If it really is purple day, i should be on this pronto… cause its my favorite color!!!!!
TORONTO – Union Station and downtown Toronto’s PATH system were painted purple Tuesday morning.
March 26 is officially recognized as Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness in Canada.
Volunteers from Epilepsy Toronto were on hand to greet commuters, hand out information cards and collect donations.
“It’s very, very important that we get the message out to help raise a better understanding about what epilepsy is and dispel the myths,” Drew Woodley, Director of Communications for Epilepsy Toronto said.
Information booths were also set up in hospitals throughout the city. An event planned for the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Tuesday offers the public a chance to take part in a scavenger hunt and face painting.
In Ottawa, members of the Canadian Epilepsy Alliance will be gathering with 14-year old Cassidy Megan at a reception on Parliament Hill.
Members of Parliament across the political spectrum also rose Tuesday in support of Purple…
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