Author J. THOMAS WEST
Links to Other Sites
The Terry Fox Foundation
The website for the Terry Fox Foundation. Find out about Terry’s life and legacy as well as related events and research projects around.
Canadian Heroes in Fact and Fiction
See brief profiles and bibliographies for many notable historical Canadian figures (real and fictional). From Library and Archives Canada.
Terry Fox's legacy of hope
Features CBC video news clips and stories about Terry Fox's memorable and courageous run to raise funds for cancer research. Includes links to related learning activites.
Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute
The website for the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute (formerly the National Cancer Institute of Canada). Find out about current funding programs as well as the latest clinical trials, research projects, and cancer statistics.
Encounters With Canada
Encounters With Canada is a one-week program of Canadian studies held at The Terry Fox Canadian Youth Centre, in Ottawa. From mid September to early December and from late January to early May, more than 138 high school students per week, aged 14 – 17 come from across the country to our nation's capital for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Betty Fox, mother of Terry Fox, dies in B.C.
A CTV News obituary for cancer crusader Betty Fox, mother of Terry Fox.
Terry Fox Tribute
See a video clip featuring the presentation of a multimedia tribute to Terry Fox at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Ceremony. From YouTube.
Terry Fox memorial unveiled
View a video of the unveiling in Vancouver of a series of four statues depicting the gait of Terry Fox running on his artificial leg. The designer, Douglas Coupland, stated that his statues mean that hundreds of years from now, people will be reminded of Fox's legacy. From theglobeandmail.com.