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650 guests attended the silver anniversary of the Annual Daffodil Ball benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society enjoying food, drink and entertainers from as far away as Germany and England. The exclusive event at the Windsor Station in Montreal raised $2 million NET for cancer research and $33.8 million in 25 years. The $1000/person tickets had been sold out since February.

Guests watch the performance from Kristalleon, at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Guests at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Left to right: Bunny Berke, Larry Lusko, Susan Harris, and David Kassie, executive chairman of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Left to right: Michael Denham, CEO of BDC, and Michael D. Penner, chairman of Hydro-Quebec's Board of Directors, at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Performer Kristalleon, of Germany, entertains guests at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Daffodil Ball committee members Jeannie Saunders, left, and Shirley Quantz, right, at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Left to right: The co-chairmen of the Daffodil Ball Richard Voyer, Stuart M. Elman, Alfredo A. Barrios, and Mario Plourde, at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Performer Kristalleon, of Germany, entertains guests at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Dr. Sheldon Elman, wife Dr. Meryl Elman at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Charles Edmond, managing director of Scotia Capital, and Renee-Claude Boivin at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Mark Goodman, CEO of Mirium, and Anissa Goldberg at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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A circus performer entertains guests at the 25th annual of the Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Left to right: Julia Reitman, Frank J. Motter, Linda Motter, Stephen Reitman, president of Reitmans, at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Guests bid for auction items at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Guests make a toast at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Violinists Violeta Barrena Witschi and Ben Lee of the duo FUSE perform for guests at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Left to right: Philip Crawley, publisher of The Globe and Mail, Isabelle Marcoux, Chair of the Board of Transcontinental Inc., and friend Francois Roy, at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Brian Porter, CEO of Scotiabank, and wife Megan Porter at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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MC for the evening, Julie du Page & Andrew Lapierre at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Neil Bruce, president and CEO of SNC Lavalin, and wife Emma Griffin at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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Signer Lara Fabian, left, and friend Martin Rouleau at the 25th annual Daffodil Ball, benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society, at Windsor Station, in Montreal on Thursday, April 19, 2018. (Dario Ayala / The Globe and Mail)

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