Canary Derby cars are built by corporate or private teams and are unpowered, relying completely upon gravity. We provide a guideline for the construction of cars, then you build and race them! Each team pledges and raises money — all to support cancer early detection.
Gather some friends and coworkers and sign up today!
The sixth annual Canary Derby once again brings together the technology and business communities of Victoria, Canary Foundation of Canada, and BC Cancer Foundation to help support early detection cancer research.
Canary Derby in the News. Check out Saanich News’ article on the event and join us on Saturday, June 18th!
The goal of the Canary Project is to develop new blood and imaging tests that will allow doctors to find cancers at the earliest possible stage, eliminating the suffering associated with advanced cancers. In particular, the Canary Project is focusing on cancers of the ovary, prostate, lung and pancreas. There is one simple fact about cancer that is often overlooked: most cancers can be cured using today’s treatments if tumors are detected at an early stage, before they start to spread throughout the body.
Learn more, download PDF here.
Special thanks to Rami Films for donating this promotional video.
Shark takes 3rd place trophy. Read article
Island 30 News report on the 2010 Canary Derby. Watch video
On Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Don Listwin addressed the Vancouver Enterprise Forum (VEF) on applying business practices to the non-profit world in order to affect change. Specifically, Don conveyed the importance of disruptive change in cancer early detection. To read the article, click here. Many thanks to all the support from TechVibes!
ABC-7 KGO Television of San Francisco profiles Canary Foundation and the Canary Center at Stanford. Watch video