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Speaking up for change

Our influence comes from our advocacy and outreach to government officials and other leaders with the information and expertise they need to develop public policy that supports the lung health of Canadians. We also work with like-minded organizations to push for improved treatments and more support for patients in managing their lung health.


April 2024

Budget 2024

The 2024 Federal Budget includes a number of new measures that will protect future generations from lung disease and improve the air we breathe.

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March 2024

Joint op-ed in the Hill-Times

Along with the Pembina Institute, we submitted an article to the Hill-Times about the true cost of gas-powered vehicles.

February 2024

COP10 in Panama

CLA attends the 10th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 

December 2023

Government Announcement of new EV targets

Sarah Butson spoke at the Federal Government's announcement of new EV sales targets in Canada.

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Read more about CLA's reaction to the announcement

November 2023

Lung on the Hill

Bringing our message to Canada's leaders to promote lung healthy policies and legislation

Youth vaping resources

Traffic-related air pollution resources

November 2023

Urgent action on nicotine pouch sales

Joining other health advocates at a Parliament Hill press conference calling for urgent action to prevent sales of nicotine pouches to children

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May 2023

Lung on the Hill

Bringing our message to Canada's leaders to promote lung healthy policies and legislation 

April 2023

Vaping is not for Kids

Supporting Ontario NDP MPP France Gélinas's Vaping is not for Kids bill at Queen's Park.

February 2023

Pre-budget Submission

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November 2022

Lung on the Hill

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April 2022

Statement for the Standing Committee on Health: Long COVID

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March 2020

Joint position statement on vaping

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