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CLA applauds Feds’ draft cost-recovery fee for tobacco industry

November 21, 2023

November 21, 2023 The Canadian Lung Association was very pleased to see draft legislation for a tobacco industry cost-recovery fee included in today’s Fall Economic Statement. “The ‘polluter pays’ model is something we


Urgent action needed to prevent flavoured nicotine products from being sold to children

November 14, 2023

November 14, 2023 Health Canada has approved the sale of flavoured nicotine pouches by Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd. in such a way that the products can be legally sold to children of any age. Moreover, Imperial Tobacco


Canadian Lung Association awards over $650,000 in research funding

October 20, 2023

In 2023, along with our partners, the Canadian Lung Association awarded over $650,000 in research funding to nine early-career researchers for projects focused on respiratory health. The projects focus on a broad range


Seeking board director with finance or accounting expertise

August 21, 2023

We are seeking one new director with an accounting or finance designation to join our board for a two-year term. You can find out more about this role in our nomination information package.


CLA supports a record number of research projects

July 17, 2023

The Canadian Lung Association is very pleased to announce the early-career researchers who received funding from CLA and its partners in 2022. Twenty-two projects by researchers from British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba


Seeking new board directors

May 30, 2023

If you'd like to make a difference in the lives of the millions of Canadians living with lung disease, we're recruiting up to four new directors to join our national Board for a two-year term. Find out more about


New survey shows Canadians want Big Tobacco to pay for tobacco reduction efforts

May 29, 2023

Three national health organizations are marking World No Tobacco Day this week by sending a pressing message to provincial Premiers. The Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Lung Association and Heart & Stroke are calling


Upcoming Webinar: Chronic Cough

October 25, 2022

If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with chronic cough, you know it's not "just a cough". Chronic cough can be debilitating — physically, emotionally and socially. Join us for our free upcoming webinar


CLA and CIHR invest in research on the respiratory effects of Long COVID

October 12, 2022

We are pleased to report the results of the Respiratory Health Effects of Long COVID Operating Grant Competition. Together with our partners the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institutes of Circulatory and


Save the dates for WNCD 2023

September 27, 2022

The World Non-Communicable Diseases Congress 2023 will be held both virtually and in person at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from June 25 to 30. This year's theme is Equitable and Sustainable Health for All. The