The Coaches

They strategize, motivate, and encourage the team to leave it all on the field for our clients.

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Duncan Weatherston

Top Chef

Duncan has been an IT professional and entrepreneur for over 25 years. He has a multidisciplinary background that spans business development and systems integration, development, and support. Duncan played a significant role in the development of Ontario's electronic health record services, and he is an advocate of using health data to support clinical outcomes.

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Clement Ng

Sales & Marketing Ninja

Having helped companies expand internationally over the last 19 years, Clement brings extensive experience in signing and managing Global 1000 clients for software startups, including enterprise software and SaaS offerings. Clement enjoys bringing great people together and cooking for them.

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James Agnew

Head Geek

James has 15 years of experience in healthcare software development, architecture, and in development management. He has extensive experience in developing interoperability solutions, healthcare data capture and visualization software, and most recently mobile medical apps. He is a member and co-chair of HL7, and an editor of the HL7 FHIR standard. He is also the project lead for the HAPI Project, and smiles a lot.

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Jennifer Chan

Jenn-of-all-trades

With over 10+ years of healthcare IT experience in both development and tech leadership, Jennifer is an IT leader with extensive experience implementing innovative technology solutions to address complex healthcare problems at scale. Focusing on the intersection of technology and healthcare, Jennifer is a “Jenn-of-all-trades” who holds degrees in both Computer Science and Healthcare Administration, and has consistently leveraged her skills and experience to improve patient experiences and outcomes. In her spare time, Jennifer splits her time between trying to convince her dog Pixel to ride in a bike trailer and eating ice cream.

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Tracy Curnuck

Head Barista

Tracy had been leading and growing full-service HR teams for a very long time. Her expertise has been gained from many sectors including healthcare, start-ups and global organizations. Much of Tracy's 20+ years of experience has been focused on implementing full-service and creative HR solutions and business operations to help organizations thrive. In her spare time Tracy is known for, roasting her own coffee beans (aka coffee snob), finding new ways to fall off her bike, admirable attempts to stay atop of galloping ex-racehorses, losing at card games and saying yes to almost anything that looks fun.

 

 

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Luis de Barros

Doorman

Luis is a seasoned IT professional with more than 20 years in the healthcare sector developing clinical business solutions, providing information security leadership and enforcing privacy controls. He is driven to come up with options that are both realistic and forward-thinking. In his free time he enjoys yelling at clouds and encrypting random prime numbers.

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Bruno Kaiser

Dough Kneader - CFO

Bruno has 30 years of global experience in investment banking having worked in the US, UK and Canada where he headed various capital markets and industry groups.  He has extensive experience in finance and strategic advisory.  If spare time ever existed, he would spend it woodworking,  baking and in the outdoors - sleep optional.

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Rhea Kolanko

Operations Overlady

Rhea has worked across many facets of IT over the past 15 years including sales, operations and most notably, project management. Her most personally rewarding projects in healthcare included integrating regional and provincial health records systems and infrastructure deployments with some of the GTA’s largest healthcare institutions. In her spare time, she’s usually in school for a class or two, and has a rather large Malamute puppy that loves her to bits.

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The Team Players (Who Aren't Shy)

Smile CDR is carefully built, maintained, supported, and promoted by these and other super smart and passionate folks. If you would like to join our dynamic team, visit our Careers Board.

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Aarti Mathur

Witch of Words

I’m an everyday alchemist who loves the experience of great mixtures and what may come of them. My 5 favourite things in the world are: Moss/ Rain/ Words/ Coffee/ Blankets. I geek out on MCU / Archetypes/ Herbal Medicines / finding the eclectic words to express essence and sentiment.
As part of the Content Team, I get to coordinate and write pieces that educate and empower.

 

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Abdulfatah Yusuf

Business Analyst

2022 Candidate, Master of Health Informatics program at the University of Toronto. Abdul has experience in the digital health field working as a health consultant and most recently, a clinical informatics analyst. Abdul enjoys working out, reading, cheering on his Raptors and spending time with his family.

 

 

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Abel Bacchus

Cloud Guy

Jack of all trades IT guy. Passionate about all things cloud and security. I like to thinker with technology and enjoy tinkering with new technology. He has a MSc in Computer Science on securing health information from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

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Adam Cole

Sales Swiss Army Knife

Adam joined Smile with 25 years of executive digital health management experience. He has led technology and innovation teams at three national/multi-national health organizations and shepherded four startups to successful exits.

He sits on numerous boards and advisory committees and has won a number of prestigious awards including IT Professional of the Year (as named by peers). Currently, he is trying to break 12hrs on an IM, but work keeps interfering with his training. :)

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Aditya Dave

Mr. Pragmatist

Aditya found his passion in healthcare IT when he started working at Ministry Of Health and Long-Term Care. He then continued his journey as a Full-Stack FHIR Developer at Smile CDR. He is an excellent team player and a leader when it comes to solving healthcare challenges. Other than programming, he also likes to play outdoor sports and video games.

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Alicia Lee

Dream Alchemist

Alicia is a graphic design graduate of the YSDN program at York University. She is passionate about problem solving through design, and she specializes in making improvements to both the visual and user interface in order to enhance the user experience. Alicia believes in aligning herself with projects that serve a greater purpose, and she will help to make a positive impact on people’s lives. She also enjoys playing ukulele.

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Akshay Kumar

Acrobat Coder

Akshay is a front-end developer, has been working with a long list of technologies and finally made a decision to work in web development. In his free time he likes to eat good food and occasionally play football (soccer).

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Akanksha Rai

Customer Success Advocate

I have over 8 years of experience in sales and customer service. I'm the quintessential foodie and love dancing! Strong believer in Karma.

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Ashley McCullough

Queen of confidentiality

An HR professional with 12+ years of experience and a passion for creating meaningful relationships, interacting with and helping others and supporting healthy employee relations within the workforce.

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Ania Bogacka

Countess of Content

Getting the right words out to the right people is key for any business. With a wealth of experience in publishing and editorial management, wrangling cats, and freelance contributors who are like cats, Ania knows a thing or two about managing content. And cats.

 

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Anu Kuga

Usability Hero

Anu fell in love with design when he was first introduced to photoshop during high school. Anu latter discovered his love for the human brain and graduated from UofT with a psychology degree. He is now a UX designer who learned that not only can he design, but he can combine it with his passion for the human mind. He loves figuring out the psychology behind intricate details and designing delightful experiences.

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Bhagyashri Pathak

Data Ninja

Bhagyashri has over 6 years of experience working as a data/business analyst in the healthcare industry. She is skilled at analyzing, extracting and transforming data as per the requirements. She is passionate about analyzing data and providing recommendations to improve performance of business metrics.

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Brian vanOosten

The BvO

BvO is passionate about taking care of customers and making sure that they get what they need to be successful. When he's not meeting customers, he enjoys laughing at his own dad-jokes, building things, reading historical fiction, singing old songs, and sampling good scotches.

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Brianne Graf

Social Media Addict

When Brianne isn't writing out internal communications, you can find her, you can find her hanging out with her dog Frankie. She enjoys a crisp glass of rose on a summer day and spending evenings and weekends with her friends.

 

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Brittany Weatherston

Knowledge Keeper

Recent graduate from Ryerson’s Creative Industries program. Bringing my experience in site management and design as well as video editing to the Training Team to help bridge learning gaps across our organization and beyond as we bring the world closer to global implementation of FHIR-based CDRs. 

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Cait O'Donnell

Resident Philosopher

Cait holds a Ph.D. and a Master of Bioethics and Health Law. With over 12 years of experience in healthcare research, Cait brings her passion for research and advancing knowledge in healthcare to Smile CDR. At Smile, Cait is responsible for research, insights, and analytics. In her spare time, you will find Cait training for her next Ironman race, trying to qualify for the Boston Marathon, and cooking meals with her friends and family.

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Casey Trauer

Data Integration Nerd

Casey has worked over 15 years architecting, building and supporting integration systems in both health care and sports data fields. Prior to that he was a print and online journalist/producer. (He likes asking questions.) In his free time, he enjoys photography, cooking and playing team sports.

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Caitlin Sabean-Untermann

Happy People Organizing Planner

Caitlin has been in service management and support for healthcare IT since 2012, bringing her passion for organizing, planning and strategizing into her daily work. As a graduate of Ryerson's Journalism program, she believes clear communication is always key, and offers support with a smile. Caitlin is also a fine art photographer, recipe tester, game enthusiast, and devoted pet parent of a household full of rescue animals. Share and Enjoy.

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Calven Eggert

Non Nerdy IT Guy

Calven has over 35 years of experience in IT, with the last 19 years in healthcare. First year in college he used punchcards, 3278 terminals and programmed in Assembler, Fortran, COBOL and too many more to mention. Grown up with a misspent youth shooting pool and playing hockey.

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Carl Landry-Berthelot

Virtual Event Manager Youngster

Carl joined the Smiles team as Market Development & Event Manager in October 2020. Carl moved to Toronto from his hometown of Campbellton, New Brunswick to pursue his schooling. He recently graduated virtually from the University of Toronto from a Honours Bachelor of Arts. Carl loves swimming and going to the gym.

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Connor Patterson

Connor Patterson

Digital Marketing Specialist

Originally from Stratford Ontario, I love all things Sports, E-Sports, and Animals. Looking to expand and develop my marketing skills in a fast growing environment filled with amazing personalities.

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Chris Stoten

Solution Diviner

Chris is a versatile IT architect and leader with a couple decades of experience under his belt, the last 15 years in the healthcare sector. He leads Smile's Client Solutions Team, and can be found training for triathlons or marathons when he's not at work or with his family.

Dan Chaisson

Mr. Experience

Dan has a passion for Healthcare IT having over 25 years of experience in the provider field (IT Director at a hospital in Quebec), Healthcare strategic consulting, and senior positions in the Healthcare IT vendor sectors. Dan feels it is important to give back and has been active in various Healthcare Board activities (Acute, Community, and Long Term Care), and as well as distributions of school and health supplies to the youth of West Africa. Passion? Experiencing new cultures through travel. And, oh yeah, canoeing as often as he can.

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Dan Pineda

Health Informatics Red Shirt

Dan is a Master of Health Informatics graduate from the University of Toronto and has worked in healthcare, clinical research, and biobanking. He loves travel, Star Trek and playing Pokemon with his nephews.

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Daniel Bach

The Really Useful Engine

Like a really useful engine, Daniel will go above and beyond to ensure customers are happy, successful and smiling. He joins the Customer Success team eager to contribute to Smile's mission of #betterglobalhealth. When he's not running full steam ahead at Smile, Daniel spends his time as an avid bibliophile.

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Danielle Pleasant

Security and Privacy Analyst

Danielle is a Security and Privacy Analyst. She has a BS and MS degree from Claflin University in Business Administration and Management. Danielle has over 5 years of experience in Healthcare, managing oversight of effective Compliance and Privacy programs, implementing processes improvements, and enforcing regulatory guidelines. Danielle loves learning and finding solutions to problems. In her spare time, she enjoys reality television, watching YouTube videos, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

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Derrick Leung

Chaos Navigator

Derrick has over 20 years of experience implementing transformational and innovative solutions across jurisdictional and national healthcare settings. Derrick has led award-winning technology and government sector projects that generated significant benefits to citizens and industry. Derrick's passion to "connect the dots" and help others quickly establishes credibility and trust with everyone he meets.

Denzel Shakes

IT Desk Jockey

I am an IT Professional who is passionate about Technology with over 19 years in the IT field. I have worked various industries, Legal, Accounting, Real Estate and Automobile. I love to learn new things and welcome new challenges.

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Diederik Muylwyk

Subordinate Geek

Diederik is a software developer with [current_year - 2011] years experience in the healthcare and finance sectors. It's important to Diederik that his work be challenging, interesting, and impactful. He enjoys short-haired cats, taco-shaped pillows, and 1..*-player board games. He can type 379 CPM (76 WPM) with 100% accuracy; putting him in the 91st percentile. Diederik loves his mum.

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Drew Hannah

US Healthcare Ambassador

Drew is an ex-software developer who helped create some major international software releases. 19 years ago he shifted into sales and marketing of software and services, primarily healthcare related. Drew has presented at international software conferences, such as HIMSS and AHIP, and has specialized in creating new healthcare sales practices. One of Drew’s major passions is creating music; he plays drums, harmonica, keyboards and more in a local Connecticut based bar band and uses his home studio to create original music and sounds.

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Duane Knudsen

Nutty Professor

Involved for over 20 years in adult learning, Duane has 8 years of that experience in different healthcare settings. He loves to figure out ways to mix technology with learning. In his free time Duane likes sitting on any beach or finding new ways to fail at home brewing (but learning from each experience of course).

Ed Sabean-Untermann

Investigative Reporter

Edward has worked in operations (and dabbled in projects and logistics) since 2014, and uses skills gained in chaotic start-up environments to help bring order to cross-team workflow and communication. He is excited to be part of the growing Smile team, and spends his free time with pets, tabletop games, and working on his car.

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Emily Frenette

Employee Experience Champion

With more than 15yrs of progressive HR Generalist experience, Emily has worked in various sectors including municipal government, healthcare as well as the tech/IT industry. Emily has a passion for people, and creating an amazing employee experience for the entire duration of the employee lifecycle.

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Frank Yang

Explorer Reporting

4th year Waterloo student with a sense of exploration.

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Gary Graham

Professional Keyboard Toucher

Gary is a backend engineer specializing in Java and Python. He has an MSc in Computer Science from the University of Toronto and a wicked Linux setup.

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Georgia Sideris

Marketing Witch

Just a girl in the marketing world.

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Hannah VandenBygaart

Product Marketing Specialist

 

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Hernan Burgos

Business Development Jedi

Hernan is an IT/Sales professional with over 20 years of experience in consulting, including government, law, and manufacturing. He thrives in challenging environments that require innovation and creative problem solving. Hernan's strong leadership, and analytical and problem solving skills deliver desired results for his clients. In his spare time, Hernan likes to play soccer in Toronto and cheer for his favourite team. Go Barcelona!

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Howard Jong

Product Glue Guy

Howard loves to learn from customers and helps create new products that deliver tangible business value. Before joining Smile, Howard commercialized technologies for pharmaceuticals leveraging computational modeling, high-throughput automation, and data science. He received his Ph.D. in chemistry from UBC and a Masters in Innovation & Entrepreneurship from Smith Business. Howard is also a Liverpool FC supporter--even when they are terrible.

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Hossein Vahid

Sr. Project Manager, Wikipedia

Hossein is a PMI, and ITIL certified project manager with more than 15 years of work experience in insurance, healthcare and digital services. He has a master's degree in health sciences specializing in microbiology and medical laboratory science.
Hossein understands every customer is unique, and listening to the voice of the customer is an integral piece of the organizational success and achievement puzzle.

Hossein enjoys listening to music and reading about medicine and politics in his leisure time.

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Huthaifa Khan

Huthaifa Khan

Data Smuggling Lead

Huge data integration nerd. I'm passionate about guiding clients to what they need, which is often times different to what they want! I'm an avid home cook and a huge animal lover with 3 rescue dogs, and have fostered many others from differing background including Laboratory Testing and Meat Trades.

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Ian Marshall

Ian Marshall

Puzzle Solver

Ian is a software professional with over 20 years experience developing, implementing, and supporting solutions for the healthcare industry. He has significant experience with systems integration and order entry systems. He has been a leader and contributor and held both client-facing and back-office roles but is ultimately most passionate about finding ways to use technology to simplify and improve delivery of healthcare. Outside of work, Ian enjoys exploring the outdoors and getting his hands dirty with gardening and home DIY projects.

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Jaime Cummins

Senior Problem Solver & Scheduler

Jaime is a native Texan, born in San Jose, CA. Jaime comes from 10 years of Project Management experience in Healthcare RCM/Systems. At Smile CDR, Jaime is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating multiple projects and driving them through their entire life cycle. In his free time, Jaime enjoys running and spending time with his 3 cats.

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James Amos

James Amos

Coding Padawan

James has a degree in Biomedical Sciences but pursued a career in software development to take advantage of the exciting and challenging environment that working in tech provides. New to Toronto, he enjoys exploring the city’s amazing eateries and plays dodgeball and flag football in his spare time.

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Jay Patel

Service Desk Analyst

Adventure Freak

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Joanne Mendoza

Joanne Mendoza

Time Traveler

Joanne was still teaching at the University of the Philippines when she started doing various healthcare IT projects on the side. And the rest is history. She is a member of the Standards and Interoperability Lab - Asia, and is passionate about UHC. And music. And traveling.

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Joel Faustin

Top Flight Security

Information Security professional with 15 years experience having worked the last 6 in the banking/finance space. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration/Information Systems Management from Amridge University and an MBA from the University of Miami. In my free time I enjoy riding my motorcycle and tinkering with things that allow me to use my hands.

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Junaid Shah

Senior Quality Assurance Analyst

Detail oriented Senior QA Engineer, Expertise in both Manual and Automation testing with strong and solid knowledge of quality assurance standards, methodologies and strategies. Expertise of managing team to discover bugs and accomplish milestones before the deadlines.
Apart from work, I love Football/Soccer and my favorite team is FC Barcelona.

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Juan Marchionatto

Juan Marchionatto

Software Developer

Born in Argentina in the middle ages, immigrated to Canada in 2000. Developing software is a vital need (but don’t let my manager know, so I can still get paid). Decent windsurfer in summer, lousy mathematician and pianist in winter, Crazy in love with my wife and personal sun, Cristina.

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Jyoti Dhir

Jyoti Dhir

Manualist

I am working as a Tech writer at :) I am Located in Beautiful British Columbia. I love music and sports. I am a big fan of Michael Jackson and CR7. I hate Spiders. I enjoy meeting new people and finding ways to help them have an uplifting experience.

 

 

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Karthik Ravindran

Talent Hunter

Karthik is specialized in Technical Recruitment and has proven track record on recruiting IT and engineering professionals.

 

 

Ken Stevens

Ken Stevens

Code Monk

Ken has been developing software professionally for over 20 years. After completing a PhD in Mathematics at the University of Toronto, Ken wrote the code that published the Globe and Mail newspaper on the Internet. Ken has been designing and delivering Healthcare software for the past 10 years, focussed mostly on pharmacy and healthcare interoperability tooling. Ken recently led the delivery of a Canada-wide Healthcare IT Industry position paper on interoperability standards. Outside of work, Ken is an enthusiastic table-top gamer and hiker.

Kevin Hartmann

Software Wrangler

I spend my time telling computers what to do. On good days, they listen.

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Lalith Aditya Goga

Programmer-at-Arms

Lalith Aditya is a certified Java developer who started his career in the Health Insurance industry in 2012. He has a postgraduate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Windsor. Apart from his passion for programming, he is a gamer and an excellent cook.

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Lance Adams

Token Keswick Resident

An independent contractor, PM, business development agent and relationship-focussed account manager for over 30 years, Lance focuses on the Ontario and Canadian health care market. As a co-producer of 5 children over those 30 years, Lance feels an obligation to help Smile CDR improve our healthcare system and provide a better experience for those five new end-users. Lance is honoured to work with the Smile CDR team to bring order and efficiency to clients in Ontario and the balance of the country that we call home.

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Laurie MacDougall Sookraj

Code Wrangler

Laurie has worked in healthcare IT since 2008. A software developer by trade, she enjoys finding creative solutions to problems and making things work. In her spare time she is a strongwoman athlete and competes at World's Strongest Woman in the lightweight division.

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Lana Melnichuk

The Cat Herder

I am a former Software Engineer and a freelance Career Coach. I also love organizing outdoor events.

Hossein enjoys listening to music and reading about medicine and politics in his leisure time.

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Lucy Railton

Conversion Wrangler

Like a swiss army knife for marketing, Lucy uses her tools to coach a team of passionate marketers. Together they: execute digital and inbound marketing campaigns; manage and enhance branding; develop content, stories and prose; coordinate events in person and from afar; cajole external resources and vendors, and so much more.

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Ludmila Macambira

Puzzler Lady

Ludmila has worn different hats on the IT industry for over 20 years; from TechOps, DBA, QA, BA, and Project Manager. She is passionate about delivering meaningful services along with creative teams. She loves dancing and exploring outdoors.

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Lynn Miedzik

Events Magician

Lynn is a geek for all things events planning and has been doing it for over 5 years in the digital healthcare space and fin-tech space. Aside from that, she boulders despite her fear of heights, and raises her beautiful daughter despite her fear of children.

Luis Vargas

Random Code Generator

Luis Vargas is a recent University of Toronto Statistics and Economics graduate from Venezuela with a passion for programming. He is a hard-working developer who is passionate about software architecture, and excited to be Joining the Smile CDR team. Outside of work, Luis enjoys playing rugby and reading.

 

Mark Iantorno

Open Sorcerer

Mark has been developing software on and off for close to 15 years in various fields, including mobile gaming, finance, education, and healthcare. Passionate about open source and building things that improve people's lives, he firmly believes that software plays a central role in empowering both patients and caregivers. Outside of work, Mark is an amateur cheesemaker, woodworker, cat wrangler, and beard enthusiast.

 

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Mary-Jo Bathe

Collaborator Extraordinaire

Clinically Experienced and driven IT Healthcare Project Manager, Senior System, Clinical & Business Analyst Professional with expertise in prioritizing and facilitating with Site and Project Teams.

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Mathieu Lecavalier

Customer Success Analyst

Recently graduated and excited to work for Smile!

Malay Kothari

Curly headed Math Wizard

Accountant by the day, Walmart Gordon Ramsay by the night!

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Meagan Peat

Quality Champion

Meagan is a QA and front end web developer. She has a BA from McMaster University in multimedia and english literature as well as a graduate certificate in interactive media management from Sheridan College. Meagan is passionate about creating applications that are accessible, usable, and make sense. In her free time, Meagan enjoys boardgames and cooking/eating breakfast foods.

Mubai Gao

Team Client Solutions

Innovative and detail-orientated 3rd year student at the University of Toronto Scarborough, majoring in Computer Science. Interested in Psychology and Detective story, my favourite book is "The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind". Also a game player, enjoy play League of Legends in my free time.

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Mohammad Farooqi

Head Geek's Disciple

Mohammad is a full stack JavaScript developer who enjoys working on web applications. He has a BComm from Ryerson University and an Advanced Diploma from Sheridan College in programming. Mohammad worked for 2 years at Scotiabank as a Senior Technical Analyst. There he mostly provided technical support to traders and later found passion for web development.

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Natalia Burgos

Time Overlord

Natalia is a project manager with a BComm in Global Management from Ryerson University. She has experience leading software development projects in the healthcare industry, including the integration of a provincial health registry system. At Smile CDR, Natalia is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating multiple projects and driving them through their entire life cycle. Natalia thrives in a team environment and is enthusiastic about creating a positive workplace culture. Passionate about women empowerment, Natalia is the former President of Ryerson’s largest women empowerment network: Ryerson Women in Leadership (RWIL). In her spare time, Natalia trains the art of Ninjutsu and laughs a lot.

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Navneet Kaur

PMO Coordinator

I am PMO Coordinator with experience in Healthcare and Engineering Project Management. I did my MSc from Coventry University, England and hold certificates in Project Management and International Business Management. Outside of work, I love hiking, going for long drives and spending time with my family.

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Neil Hsieh

Front End Developer

Neil has a degree in Mechatronics Engineering but decided to pursue a career in web development because of the amazing opportunities to build beautiful websites, learn new things and tackle exciting and unique challenges everyday. In his free time, he enjoys watching endless cooking videos, and playing Spikeball!

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Nutan Gabhane

Product Warrior

Nutan has strong 10+ years of experience in leading healthcare digital products to impact human lives using her clinical and tech-savvy magical powers.

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Omar Hoblos

Card Game Master

Omar works as a full stack developer, getting his career start at MOHLTC. Through a chance encounter with James & Duncan in his last year of studies, Omar turned a regular interest in programming to a passion for delivering quality applications that further push for #BetterGlobalHealth. When he's not at his desk solving the next healthcare challenge, he's travelling around the city, playing card games with friends, or messing around with his cat Lilith.

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Patrick Vachon

Late Bird Coder

Senior software developer having many years of experience in healthcare and entertainment industries, which explain the gray hairs. I need a lot of coffee in the morning to start my day, as I'm having too much fun coding late in the evening.

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Pechow Zheng

Tech Activator

Technical Analyst who focus on dealing with your concerns.

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Pratik Kumbhar

Talent Magnet!

The person who can help you get your dream job at SMILE CDR!

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Roma Macwan

Junior Front End Developer

I see myself as a hard working and fun loving person. I thrive on new experiences and stepping out of my comfort zone to learn what my strengths and weaknesses are, not only in work but in all aspects of life.

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Ravicha Ravinthiran

Product Wizard

Ravicha Ravinthiran is a Science and Business student at the University of Waterloo. She has worked within finance, consulting, civic innovation and customer service-oriented spaces. She is passionate about global health and innovation and hopes to work towards creating solutions in these sectors.

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Ryan Czech

Business Analyst

Ryan brings a background in frontline EMR use and project management together to serve the workflow between customer and code.

When not pruning operational processes, Ryan enjoys gardening, jogging, and battling wits over boardgames.

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Ryan Phelan

Cheese Guy

I do marketing things, but I don't always be doing marketing things.

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Ryan Watson

Code Morpher

Ryan is a developer who previously worked at the Ontario MOHLTC developing health-related applications and at a law firm developing task automation scripts. In his spare time he trains jiu jitsu and is very invested in his dog's education.

 

 

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Sarah Elshater

Page of Prose

As any good editor, Sarah's strengths are keeping things short and sweet. With a passion for content and love for learning, she's always on the lookout for something to master.

 

 

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Sayali Datar

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Hiring talented superstars to support Smile CDR's mission of #BetterGlobalHealth

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Sheri Patterson

BizTech Investigator

Sheri is a Computer Science graduate from the University of Waterloo. She has 30 years experience in software as a developer, architect, DBA, QA, BA, PM, BI Analyst, IT Manager, writer and consultant.

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Shuchita Verma

Business and Integration Analyst

Shuchita is an accomplished healthcare professional having 5+ years of experience working in Healthcare industry. Dentist by profession and ventured into vast and dynamic field of Healthcare IT. Worked as Health Information Specialist for life, disability and critical care insurance companies.

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Shruthi Ramakrishna

Biz Tech Buffer

Shruthi is passionate about driving business solutions through requirements and data analysis. She has a master's in Engineering Management and is an Engineer turned Analyst with professional experience working in the Health tech industry. When she's not working, she loves being outdoors, Cooking, Gardening, Reading Fiction and learning about AI powered analytics.

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Srijesh Murali

IT Support Analyst

Over 5 years of experience in IT Infrastructure environment. Worked in Banking, financial industry as Support Analyst. Certified in Microsoft, CISCO, COMPTIA, CSM SCRUM. Hold a Bachelor Degree in Computer Application. Worked in DEVOPS support environment for CI/CD Operation.

 

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Steven Green

Senior Project Manager

Health care Project Management professional with a proven track record guiding cross-functional teams in the design and launch of innovative health care solutions which drive greater efficiencies, revenues and overall engagement. Effective Leader, negotiator and communicator able to forge relationships with strategic partners and build organizational consensus.

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Steven Li

Code Weaver

Steven is a full-stack FHIR developer. He recently graduated from University of Toronto, specializing in software engineering. From the four years at UTSC and nearly 2 years working in co-op, he has accumulated and solidified various skills pertaining to web development and developed an interest toward the healthcare field. He believes perfection should always be something to strive for but should never be a goal; a mindset he applies both professionally and to his interests outside of the IT industry, such as art and gaming.

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Suhani Sheth

Webmaster

Web Developer, who spends most of her time experimenting with programming languages. Suhani is specialized in creating beautiful websites keeping user experience in mind. Graduated in Computer Science from California State University Los Angeles with more than 4 years of experience in the field of E Commerce. She thrives on challenges and enjoys photography as her hobby.

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Sylburn Sylvester

The Bolt

Sylburn originally joined Smile to complete requirements for their Health Informatics degree, and are delighted with that decision. They now get to combine over 5 years’ experience in public health and public sector healthcare planning, with their I.T knowledge, to create solutions for the improvement of healthcare delivery.

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Tina Lawley

Visual Crusader

A graduate of Ontario College of Art, Tina is a seasoned communications and graphic design professional. Lorem ipsum dolor, consectetur elit. In an ever-changing world. Ipsum, tempor diam, convallis aliquet quam. Loves typography, large projects, and continuous learning.

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Tom

Tom Daudelin

The Funky Man

I am a UTSC student enrolled in a Computer Science degree doing a specialist program in Software Engineering. I love coding and making music, I am always dancing and singing.

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Tom Kakanowski

Tom Kakanowski

Cat Shepherd

Tom is a veteran architect with 35 years experience in technology, performing BA, developer, DBA, QA, architect, PM, TPM, CTO, management and consulting roles in the technology and business spaces, spanning many industry sectors and global engagements. With MBA and MSc degrees, Tom's career has seen him live in many locations around the world, and currently he resides in British Columbia. When not exploring new tech, Tom spends his time boating on the Pacific, playing music, gaming, making, cooking and doing photography.

 

 

Trenton Lam

The Foodie Accountant

Trenton is a motivated and result-driven qualified accountant with 10+ years of professional and corporate experiences in start-up, governmental and multinational organizations with expertise in financial audit, accounting, financial due diligence and operation management. When he is not busy crunching numbers, he enjoys exploring and trying different types of wonderful food.

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Upekha Bamunuarachchi

Cat Master

Helping the teams to show their true colours acting as a servant leader. Absolutely friendly, a good listener, hold empathy and compassion. Love cats and obsessed with horror movies.

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Vanessa Vakili

Vanessa Vakili

MVP

Vanessa helps teams leverage the best of Design Thinking, Agile and Lean for next-level products and services. She’s lived in the USA and Europe, creating experiences for companies like UHN, DARPA, Philips and a German innovation accelerator. In her spare time she does contemporary dance and keeps trying to stand up on a surfboard.

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Victoria

Victoria Valladolid

Marketing Rockstar

Victoria is a strategic B2B Marketing guru with extensive experience in Marketing. As a communications and brand guardian, Victoria ensures consistent messaging and brand integrity across all company marketing initiatives and communications.

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Waqas Khan

Project Manager

I am a Computer Science graduate with a history of consulting and project management across multiple SaaS platforms. I am an avid NBA/basketball fan and always on the lookout for a good book recommendation.

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Xiuming Cui

Low-key Coder

Xiuming is a passionate, detail-oriented young developer with solid front-end development experience that builds web apps using popular frameworks and libraries.

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Don't Forget Our Furry Friends

Our furry friends make our lives better. When they aren't able to visit the office, we're HAPI to see glimpses of them in our video meetings.

Ash

Ash

Ash

Ash is a clingy cat who would lie down at your feet and block your path until he gets his belly rub.

AWESOMEO

Awesomo

Awesomo is our 24lb ruler of the household. He's intensely interested in any film produced by David Attenborough, rules his dog and cat roommates with an iron fist, shy but loves attention, birds and human food.

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Batman

He's Batman

With the personality of a dog, Batman is super chill, loves to snuggle his humans, loves to eat and naps all day so that he can creep through the house at night and fling around any baby toys that don't get put away. He eats every meal as if it's his last meal and is always sure to sit in front of us and meow if his litter box needs cleaned. He's the definition of a "cool cat".

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Blaze

Token Keswick Dog

Bun

Bun

BUN

Bun is a shiba inu living in Calgary, Alberta. His parents often wonder if he's secretly a cat. Don't let his playful smile fool you, he's actually Charlie's very strict supervisor.

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Cache-Cache

Cache-Cache

Cache-Cache (french for the hide-and-seek game) loves to hide from everybody and can often be found in cramped areas.

Charlie

CHARLIE

Charlie, as typical Maltese dogs, is our chief security guard, always barking at any unusual sounds. Trying to hard to be friend with Bella the cat... Such a good boy!

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Cheese

Scratching Board Smasher

Scratching Board Smasher

Clarke, Maggie, and Tūī

Clarke, Maggie, and Tūī

CLARKE, MAGGIE AND TŪĪ

Clarke is a foster-failed ex-lab testing Chihuahua from Mexico. Maggie and Tūī are bionic canines with plates and screws in both of their back right legs after unfortunate accidents. All of them misbehave on the regular. You can follow them @the.threebestfriends on Instagram.

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Coby

My name is Coby. It came from my family’s favorite basketball player, Kobe Bryant.

As you can see from my photo, I have silky, soft fur and long ears. I’m approximately 5 years old and love eating carrots and apples.

The most important thing to know about me is I am so jealous and don’t like my parents to adore any other dog in front of my eyes.

Cosmo

Cosmo

Cosmo

Cosmo was a rescue cat from the OSPCA in 2006 and is a survivor. He is a risk taker and enjoys making noise, receiving belly rubs and striking a pose.

Darma

Darma

Chief of Security

Darma grew up on the streets of Playa Del Carmen, Mexico and relocated to Toronto in order to pursue a career in the fast growing field of health information management. Her responsibilities include security, employee wellness, and napping. Darma has earned a certificate of foundational skills at the When Hounds Fly academy and has passable recall skills. She is still unsure as to who is a good girl.

Dude

Dude

Dude

Thinking he's straight out of The Big Lebowski, this mini Australian Shepherd is chill most all the time. That is, until a UPS delivery shows up. Or another dog appears on TV.

E.T.

E.T.

Alleged Cat

...possible truffle pig.

Fifa

Fifa

Ball Control Specialist

FIFA grew up on the rolling hills of Bradford, Ontario and recently relocated to Toronto to continue her career in the area of undercover security. FIFA’s area of expertise are in Snack Sniffing and Lunch Disposal. Fifa was trained by Rio a Rottweiler/German Shepperd mix, in the art of Coyote avoidance. FIFA also has extensive experience in being a “Comfort Dog”. You can follow FIFA on Instagram @Fifa_TheWonderDog.

Frankie

Frankie

FRANKIE

Frankie is Brianne's daughter and is 100 percent a diva. She loves to go for runs with her mom and eat everything in sight.

 

Franny, Blue and Khloey

Franny, Blue and Khloey

Franny, Blue and Khloey

Franny (8), Blue (7) and Khloe (6 months) are the children of Jaime Cummins. These three rascals have all different personalities and keeps Jaime on his toes. They all enjoy napping while Jaime is hard at work bringing in the food and shelter for these furbabies.

Gatsby

Gatsby

Snack Inventory Control Specialist

Snack Inventory Control Specialist

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George

Good boy

He's George...

Hazel

Hazel

Cat

Hazel and Diederik have an understanding.

Janie

Janie

Janie

Junior

Junior

The royal doggo! He loves chimken but he loves his pillows more :)

Juju

Juju

Social Media Guru

Originally a resident of Mississauga, Juju now lives in Durham where she happily greets all passers-by. She spends hours a day practicing the best poses and knows how to get all the attention. She has a decent sized wardrobe of fashionable sweaters and coats, and spends her spare time playing with her big little sister, Mishu.

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Kermit

Kermit the Dog

Loves long walks on the beach, cuddling, smelling new friends and taste testing whatever falls on the floor. A whopping 11lbs, Kermit the dog fancies himself as a full size Irish Wolfhound and still refuses to accept his mixed terrier heritage.

Kona

Kona

Deputy of Floofy Walks

Though Kona grew up in Regent Park, her first job was with the Toronto Humane Society as part of their pupper engagement and wellness events where she was first introduced to working with employees in healthcare. Her floofiness has been loved by many in person and on her mom's instagram account. Ensuring daily walks is part of Kona's routine, and can be quite vocal if things are running late. She reminds everyone during walks to take time to smell around the flowers and - SQUIRREL!

Kuzco

Kuzco

Rat

When he isn't sleeping, he's eating. When he isn't eating, he's sleeping. 

Lars

Lars

Lars

Lars is a Kooikerhondje. Ya, I've never heard of that breed either until I met Lars. His favourite things in the world are to watch the raccoons walk along our back fence and play with his yellow ball.

Lilith

Lilith

Lilith

Marvel

Marvel

Chewie

Marvel is an energetic puppy who loves going for walks, chasing squirrels, and stealing socks. When he is not giving his human, Megan, toys to play catch with, he is trying to give them to his feline brother Roy (who has not yet been witnessed throwing them).

MAX

Max

Max

An old renaissance man who loves to cuddle with his humans and bark at the television.

Maverick

Maverick

MAVERICK

Maverick is a cross between a Ragdoll and Mainecoon, weighing upwards of 25 lbs. He was found amongst hay bales in my horse barn, but quickly became a domesticated cat. Maverick is super cuddly and would prefer to be carried at all times. When he's not sleeping, Maverick is eating or trying to convince someone to feed him.

Mia

Mia

Mia

Dog lover and water hater. Too intelligent for her parents. Branch manager of the household; Head officer of house watch.

Mila

MILA

She is a fun loving, very energetic, playful, 1 1/2 year old puppy (April 2021). She loves running around our backyard, playing fetch, hikes, and being obnoxiously affectionate at the most inappropriate times. She is a rescue from https://www.fetchandreleash.ca/

Mishu

Mishu

Overly Eager Intern

Hailing from northern Quebec, Mishu relocated to the suburbs of Durham to learn anything and everything she can. Especially skilled at Toy Retrieval and Bug Hunting, Mishu spends her free time going wherever she can as fast as she can, or doing nothing at all.

Mittens

Mittens

Couch Unraveller

Rescued from the streets in 2011. Fond of naps and people watching through windows.

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Mylo

MYLO

A mischievous one year old puppy who loves learning new tricks, long walks, belly rubs, and most importantly - treats!!!

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Neeko

Neeko

Neeko is part of the Lions Club Dog Guides program . After starting her training to be a service dog she was so perfect she was promoted to breeder (aka Handmaid) so they could make more puppies just like her. She had her first litter of 9 pups in March 2020. She came home exhausted. In her spare time she studies high-order mathematics, practices 3-dimensional Sudoku in her head, and barks senselessly at squirrels.

Pixel

Pixel

Chief Barketing Officer

Pixel is an Old English Sheepdog hailing from Waterloo, Ontario. She is a member of an exclusive invitation-only private members club catering to puppies born to a life of belly rubs. An experienced leader and independent thinker, she’s been herding her team of stuffed lambies for over 2 years and isn’t afraid to push back when upper management asks her to “come”. She says the secret to her success is "bark bark bark". Pixel spends every second of her spare time waiting for leftover ice cream.

Rocky

Rocky

Adopted from a granny, who was being moved to an LTC 7 years ago.

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Roy

Cable Meister

Most friendly cat you will ever meet. Loves everyone and everything. 

Roxy

Roxy

The Queen of Sass rules her house. She gets what she wants, when she wants and it's never enough. She still tolerates her humans and will allow them to pet and brush her after feedings.

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Puma

Ruby Rose

Ruby Rose

Ruby Rose

Ruby is a fiercely independent, petite, classic black beauty who enjoys defending her territory, as well as joining the family for walks and snuggles at night with Mom.

Sadie

Sadie

Sadie is a german shepherd golden-doodle who loves terrorizing every shoe she comes across or hiding under a couch to play hide-and-seek.

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Stella

Stella

Not entirely well known fact: Doberman's are ridiculously affectionate.

Tequila

Tequila

The Donkey

Tequila is a rescue donkey who lives at the Donkey Sanctuary of Canada in Guelph, Ontario. We are a team of animal lovers, and we proudly sponsor her. You should too! Learn more about Tequila here: https://www.thedonkeysanctuary.ca/donkey/tequila

Upekhas Cats

Tunki / Chunki

Nothing much, literally brats !

Wiener

Wiener

Pigeon Patrol

Wiener's human is The Other Jen Chan. He has six toes on each paw. He was rescued from a hoard of 300 cats in a barn in Montreal. He has agreed to sit on command in exchange for food.

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Wilma

WILMA

Wilma the wildest pup they could find - rescued Tina in 2019. Wilma loves going for wild uncontrolled sprints through the neighbourhood! Large, loving, 150lb lap dog that has no idea how big she is. Wilma loves cuddles and belly rubs. Fans include: drive thru attendants at the local Tim Hortons.

Zoe

Zoe

Zoe

Best buddies with Dude, she thought she too was a mini-Aussie. Until one day she seemed to stop growing. It wasn't until she got a doggie DNA test that she found out she was actually a mini American Shepherd.