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Coronavirus: what you need to know

January 31st, 2020
Coronavirus refers to a family of viruses that can cause illness ranging from the common cold to more serious respiratory disease. The new coronavirus, associated with the outbreak in the region of Hubei, China had not...
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Response: Ontario Lung Association Departure

January 6th, 2020
After decades of fruitful collaboration, which began in 1945, the Ontario Lung Association is leaving the Canadian Lung Association. The Canadian Lung Association is the leading national non-profit organization with a...
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Clearing the vape haze: New regulations; health warnings signal positive first steps

December 19th, 2019
Ottawa, ON – Today’s announcement of new regulatory measures for vaping products signals a positive step in the long journey ahead to reduce vaping rates among youth. In the absence of comprehensive regulations, vaping...
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Board chairperson; CEO congratulate this year’s National Award Recipients

December 11th, 2019
Ottawa, ON - The Canadian Lung Association would like to congratulate all of the deserving recipients of our 2019 national awards. This year there were three awards presented across Canada – the Founders Award...
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Throne Speech: Promising commitments to lung health welcomed; more needs to be done

December 5th, 2019
Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Lung Association applauds the commitments delivered by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada during today’s Throne Speech. The re-affirmation of the...
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Election 2019 : Statement from the CEO

October 23rd, 2019
On behalf of the Canadian Lung Association, I would like to congratulate The Liberal Party of Canada on yesterday’s victory. We are a non-partisan organization that relies on collaboration with the party(ies) in...
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Cannabis extract legalization: Canadian Lung Association cautions potential users

October 17th, 2019
The Canadian Lung Association is and always has been concerned about the lung health of Canadians. It is our responsibility to ensure that Canadians are educated about the harms that certain products may pose to their...
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Vaping: The time to act is now.

September 19th, 2019
We continue to be very concerned about the harms of vaping. Recent deaths and growing number of hospitalizations in the US and a possible case in Canada, have compelled us to sound the alarm and speak with the urgency...
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Health groups call for immediate federal action to protect young people from the risks of vaping products.

September 19th, 2019
(Ottawa – September 19, 2019).  Today representatives from eight leading health organizations appealed for immediate federal action to curb the marketing of vaping products. The group urges all federal political...
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Statement: Vaping and Lung Disease

August 23rd, 2019
We are concerned about the recent reports of lung illnesses linked to vaping, as reported by the CDC in the US. As of Wednesday, August 21, we understand there have been more than 150 cases reported. We cannot comment...
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