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Volunteer Advocate

How to Take Action

You’re ready to take action! Thank you for joining the fight for access to life-saving cystic fibrosis treatments in Canada.

Cystic Fibrosis Canada manages the National Advocacy Network which has more than 250 trained volunteers across Canada, enabling us to actively influence public policy related to cystic fibrosis nationwide. Find out more about the National Advocacy Network and how you can get involved. 

Take action toolkit 

The purpose of this Take Action Toolkit is to provide members of the CF community with strategies, resources and informative messaging to help them execute various advocacy initiatives. The Take Action Toolkit provides necessary material needed to be active in both government and media relations. Here you’ll find resources for arranging meetings with elected officials, briefing notes for attending meetings and guidelines to prepare. Community members may also use creative material for social media posts and tips for traditional media pitching. If you have any questions about the Take Action Toolkit please contact advocacy@cysticfibrosis.ca.

Federal Advocacy Tools:

Download these advocacy tools and use them for meetings with federal members of Parliament. 

Provincial Advocacy Tools:

Download these advocacy tools and use them for meetings with members of provincial Parliaments. 

Toolkit Introduction: 

These tools provide messaging and tips you can use to spread the message further.

Creative tools you can download and use:

Download these creative assets to use on your social media.

Visual tools:

Last updated September 2020


As always, we are here to help. Contact us at advocacy@cysticfibrosis.ca or 1-800-378-2233.


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