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Archive for November, 2016

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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IN THE NAME OF HEALTH

Official leave from hospital to go on 25 km national walk Despite being hospitalized and with only 40% lung capacity, Caroline Guillotte, a vibrant woman with…

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Meet my brother: Jehangir Saleh

By: Jasmine Saleh My brother was a curious and creative individual, a fellow fighter of cystic fibrosis who succumbed to his illness in June 2013…

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It’s Shinetember!

During the month of September, nearly 35,000 student volunteers from more than 50 schools across the country will work together to raise funds for critical…

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