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2015

The Canadian Cancer Society’s Camp Goodtime turns 30!

August 2015 - The Canadian Cancer Society’s Camp Goodtime turns 30!


Nova Scotia set to become first jurisdiction in the world to implement a ban on menthol tobacco

May 2015 - On May 31st World No Tobacco Day, Nova Scotia will become the first jurisdiction in the world to implement a ban on flavoured tobacco, including menthol. The Canadian Cancer Society commends the Nova Scotia government for their swift action implementing this ban on May 31st. Not only will it place Nova Scotia as a global leader, but it also signals a firm commitment in the prevention of tobacco-related disease.


The Canadian Cancer Society urges government and Nova Scotians to fight back as Big Tobacco attempts to block menthol ban

May 2015 - Imperial Tobacco Canada announced they intend to file a legal challenge against Nova Scotia’s menthol ban. The ban, which is set to go into effect on May 31st, would see all flavoured tobacco including menthol removed from Nova Scotia shelves. This implementation date will put Nova Scotia in the forefront of tobacco control measures on a global scale.


What the 2015 Canadian Cancer Statistics Report means for Nova Scotia

May 2015 - What the 2015 Canadian Cancer Statistics Report means for Nova Scotia


Canadian Cancer Society honours Dr. Robin McGee with the national Medal of Courage

April 2015 - Port Williams cancer survivor’s contribution to cancer care inspires others


Canadian Cancer Society celebrates final adoption today of crucial public health legislation that will ban flavoured tobacco including menthol

April 2015 - Canadian Cancer Society celebrates final adoption today of crucial public health legislation that will ban flavoured tobacco including menthol


Canadian Cancer Society commends decision to include menthol in flavoured tobacco ban placing Nova Scotia as a national leader in tobacco control

April 2015 - Canadian Cancer Society commends decision to include menthol in flavoured tobacco ban placing Nova Scotia as a national leader in tobacco control


Canadian Cancer Society applauds tobacco tax increase in Provincial Budget

April 2015 - Canadian Cancer Society applauds tobacco tax increase in Provincial Budget


Canadian Cancer Society urges action on menthol

March 2015 - Canadian Cancer Society urges action on menthol


It's back! Sackville Relay For Life returns for 2015

January 2015 - It's back! Sackville Relay For Life returns for 2015