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Apr 27, 2017, 19:42 ET Canadian Cancer Society applauds Ontario's tobacco tax increase and investment in access to cancer care and treatment

TORONTO, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Cancer Society applauds the Ontario government for increasing tobacco taxes in today's budget. Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death and...


Sep 28, 2016, 06:00 ET Economical Insurance-sponsored Relay For Life events raise $1.35 million for Canadian Cancer Society

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Cancer Society reported today that more than $1.35 million was raised at 10 Relay For Life events sponsored by Economical Insurance. As a presenting...


Apr 04, 2016, 13:18 ET LCBO raises funds for the Canadian Cancer Society

TORONTO, April 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontarians can help support the Canadian Cancer Society by making a donation to buy a daffodil pin at any of the more than 650 LCBO stores throughout the province....


Mar 31, 2016, 06:00 ET Pinning Hopes on Daffodils

Loblaw a perennial partner for Daffodil Month, selling fresh daffodils across Ontario to support people living with cancer TORONTO, March 31, 2016 /CNW/ - It must be April. Thousands of Canadian...


Feb 25, 2016, 21:08 ET Canadian Cancer Society welcomes Ontario government's commitment to cancer care and prevention

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2016 /CNW/ - As an organization dedicated to prevention and enhancing the quality of life of those with cancer, the Canadian Cancer Society welcomes the Ontario government's...


Jan 26, 2016, 03:00 ET Sobering news: Ontarians fail to link alcohol with increased cancer risks

Canadian Cancer Society launching Dry Feb, challenging people to go booze-free for a month TORONTO, Jan. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontarians incorrectly rank pollution, stress, microwave ovens and mobile...


Jan 19, 2016, 14:00 ET Free VIDEO B-ROLL AVAILABLE VIA CNW - Vast majority of Ontario smokers try to quit alone, and fail

TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY: Smokers' Helpline, a central component of the province's Smoke-Free Ontario cessation...


Jan 19, 2016, 14:00 ET Vast majority of Ontario smokers try to quit alone, and fail

TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2016 /CNW/ ‑ The following Audio Clips are available at the listed times and co‑ordinates: Download Coordinates / URL:...


Jan 19, 2016, 07:00 ET Vast majority of Ontario smokers try to quit alone, and fail

New evaluation demonstrates that Smokers' Helpline, a free service with 1-on-1 coaching, increases success 7-fold For more downloadable multimedia assets, please visit:...


Dec 07, 2015, 10:29 ET Bundle up for the Canadian Cancer Society's first frosty fundraiser

Ontarians gearing up this winter to help families living through cancer TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Families are invited to grab their hats, mitts and boots for the Canadian Cancer Society's new...


Dec 02, 2015, 08:00 ET Canadian Cancer Society partners with award-winning band Hedley to inspire youth to join fight against cancer

TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Multi-platinum pop group Hedley is taking centre stage in the battle against cancer. The Juno award-winning musicians have come on board to become Relay For Life Youth...


Oct 22, 2015, 07:00 ET Ontario families at risk with 1 in 20 homes in province containing deadly levels of radon gas

Radon gas, which seeps into basements from soil, kills approximately 850 Ontarians each year, 10 times as many as house fires and carbon monoxide poisoning combined, warns the Canadian Cancer Society ...


Oct 15, 2015, 10:00 ET Ontario's school-based HPV immunization rates must rise significantly to more effectively prevent cancer cases in adulthood

Canadian Cancer Society launches education campaign on importance of the HPV vaccine to mark Cervical Cancer Awareness Week TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Parents of Grade 8 girls are urged to get...


Oct 15, 2015, 09:51 ET Media Advisory - Norm Kelly and Chris Boddy get a #pinkManiCURE in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Toronto city councillor and police inspector take action against the most common cancer in Canadian women TORONTO, Oct.15, 2015 /CNW/ - Two of Toronto's civic Titans of Twitter, Toronto city...


Oct 05, 2015, 12:50 ET Media Advisory - Toronto's third annual foodie event offers a chance to taste dishes and drinks from some of our city's best chefs and food vendors

TORONTO, Oct. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - On Thursday, October 8, the Canadian Cancer Society is hosting Toronto's third annual OktoberFEAST, giving people a chance to taste dishes and drinks from some of the...


Sep 24, 2015, 07:00 ET New report shows Ontario facing a 30 per cent jump in breast cancer cases by 2030

Breast Cancer Awareness Month aims to transform awareness into action TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - As part of its first-ever report that forecasts cancer cases, the Canadian Cancer Society...


May 26, 2015, 13:11 ET Canadian Cancer Society celebrates the successful end to their #endtheflavour campaign

Ontario bans flavoured tobacco products and joins Nova Scotia in banning menthol tobacco TORONTO, May 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Cancer Society applauds the Ontario government for passing Bill 45: ...


May 07, 2015, 13:43 ET Hamilton area man trades in cigarettes for new car

Canadian Cancer Society's Driven to Quit Challenge has helped more than 222,000 Ontarians make a quit attempt Video b-roll and photos of event available for download: http://bit.ly/1QqmMKx HAMILTON,...


May 06, 2015, 04:00 ET Canadian Cancer Society launches Mudmoiselle, a charity mud run for women only

Women challenged to go the extra muddy mile in the fight against cancer TORONTO, May 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Women across Ontario are invited to enjoy a day of mud, sweat and cheers at the Canadian Cancer...


Apr 09, 2015, 15:37 ET Unleashing Daffodil Power

The Canadian Cancer Society and Loblaw team up to sell fresh daffodils across Ontario to support people living with cancer BOLTON, ON, April 9, 2015 /CNW/ - April is Daffodil Month, marked by...


Apr 07, 2015, 16:40 ET April is Daffodil Month

LCBO stores raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society TORONTO, April 7, 2015 /CNW/ - This April, the public can help support the Canadian Cancer Society by making a donation to buy a daffodil pin...


Dec 15, 2014, 10:30 ET This New Year, Make a Resolution to Help Someone Quit Smoking

Canadian Cancer Society shares tips on how to be a great support buddy TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - One of the most common New Year's resolutions is quitting smoking but most smokers are addicted...


Nov 25, 2014, 07:00 ET On GivingTuesday support life-saving innovative cancer research

Canadian Cancer Society looking to raise $200,000 to establish the Great Canadian Innovation Grant TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - After the retail deals and blowout sales of Black Friday and Cyber...


Nov 24, 2014, 10:34 ET Canadian Cancer Society applauds bold decision to include menthol in proposed flavoured tobacco ban in Ontario but urges earlier implementation

Other proposed health measures welcome TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Cancer Society welcomes the announcement of a ban on flavoured tobacco and applauds the bold decision to include...


Nov 19, 2014, 11:02 ET Bill to ban flavoured tobacco a "sweet" step to butting out

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Cancer Society applauds NDP health critic France Gélinas for the introduction of proposed legislation that will ban all flavoured tobacco products in...