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The Lung Association applauds plain and standardized packaging regulations

June 22nd, 2018
OTTAWA, ON - The Lung Association is pleased with the recent announcement of the adoption of plain and standardized tobacco packaging, which will place Canada once again as a global leader in tobacco control.“Tobacco...
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Federal Budget: The Lung Association applauds stronger Federal Tobacco Strategy, investment in research

February 28th, 2018
Ottawa, ON - The Lung Association is pleased with the federal government’s commitment to tobacco control and research as evidenced by its inclusion in the federal budget released February 27, 2018.The current Federal...
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The Lung Association and partners call for federal government to make Endgame a Reality

January 22nd, 2018
Ottawa, ON – It is National Non-Smoking Week and The Lung Association and its partners are urging the federal government to make a strong, new tobacco control strategy a reality. The current Federal Tobacco Control...
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Making Breathing Matter this National Non-Smoking Week

January 19th, 2018
Ottawa – National Non-Smoking Week is January 21 – 28, 2018. The third week of January has been synonymous with National Non-Smoking Week for several decades. Each year, Canadians are given the opportunity to resolve to...
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Keeping your lungs healthy in Extreme Cold

January 5th, 2018
Most of Canada has been experiencing extreme cold weather, watching the temperature dip well below -20. These kinds of extreme temperatures can make breathing very difficult. Whether your lungs are healthy or you have a...
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The Canadian Lung Association Helps to Open the Market

November 29th, 2017
Toronto, ON – The Canadian Lung Association is proud to join forces with four other leading Canadian charities and open the market in celebration of the launch of the Toronto Stock Exchange’s (TSX) Option to Give...
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Lung Month: Research beyond the numbers

November 1st, 2017
Ottawa, ON – This Lung Month, The Lung Association encourages all Canadians to take stock of each of their 22,000 daily breaths and acknowledge the donors and researchers who make them possible. This November, The Lung...
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World Lung Day: Celebrating successes; raising awareness

September 25th, 2017
Ottawa, ON - The Lung Association applauds the leadership of Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) on proclaiming September 25 World Lung Day.  The day is meant to raise awareness about the importance...
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The Lung Association presents prestigious award

August 10th, 2017
Ottawa, ON – Working on saving Canadians’ lungs takes a lot of heart. It takes more than skill, education and experience to truly shine in a non-profit organization. It also takes the ability to take on many roles,...
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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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