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Canadian Cancer Society praises federal consultation on tobacco plain packaging

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎4 hours ago‎
TORONTO, May 31, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Cancer Society commends Minister of Health Jane Philpott for launching a formal consultation toward implementing tobacco plain packaging in Canada.
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Winnipeg police lose locks for Canadian Cancer Society - ‎May 28, 2016‎
WINNIPEG - Kildonan Place was buzzing for this year's annual Cops for Cancer Head Shave. The annual event took place at the shopping centre on Saturday afternoon.

Canadian Cancer Society and Merck partnering to keep public informed on advances in increasingly complex cancer ...

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
"Today, we are proud to be partnering with the Canadian Cancer Society, a leader in providing Canadians with credible information about cancer," said Chirfi Guindo, President and Managing Director, Merck Canada Inc. "With the emergence of new targeted ...

Trio donates cash to Canadian Cancer Society

The Sudbury Star - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Cathy Burns, standing, community office manager of the Canadian Cancer Society, looks on as Hannah Jefferies, a local hairstylist at Hair by Hannah, cuts the hair of Valley View Public School students Samantha Bisaillon, left, Jasmine Bisaillon and ...
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Brampton's Relay for Life looking to raise $80000 for the Canadian Cancer Society

Brampton Guardian - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Brampton's Terry Attrell, 53, will be taking part in the 2016 Relay For Life to celebrate being a two year cancer survivor.

Collins Barrow HMA joins dragon boat festival to support Canadian Cancer Society

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
WINNIPEG, May 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Collins Barrow HMA LLP is taking the fight against cancer to the open waters, proudly competing in the 2016 Canadian Cancer Society River City Dragon Boat Festival in Winnipeg on June 3 and 4. "Our team, the Collins ...

Canadian Cancer Society congratulates UK and France for tobacco plain packaging implementation on Friday, May 20

Ottawa Citizen - ‎May 19, 2016‎
TORONTO, May 19, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Cancer Society congratulates the governments of the UK and France for implementing tobacco plain packaging on Friday, May 20, adding to international momentum in tobacco control.

Generosity blooms during Cancer Society's Daffodil Month Campaign

BayToday - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The Canadian Cancer Society is impressed with the community support and generosity during the April Daffodil Month Campaign.

Sudbury soccer team supporting cancer society - ‎May 21, 2016‎
During these two soccer matches, "Crush Cancer" t-shirts such as the ones being worn by the coaching staff will be available for purchase at a cost of $10.
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Relay a tradition for cancer survivor

St. Catharines Standard - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Cancer survivor Tim Harrold will be taking part in the 16th annual Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life on June 11, 2016, from 7pm-1am at Oakes Park in Niagara Falls.
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This guy quit smoking after more than 50 years, and he says you can too - ‎2 hours ago‎
John Ford, 64, of Tyne Valley, P.E.I., smoked since he was eight or nine years old, and is now helping the Canadian Cancer Society to get the message out that support is available to help people quit. 'He told me if I didn't quit smoking soon, I wouldn ...
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'You can overcome this,' cancer survivor says

The Beacon Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lisa Monteith of Stratford shows the tattoo on her forearm that serves as a reminder of the three different types of cancer she has survived.
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'Rapid increase' in colorectal cancers among young Canadians, study finds

CTV News - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Risk factors for colon cancer include being male, eating processed meats and red meats, a lack of dietary fibre, a lack of physical exercise, obesity, alcohol, smoking, diabetes and genetics, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. But Prithwish De ...

Grey/Bruce/Collingwood Daffodil month raises over $60000 - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Thanks to the efforts of these dedicated individuals and the generosity of community members, the Canadian Cancer Society's Bluewater Community Office raised $26,641.66 through Daffodil pin sales in all of Grey, Bruce and Collingwood, and raised ...

A cut above

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Three students, a teacher, educational assistant, and members of the Winnipeg Police Service shaved their heads or donated their hair to support the Canadian Cancer Society on May 24. James Scott, Ethan's dad, said his son's diagnosis was a kick in the ...

Regina pub bans patio smoking before the law catches up

Regina Leader-Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
“This is an issue where public opinion and public health say the same thing - it's time,” said Donna Pasiechnik, manager of tobacco control for the Canadian Cancer Society. A 2015 phone survey of Regina residents commissioned by health groups found 70 ...

Canada moves forward on plain tobacco packs - ‎6 hours ago‎
The fight against tobacco is far from over, insists long-time anti-tobacco advocate Rob Cunningham - a lawyer turned senior policy analyst at the Canadian Cancer Society. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in Canada ...

Cyclists are 'on a fight'

The Kingston Whig-Standard - ‎May 30, 2016‎
The group was founded in 1980 through a Canadian Cancer Society grant that is renewed each year. “Each year that you come, I have been moved by seeing you.

All in a Dale's work

Parksville Qualicum Beach News - ‎6 hours ago‎
In addition, they have both volunteered with the SPCA and Canadian Cancer Society since 1997. With SPCA. Bob and Sheila started by helping with their fundraising flea markets and for many years now, they have organized two or three sales a year.

Lanny's Legion-Continuing the Fight fundraiser exceeds organizers expectations

Melfort Journal - ‎8 hours ago‎
“His daughters are so impressive when they set a goal and they have a good cause in mind like the Cancer Society and funding for research and also for helping people that are affected by the disease.