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AboutFace’s Response to The SNL sketch “The Anomalous Man”: How is this Still Acce
May 09, 2024
Saturday Night Live recently aired “The Anomalous Man,” a sketch with echoes of the 1980s movie “The Elephant Man,” centering on a 19th playwright with ...
Announcing the 2023 AboutFace Volunteer Award Recipients
November 13, 2023
AboutFace’s dedicated volunteers were celebrated at the annual Volunteer Recognition Awards event held on November 2. The awards presented were: 5 Years Recognition: Hartley Lefton, Donald ...
New Leadership Announcement
September 12, 2023
On behalf of the AboutFace Board of Directors, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Namrit Sidhu and Adriana Lombardo as Co-Executive Directors and ...
Leadership Transition Announcement
September 06, 2023
On behalf of the AboutFace Board of Directors, I am sharing with you that on August 1, 2023, Danielle Griffin tendered her resignation, as she is moving ...
Craniofacial Acceptance Month Illuminations
August 19, 2023
AboutFace is excited to see Canada illuminated again this year in recognition and support of Craniofacial Acceptance Month!   For the month of September, monuments across ...
2023 Recipients of the AboutFace Post-Secondary Scholarship
July 17, 2023
AboutFace, Canada’s facial difference charity, is pleased to announce the 2023 recipients of the AboutFace Post-Secondary Scholarship: Jana Almosara and Anah Kryzanowski. This year’s ...
Launch of New Awareness Campaign
September 22, 2022
Today, the national charity AboutFace announced the launch of a comprehensive employment campaign aimed at addressing workplace barriers for people with facial differences. The launch ...
Illuminating Craniofacial Acceptance Month
August 29, 2022
***Update: Due to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, there will be changes to this schedule, with some locations lighting up for Craniofacial Acceptance on ...
AboutFace’s 2022 Scholarship Recipients
June 28, 2022
Announcement of 2022 Recipients of Post-Secondary Scholarship Unique in Canada for Support of Students with Facial Differences AboutFace is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 ...
AboutFace Feedback on Proposed National Dental Plan
May 05, 2022
In light of the recent proposed national dental care plan in Canada, AboutFace holds concern for potential gaps in coverage and equitable access to care ...
Introducing the YAC Talent Video Project!
April 11, 2022
Do you have a talent you want to show off? Can you skip? Do you cross-stitch, or play a sport? We want to see it! ...
Making Faces – New Edition Released!
March 02, 2022
Logan Bristow Enns is in her thirties, but she vividly remembers the anxiety she felt in the hospital awaiting bone graft surgery at ten years ...
AboutFace has started the Transforming Trailblazers Project
November 12, 2021
As part of our new strategic plan and refreshed direction, AboutFace has started the Transforming Trailblazers Project.  For many years, parents told us they wished ...
Frankie and Pearl – New School Program and Video Premieres!
November 09, 2021
“A Lesson from Frankie and Pearl: Facial Differences in the Classroom” is a brand-new school program with a mission to educate kids on what it ...
Facial difference community shocked and disappointed by Supreme Court ruling
October 29, 2021
AboutFace – Canada’s leading organization supporting and advocating for people with facial differences – expressed its disappointment with the ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada ...
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