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65% of Canadians newly diagnosed with cystic fibrosis in 2019 were diagnosed through newborn screening 62% of all Canadians with cystic fibrosis are adults Of the Canadians with CF who died in the last three years, half were under 34 years of age
Upcoming Events
November 6, 2021
65 Roses Gala - Vancouver 2021 6 Feet Away Soiree

Our 65 Roses BC committee is excited to announce our “65 Roses - 6 feet Away Soirée Encore:  A boutique virtual experience hosted by Gloria Macarenko and Fred Lee”, taking place on Saturday, November 6th, from 6:00pm that is open to everyone around the World.  We invite you to enjoy an intimate evening of relaxation and celebration as we hear from some of our CF champions, bid on our online silent auction, enjoy some wine* and entertainment, and raise funds through our “Key to a Cure”.

Tickets available from $35 at www.65RosesGala.com.

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November 6-7, 2021
Bluenose Marathon Charity Challenge

Loooking to take on the Bluenose Marathon and help raise funds and awareness for CF Canada? Join the Bluenose Marathon Charity Challenge today!

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CF Champions
Ian Pettigrew
Age 45, Hamilton, Ontario

Award-winning photographer and graphic designer Ian Pettigrew knew something wasn’t quite right when he was unable to have children. He was 38 years old when he discovered the real culprit behind his health issues – cystic fibrosis.

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