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Archive for August, 2018


The first week of August was an exciting one for Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s national partner, CARSTAR. Their annual North American conference, Momentum, took place in…

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Do you have questions about cystic fibrosis? Are you searching for community resources and disability supports for you, a family member, or perhaps a friend?…

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Q&A with Tamy Mailly, ambassador for the Fashion is in the air! event

What is the nature of your commitment to Cystic Fibrosis Canada (volunteer, donor, event organizer, etc.)? I have been involved with Cystic Fibrosis Canada for…

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Spotlight: Larry C. Lands, MD, PhD

What’s your involvement with CF Canada (are you a volunteer, donor, event organizer, participant etc.)? I am Director of the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at…

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The Grover Family: A Story of Resilience

My name is Tammy Grover. I am a single mom to Jaydn, Jelena, and Jenesis. In 2002, our lives changed forever. My son Jaydn was…

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Summer Care Tips

Summer is the best season to get outside, travel and do fun activities. However, it is also important for people living with CF to put…

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The hope for Orkambi is strong all across Canada

Summer time – it brings so much hope for our family! The hope for new experiences at camp, hope for sunny days at the beach,…

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Tips on how to manage pain with CF

With chronic illness often comes pain and fatigue. Today, CFers share their best advice for coping with pain when you have cystic fibrosis. “So many…

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Spotlight: Ron Anderson

What’s your involvement with CF Canada (are you a volunteer, donor, event organizer, participant etc.)? I’ve been volunteering with CF Canada for more than 15…

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