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2016 Events

Autism Awareness Month

Benefit Comedy Night

Kitchener, ON
Bingaman’s Marshall Hall
In support of the Canadian National Autism Foundation

SAT APR 30, 2016
Doors open at 7:00pm Show starts at 8:00pm

We will have our Autism Merchandise there for purchasing.

Darryl Purvis, Scott McMann,Christina Walkinshaw,

Nick Reynoldson and Dylan Mandlsohn




Voodoo Arts & Entertainment for the Canadian National Autism Foundation

Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 6pm-2am @ Narulas Banquet Hall

1162 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario


$10. 00 in advanced $15.00 at the door.

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"Strut Yourself" Fashion Show


Clothing donated for the models by The Purple Puddle (for 2 models),Debra Starr Designs (2 models), Apocalyptic Pretty-Christina Adkin, Black Orchid Designs-Kerri ,Giant Tiger (Grimsby), 2 Annoymous Donators for 2 models, Jewelry for the girls-Kidz Klub and the guys Hamilton Artists.

Pamela VanMeer from VanMeer Press is the MC for the day

Pamela was sick and Damin Starr graciously stood in and did a great job

In 1990’s Damin(Citizen's Expressway Committee)where my primary role was to assist in educating residents and the public at large on the processes and impacts during the construction phases of the Red Hill Valley Parkway (RHVP). Municipal and provincial engagement in the areas of social advocacy(inclusiveness & accessibility for the disabled),electoral reform(municipal, provincial, and federal), multi-modality (mobility options & integration), and community development.

Amy Hirshkowitz is our Guest Speaker from the Rutherford Lab


Also Guest Speaking is

Monique unfortunately did not end up speaking at or attend this event

MPP Monique Taylor,(Hamilton Mountain)Critic, Children and Youth Services-New Democratic Party of Ontario. MPP Taylor giving Nathan Fougere (on the autism spectrum) a certificate from her for his Volunteering at Mountain Kidz Klub (Kthy Archer) along with Councillor Tom Jackson.


and a young man who is on the autism spectrum Kyle Ukrainetz (on the right) with a friend and Tina Fougere`s son Nathan who is also on the spectrum for April 2nd Autism Awareness Day

Our Entertainment for the day "Less Than Three"

Gem Sponsor


Media Announcing

CHCH Events

Hamilton Spectator

KX947 New Country FM

Hamilton Community News

Events in Canada

The Sachem & Glanbrook Gazette

Things to do in Hamilton


This is the video of all of the models that were modeling in our Autism Fashion Show click on the video below

This is a small video that Debra Starr took of her two kids in our autism fashion show then it shows all of the models at the end

Canadian National Autism Foundation Fashion ShowClick on the picture below




Merritville Speedway

June 18, 2016 2016 Race Schedule

Ontario Truck Driving School presents Autograph Night in support of Canadian National Autism Foundation at Merrittville~ It is sure to be an action-packed night June 18th when Ontario Truck Driving School presents of the first Autograph Night of the new season benefiting “KIDSRACE” and the Canadian National Autism Foundation. “Along with the Ontario Truck Driving School,we look forward to CNAF Night every year, it’s a great organization and we’re happy to help fundraise and create awareness,” said (Merrittville Speedway GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “thanks to all the businesses and individuals that support the event,with all the new fans, they’re in for a special night with our first Autograph Night of the season.”

Canadian National Autism Foundation Big Winners In Ontario Truck Driving School Night ~Thorold, Ontario The Ontario Truck Driving School hosted KIDSRACE and the big winner was the Canadian National Autism Foundation.Also big winners were 4 drivers who won their first Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series features of Merrittville Speedway’s 65th Anniversary Season June 18th.

Weekend Racing:The Star- Historic Grand Prix, Le Mans, F1, NASCAR Pinty’s Series, GTA track advances~ The Ontario Truck Driving School will host a night in support of the Canadian National Autism Foundation. Race Fans will have the chance to meet their favorite drivers on the front stretch at intermission in the first Autograph Night of 2016.

Peterborough Speedway

June 25, 2016

2016 Schedule

Sunset International Speedway

July 9, 2016

Sunset Speedway 2016 Schedule

Scotia Speedworld

July 22, 2016

Season Schedule

Canadian National Autism Foundation Night Up Next at Scotia Speedworld~ @sswracing • @Autism • Halifax, NS. (July 19, 2016) Scotia Speedworld’s Weekly Racing Series is proud to present KIDS RACE on behalf of the Canadian National Autism Foundation (CNAF).

Speedworld Hosting Canadian National Autism Foundation of Friday~ Scotia Speedworld’s Weekly Racing Series is proud to present KIDS RACE on behalf of the Canadian National Autism Foundation (CNAF). The CNAF will be at Scotia Speedworld on Friday night with information on their foundation as five divisions of race cars battle in the Weekly Racing Series. On track this week are the Hydraulics Plus Bandoleros, Toursec Thunder cars, Strictly Hydraulics Legends, Coors Light Trucks and Affordable Fuels Sportsman.


Ohsweken Speedway

August 19, 2016

2016 Racing Scedule

“KIDSRACE” & AUTOGRAPH NIGHT -Friday, August 19 – Weekly Racing 7:30pm

JIBS PRESENTS KIDS RACE CNAF NIGHT & AUTOGRAPH NIGHT AUGUST 19, PLUS DOUBLE CRATE SPRINT, MINI STOCK, & BOMBER FEATURES!~ (August 18, 2016) – Ohsweken, Ontario – Ohsweken Speedway’s 21st season of racing continues this Friday, August 19 when Jibs Action Sports presents Kids Race Canadian National Autism Foundation Night, and Autograph Night.

KIDSRACE Canadian National Autism Foundation Fundraising Night at Ohsweken Speedway ~The Canadian National Autism Foundation promotes the positive enhancement and quality of life for people with autism in Canada.Ohsweken Speedway is hosting the Canadian National Autism Foundation for the annual benefit race night for autism at the track. The races start on Friday Aug 19, 2016 at 7:30pm. Plan to attend and help support a good cause!

Brighton Speedway

August 13, 2016

RESCEDULED August 27, 2016

Brighton Speedway Fan Appreciation Night Rained Out For August 13 ~ The final fan appreciation night of the season and the Kids Race for the Canadian National Autism Foundation have been rescheduled for Saturday, August 27

Brighton Speedway: Fan Appreciation Night rained out, rescheduled for August 27th ~ A consistent afternoon rain and a forecast for continued precipitation in to the evening has forced Brighton Speedway to cancel Fan Appreciation night and the Kids Race for the Canadian National Autism Foundation presented by Greig Truck and Trailer and Comfort Zone Heating and Air Conditioning.

Brighton Today~ BRIGHTON SPEEDWAY HOSTING FINAL FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT SATURDAY- It's Brighton Speedway's final weekend of regular racing before a trio of special events. A rainout two weeks ago has scheduled the final Fan Appreciation night of the season for this Saturday, August 27 along with the Kids Race for the Canadian National Autism Foundation. Representatives from the Canadian National Autism Foundation (CNAF) will be on hand to provide information and resources about autism and the Kids Race.

Autism Acceptance Walk, Run or Ride Activity Day

Sept 18, 2016

Our foundation will be presented with a cheque the day of our walk from La Capitale Financial Security

Pre registration as it helps us to plan the walk.

Pledge forms needed for entry

click to open up form...Pre registration Form

Pledge Forms

click to enlarge contact person Kelly will be addressing all questions and pledge forms through this or contact the office directly 905-930-8682 ( )

Product & Services Sponsors

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Financial Gem Sponsor



CHCH NEWS advertising our Autism Acceptance Walk

Acceptance walk at Confederation Park benefits Canadian National Autism Foundation-(Hamilton Spectator)

Acceptance walk at Confederation Park benefits Canadian National Autism Foundation-(Hamilton News/Stoney Creek News)

KX947at The Autism Acceptance Walk

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Mommy I Wish

2016 Autism Walk Cheque Presentation

Our Foundation was presented with a cheque for $10,000.00 at our

Autism Acceptance Walk on Sunday September 18, 2016 by La Capitale Financial Security.

We at the foundation are so overjoyed with this support for Autism and our Foundation.

Thank you La Capitale so very much.

Thank you La Capitale and Staff for your support and for volunteering at our Autism Acceptance Walk.

La Capitale staff in the yellow and orange shirts and Tina(black shirt) Paul Reilly(red shirt)


MPP NDP MOnique Taylor (Hamilton, Ontario) and Foundation Pres. Tina`s son Nathan Fougere


The starting of the walk with MPP NDP Monique Taylor and passed MP NDP Wayne Marston (Stoney Creek/Hamilton for 10yrs), Nathan Fougere and the 3rd picture shows A member of the Local Steampunk Group (Hamilton)Clockwork Hammer Sparky the Steampunk Dragon

Hadahawis Parent who is Mohawk, Turtle clan from Six Nations Reserve/Ohsweken.Hadahawis did the drumming for the opening ceremonies of our Autism Acceptance Walk.

Dinner/Dance/Live/Silent Auction

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For tickets call 905-930-8682 or email

Financial Gem Sponsor

Special Guest- Foundations Goodwill Ambassador Walter Gretzky

MC for the Evening and DJ Steve Gardiner

Auctioneer Ken Sheward

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WestJet has donated a trip for 2 thats up for auction


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