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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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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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