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Canadian Cancer Society on PEI worried about cuts to health promotion budget

CBC.ca - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Canadian Cancer Society on P.E.I. is concerned about a cut in the amount of money the province is setting aside for health promotion.

Five-year-old girl donates her hair to Canadian Cancer Society for the second time

Yahoo News Canada (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
In this video, James can be seen receiving her second ever haircut, with the intention of donating her long locks to the Canadian Cancer Society, reports The Huffington Post. The clippings will be used to help make a wig for child cancer patients who ...

Comber school girl raises thousands for Canadian Cancer Society

Windsor Star - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
An eight-year-old girl from Comber has raised more than $5,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society by cutting her hair and selling handcrafted, beaded wands.

Shirley Cole celebrates 62 years helping Canadian Cancer Society

YorkRegion.com - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
April is Canadian Cancer Society's Daffodil Month where they ask Canadians to join the fight against cancer by making a donation to support its work throughout Canada and to proudly wear a daffodil pin as a symbol of support for people living with cancer.
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Canadian Cancer Society applauds national ban on menthol cigarettes

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
TORONTO, April 29, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Cancer Society applauds a national ban on menthol cigarettes announced today by Minister of Health Jane Philpott.

Canadian Cancer Society opens new location

Quinte News - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
With members of the Hastings-Prince Edward Community Office of the Canadian Cancer Society by his side Belleville mayor Taso Christopher cuts the ribbon on their new Dundas Street E. location Friday April 22, 2016.

Cancer society makes plea for donations in light of ruined daffodils

Globalnews.ca - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
In light of the fact that more than 30,000 bouquets of daffodils were ruined before reaching Nova Scotia, the Canadian Cancer Society is reminding people that donations are still essential to their operations. Every April a Daffodil Month fundraiser is ...

Hyas-born entertainer forms group to Record Cancer Society fundraising song

Kamsack Times - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Attending a special kick-off to the Canadian Cancer Society's Just Watch Me Community Challenge on April 7 in Regina were Allan and Brenda Kondratoff of Kamsack.

April is the month to fight back!

Wawa-news.com - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
The Lady Dunn Health Centre Oncology unit works with the Algoma Community office of the Canadian Cancer Society to educate, inform and provide practical services to our patients and their families.

Car wash brings supporters of cancer fight

Woodstock Sentinel Review - ‎17 hours ago‎
Saturday marked the 26th annual Car Wash Against Cancer in Norwich. The fundraiser helped raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society, with people donating whatever they could give in return for getting their car washed. “We started as a family, three ...

Cancer organizations clear up confusion over Pap tests

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Cancer Care Ontario is teaming with the Canadian Cancer Society to address some of the misunderstandings that surround cervical cancer and Pap tests.

Town Talk: All calm on the Opera front at annual gala

Vancouver Sun - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
FULL FLOWER: The Canadian Cancer Society's Daffodil Ball marked its 20th anniversary when Carly Monahan and Jennifer Traub drew over 600 attendees who reportedly raised $1.3 million.

Millions of dollars untapped in PEI health, social services programs

CBC.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
In 2013, after years of lobbying from groups like the Canadian Cancer Society, P.E.I. became one of the last provinces in Canada to implement a catastrophic drug program.

Just Watch Me is the right song at the right time for The Brothers Wayward

Regina Leader-Post - ‎20 hours ago‎
Yet, with that session serving as a foundation, the three men have come up with Just Watch Me, a powerful song that was recently unveiled as the cornerstone of a fundraising campaign for the Saskatchewan chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society. The ...

Trade your scrap to help people with autism this month, cancer research in June

Kawartha Media Group - ‎10 hours ago‎
According to Nurse's administrative assistant Karri Matthews, this Crushing for a Cause will only be the first of many that Nurse Scrap Metal has planned in the coming months.

Local horse club to raise funds to beat cancer

Drayton Valley Western Review - ‎13 hours ago‎
“Riders will get donations or pledges for the ride and all the money that they get goes towards the local cancer unit,” said O'Connor.
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A running battle

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Along with completing her longest run to date, Schiewe raised the most money Sunday - more than $12,000 for the Manitoba chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society, which pledged last year to fund research and programs for people with brain cancer in the ...

Shaving Heads In Support Of The Canadian Cancer Society

NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Dozens of brave souls came out to the Northumberland Mall on Saturday, April 16th for the 7th Annual Cops for Cancer event in Cobourg.
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Society marks National Day of Mourning with renewed call for total asbestos ban

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
TORONTO, April 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Every year on April 28, Canada's National Day of Mourning, Canadians remember the thousands of workers who have been killed or injured, or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents.

Cancer survivors denied insurance coverage

CTV News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association, the group that Sunlife referred CTV to when asked about the issue, says the denial for cancer survivors is an 'industry issue'.
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