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Guest Post: The story of Yannick Poirier (Part 2 of 2)

2016 was a year of drastic changes! It began with me living at my sister’s half of the time, surrounded by my brother-in-law and nieces, for…

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Guest Post: The story of Yannick Poirier (Part 1 of 2)

Hello Cysters and Cystas! My name’s Yannick Poirier. I’m 32 years old and the father of two cute little test tube monsters who will soon be six and…

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We’ve been talking about mental health a lot this month, and self-care plays a pivotal role in both physical and mental health. While we’ve been…

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The Jehangir Saleh Lecture: Imprisoned Bodies: Liberation In The Midst Of Limitation

On Tuesday, September 26th Ryerson University hosted The Jehangir Saleh Lecture: Imprisoned Bodies: Liberation In The Midst Of Limitation. The lecture honours the life of…

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Mental Health & Cystic Fibrosis

October 10 is World Mental Health Day. The intersection of mental health and cystic fibrosis is vast, what does this look like in Canada? According…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Friends and colleagues, Thanksgiving is a special time of year to express gratitude and extend appreciation to those you cherish, and so I would like…

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What are you thankful for?

It’s Thanksgiving! While its important all year long to think about what we are thankful for, it’s especially relevant today. While we’ve asked our community…

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What Inspires You?

While we are constantly inspired by people thriving with cystic fibrosis, we know that everyone needs to draw inspiration from somewhere. Our CF community is…

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ADVOCACY IN ACTION: Updates on BC residents lose access to life-changing Cystic Fibrosis medication

Dear Friends, I am writing to thank you for your support in my struggle to get coverage so that I can stay on the medicine…

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