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Archive for November, 2019

Partner Profile – thyssenkrupp elevator Canada

On November 6th 2019, at its annual National Meeting and wrapping up its Cystic Fibrosis Canada fundraising campaign, thyssenkrupp elevator Canada celebrated surpassing the $300,000.00…

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THE 2019 NORTH AMERICAN CYSTIC FIBROSIS CONFERENCE

The North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) is the largest event of its kind, bringing together physicians, nurses, researchers, multidisciplinary healthcare providers, and others connected…

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Advocating for Change: Together we’re Stronger

Cystic fibrosis is a fatal disease that affects those who live with it in common yet unique ways. Currently, there is no cure. At Cystic…

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Spotlight: Randy Howden

Throughout the month of November, we will be highlighting some of our dedicated donors and fundraiser volunteers. Read below to learn more about Randy’s involvement with…

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World Diabetes Day: The CF-related diabetes (CFRD)

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. According to the 2017 Canadian CF registry, about 22.4% of people living with CF also have CF-related diabetes (CFRD)….

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Spotlight: Putting An End To CF, One Pitch At A Time

Meet Neil Power and Grant Taylor. Both of these gentlemen work as provincial employees of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. They have both participated…

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Spotlight: Running, paddling and cycling the Trans Canada Trail for Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Kalea Mullett is raising awareness about Cystic Fibrosis Canada in memory of her sister, Lindsay. Recently, Kalea took on a 24,000 km challenge, spanning across…

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Advocacy in Action: An Open Letter to the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau: Please Save my Life

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: My name is Melissa Verleg and I am a 36 year old mother of two young boys from Vernon. I live…

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Cystic Fibrosis: The Physical and the Mental

Recently, I’d been asked about how I take care of my mental health as it relates to living with cystic fibrosis (CF). I thought it…

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