WHEREAS; each year, approximately 190 Alberta children will be diagnosed with cancer and approximately 30 of those children will not make it; and,

WHEREAS; childhood cancer is the number one cause of disease-related deaths in Canadian children; and,

WHEREAS; 83 percent of children diagnosed with cancer will survive, but more than 75 percent of those children will live with permanent side effects, which may include, but are not limited to, deafness, blindness, growth issues, motor impairments, cognitive difficulties, heart, kidney and fertility issues, psychological, neurological or endocrine disorders; and,

WHEREAS; September of each year is now officially recognized as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Alberta and across North America.

THEREFORE, I, Mayor William Choy, of the Town of Stony Plain, do hereby proclaim September 2022 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. 


Dated this September 2022.


Mayor William Choy
Town of Stony Plain