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Emily's Wish

Emily is seven years old and lives with cancer.

Emily loves pop music! Some of her favourite artists include Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande. However, Justin Bieber is by far her favourite. Emily particularly loves his sense of style. When Emily found out she would be granted a wish, she knew she would wish...

Jeri-Ann’s wish takes flight

In the summer of 2016, Make-A-Wish® Northern Alberta celebrated 900 wishes coming true in the region. To mark the milestone, they granted a special wish for a young girl who wished to do something that a lot of people take for granted. Here’s her story.

Jeri-Ann is a typical 12-year-old,...

Emily's Wish

Emily is 15 and lives with a brain tumour. Emily and her family have been huge hockey fans for as long as she can remember! Her favourite team is, without a doubt, is the Montreal Canadiens. Rightfully so, Emily wished to meet hockey player, P.K. Subban.

Emily and her family travelled to gorgeous Montreal to see...

Alise's Wish

Alise is 10 years old and lives with a brain tumour. For her wish, Alise wanted to meet her culinary hero, Chef Michael Smith.

Alise and her family were whisked off to beautiful Prince Edward Island. Her family was treated to an incredible array of adventures on PEI but when it was finally...

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...

Kaz's Wish

Kaz is six years old and lives with a metabolic disorder. His one true wish was to meet Nick Jonas, and luckily for him, it came true!

Kaz could barely contain himself when explaining his heartfelt wish to meet Nick Jonas, who also suffers from diabetes. It was clear that...

Ethan's Wish

Ethan, 12, diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, wished to meet the astronaut and moonwalker, Buzz Aldrin. 

Ethan and his family traveled to Florida to visit the Kennedy Space Centre Visitor Complex where Ethan met the famous astronaut.

The tour beforehand, in addition to being really fun and eye-opening, helped put the...

Tristan's Wish

Tristan is a ten-year-old with a love of cars. When he was diagnosed with a connective tissue disorder his life changed and hospital visits became a regular occurrence. When approached by Make-A-Wish, Tristan knew right away that his wish would be to go to the Volkswagen factory.

Tristan's love of cars, especially...

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...