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September 25 is World Lung Day

September 16, 2022

The theme for World Lung Day (Sept. 25) this year is "Health for All". The Canadian Lung Association encourages you to learn more about the global inequalities in lung disease prevention, research and treatment


How to prepare for the September asthma spike

September 9, 2022

Learn how to prepare for the September asthma spike and avoid unnecessary time off school or work Emergency room visits for asthma spike in September with the return of kids to school and adults to the office. Join Dr


Seeking patient advisors: Chronic cough

July 4, 2022

If you are suffering from chronic cough (a cough that has lasted 8 weeks or more), consider becoming a patient advisor for the Canadian Lung Association. We are seeking patient advisors from across Canada to help develop


New proposed tobacco product labelling regulations mark bold approach

June 10, 2022

Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett announced significant new measures to Canada’s regulations on tobacco product labelling that ensure harms to lung health cannot be overlooked. Chief amongst these measures is the


Helping Ontarians breathe easier: Recommended priority areas and new initiatives for the returning Ontario government

June 6, 2022

Following the recent provincial election, the Canadian Lung Association is eager to continue working with the Ontario government to support the lung health and well-being of Ontarians. Both tobacco use (including e


Supporting the Next Generation of Respiratory Research

May 6, 2022

The Canadian Lung Association’s annual studentship and fellowship competition recently awarded two fellowships and one graduate studentship to outstanding trainees in respiratory research. This investment of nearly $50


Let’s clear the air

May 2, 2022

We are proud to announce the launch of a new campaign to raise awareness about the importance of breathing tests for those with suspected asthma or COPD.Asthma and COPD are among the most common chronic diseases in


Smoke Free Curious

January 22, 2022

The Canadian Lung Associations wants you to get curious about a smoke free life! The Canadian Lung Association is a proud partner of an innovative new campaign to get more Canadians to quit smoking. This week during


Canadian Lung Association condemns acquisition of Vectura by Philip Morris International

January 18, 2022

The Canadian Lung Association is sounding the alarm in response to the acquisition of Vectura, a UK based asthma drug maker, by Philip Morris International. In a $1.4 billion dollar deal, Philip Morris International (PMI


Canadian Lung Association Congratulates National Award Recipients

January 4, 2022

The Canadian Lung Association would like to congratulate all of the amazing recipients of our 2021 national awards. This year there were three awards presented across Canada – The Alan J. McFarlane Staff Award, Founders