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Canadian Cancer Society seeks venue for Tragically Hip broadcast

Alaska Highway News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The Canadian Cancer Society is partnering with major venues across Canada to host live screenings of The Tragically Hip's concert in Kingston, Ontario on August 20.
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Eye tobacco packaging rules for pot: Cancer society

Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 10, 2016‎
The federal government's task force on marijuana should look to restrictions for cigarettes when considering how legal pot should be packaged, the Canadian Cancer Society's Rob Cunningham says. The federal government has restricted who and what can ...

Canadian Cancer Society to host 3rd annual Mudmoiselle Ladies Mud Run in August

Manitoulin Expositor - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
SUDBURY—The Sudbury and District Unit of the Canadian Cancer Society is looking for teams to sign up for the third annual Mudmoiselle Ladies' Mud Run in August at Adanac Ski Hill in Sudbury.

Radon risk? Free radon test kits for Vancouver Island

CHEK - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
WATCH: It's a silent killer in our homes, killing more than 3,000 Canadians a year, which is why the Canadian Cancer Society is giving free radon test kits to some Vancouver Island communities. Tess van Straaten reports. It's a silent killer that ...

Sikh Bikers Ride Thousands Of Miles To Raise Money For Cancer Society

Huffington Post - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
A group of Sikh motorcycle enthusiasts in British Columbia, Canada, hit the road this month to raise money for pediatric cancer awareness. Two weeks and more than 7,000 miles later, the B.C.-based Sikh Motorcycle Club has raised over $60,000 on behalf ...

Guelph golf tournament raises $135000 for local cancer support program

Guelph Mercury - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The Canadian Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 5 cancer patients in Ontario have difficulty getting back and forth for life-saving treatment appointments.

Free van transport for cancer patients in Cowichan Valley

Cowichan Valley Citizen - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Freemasons Cancer Car Program on Vancouver Island is being extended to the Cowichan Valley. In partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society, the Freemasons of B.C. and Yukon offers free van transportation for patients to cancer treatment in ...

Golf tournament in Guelph raises big bucks

Guelph Mercury - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Local volunteers are rejoicing this week after the 30th annual Canadian Cancer Society's Wheels of Hope Golf Classic in Guelph raised $135,000.

Sudbury man was Terry Fox's 'shield'

The Sudbury Star - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
So Sudbury's Lou Fine, a man who became a close friend and adviser to Fox, and who was one of the Canadian Cancer Society district directors who played a crucial role in Fox's journey through Ontario, got on the phone with the Ontario Ministry of Health.

Sail for Hope coming up in Thornbury - ‎15 hours ago‎
The event is run by the Thornbury Yacht Club located at Thornbury Harbour with all proceeds supporting the Canadian Cancer Society. This fundraiser brings together both volunteer host skippers with their sailboats, power boats and guests for a summer ...

One-woman fundraising force Norma Brockenshire dies

Windsor Star - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
From giving time at her children's aquatic club to working as a team captain for the Canadian Cancer Society, the woman some called “tyrannically tireless” was unstoppable.

Motocross at Kam hosting fundraising event

Timmins Press - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Motocross riders and fans are being invited to come out to the 705MX Motocross Park at the Kamiskotia Snow Resort this Saturday for a day of riding to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society. This photo was taken last September during a launch of ...
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Pink Ladies golf tournament tees off next Tuesday - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The Idylwylde Golf and Country Club will be hosting the eighth annual Think Pink Ladies Golf Tournament on Tuesday, July 26 in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. The money raised will help support the most promising research for women's cancers.

Big-hearted Sikh bikers raise $100K to fight pediatric cancer

CTV News - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
A group of Sikh bikers with big hearts hope that their cross-country ride to fight childhood cancers will pave the way for a new generation of caring.

John Herman Franken, 1922-2016 - ‎14 hours ago‎
He got a job as an aircraft hydraulics mechanic, first with Canadair and later Air Canada. A mutual friend encourged John to start writing to Sonja Pagrach, a nurse's aide in Amsterdam.

Daffodil Place Celebrates Seventh Anniversary

VOCM - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
CEO of the provincial branch of the Canadian Cancer Society, Matthew Piercey, says a lot of guests have come through their doors in those years.

Don't let yourself get hung up on bare, boring walls

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎15 hours ago‎
Can Canada's currency printer thrive as 'cashless society' looms? Can Canada's currency printer thrive ... we call the Science of Summer. Today's story is on how the side windows of cars are the cause of an oddly high number of skin cancers on the left ...

West Ferris Legion to host cancer fundraiser

The North Bay Nugget - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The cost of each plate will be $15 with all proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society. Takeouts will also be available so emergency responders, firefighters, police officers, corrections officers and other public servants will be able to enjoy a ...

Retired Midland cop driving across Canada for charity - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Gilbert's current bike is a 1,800cc Honda Gold Wing on which he has taken part in quite a few charity runs, including the Ride for Dad for prostate cancer research and the Relay for Life, which benefits the Canadian Cancer Society. “But now I only do ...

6-year-old Moncton pageant queen donates winnings to help feed the homeless - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Her mother says she has volunteered to raise money for The IWK Children's Hospital in Halifax, the Alzheimer's Society and the Canadian Cancer society. She also helped to do garbage cleanup on Earth Day in her community. But Alexis says feeding the ...