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The Lung Association appoints new national CEO

June 2nd, 2017
Ottawa, ON - The Lung Association is pleased to announce that as of June 26, 2017, Terry Dean will be the new President and CEO of The Lung Association – National, following the departure of Debra Lynkowski.Dean has...
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The Lung Association to Canadians: Say Yes to Plain Dress

May 30th, 2017
Ottawa, ON ­­­­– This World No Tobacco Day, The Lung Association challenges Canadians to urge their MPs to say yes to plain and standardized tobacco packaging and help create a future in which everyone...
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Message from Anne Marie Downey, Chair, Canadian Lung Association Board of Directors: Debra Lynkowski to leave as CEO

May 5th, 2017
Message from Anne Marie DowneyDebra Lynkowski has resigned her position as President and CEO of the Canadian Lung Association (CLA), effective June 23rd. She will soon take on another leadership position in the health...
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Alert: fraudulent phone calls

February 22nd, 2017
Ottawa, ON – We have received reports of fraudulent calls from a Vermont-based phone number, claiming to be calling on behalf of The Canadian Lung Association. The caller indicated they offer to test air quality in your...
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The Lung Association calls for action to reduce Misdiagnosis of asthma

January 17th, 2017
Ottawa, ON  - New research published in the Journal of American Medical Association demonstrates that people are continuing to be misdiagnosed with asthma.  The findings published in the study – Reevaluation...
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National Non-Smoking Week is January 16-21, 2017

January 16th, 2017
Ottawa, ON – Make this January life-changing. For more than thirty years, the National Non-smoking Week has provided Canadians with an opportunity to educate themselves about the dangers of smoking and encouragement and...
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Ban of asbestos positive step towards helping Canadians breathe

December 15th, 2016
The Lung Association is encouraged by the federal government’s announcement to ban asbestos – a substance that can be a contributing factor to severe lung disease. The Lung Association has been calling for the...
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The Canadian Lung Association applauds the federal government for their commitment to phase-out coal-fired power plants.

November 23rd, 2016
OTTAWA—The Canadian Lung Association applauds the federal government for their commitment to phase-out coal-fired power plants across Canada by 2030.“Ending the use of coal-fired power plants in Canada will help...
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This Lung Month we make breathing matter

November 1st, 2016
Ottawa, ON - November is Lung Month and this year, The Lung Association is celebrating with a new brand and a challenge for all Canadians. Breathing is at the core of everything the Lung Association does – whether it is...
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Survey: Asthma Not Well-Controlled for Most Canadians

October 25th, 2016
Survey by The Lung Association reveals 9 in 10 Canadians with asthma do not have it under control41% do not exercise at all due to their asthma33% miss school, work, or other social activities due to their asthma Survey...
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