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How we're organized

How we are organized - National

Offices: Toronto and Ottawa

How we are organized - Alberta and Northwest Territories

Alberta and Northwest Territories Division
Division office: Calgary
Unit offices: 8
Volunteers: 5,600

How we are organized - British Columbia and Yukon

British Columbia and Yukon Division
Division office: Vancouver
Regional offices: 7
Unit offices: 32
Volunteers: 13,700

How we are organized - Manitoba

Manitoba Division
Division office: Winnipeg
Brandon office
Volunteers: 5,500

How we are organized - New Brunswick

New Brunswick Division
Division office: Saint John
District offices: 5
Volunteers: 7,500

How we are organized - Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador Division
Division office: St John's
Regional offices: 3
Volunteers: 2,200

How we are organized - Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Division
Division office: Halifax
District councils: 9
Volunteers: 2,500

How we are organized - Ontario

Ontario Division
Division office: Toronto
Regions: 7
Community offices: 31
Branches: 191
Volunteers: 58,000

How we are organized - Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Division
Division office: Charlottetown
Volunteers: 1,500

How we are organized - Quebec

Quebec Division
Division office: Montreal
Regional offices: 14
Volunteers: 31,900

How we are organized - Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Division
Division office: Regina
Unit offices: 10
Volunteers: 10,000

With the support of volunteers, staff and donors, the Canadian Cancer Society leads Canadians in the fight against cancer at both the national and provincial levels. We have:

  • approximately 140,000 volunteers 
  • more than 1,200 full-time staff 
  • national offices in Toronto and Ottawa 
  • 10 provincial divisions 
  • regional and unit offices that carry out our work at the community level


Researchers Dr John White and Dr James Gleason Dr John White is developing a new 2-in-1 cancer treatment to outsmart drug resistance.

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Establishing a national caregivers strategy

Illustration of caregivers

The Canadian Cancer Society is actively lobbying the federal government to establish a national caregivers strategy to ensure there is more financial support for this important group of people.

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