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Archive for June, 2017

Q&A with Cystic Fibrosis Canada volunteer, Emily Allan

What’s your involvement with CF Canada (are you a volunteer, donor, event organizer, etc.)? -I have been a volunteer/organizer with the Great Strides walk, an…

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Uncovering a new mechanism of antibiotic resistance: a study by Dr. Miguel Valvano’s team

Cystic Fibrosis Canada-funded Dr. Miguel Valvano recently published a study that details a new mechanism of antibiotic resistance. The majority of work in the area…

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Spotlight: Hannah Brine

What’s your involvement with CF Canada (are you a volunteer, donor, event organizer, etc.)? I am a fundraiser for CF Canada. Just this past fall,…

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Spotlight: Jodi O’Neill

What’s your involvement with CF Canada (are you a volunteer, donor, event organizer, etc.)? I am the Bath, New Brunswick Walk Coordinator. What is your…

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Spotlight: Grant Hoffert

In November, the Victoria Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic was presented with the Gold Award for the Evidence-Into-Practice Awards. Grant Hoffert is the Victoria Adult CF…

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What are you thankful for?

There’s no question that life with cystic fibrosis (CF) isn’t easy, but one thing we know to be true about our community is they are…

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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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Spotlight: Ross Drake

Meet Ross Drake, of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Ross is the father of three sons, two of which live with cystic fibrosis (CF). Ross has dedicated…

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Shiner of the Month – June 2016

Hello Shinerama Nation! We are so excited to announce the Shiner of the Month for June. We had plenty of excellent nominees, but one shiner…

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