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Saskatchewan

Health groups hope to make smoke-free bylaw an election issue in Moose Jaw

October 2016 - Saskatchewan health groups are hoping voters in Moose Jaw will think about the health of their community when they choose their mayor and council on October 26.


Health groups hope to make smoke-free bylaw an election issue in Prince Albert

October 2016 - Saskatchewan health groups are hoping voters in Prince Albert will think about the health of their community when they choose their mayor and council on October 26.


Health groups hope to make smoke-free bylaw an election issue in Regina

October 2016 - Saskatchewan health groups are hoping voters in Regina will think about health when they choose their mayor and council on October 26th


Health groups hope to make smoke-free bylaw an election issue in Regina

October 2016 - Saskatchewan health groups are hoping voters in Regina will think about the health of their community when they choose their mayor and council on October 26.


Canadian Cancer Society announces winners of 50-50 draws

September 2016 - Seventeen winners named across the province


Lloydminster first Saskatchewan municipality to require license fee to sell tobacco

June 2016 - New bylaw intended to help reduce smoking rates


Popular Regina pub goes smoke-free on World No Tobacco Day

May 2016 - Popular Regina pub goes smoke-free on World No Tobacco Day


Saskatchewan musicians fight cancer with release of new song

April 2016 - Saskatchewan musicians fight cancer with release of new song


Canadian Cancer Society supports commitment to increase palliative care funding and training for health professionals

March 2016 - Canadian Cancer Society supports commitment to increase palliative care funding and training for health professionals



Commitment to improve palliative and home care services

March 2016 - Canadian Cancer Society welcomes commitment to improve palliative and home care services


Make palliative care an election issue

February 2016 - Make palliative care an election issue


Saskatchewan Government gets a D+ for tobacco control efforts

November 2015 - Saskatchewan Government gets a D+ for tobacco control efforts


Together We Thrive - How does your Community help you

September 2015 - Share your story and Together We Will Thrive


New survey finds Regina residents strongly support smoke-free outdoor patios

July 2015 - Saskatoon continues its progressive stance on health policy with e-cigarette ban and outdoor smoke-free places - Where’s Regina?tanning


Why did our Saskatchewan government block a federal ban on menthol tobacco products?

June 2015 - Why did our Saskatchewan government block a federal ban on menthol tobacco products?


Canadian Cancer Society applauds government decision to protect youth from dangers of indoor tanning

March 2015 - Canadian Cancer Society applauds government decision to protect youth from dangers of indoor tanning


Lloydminster Relay For Life to carry on

January 2015 - Lloydminster Relay For Life to carry on


Warman and Martensville adopt outdoor smoke-free bylaw

October 2014 - Warman and Martensville adopt first outdoor bylaws in Saskatchewan


Youth Menthol Useage Study

June 2014 - Study on menthol cigarette use among youth highlights need to ban all flavoured tobacco products


Cancer Stats 2014

May 2014 - Melanoma: deadliest type of skin cancer is on the rise


U of S researchers treating dogs with cancer in the hopes of finding treatment for people

April 2014 - Innovative research supported by Canadian Cancer Society grant


Fort Qu’appelle launches first Tan-Free Grad challenge in Saskatchewan

March 2014 - Students at Bert Fox High School in Fort Qu’Appelle will be the first in the province to take up the Canadian Cancer Society’s challenge not to tan for grad this year.


Cancer Society recognizes cancer prevention champions, saying more commitment needed to prevent the disease

March 2014 - Groups and individuals recognized for cancer prevention efforts


Health groups advocate for smoke-free bylaws at SUMA convention

February 2014 - Polling shows public support for outdoor smoke-free spaces


4 out of 5 people support a ban on flavoured tobacco products

January 2014 - Cancer Society calls on Saskatchewan government to take action


Giving Tuesday launches in Canada

November 2013 - Canadian Cancer Society encourages Canadians to be extra charitable


Health groups call on Saskatchewan government to follow Alberta and Ontario’s lead and ban flavoured tobacco products

November 2013 - With two provincial governments announcing plans to ban candy and fruit flavoured tobacco products, health groups are urging the Saskatchewan Minister of Health to do the same.


Flavoured tobacco highly popular among Saskatchewan youth

October 2013 - Health groups call for ban on all flavoured tobacco to curb youth smoking


Saskatchewan legislature makes history

April 2013 - Howard’s Law first of its kind in Canada


U of S researchers look for a new way to stop the spread of cancer

March 2013 - Promising research supported by Canadian Cancer Society Innovation Grant


Health groups applaud Saskatchewan Government for supporting Howard's Law

March 2013 - Health groups and the family of the late Howard Willems are calling today a great day for public health in Saskatchewan.


Saskatoon man receives highest national award for his leadership in asbestos awareness

March 2013 - “Howard’s selfless efforts, while battling cancer have had a positive impact on government practice, social activism and public awareness about the danger of asbestos,” says Marc Généreux, national chair of the Canadian Cancer Society Board of Directors.


Supporters of mandatory asbestos registry launch on-line petition

February 2013 - Health organizations, firefighters and emergency medical workers are asking the public to show their support for a mandatory asbestos registry by signing an on-line petition.


Brandt Group of Companies donates $50,000 to Canadian Cancer Society

November 2012 - The Canadian Cancer Society is the latest beneficiary of Brandt’s “Thanks a Billion” program


Moose Jaw voters encouraged to support health-minded candidates in upcoming election

October 2012 - The Canadian Cancer Society is asking Moose Jaw voters to consider community health when they choose who to vote for in the upcoming civic election.


Prince Albert voters encouraged to support health-minded candidates this coming election

October 2012 - The Canadian Cancer Society is asking Prince Albert voters to consider community health when they choose who to vote for in the upcoming civic election.


Saskatoon voters encouraged to support health-minded candidates this coming election

October 2012 - The Canadian Cancer Society is asking Saskatoon voters to consider community health when they choose who to vote for in the upcoming civic election.


Stadium not the only issue Regina voters should consider this election

October 2012 - The Canadian Cancer Society is asking Regina voters to consider community health when they choose who to vote for in the upcoming civic election.


Weyburn voters encouraged to support health-minded candidates in upcoming election

October 2012 - The Canadian Cancer Society is asking voters in Weyburn to consider community health when they choose who to vote for in the upcoming civic election.


Saskatchewan youth smoking rates highest in Canada 9 years running

September 2012 - A national smoking survey just released by Statistics Canada shows that for the 9th year in a row Saskatchewan has the highest youth smoking rate in the country.


Cancer control groups hope photos will shock young people into using protection

September 2012 - Health groups are hoping a photographic image will be enough to convince young adults to protect their skin from the sun, and avoid using indoor tanning beds.


Canadian cancer death rate down

May 2012 - Lower smoking rates, better screening and treatment account for drop, but much more needs to be done to tackle leading cause of death in Canada


$4 million investment in colorectal screening will save lives

March 2012 - The Canadian Cancer Society applauds the government’s decision to expand the colorectal screening program.


Stopping cancer before it starts - Doctors will disclose life-saving prevention tips at free forum

November 2011 - The Canadian Cancer Society has partnered with health specialists to bring important information to the public on how to prevent cancer,


Hundreds of footwear lined Albert Street in Regina in efforts to make cancer an election issue

September 2011 - The Canadian Cancer Society lined Albert Street with hundreds of pairs of footwear Thursday morning, in an effort to encourage Saskatchewan voters to make cancer prevention a provincial election issue.


Fundraising and the Society

July 2011 - We are passionate about furthering our mission to eradicate cancer and enhance the quality of life of people living with cancer


Giant Colon is taking over Northgate Mall

June 2011 - A 40 foot long, 8 foot high inflatable, outrageously pink replica of the human colon.


Creative Saskatchewan youth have a lot to say about tobacco

May 2011 - Society announces winners of its first online video contest


Not enough Saskatchewan people being screened for colorectal cancer

May 2011 - Not enough Saskatchewan people being screened for colorectal cancer


Young cancer survivors bring inspirational message to weekend conference

April 2011 - The Canadian Cancer Society‘s ninth annual Living with Cancer Conference is set for April 15-17 at the Delta Regina Hotel.


Canadian Cancer Society brings an antidote to winter

January 2011 - Professional speaker Kelly Walker will tour the province


The Canadian Cancer Society launches a youth anti-smoking contest

January 2011 - Contest designed for 12-24 year olds to let them speak out about tobacco