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2014

Health groups respond to Minister’s comments on menthol flavoured tobacco

October 2014 - Coalition very concerned that menthol maybe excluded from Alberta’s ban on flavoured tobacco.


Grande Prairie women making a difference in fight for life

October 2014 - Cancer survivor and fundraiser help to raise $35,000 at Women’s Health Awareness Luncheon and Harvest of Hope Gala.


Prominent men across Alberta, Northwest Territories make pledge to be #FITat50

September 2014 - Ambassadors help increase awareness of new colorectal cancer screening test


Leadership race shows little concern for reducing rising cancer rate in Alberta

August 2014 - Most PC leadership candidates did not respond to survey on indoor tanning legislation


Youth group delivers strong message to Alberta Government on Bill 206

May 2014 - Tobacco flavourings ban still awaiting final proclamation six months after its passage


Provincial government failing to protect Albertans from growing risk of melanoma

May 2014 - The deadliest form of skin cancer on the rise in Canada, but a tanning ban could help reverse trend.


Alberta fundraisers throw support behind ‘silent killer’

May 2014 - Women In Insurance Cancer Crusade makes a significant donation to help fund research into pancreatic cancer.


Menthol-flavoured tobacco poses danger to youth

January 2014 - Canadian Cancer Society calls on the Alberta government to include menthol in legislation that bans flavoured tobacco


Canadian Cancer Society needs volunteer drivers to transport patients to Central Alberta Cancer Centre

January 2014 - Volunteer Driver Program expands to Red Deer with opening of new Central Alberta Cancer Centre