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Archive for December, 2016

Back to school after the holiday break

While the holiday season is in full swing, so is cold and flu season. If you’re worried about your child with cystic fibrosis (CF) transitioning…

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Connections Winter 2016

Cystic Fibrosis Canada is proud to introduce our first e-edition of Connections magazine! We’ve packed the publication with inspirational stories, event information and photos from…

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Greetings from the Volunteer Advisory Committee (VAC)

Ron Anderson and Brian Kerr co-chair the VAC, which represents all Cystic Fibrosis Canada regions. Ron is a former president of the Toronto chapter and…

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Cystic Fibrosis Canada-funded researchers on international team awarded prestigious grant

Two Canadian researchers, John Hanrahan from McGill University and Janet Rossant from the Hospital for Sick Children, are members of a six person international team…

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An Update on ORKAMBI

On Monday, we shared with you an update on CADTH’s recommendation that Vertex’s drug ORKAMBI not be reimbursed. The response from the community has been…

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The meaning of illness

A few weeks ago, Ryerson University in Toronto hosted the annual Jehangir Saleh Lecture. This was the second annual lecture hosted by the Saleh family…

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The Juritour Raises Nearly $120,000 for Cystic Fibrosis

 On Sunday, September 18, about 125 cyclists and one marathon runner from the legal community (lawyers, judges, notaries, bailiffs, legal officers, court clerks and paralegals) took part in the…

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“Kin”gratulations to the 2016 Bill Skelly and Ian F. McClure awardees

Kin Canada is Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s longest standing partner whose continued commitment has made a difference in the lives of Canadians with cystic fibrosis (CF)….

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A special evening to recognize the involvement of our exceptional Montreal partners and volunteers

On June 15, the Montreal region’s recognition committee honoured the accomplishments of its partners and volunteers with special certificates and recognition awards. The purpose of…

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