Latest News

Stay up to date on what’s happening at West Park. Read the most up-to-date news on the Get Your Life Back Campaign, our signature events and campus transformation or read the Giving Lives Back newsletter for more Foundation news.

For media inquiries, please contact Kerry Kincaid, Director of Communications and Marketing at (P): 416-243-3600 ext. 4433, (E): kerry.kincaid@westpark.org. News Releases can be found here.

  • Support Recreation Therapy's Helping Hands Fundraiser

    For the month of November, you can purchase hand-crafted mask chains, designed and made by West Park patients –– all in support of West Park!

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  • Our First Virtual Uncork Was a Great Success!

    Thank you to everyone who joined us on October 29 for our 5th Annual UNCORK UNTAP UNWIND, in support of West Park Healthcare Centre.

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  • Making a Difference as an Occupational Therapist

    Occupational therapists work alongside their patients to help them find solutions to the obstacles that interfere with their ability to perform activities of daily living.

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  • Patient Sells Artwork in Support of West Park

    Robert Palpal has been an in-patient of West Park’s Tuberculosis service for the past several months. During this time, he has developed a passion for creating beautiful works of art.

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  • The New West Park Begins to Take Shape

    New renderings show the hospital's outline overlaying the present construction site, and the in-patient and outpatient areas that will make up the new facility.

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  • Building for the Future

    In a special op-ed for Your Guide to Charitable Giving and Estate Planning, our CEO Joanne Cole explores West Park’s past and how it’s helping to guide the hospital’s future.

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  • Past Patient Wins West Park Lottery

    Congratulations to Marnie Whittaker of Collingwood, Ont., who is the winner of $10,000!

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  • Gourmet at Home with GEORGE was a Success

    On June 18th, we hosted Gourmet at Home with GEORGE, a delectable virtual cooking adventure, expertly led by Chef Lorenzo Loseto, the award-winning Executive Chef at GEORGE Restaurant.

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  • Tournament of Stars COVID-19 Update

    With the health of our participants as our highest priority, with the Foundation has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Tournament of Stars presented by EllisDon.

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  • Mother’s Neuro Rehab Inspires Daughter’s Career

    When physiotherapist Melissa Duck was 11 years old, her mother Susan came to West Park for neurological rehabilitation.

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  • Patient Sells Artwork in Support of West Park

    In the midst of this challenging time, Karen Mackay, a patient in West Park’s Complex Continuing Care unit, has chosen to learn a new skill and unleash her creativity through painting.

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  • Pandemic Shines Light on Vital Role of Respiratory Therapists

    Three of our respiratory therapists discuss their role, the challenges presented by COVID-19 and how they are coping during this difficult time.

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  • West Park's Important Role in the COVID-19 Pandemic

    West Park is helping to ensure that people who have become critically ill with the COVID-19 virus can be admitted to ICUs.

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  • Thank You to West Park’s Healthcare Heroes

    We have reached out to our community to send messages of support, showing that they believe in our Front Line Workers.

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  • A Message From Our CEO Concerning COVID-19

    As we deal with this unsettling time, I wanted to reach out to you and tell you how we are protecting our hospital community here at West Park.

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  • Celebrating the Generous Support of Three Families

    On March 5th, West Park celebrated the support of three families that have made significant contributions to the Foundation's Get Your Life Back Campaign.

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  • February Was Recreation Therapy Awareness Month

    When people think of recreation therapy at West Park, the first thing that may come to mind is the entertaining programming that is provided at the hospital

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  • New Year, New Entrance

    If you have visited West Park in recent months, you would have noticed the bustling activity on campus.

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  • 2019: Building Momentum and a World-Class Hospital

    Fundraisers, construction discoveries and a brand new Lottery: thank you to our supporters for another great year!

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  • 2018 Was a Momentous Year for West Park

    Fundraisers, new appointments and a groundbreaking ushered in a bright new future for West Park Healthcare Centre!

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  • CIBC Donation

    CIBC donation will create a new inpatient gymnasium at West Park.

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  • TD Donation

    Leadership Gift from TD to Create New Resource Centre

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  • RBC Donation

    RBC Donation will Create New Day Hospital at West Park

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