Mascot (Western Hockey League)
  • Superintendent of the Regina Police Service Cory Zaharuk
  • Ward 8 Councillor- Mike O’Donnell
  • Ward 7 Councillor- Sharron Bryce

  • Global TV News Anchors- Lisa Dutton and Kevin Stanfield
  • Acting Chief of Saskatoon Police Service Bernie Pannell



  • Fire Chief John Lane
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers player
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers Mascot’s Buzz & Boomer

  • Kim Sullivan DJ for The Beat 92.5 FM
  • Alouettes player Josh Bourke
  • Alouettes cheerleaders
  • McGill University Cheerleaders
  • Telus Montreal Ambassador- Fatima Atik

  • Mayor Jim Watson
  • Canada in Perspective Host, Anna- Karina Tabunar
  • Co-Host of TVO’s Beats in Bites Julia Dales
  • Telus Ottawa Ambassador- Tom Donohue
  • OC Transpo- Kathy Riley
  • Carleton University Cheerleaders
  • Ottawa RedBlacks CFL Cheerleaders



  • Deputy Mayor Boehme
  • Inspector of Kingston Police Force Helene Corcoran
  • Queen’s University Cheerleaders

  • Melanie & JJ from Flow 93.5
  • Toronto Argos Jonathan Hood
  • Raps Dance Pack- Toronto Raptors
  • Katy Perry impersonator
  • Mississauga Power Dance Pak
  • Move for Inclusion- Nick Foley
  • Telus Ambassador- Julie Moran-Illes

  • Chief of Police, Glenn De Caire
  • Hamilton Ti-Cats Player (Canadian Football League)
  • Much Music VJ Sarah Taylor
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation Rep- Dr. Terry Miosi

  • Juno Nominee Adam  Bowman- drummer
  • Gryff University of Guelph Mascot
  • Members of the University of Guelph Soccer Team

  • Mayor Matt Brown
  • Chief Duncan
  • Co-Host of TVO’s Beats in Bites- Ammar Abou-Agena

  • Singer Bob Souliere of Menos Mal
  • Hosted by Dan MacDonald from The River 93.9

  • City of Fredericton Councillor Mike O’Brien
  • Representative from MP Keith Ashfield’s office
 Saint John, NB

  • Chief of Police William G. Reid
  • Deputy Mayor Shelley Rinehart

  • Chief of Police, Jean-Michael Blais
  • Deputy Mayor Lorelei Nicoll
  • Hon. MLA Kelly Regan
  • Telus Halifax Ambassador- Brad Hatcher
 St. John’s, NL

  • Mayor Dennis O’Keefe
  • MP Jack Harris
  • Telus St. John’s Ambassador- Robyn Schwerdtfeger

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