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...+ More Throne Speech: Promising commitments to lung health welcomed; more needs to be done
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...+ More Election 2019 : Statement from the CEO
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...+ More Cannabis extract legalization: Canadian Lung Association cautions potential users
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...+ More Vaping: The time to act is now.
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...+ More Health groups call for immediate federal action to protect young people from the risks of vaping products.
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...+ More Statement: Vaping and Lung Disease
June 20th, 2019
Ottawa, ON –The Canadian Lung Association is very concerned by the findings in the new study conducted by Dr. David Hammond from the University of Waterloo, published in the British Medical Journal. The new study...+ More After decades of decline; tobacco once again butting into young lives
June 12th, 2019
Today marks a momentous day for all Canadians who have struggled to afford medications. The Canadian Lung Association is pleased with the report released by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Chair of the Advisory Council on the...+ More Reaction: The Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare report
June 6th, 2019
On World No Tobacco Day, May 31, The Globe and Mail ran a paid letter from Imperial Tobacco. We believe that it is our duty and responsibility to our stakeholders to react. Our letter to the editor was not...+ More Response to Imperial Tobacco Ad in the Globe and Mail
May 31st, 2019
May 31, 2019, Ottawa, ON – Canada is failing its youth when it comes to tobacco control, according to a 2019 Report, released by the Tobacco Endgame Cabinet. The Cabinet, comprising representatives of health charities,...+ More Better, faster, stronger: Report calls for stronger tobacco control measures
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