Latest News

Butting out: Innovative strategies needed to reduce tobacco

October 7th, 2016
KINGSTON, Ont. – The Lung Association joined scores of health and research experts last weekend to discuss strategies to eliminate commercial tobacco use in Canada.  The Tobacco Endgame – a summit hosted by Queen’s...
+ More Butting out: Innovative strategies needed to reduce tobacco

Lifetime achievement award presented to Dr.Graham

July 19th, 2016
The Lung Association is proud to present the Life Membership Award to Dr. Brian Graham, the CEO of Saskatchewan Lung Association. The award for distinguished leadership and outstanding commitment to advance the mission...
+ More Lifetime achievement award presented to Dr.Graham

COPD: New Report Highlights Benefits of Preventative Health Support

June 21st, 2016
OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lung Association celebrates the efforts of The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) for their innovative approach to patient centric care and bringing attention to the benefits...
+ More COPD: New Report Highlights Benefits of Preventative Health Support

Plain packaging to become a reality in Canada

May 31st, 2016
Ottawa, ON - Today we celebrate World No Tobacco Day, a day hosted by World Health Organization to recognize the adverse role tobacco plays in the health of the public. This year’s theme is: Get Ready for Plain...
+ More Plain packaging to become a reality in Canada

Canadian Health Organizations Endorse Plain and Standardized Packaging for Tobacco Products

May 30th, 2016
In advance of World No Tobacco Day, health organizations are urging the federal government to move quickly to implement plain and standardized tobacco packaging.  This year the theme of the World Health...
+ More Canadian Health Organizations Endorse Plain and Standardized Packaging for Tobacco Products

The Lung Association Applauds Plain Packaging Implementation

May 20th, 2016
Ottawa, ON – Tobacco products in the UK and France will no longer have attractive branding features that appeal to youth and children. As of May 20, 2016 both will implement plain and standardized packaging regulations...
+ More The Lung Association Applauds Plain Packaging Implementation

The Canadian Lung Association welcomes new legislation to ban menthol cigarettes

May 2nd, 2016
Ottawa –The Canadian Lung Association welcomes today’s announcement from Health Minister Jane Philpott of new legislation to ban menthol cigarettes in Canada."Flavoured tobacco targets young Canadians. This new...
+ More The Canadian Lung Association welcomes new legislation to ban menthol cigarettes

The Canadian Lung Association wants Canadians’ lung health considered in marijuana debate

April 27th, 2016
Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Lung Association urges Canadians and decision makers alike to consider the lung health of Canadians as further steps are taken in the legalization process of marijuana.The recent announcement...
+ More The Canadian Lung Association wants Canadians’ lung health considered in marijuana debate

Celebrating International Women's Day

March 7th, 2016
In honour of International Women's Day, we celebrate all of the brilliant researchers, health professionals and activists who give us their passion, skills and dedication to make Canada free of lung disease a...
+ More Celebrating International Women's Day
Debra Lynkowski, President and CEO of The Canadian Lung Association presents Sheila Gordon-Dillane with  Alan J. McFarlane Staff Award.

Sheila Gordon-Dillane presented with 2015 Alan J. McFarlane Award

February 16th, 2016
Ottawa – The Canadian Lung Association is pleased to recognize one of their own with a prestigious peer award. Sheila Gordon-Dillane was presented with the Alan J. McFarlane Staff Award during the 34th annual...
+ More Sheila Gordon-Dillane presented with 2015 Alan J. McFarlane Award
AddThis Social Sharing Icon

Page Last Updated: 12/10/2016