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Meet the Team: Ian Thompson

Meet Ian: a father, amateur golfer, angler, and political junkie. Ian and his wife, Donna, lost their two children to cystic fibrosis (CF). Years after…

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Meet the Team: Maggie McIlwaine

Meet Maggie: an avid traveler with a passion for the outdoors, and a 48-year history working in cystic fibrosis (CF) clinics. Since her time working…

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Lorna McEwan with Trikafta

Trikafta has given me a second lease on life.

Lorna McEwan is a 61 year old Cystic Fibrosis Warrior and advocate who started on Trikafta in 2021. This is an account of her experience…

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Meet the Team: Patricia McLaughlin

Meet Patricia: a committed and passionate Cystic Fibrosis Canada employee, a mother of two, and a lover of all things 90-Day Fiancé. From her days…

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Meet the Team: Dr. Paul Eckford

Behind the scenes of Cystic Fibrosis Canada, is a strong and dedicated team of passionate individuals who are committed to supporting and improving the lives…

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David Van Beers: A Legacy of Hope

David Van Beers grew up in a family of six living on a farm in Ontario, the family had a busy household with four boys. David was the eldest, and he was born with cystic fibrosis (CF). Despite this diagnosis his childhood was similar to any other child; playing sports, enjoying games with friends – the only difference was the extra precautions and treatments he needed to do because of his CF.

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Canada, what are you waiting for?

When a recent Canadian study demonstrated the dramatic life-saving benefits of the cystic fibrosis drug, Trikafta, Cystic Fibrosis Canada intensified our calls to the government…

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Faces of a Clinical Trial – Jenna Coombs

Name: Jenna Coombs Province you live in: New Brunswick   How many clinical trials have you participated in: 1   Describe yourself in one word:…

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Walking with a Purpose

My name is Karen Danelisky, and I live in Thunder Bay, Ontario.  I don’t have cystic fibrosis (CF), but I do have many friends and…

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