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News and Announcements

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February 22, 2017

COALITION URGING GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO TO CHANGE RATINGS FOR FUTURE MOVIES WITH TOBACCO 


January 20, 2017

THE LUNG ASSOCIATION - ONTARIO BELIEVES THAT THE PROVINCIAL COAL BAN WAS, AND STILL IS, IMPERATIVE TO THE LUNG HEALTH OF ONTARIANS. OTHERS DISAGREE. LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT THE SHUTTING DOWN OF COAL-FIRED POWER PLANTS ACTUALLY MEANS TO ALL OF US WHO BREATHE THE AIR. 


November 30, 2016

ONTARIO HEALTH ALLIANCE LAUNCHES NEW INITIATIVE TO TRACK CHRONIC DISEASE RISK FACTORS


November 22, 2016

MEMBERS OF PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT UNITE TO HELP ONTARIANS BREATHE WITH EASE


November 7, 2016

CANADIANS ARE PLAYING RADON ROULETTE


August 8, 2016

EXTREME HEAT ALERTS


June 28, 2016

STAY IN TOUCH WITH THE LUNG ASSOCIATION IF POSTAL SERVICE IS DISRUPTED


 May 30, 2016

LESS SMOKING IS HELPING US ALL BREATHE EASIER


May 26, 2016

THE LUNG ASSOCIATION AND TICATS TEAMING UP AGAIN FOR STAIRtoCARE


May 3, 2016

THE LUNG ASSOCIATION CITES DELAYS IN IMPLEMENTING RYAN'S LAW (WORLD ASTHMA DAY 2016)


April 6, 2016

TORONTO EVENT WILL DELIVER STARK MESSAGE: SMOKING ON SCREEN KILLS IN REAL LIFE


March 24, 2016

GETTING “BACK TO BASICS” IN THE FIGHT AGAINST TB


March 10, 2016

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION URGES SPEEDY PASSAGE OF NEW E-CIGARETTE REGULATIONS


March 3, 2016

SHORTAGE OF VITAL ASTHMA MEDICATION CONCERNS THE LUNG ASSOCIATION


February 29, 2016

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION RESPONSE TO PATIENTS FIRST: A PROPOSAL TO STRENGTHEN PATIENT-CENTRED HEALTH CARE IN ONTARIO


February 25, 2016

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION WELCOMES ANTI-SMOKING MEASURES ANNOUNCED IN BUDGET


February 2, 2016

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - THE J. ALLYN TAYLOR INTERNATIONAL PRIZE IN MEDICINE


January 22, 2016

THE ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION'S PRE-BUDGET SUBMISSION 2016


January 18, 2016

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION AND MAD SCIENCE "SLIME" TOBACCO DURING NATIONAL NON-SMOKING WEEK


December 11, 2015

TOWARDS COMMUNITY IMMUNITY: ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION APPLAUDS MOVE TO STRENGTHEN PROVINCIAL VACCINATION PROGRAM


November 24, 2015

ONTARIO IS READY TO QUIT!


November 18, 2015

WORLD COPD DAY RELEASE - AERI HEALTH ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP, NEW MOBILE COPD APP


November 12, 2015

MICHAEL "PINBALL" CLEMONS TACKLES PNEUMOCOCCAL PNEUMONIA


November 2, 2015

HOME RENOVATION EXPERT MIKE HOLMES JR. SAYS EVERY HOMEOWNER SHOULD TEST FOR RADON


October 23, 2015

FITNESS FOR BREATH LAUNCH EVENT: An Exercise in Better Breathing for Simcoe/Muskoka

 


October 5, 2015

NATIONAL HONOUR FOR RENOWNED ASTHMA RESEARCHER PAUL O'BYRNE

 


July 7, 2015

WHERE THERE'S SMOKE THERE'S RISK FOR ONTARIANS WITH LUNG DISEASE


June 3, 2015

A CLEAN AIR DAY CHECKLIST: SEVEN WAYS TO MAKE OUR AIR MORE BREATHABLE


May 29, 2015

WANT TO QUIT SMOKING? START YOUR JOURNEY ON WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY


May 27, 2015

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION AND HAMILTON TIGER-CATS JOIN FORCES TO STEP UP FOR LUNG HEALTH


May 26, 2015

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION APPLAUDS PASSING OF MAKING HEALTHIER CHOICES ACT


May 25, 2015

A PATHWAY TO BETTER CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH LUNG DISEASE


May 5, 2015

WORLD ASTHMA DAY 2015


April 29, 2015

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES PASSAGE OF RYAN'S LAW


April 29, 2015

IN RYAN'S MEMORY


April 27, 2015

IMMUNIZATION IS STILL OUR BEST SHOT AT PREVENTING DISEASE


April 23, 2015

ONTARIO CONTINUES TO FAIL ON TOBACCO TAXES


April 13, 2015

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK


March 24, 2015

LET'S ELIMINATE TB ONCE AND FOR ALL


March 16, 2015

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION RELEASES FRAMEWORK FOR LUNG HEALTH ACTION PLAN


February 26, 2015

REPORT OF TOBACCO’S TWO-IN-THREE DEATH TOLL PROMPTS NEW CALL FOR TOBACCO TAX HIKE


February 20, 2015

CROSS-BORDER RALLY IN SUPPORT OF SMOKE-FREE YOUTH-RATED MOVIES


February 18, 2015

LUNG RESEARCH CHAMPION HONOURED WITH INTERNATIONAL AWARD


February 4, 2015

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZES WORLD CANCER DAY


January 18, 2015

NATIONAL NON-SMOKING WEEK 2015


January 6, 2015

LUNG TRANSPLANT PIONEER NAMED TO ORDER OF CANADA


 December 15, 2014

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION CONGRATULATES DR. ARTHUR SLUTSKY, RECIPIENT OF THE CIHR RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR AWARD


 December 11, 2014

KIWANIS CLUB OF OTTAWA MEDICAL FOUNDATION BREATHES LIFE INTO RESPIRATORY RESEARCH


November 19, 2014

SIMPLE TEST DETECTS EARLY SIGNS OF LUNG DISEASE


November 7, 2014

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION WELCOMES NEW REGULATIONS TO CURB SMOKING


October 31, 2014

THE 2.4 MILLION REASONS WE'RE FLYING THE FLAG FOR LUNG MONTH


October 31, 2014

MIKE HOLMES HAMMERS HOME MESSAGE ON RADON


September 9, 2014

CLOSING IN ON WEEK 38 -- AND "THE SPIKE"


August 17, 2014

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: GEORGE HABIB, REGARDING E-CIGARETTES IN TORONTO  (TORONTO STAR)


July 17, 2014

PURGING HOMES OF A SILENT KILLER


July 9, 2014

ENDING COAL FOR CLEANER AIR A BOON FOR BREATHERS


June 4, 2014

OPEN LETTER TO ONTARIO'S POLITICAL LEADERS


June 4, 2014

TAKE 5!  A CLEAN AIR DAY TO-DO LIST


MAY 29, 2014

RESEARCH AWARD HONOURS YOUNG LUNG CHAMPION


MAY 8, 2014

CALLING ON CANDIDATES TO SIGN UP FOR 4 LUNG YEARS


MAY 5, 2014

ASTHMA NOT JUST KIDS' STUFF


MAY 1, 2014

TOBACCO TAX INCREASE A 'MISSED OPPORTUNITY'


APRIL 15, 2014

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE: ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES END OF COAL POWER


APRIL 7, 2014

IN APPRECIATION OF OUR WONDERFUL VOLUNTEERS


MARCH 24, 2014

WORLD TB DAY: TUBERCULOSIS REMAINS A SERIOUS PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERN


FEBRUARY 28, 2014

2014 PRE-BUDGET SUBMISSION


FEBRUARY 28, 2014

STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL RARE DISEASE DAY


JANUARY 21, 2014

KICK THOSE “BUTTS” WITH QUIT & GET FIT™


JANUARY 17, 2014

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: EVALUATION SERVICES FOR COPD VALUE DEMONSTRATING INITIATIVE


JANUARY 2, 2014

REMEMBERING KAYLA BAKER, YOUNG LUNG HEALTH CHAMPION


DECEMBER 19, 2013

LETTER TO THE PREMIER: RYAN'S LAW


NOVEMBER 20, 2013

COPD NUMBERS CONTINUE TO RISE: AN OMINOUS SIGN FOR PROVINCE’S HEALTH SYSTEM


NOVEMBER 13, 2013

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION WELCOMES TIGHTER REGULATIONS TO PREVENT YOUTH FROM SMOKING


NOVEMBER 12, 2013

NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES FIRST ANNUAL RADON MONTH


NOVEMBER 1, 2013

RAISING THE FLAG TO LAUNCH LUNG MONTH


OCTOBER 25, 2013

A TRIBUTE TO REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS


October 23, 2013

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES ANOTHER STEP TOWARDS THE END OF COAL POWER


October 10, 2013

 A STRONG LINK BETWEEN MENTAL HEALTH AND LUNG HEALTH


September 24, 2013

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION URGES ADOPTION OF OUTDOOR SMOKING BAN


September 12, 2013


ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION URGES MPPS TO SUPPORT THE RADON BILL


SEPTEMBER 11

 

BACK TO SCHOOL, BACK TO SPORTS: CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA NEED TO GET INTO THE GAME


August 21

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION LETTER TO MINISTER MATTHEWS REGARDING INTER-PROFESSIONAL HEALTH PROVIDER FUNDING


July 11, 2013

The Ontario Lung Association is proud to have been a driving force behind Campaign for a Smoke-Free Ride, funded by the Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport.

BANS ON SMOKING IN CARS WITH KIDS DEEMED A SUCCESS 


June 24, 2013

 

HEAT WAVE ENDANGERS MILLIONS OF ONTARIANS WITH LUNG DISEASE


June 18, 2013

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION ACCREDITED UNDER IMAGINE CANADA'S NATIONAL STANDARDS PROGRAM

 

 

June 5, 2013

 

OPEN LETTER TO ONTARIO'S PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE: EMISSIONS TESTING IS VITAL IN ENSURING CLEAN AIR FOR ALL


May 31, 2013

 

MORE SMOKE ON THE BIG SCREEN: HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS DEMAND ADULT RATING FOR MOVIES THAT SHOW SMOKING


MAy 6, 2013

 

WORLD ASTHMA DAY 2013: MAKING SCHOOLS SAFE FOR CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA

 

 

APRIL 25, 2013

 

IS YOUR HOME MAKING YOU SICK? TAKE THE HEALTHY HOME TOUR TO TRACK DOWN AIR QUALITY HAZARDS

 

 

APRIL 23, 2013

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION STATEMENT TO MARK NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION WEEK

 

 

APRIL 19, 2013

 

A SALUTE TO OUR AMAZING VOLUNTEERS

 

 

APRIL 13, 2013

 

THE ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION'S PRE-BUDGET SUBMISSION

 
 

 

MARCH 21, 2013

 

DESPITE PROGRESS, TB REMAINS A SERIOUS HEALTH CONCERN IN ONTARIO

 

 

February 13, 2013

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS EFFORTS TO REDUCE AIR POLLUTION

 

 

January 28, 2013

 

JAZZ SINGER ALEX PANGMAN'S LOVE SONG ABOUT THE JOY OF BREATHING

 

 

January 23, 2013

 

HELPING MORE SMOKERS TO QUIT IS GREAT NEWS FOR LUNG HEALTH

 

 

January 23, 2013

 

SMOKERS' OPINIONS WANTED

 

 

January 10, 2013

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION WELCOMES EARLY DAWN OF ONTARIO'S COAL-FREE FUTURE

 

 

December 6, 2012

 

RESPONSE TO HEALTH LINKS ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

December 5, 2012

 

WE SALUTE OUR VOLUNTEERS

 

 

December 4, 2012

 

GUARD AGAINST THE DECEMBER ASTHMA SPIKE AND BREATHE EASIER OVER THE HOLIDAYS

 

 

November 14, 2012

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION:  STATEMENT FOR WORLD COPD DAY

 

 

November 13, 2012

 

BREATHERS UNITED: NEW VOICES JOIN CALL FOR URGENT ACTION ON ONTARIO’S LUNG HEALTH CRISIS

 

 

November 1, 2012

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION: STATEMENT FOR LUNG CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

HEALTH CANADA: TEST YOUR HOME FOR RADON DURING LUNG CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

 

 

October 19, 2012

 

THE ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION CELEBRATES REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS (RRTs)!

 

 

October 18, 2012

 

NEW SERVICES IN DURHAM REGION FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE

 

 

October 9, 2012

 

LETTER TO MINISTER MATTHEWS IN RESPONSE TO ANNOUNCEMENT EXPANDING PHARMACISTS' SCOPE OF PRACTICE

 

 

September 12, 2012

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION RESPONSE TO CLOSURE OF COAL PLANT

 

 

September 11, 2012

 

BACK TO SCHOOL LESSON NUMBER ONE: HOW PROPER HAND WASHING HELPS KEEP KIDS WITH ASTHMA OUT OF HOSPITAL

 

 

AUGUST 16, 2012

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES THE 2012 COPD LUNGEVITY TOUR

 

 

JULY 4, 2012

 

EXTREME WEATHER A DANGER FOR MILLIONS OF ONTARIANS WITH LUNG DISEASE

 

 

July, 2012

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION: STATEMENT ON DIESEL EXHAUST

 

 

June 26, 2012

 

LUNG DISEASE: LEADING HEALTH CONCERN IN ONTARIO OFTEN UNDERDIAGNOSED

 

 

June 19, 2012

 

EXTREME WEATHER A DANGER FOR MILLIONS OF ONTARIANS WITH LUNG DISEASE

 

 

June 18, 2012

 

LETTER TO MINISTER MATTHEWS REGARDING HEALTH IMPACTS OF CHANGES TO FEE SCHEDULE FOR SPIROMETRY AND LUNG FUNCTION TESTING

 

 

June 6, 2012

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION: NEW RESEARCH SUPPORTS ACCELERATED CLOSURES OF COAL PLANTS

 

 

May 31, 2012

 

WANT TO QUIT SMOKING? START YOUR JOURNEY ON WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY

 

 

May 9, 2012

 

A SALUTE TO ONTARIO'S NURSES

 

 

May 1, 2012

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION TO ONTARIO'S WORKPLACE: COULD YOUR WORKPLACE BE MAKING YOU SICK?

 

 

May 1, 2012

 

THANK YOU TO ONTARIO DOCTORS: ONTARIO DOCTORS DAY MESSAGE

 

 

April 26, 2012

 

BETTER CARE FASTER WANTS TO HEAR FROM ONTARIANS ON HEALTH CARE

 

 

April 17, 2012

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION RESPONDS TO MPP FRANCE GELINAS’ PRIVATE MEMBERS BILL BANNING FLAVOURED TOBACCO PRODUCTS

 

 

April 17, 2012

 

FEDERAL LEADERSHIP IN TOBACCO CONTROL KEY TO ACHIEVING POSITIVE HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR CANADIANS

 

 

April 13, 2012

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION SALUTES VOLUNTEERS!

 

 

April 5, 2012

 

THE LUNG ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS FULL THROTTLE BAN ON ASBESTOS IN BRAKE PADS

 

 

April 2, 2012

 

THE FUTURE IS OURS: YOUTH TAKE A STAND TO AFFECT POSITIVE CHANGE (SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASE)

 

 

March 27, 2012

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION RESPONSE TO 2012 ONTARIO BUDGET: DECISIVE ACTION ON LUNG HEALTH WILL HELP THE GOVERNMENT REACH ITS HEALTH CARE SPENDING AND QUALITY TARGETS

 

 

March 23, 2012

 

RESPONSE TO HOWELL OP-ED, "CAMPAIGN AGAINST TOBACCO IN MOVIES IS ALL SMOKE, NO FIRE"

 

 

March 22, 2012

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION APPLAUDS CANCER CARE ONTARIO AND PUBLIC HEALTH ONTARIO REPORT; REINFORCES NEED FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION ON CHRONIC DISEASE

 

 

March 19, 2012

 

LUNG DISEASE TAKES HUGE TOLL ON ONTARIO POPULATION AND ECONOMY

 

 

March 5, 2012

 

THE LUNG ASSOCIATION'S TULIP DAY CELEBRATES THE BREATH OF SPRING

 

 

February 17, 2012

 

THE ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION IS READY TO TAKE ACTION IN RESPONSE TO THE DRUMMOND REPORT

 

 

February 1, 2012

 

WE'RE MOVING!

 

 

January 30, 2012

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION QUOTATION IN RESPONSE TO TODAY’S ANNOUNCEMENT BY MINISTER OF HEALTH AND LONG-TERM CARE OF THE ONTARIO ACTION PLAN FOR HEALTH CARE

 

 

January 30, 2012

 

CANADIAN LUNG ASSOCIATION: TAKE OUR ONLINE TEST TO LEARN IF YOU NEED TO GET THAT COUGH CHECKED OUT 

 

 

January 18, 2012

 

ARCELORMITTAL DOFASCO JOINS FORCES WITH ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION TO HELP EMPLOYEES “BUTT OUT” AS PART OF NEW EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM 

 

January 18, 2012

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS ONTARIO GOVERNMENT EFFORTS TO HELP MORE ONTARIANS QUIT SMOKING

January 10, 2012

 

RADON: THE RISK IS REAL, ESPECIALLY FOR SMOKERS
ENHANCED NEWS RELEASE

January 3, 2012

 

FLU FACTS: TAKE IT SERIOUSLY AND ACT FAST
ENHANCED NEWS RELEASE, INCLUDING VIDEO

December 8, 2011

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION KICKS “BUTTS” WITH QUIT & GET FIT™
ENHANCED NEWS RELEASE, INCLUDING VIDEO

December 8, 2011

 

80% OF PEOPLE LIVING IN APARTMENTS, CONDOS AND CO-OPS WANT TO LIVE SMOKE FREE

December 1, 2011

 

ONTARIO SHUTTING DOWN TWO MORE COAL UNITS

November 16, 2011

 

COPD – A SERIOUS LUNG DISEASE - EXPECTED TO RISE BY 50 PERCENT IN ONTARIO BY 2041

October 14, 2011

 

THE SOONER YOU BLOW, THE SOONER YOU'LL KNOW!

September 21, 2011

 

ONTARIO LUNG ASSOCIATION TO ONTARIO VOTERS: BOTH LUNG HEALTH AND THE ECONOMY NEED TO BE A PRIORITY

September 15, 2011

 

Economic Club Presentation by George Habib, President & CEO of the Ontario Lung Association

September 14, 2011

 

Ontario's health depends on Better Care Faster

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September 1, 2011

 

Ontario Lung Association Applauds the Ontario Government for Investing in Lung Health

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July 27, 2011

 

Ontario Lung Association congratulates the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care on a significant step towards a smoke-free province

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July 5, 2011

 

Cleaner Air Promotes Healthier Ontarians

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June 23, 2011

 

Ontario Lung Association to Government of Ontario: Lung Health Must Be Provincial Priority

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June 8, 2011

 

Wednesday June 8 is Clean Air Day. 10 easy ways to participate!

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June 3, 2011

 

Ontario Lung Association Congratulates the Government of Ontario on Bill 186

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May 3, 2011

 

Ontario Lung Association Urges People with Asthma to Take Control

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