TORONTO (July 28, 2020) – Cystic Fibrosis Canada is pleased to announce its year-long virtual partnership with Nova Scotia-based fitness centre, Evolve Fitness. Members of the cystic fibrosis (CF) community who sign up for a $30(CAD) monthly membership for online fitness classes will see $10 (CAD) of their membership fees donated to Cystic Fibrosis Canada every month, for a year.Read More
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TORONTO (June 12, 2020) – Today, Canadians with cystic fibrosis are one step closer to gaining access to a suite of life-changing treatments for cystic fibrosis as the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA) and the drugs’ manufacturer, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, have agreed to begin negotiations.Read More
A message from the CEO
Racist violence targeted at members of the Black community reminds us that silence in the face of injustice is never an option. Cystic Fibrosis Canada stands with the Black community. We at Cystic Fibrosis Canada will not remain silent when it comes to racism. Black Lives Matter.Read More
TORONTO (June 2, 2020) – The Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History: Virtual Challenge has raised more than $1.8 million to help fund critical cystic fibrosis (CF) research and care, as well as advocacy for improved access to life-changing CF medications that are desperately needed.Read More
TORONTO (April 30, 2020) – Led by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust’s CF Registry, the collaborative study includes data for 40 people with CF who have tested positive for COVID-19 in 8 different countries.Read More
Dear Provincial Health Ministers and Drug Program Managers,
Due to COVID-19, Cystic Fibrosis Canada recently called upon government and Vertex to provide people with cystic fibrosis access to precision medicines known as CFTR modulators for humanitarian reasons.
Since that time, we are pleased to learn that Vertex has made an offer to the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA). I urge you to start negotiations on that offer now...Read More
TORONTO (April 27, 2020) – Riverdale actor Jordan Connor, the recent winner of RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race, has chosen Cystic Fibrosis Canada as his charity of choice for a donation of $30,000 in prize money.Read More
This week has been designated as “National Volunteer Week”, when the tremendous contributions of Canada’s volunteers are recognized from coast-to-coast.Read More
An open letter to Canadian grocers:
I am writing on behalf of 4,300 Canadians who live with cystic fibrosis, a fatal, progressive, genetic condition. Due to risk of respiratory infections, the health of people with cystic fibrosis is extremely vulnerable during this time of COVID-19, and they need your help.Read More
Dear Members and Friends of Cystic Fibrosis Canada,
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an abrupt and unprecedented impact on the entire world. We have all had to shift the way we go about our daily lives, as family members, colleagues, volunteers and staff.Read More