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The Canadian Cancer Society believes that working with government and legislators to bring about healthy public policies is a vital part of the fight against cancer. We do this by:
Our advocacy efforts are based on the Society’s strategic plan, which impacts every aspect of what we do. We take action to:
Our staff and volunteers meet with elected officials from local, provincial and national governments to persuade them to make the fight against cancer one of their top priorities.
Some issues have multiple advocacy campaigns for different levels of government. For example, we advocate for better tobacco control:
The Canadian Cancer Society’s peer support program is a telephone support service that matches cancer patients and their caregivers with specially trained volunteers.