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Canadian Lung Association

The Canadian Lung Association

BREATHE

Breathing is what unites us and inspires us. It's what keeps our community of physicians, scientists, clinicians, educators, administrators, volunteers and donors committed to the work that we do.

As the the leading organization in Canada working to promote lung health and prevent and manage lung disease, we fund vital research, push for improved treatments and smarter policies and support people in managing their health.

Did you know?

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in Canada. In confined spaces like a house, radon can build up to high levels and over time, become a health risk.

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It's never too early to start spreading holiday cheer!

Christmas Seals have been a Canadian tradition for over a century. Nothing spreads joy or says "I care about lung health" quite like our Christmas Seals. Funds raised from sales of our Christmas Seals support important research into life-threatening lung conditions. 

Order your Christmas Seals today!

Looking for health information?

The Canadian Lung Association is a source of evidence-based, user-friendly patient resources, including fact sheets, videos and more! These are just the latest information and resources that we offer, on a wide range of lung diseases and conditions

What we do

We support people affected by lung conditions. We fund vital research so that new treatments and cures can help save lives. We promote greater understanding of lung disease and we advocate for positive change in lung health.

Speaking up for change

Advocacy and outreach

We ensure that government and policy makers have the the information and expertise they need to develop public policy that supports the lung health of Canadians.

Bringing disease to its knees

Lung health research

Since 1959, the Canadian Lung Association has funded vital research and research training at the national level — to better understand devastating lung diseases, improve detection, discover new treatments, encourage protection and, most importantly, save lives.

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Building a healthier Canada, together

HealthPartners

We are a proud member of HealthPartners. HealthPartners connects workplaces, employees and employers to the 17 most trusted health charities in the country — including the Canadian Lung Association.

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Your healthy home

Indoor air quality

As you start spending more time indoors this fall and winter, it's a good time to learn more about indoor air quality.

Why is it important to test your home for radon gas? What else can I do to keep myself and my family healthy?

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