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THE JEWISH GENERAL HOSPITAL’S 2019 ENBRIDGE® RIDE TO CONQUER CANCER® RAISES $4.2 MILLION

Over $60.2 MILLION IN 11 YEARS – Quebec’s largest multi-day cycling fundraiser draws 1,148 Riders in 11th annual event.

MONTREAL, July 6, 2019 – This weekend marked the 11th anniversary of the Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer®. Today, the Jewish General Hospital Foundation announced that this year’s event raised $4.2 million, including 1,148 Riders. Participants began the 200-kilometre Ride from Montreal to Quebec City on July 6 and 7.

Over the past 11 years, the Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® has raised nearly $60.2 million benefiting the Jewish General Hospital’s Segal Cancer Centre and its partners across Quebec. The funds are essential to providing support for vital cancer research, treatment, care and prevention. The Ride is Quebec’s largest multi-day cycling fundraiser and is Canada’s largest peer-to-peer fundraising event. Across Canada the event has raised over $440.4 million since 2008.

This is Bram Freedman’s first year as CEO of the JGH Foundation. He is truly amazed by the community of Riders and supporters who dedicate their year to this incredible event. “On behalf of the JGH Foundation, thank you to each participant, volunteer, Crew member, donor and sponsor, who is fuelling the work being done to improve outcomes for cancer patients at the Jewish General Hospital,” said Bram Freedman, President and CEO of the Jewish General Hospital Foundation.

Freedman credits the Riders for helping make strides toward conquering cancer. “Funds raised through The Ride support our world-leading doctors, researchers and scientists. They, in turn, develop new technologies in the areas of molecular diagnostics, functional imaging, biomarkers, molecular target discovery and validation, and advance targeted radiation therapy. Thanks to funds raised from The Ride, we are able to put in place the most promising cancer research programs and treatments.”

This year, Jewish General Hospital Foundation Ambassador, Denis Coderre, is also riding for the first time. “As an Ambassador, I represent an incredible institution, ranked number one in Quebec and number four in Newsweek’s list of the world’s best hospitals. The Jewish General Hospital is a place of dignity, respect for people, diversity, inclusivity and generosity – values that reflect the hospital as well as the larger Montreal community. I believe that as residents of the city, we are responsible for taking care of each other and through The Ride, we are supporting those who are affected by cancer in our province.”

Since 2011, Enbridge has been the title sponsor of the Ride to Conquer Cancer. Over 2,500 Enbridge employees, their friends and families have raised almost $9.5 million for The Ride across Canada.

“Enbridge is incredibly proud of our role as title sponsor for The Ride to Conquer Cancer, and look forward to this outstanding event every year,” said Scott Dodd, Team Captain and Director of Business Development at Enbridge Gas. “Our employees, family and friends take on the 200-kilometre challenge throughout Québec because we all know someone who has been affected by cancer. It’s inspiring to see so many people connect through this cause, and we’re honoured to supporting the life-changing work taking place at the Jewish General Hospital.”

The 2020 Ride will take place on July 11 and 12. For more details visit www.conquercancer.ca or call 1-866-996-8356.

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About the Jewish General Hospital Foundation

Since 1969, the Jewish General Hospital Foundation has conducted a dynamic fundraising program in support of the Jewish General Hospital (JGH), one of the province’s largest and busiest acute-care hospitals and McGill University teaching hospital renowned for the excellence of its healthcare services and the calibre of its medical and research staff.

Thanks to a partnership with passionate and generous donors and volunteers/supporters, the hospital and its patients benefit greatly from the Foundation’s many fundraising initiatives. Funds support patient care, teaching and research at the JGH, allowing them to continue their mission of delivering expert clinical care, in a compassionate manner, to thousands of individuals on an annual basis while remaining at the forefront of important diagnostic, treatment and research activities.

The generosity and collaboration of donors and supporters resulted in the JGH being rated the #1 hospital in Quebec, #4 in Canada and amongst the top 100 hospitals in the world by Newsweek Magazine.

About Enbridge Inc.

Enbridge Inc. is North America’s premier energy infrastructure company with strategic business platforms that include an extensive network of crude oil, liquids and natural gas pipelines, regulated natural gas distribution utilities and renewable power generation. The Company safely delivers an average of 2.9 million barrels of crude oil each day through its Mainline and Express Pipeline; accounts for approximately 62% of U.S.-bound Canadian crude oil exports; and moves approximately 18% of all-natural gas consumed in the U.S., serving key supply basins and demand markets. The Company’s regulated utilities serve approximately 3.7 million retail customers in Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick. Enbridge also generates approximately 1,600 MW of net renewable energy power in North America and Europe. The Company’s common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol ENB.

Life takes energy and Enbridge exists to fuel people’s quality of life. For more information, visit www.enbridge.com.

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Victoria Salvador
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RIDE TO CONQUER CANCER PARTNERS WITH LOUIS GARNEAU AS THE OFFICIAL CYCLING APPAREL SPONSOR

December 12, 2018

A leader in the cycling community joins forces with Canada’s largest peer-to-peer fundraising event

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MONTREAL, DECEMBER 12, 2018 – The Ride to Conquer Cancer announces Garneau as the Official Cycling Apparel Sponsor for the Canadian national event series. Thousands of participants in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec will take on the bold challenge of cycling over 200-kilometres in two days for cancer research and treatment. They will be united in Louis Garneau top-quality jerseys to empower them during their cycling challenge.

For 35 years, Garneau has been involved in initiatives that give back to the cycling community and bring people together. The leading manufacturer will continue their mission by partnering with the Ride to Conquer Cancer this year.

“We are proud to support events that rally so many cyclists across Canada pedalling in the fight to end cancer.  Never Give Up is our motto at Garneau and we will embody this message every step of the way in this partnership,” says Michael Britten, Sales Director, Garneau.”

Since 2008, the event has raised more than $417 million nationwide.

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About The Ride to Conquer CancerTM  

The Ride to Conquer Cancer is a unique, two-day cycling event, journeying over 200-kilometres through British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec. The Ride is a bold endeavour to conquer cancer in our lifetime. The money raised for The Ride benefits world-class institutions across the country, supporting healthcare professionals whose search for new discoveries and improved patient outcomes will have a real impact in communities, across Canada and around the world. Since 2008, the Ride to Conquer Cancer event series has raised nearly $417 million for partners in Canada.

About Garneau

Garneau was founded in 1983, and like so many others successful companies such as Apple, Microsoft, HP, Google, Amazon, not to mention innumerable rock bands, the company had its first headquarters in Louis’ father’s garage. Today, Garneau is an industry leader in cycling and triathlon apparel, helmets, shoes, bikes as well as nordic apparel, accessories, snowshoes and nutrition. The products we design represent our technological expertise and innovative engineering well and push back the limits of what is established in sports.

Garneau sets benchmarks for technology and performance in the industry and transforms intuitive ideas into intelligent products. Our products are tested and used by some of the best athletes in the world including Lionel Sanders, Team Rwanda, and Cycling Canada. We have indeed come a long way since Louis’ debut in the family’s garage!

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THE JEWISH GENERAL HOSPITAL’S 2018 ENBRIDGE RIDE TO CONQUER CANCER RAISES OVER $4.8 MILLION IN ANNUAL EVENT.

NEARLY $56 MILLION OVER 10 YEARS – Quebec’s largest multi-day cycling fundraiser draws 1,308 riders in 10th annual event.

MONTREAL, July 7, 2018 – This weekend marked the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer’s 10th anniversary. Today, the Jewish General Hospital Foundation today announced that this year’s event’s 1,308 riders raised over $4.8 million. The riders started their 200-km ride from Repentigny near Montreal on Saturday July 7 and arrived in St. Augustin de Desmaures on Sunday, July 8.

Over the past 10 years, the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer has raised nearly $56 million benefiting the Jewish General Hospital’s Segal Cancer Centre and its partners across Quebec. The funds are essential to providing support for vital cancer research, treatment, care and prevention. The Ride is Quebec’s largest multi-day cycling fundraiser and is Canada’s largest peer-to-peer fundraising event. Across Canada the event has raised over $400 million since 2008.

“This weekend we celebrate 10 epic years of commitment and passion. Over the last decade 15,351 participants have cycled with us in the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer. These numbers are impressive and clearly, so are the results. On behalf of the JGH Foundation, thank you to each participant, volunteer, crew member, donor and sponsor.  You are the ones who fuel the life-changing outcomes made possible by the Ride,” said Myer Bick, President and CEO of the Jewish General Hospital Foundation.

“Funds raised through the Ride support our world-leading doctors, researchers and scientists. They, in turn, develop new technologies in the areas of molecular diagnostics, functional imaging, biomarkers, molecular target discovery and validation, and advance targeted radiation therapy. The Jewish General Hospital is a trailblazer in Quebec when it comes to its focused and comprehensive approach to fighting cancer. Thanks to Ride funding we are able to put in place the most promising cancer research programs and treatments. We are making great strides towards conquering cancer,” added Bicks.

“My brother passed away in 2017 shorty after receiving a brain cancer diagnosis. Only a few months later after losing him, I learned my other brother was diagnosed with prostate cancer. It was surreal. I could not help but feel discouraged, seeing how cancer had stricken the two strongest men. I felt helpless. There was nothing I could do – or so I believed in that moment,” said Michel Houle, first-year participant from Laval, QC.

“Soon after, I was able to get myself together and that is when I decided I had to do something that would allow me to remain hopeful and be strong for my brother. That is when I made the decision to join the Ride. I didn’t look back and focused on my training. I am so proud to have been able to fundraise almost double my initial goal in only a few short months. In the Ride’s 10th year, I am riding for the first time. I am riding to honour my late brother and keep my other brother’s hope alive while he deals with his cancer. I dream that one day he and I will do the Ride together!” concluded Houle.

Since 2011, Enbridge has been the title sponsor of the Ride to Conquer Cancer. Over 2,500 Enbridge employees, their friends and families have raised almost $8.8 million for the Ride across Canada.

“We are proud of our role as title sponsor for the Ride to Conquer Cancer. We’re committed to supporting the life-changing work taking place at the Jewish General Hospital, and are pleased to announce that we’ve renewed our sponsorship agreement for the Ride. Congratulations to everyone involved in the success of the Ride’s 10th anniversary, here in Quebec,” said Scott Dodd, Team Captain and Director of Business Development at Enbridge Gas Distribution.

“As avid supporters of the cause and members of the community, we are committed to conquering cancer. Our employees, family and friends take on the 200-kilometre challenge throughout Québec because we all know someone who has been affected by cancer. We hope others will become a part of this unstoppable community in 2019,” added Dodd.

Organizers released the dates for the 2019 edition. They encourage people of all athletic abilities to set aside July 6 and 7 to experience the 11th annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer. For more details visit www.conquercancer.ca or call 1-866-996-8356.

Ride organizers, as has been the case in years past, expect hundreds of supporters to attend public cheering stations along the route. For a map of the Ride route, visit www.conquercancer.ca

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ABOUT THE RIDE

The Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® is Quebec’s largest multi-day cycling fundraiser. It is a two-day, 200 km Ride between Montreal and Quebec City, benefiting the Jewish General Hospital taking place July 11 and 12, 2020. The Ride brings together communities of Riders, survivors and their supporters for one common goal: to conquer cancer. Funds raised through the Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® support vital cancer research, treatment, care and prevention programs at the Jewish General Hospital and its partners across Quebec. The world-leading doctors, researchers and scientists at the Jewish General Hospital are working to develop new technologies in the areas of molecular diagnostics, functional imaging, biomarkers, molecular target discovery and validation, and advanced targeted radiation therapy. Our epic journey is helping to conquer cancer.

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