Greater Montreal Day

May 13, 2019 2:07 pm
Updated: May 13, 2019 3:29 pm

Greater Montreal Day winners continue to pay it forward with $1,000 prizes

WATCH: Global News celebrated Greater Montreal Day on Thursday. It was born from the desire to share Montrealers' good news stories and focus on the amazing ways people show up for each other. Global's Elysia Bryan-Baynes has some highlights from the third edition of Greater Montreal Day.

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From treating a stranger to a free coffee to raising awareness about a favourite charity, Montrealers found spontaneous and heartfelt ways to pay it forward last Thursday for Greater Montreal Day.

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Two participants were chosen at random to receive $1,000 to give to a local charity of their choice.

Club de Karaté Ouest de l’île posted a photo from their fundraising demonstration in support of the West Island Cancer Wellness Centre.

“Thank you to my fellow students and senseis and to all those who attended the karate demonstration,” Nathalie Lafrance wrote.

“All proceeds from the event were donated to West Island Cancer Wellness Centre.”

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Grade 4 students from Dalkeith Elementary School from the English Montreal School Board (EMSB) visited seniors at the Grace Dart Extended Care Centre.

Congratulations to both the winners and to everyone who helped to make this year’s Greater Montreal Day such a great success.

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