McMaster Children's Hospital

McMaster Children's Hospital is a pediatric healthcare facility in Hamilton, Ontario. It operates under the Hamilton Health Sciences hospital network. It is associated with the Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University.1)


The hospital strongly advocates for children to receive COVID-19 injections, with particular emphasis on children with autism and neurodevelopmental disabilities. Their resources include links to pages discussing COVID-19’s “real negative effect on children”, dismissing natural immunity following infection, describing the shot as “a passport to a healthier life for your child”, myocarditis and more.2)


The hospital receives funding via the Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation from corporate partners Costco Wholesale, the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), SC Johnson, TD Bank Group, Sun Life Financial, Walmart, Microsoft, Berkshire Hathaway (via Duracell and Dairy Queen), Air Canada Foundation, and Marriott International.3) 4) 5) 6) Additional donations have come from Loblaws, Shoppers Drug Mart, RBC (Royal Bank of Canada), and Scotiabank.7)

Associated Individuals

Board of Directors

Board of Directors members include representatives of BMO Financial Group/BMO Wealth Management, TMX Group, and National Bank Financial Wealth Management.


Name Position
Zainab Abdurrahman Allergy lead, Special Immunization Clinic focusing on vaccine allergy
Mikrogianakis, A. Department of Pediatrics. Faculty of Health Sciences; McMaster University. Retrieved January 6, 2022, from
COVID-19 vaccines for children and youth. Hamilton Health Sciences. Retrieved January 6, 2022, from
Corporate Partners. Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. Retrieved January 6, 2022, from
CCHF Partners. Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. Retrieved January 6, 2022, from
Jurus, J., & Veenema, P. F. (2020). Donor Report 2019. Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation (p. 26).
Jurus, J., & Veenema, P. F. (2019). 2018 Donor Report. Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation (p. 20).
Thomas, K., & Veenema, P. F. (2021). Beyond the Frontlines - Donor Report 2020. Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation (p. 24).
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