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Gabrielle's Wish

Despite living with craniopharyngioma, a rare type of brain tumor, Gabrielle lives like any other sixteen-year-old girl. If she’s not at school or hanging out with her friends, you can most likely find her in the dance studio where she practices 4 different types of dance: tap, highland, Irish and...

Josh's Wish


Josh is 17 years old and lives with a congenital liver disorder. Josh loves football but, due to his liver disorder and the risk of injury, hasn't had the opportunity to play many sports. 

He grew up watching football with his dad so, when the time came for him...

Stephanie's Wish

  • Stephanie and dad at the Great Barrier Reef

Stephanie is 17 years old and lives with a rare genetic disorder. Since childhood, Stephanie has always wanted to be a marine biologist! When the opportunity to have a wish granted arose, she knew she would wish to visit the Great Barrier Reef. 

Stephanie and her dad traveled to Queensland,...

Kenzie's Wish

Kenzie is five years old and lives with cancer. Her favourite movie is Disney's Frozen so, for her one true wish, Kenzie wished to meet Queen Elsa of Arendelle.

Kenzie and her family travelled to Walt Disney World® Resort to meet Queen Elsa in person. Kenzie enjoyed a princess makeover where she was turned...

Riley's Wish

Riley is seven years old and lives with cancer. Riley wished to visit Walt Disney World® Resort so that he could experience Disney and also Legoland!

"Smiley Riley," as he is known to friends and family, is a sweet, energetic boy who loves Minecraft, playing X-Box and collecting rocks. When...

Antoine's Wish

Antoine, 12, diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, wished to meet the professional players of his all-time favourite game, League of Legends!

Make-A-Wish® Northern Alberta partnered with Riot Games, the developer, and publisher of League of Legends, in order to make Antoine’s magical wish come true.

Antoine and his family jetted off to California to...

Angela's Wish

Angela, 17, diagnosed with a neurological condition, wished to meet Cake Boss. 

When Angela arrived at the bakery, she and the other wish families were greeted by Mama, who told them some stories and sang a couple of songs before they were given a very special tour of the facility....

Kira's Wish

Kira, three was diagnosed with medulloblastoma and wished to meet Buzz Lightyear and Woody from Toy Story.

Toy Story is a popular topic in Kira's house with many hours spent watching the movies, playing the games and dressing up like Buzz and Woody.

When the moment finally came to meet the...

Brendan's Wish

Brendan is six years old and lives with anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Brendan has always loved animals, so much so, his one true wish was to see a wild salmon run.

Brendan’s wish was as distinct and interesting as the child himself. After getting to know Brendan, the nurses at...

Graham's Wish

Graham is 10 years old and lives with a neurological condition. He loves all things Japanese; when we asked him for his most cherished wish he excitedly replied, "I wish to go to Japan!"

Graham and his family visited Tokyo and experienced everything Japan has to offer. They enjoyed the...