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American and Canadian lung associations collaborate across borders to reduce health impacts of wildfire smoke

American and Canadian lung associations collaborate across borders to reduce health impacts of wildfire smoke CHICAGO and OTTAWA – (June 4, 2024) – Fueled by the increasing effects of climate change, wildfire smoke has a

CLA reacts to Budget 2024

Strong measures announced to protect the lungs of the people of Canada CLA was pleased to see in Budget 2024, released Tuesday, April 16, reaffirmation of the Government's commitment to national pharmacare. The

CLA announces Sarah Butson as new CEO

With a mix of emotions, we announce both a retirement and the dawn of a new era at the Canadian Lung Association (CLA). After nine years at CLA, President and CEO Terry Dean will be retiring on April 30, 2024. Terry

New zero-emission vehicle regulations will help improve the quality of the air we breathe

The Canadian Lung Association (CLA) congratulates the Minister of Environment and Climate Change today as the Ministry announces a new suite of regulations that will reduce traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) attributed

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

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 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

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

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

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

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