Our Stories

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Jason Laughlin
I lay in my ICU bed at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH), looking into the terrified eyes of my wife. I desperately wanted to...
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Dr. Lorne Martin
You have so much to be proud of.   That’s my first thought when I think back on everything you helped us accomplish at...
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Dr. Aaron Lo
 “I kept thinking my husband is very strong. He’ll come through this. He will not die.” ~ Joan Hardman  ...
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Dr. Robert Yu
When I tell people that I’m the Chief of Radiology at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH), they often take the time to...
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Gillian Grossman
It is an illness with a voice that tells you not to get help. And for a long time, Gillian Grossman was reluctant to get better.   ...
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Dr. Mangesh Inamdar
You helped me save someone’s life.   It’s true. A young boy was rushed into our Emergency Department gasping for air...
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Dr. Michael Heffernan
No one ever wants to be a hospital patient. But if you ever become a patient, I believe you are lucky to have the Oakville Hospital here...
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Kristen Balendra
When I look at my daughters, I’m so thankful there are kind-hearted people like you in our community. You see, with your generosity...
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Todd Sullivan
I woke up one morning gasping for air. It felt like someone was holding my head underwater. I tried not to panic but I knew I had to get...
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June Cockwell
My husband Ian and I grew up in South Africa. Although we have been blessed to live in Canada for most of our adult lives, it is...
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Thanks to Our 2017 Sponsors
After 25 years, the OTMH Candlelight Ball continues to be one of the biggest fundraising events in Oakville –raising more than $7...
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The Budd Family
The Budd Family – Bonnie with sons Darryl, Chris and Terry – donated $250,000 to OTMH, a gift that helped purchase much...
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Gujarati Community
The Gujarati community of Oakville have generously pledged $508,000 to help fund the equipment needs of OTMH.   The donation is...
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Gerry and Paula Coleman
In recognition of Gerry and Paula Coleman extraordinary gift of $1.2 million, the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in the new hospital will be...
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Frank Lochan
After many years of philanthropic and volunteer support to Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Frank Lochan pledged an additional $1...
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Dr. Santina Andrighetti
At OTMH, our maternal child unit goes above and beyond in delivering compassionate, personalized care for mothers and newborns. This...
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Mary McPherson
The Oakville Hospital Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary McPherson as Chief Executive Officer...
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