Terry Fox

A plaque commemorating Terry Fox’s Metis heritage was unveiled at Terry Fox Plaza in Vancouver on Thursday, April 14. From left to right: MP Parm Bains, MP Marc Dalton, Darrell Fox, Louis de Jaeger vice president of Metis Nation BC, Metis Elder Phillip Gladue, B.C. Minister for Tourism, Art, Culture and Sport Melanie Mark, Chair of the B.C. Pavillion Corporation Dr. Gwendolyn Point, and Tom Mayenknecht with the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame. (Cole Schisler/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Terry Fox’s Metis heritage honoured with new plaque outside B.C. Place

“Many of the 12 core values of Metis people are Terry’s values,” Terry’s brother Darrell Fox said

 

A statue of Terry Fox is decorated with a Canadian flag, protest sign and hat as protesters participating in a cross-country truck convoy protesting measures taken by authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 and vaccine mandates gather on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. Some protesters jumped on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and others fastened an inverted Canadian flag to a statue of Terry Fox as they decried vaccine mandates in the nation’s capital on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Hometown B.C. mayor says Terry Fox ‘above politics’ so leave him out of protests

Brad West said the citizens of Port Coquitlam revere Fox after statue used in Ottawa protests

 

Louis De Jaeger, MNBC director for Region 2, ties the commemorative Terry Fox sash onto Terry’s brother, Darrell Fox. (Métis Nation B.C.)

Métis Nation, Terry Fox Foundation partner to create new sash to honour Canadian hero

Fox family has been discovering and learning about their Métis heritage in recent years

 

Terry Fox Run will be held virtually on Sept. 19, 2021. (Terry Fox Foundation/Facebook)
Terry Fox Run will be held virtually on Sept. 19, 2021. (Terry Fox Foundation/Facebook)
Members of the Fraser Valley Try Like Terry team, including Terry Fox’s brother Darrell Fox (front right) are gearing up for their 410-kilometre Ride of Hope fundraiser on July 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Cyclists in event started by Terry Fox’s brother to ride 410km through Lower Mainland Saturday

‘I’m determined to do whatever I can to eliminate this disease,’ says Darrell Fox

Members of the Fraser Valley Try Like Terry team, including Terry Fox’s brother Darrell Fox (front right) are gearing up for their 410-kilometre Ride of Hope fundraiser on July 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Walnut Grove Secondary hosted a Terry Fox run on school grounds on June 4, 2021 in support of the Canadian icon’s foundation. Students ran a course on campus where they stopped at six stations to compete in a variety of challenges. (WGSS/Special to Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Terry Fox run challenge amounts to $27,000 raised by Walnut Grove students

Local teacher pledged $25 donation for every student victory during student-teacher challenge

Walnut Grove Secondary hosted a Terry Fox run on school grounds on June 4, 2021 in support of the Canadian icon’s foundation. Students ran a course on campus where they stopped at six stations to compete in a variety of challenges. (WGSS/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Walnut Grove Secondary School teacher Linda Baker has pledged to donate $25 for every student victory in a challenge against physical education teacher Terry Stead during Friday, June 4, 2021 Terry Fox run. (WGGS/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Walnut Grove Secondary School teacher Linda Baker has pledged to donate $25 for every student victory in a challenge against physical education teacher Terry Stead during Friday, June 4, 2021 Terry Fox run. (WGGS/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox is shown in a 1981. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/CP)

Terry Fox’s legacy of resilience resonates during COVID-19 crisis, says brother

Fred Fox said his brother’s legacy of resilience has taken on renewed resonance as COVID-19 rages on

Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox is shown in a 1981. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/CP)
Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox is shown in a 1981. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/CP)

Terry Fox, Indigenous advocates among diverse group on shortlist for new $5 bill

Terry Fox captivated a nation as he ran to raise awareness and money for cancer research

Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox is shown in a 1981. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/CP)
This year’s 40th Terry Fox Run is a virtual event on Sept. 20. (Black Press Media files)

OUR VIEW: Fox fight continues

Thanks for keeping this courageous young man’s vision alive 40 years later

This year’s 40th Terry Fox Run is a virtual event on Sept. 20. (Black Press Media files)
Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox is shown in a 1981. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/CP)

Langley’s three Terry Fox runs invite participants to join in any way they choose

Aldergrove, Walnut Grove, and Langley City will host “one day, your way” runs this Sunday, Sept. 20

Marathon of Hope runner Terry Fox is shown in a 1981. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/CP)
Google Doodle unveils illustration of Terry Fox on anniversary of first run

Google Doodle unveils illustration of Terry Fox on anniversary of first run

Doodle was created by Canadian artist Lynn Scurfield

Google Doodle unveils illustration of Terry Fox on anniversary of first run
‘Amazing legacy’: Terry Fox Run goes virtual for 40th anniversary of Marathon of Hope

‘Amazing legacy’: Terry Fox Run goes virtual for 40th anniversary of Marathon of Hope

Fred Fox said that even through the pandemic, people have reached out to see if they can participate

‘Amazing legacy’: Terry Fox Run goes virtual for 40th anniversary of Marathon of Hope
Langley’s three Terry Fox runs will be held virtually this Sept. 20 due to COVID-19. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley’s three annual Terry Fox runs invite participants to join in any way they choose

Langley City, Aldergrove, and Walnut Grove to hold first-ever virtual runs on Sept. 20 due to COVID

Langley’s three Terry Fox runs will be held virtually this Sept. 20 due to COVID-19. (Langley Advance Times files)
The Terry Fox collection, consisting of running shoes and a T-shirt, sold out as soon as they were available on the Adidas website Wednesday, May 20, 2020, morning. All proceeds will go to the Terry Fox Foundation. (Adidas Canada)
The Terry Fox collection, consisting of running shoes and a T-shirt, sold out as soon as they were available on the Adidas website Wednesday, May 20, 2020, morning. All proceeds will go to the Terry Fox Foundation. (Adidas Canada)
‘He would be so proud’: 40 years on, the legacy of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope lives on

‘He would be so proud’: 40 years on, the legacy of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope lives on

Terry Fox started his run across Canada to raise money for cancer research on April 12, 1980

‘He would be so proud’: 40 years on, the legacy of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope lives on
#FoxForFiver: Support grows in B.C. to put Terry Fox on new $5 bill

#FoxForFiver: Support grows in B.C. to put Terry Fox on new $5 bill

Terry Fox’ Marathon of Hope raised money for cancer research

#FoxForFiver: Support grows in B.C. to put Terry Fox on new $5 bill
Parent Dana Bishop waxed Alice Brown Elementary principal Michael Carlyle’s legs as Langley RCMP Cpl. Craig van Herk looked on Wednesday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley principal waxes legs in honour of students cancer fundraising

Alice Brown Elementary students hit a new school record

Parent Dana Bishop waxed Alice Brown Elementary principal Michael Carlyle’s legs as Langley RCMP Cpl. Craig van Herk looked on Wednesday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Terry Fox Run needs volunteers

Terry Fox Run needs volunteers

The annual Terry Fox Run is looking for volunteers to help with upcoming event

Terry Fox Run needs volunteers
Clayton boy has waited all year to throw cancer fundraiser on his birthday

Clayton boy has waited all year to throw cancer fundraiser on his birthday

Chase de Balinhard turns 9 today, and will be holding a second-annual freezie fundraiser

Clayton boy has waited all year to throw cancer fundraiser on his birthday