Canadian Cancer Society Announces Partnership with the Winnipeg Ice

September 2020 - The Canadian Cancer Society announced today that they are teaming up with the Winnipeg ICE for their Hockey Fights Cancer initiative

Thousands of Canadians promise to make breast cancer beatable by joining the CIBC Run for the Cure

August 2018 - On September 30, an estimated 80,000 Canadians are expected to come together in communities across the country for the 27th annual Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure, united by their promise to make breast cancer beatable.

One‐in‐four Manitoba homes have higher than accepted radon gas levels

October 2014 - Test your home during Radon Awareness Month

Manitoba acts on Canadian Cancer Society tobacco recommendation

April 2014 - New legislation banning some flavoured tobacco products good step forward

April Daffodil Campaign Launches Across Canada

March 2014 - Buy a Daffodil Pin to Show Support for Manitobans Living with Cancer

HOPE…Buy a bunch of it!

March 2014 - 35,000 bunches of daffodils land in Manitoba as spring arrives this week

Brandon cancer survivor wins International Hero of Hope Award

March 2014 - Anne Brolund inspires hope through her year-round volunteer efforts and by participating in the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay For Life

Holiday lights shine bright for cancer research

December 2013 - Cancer survivor illuminates the need for Manitobans to support cancer patients throughout the year by supporting the Canadian Cancer Society this holiday season.

“GivingTuesday” launches in Canada

December 2013 - Manitobans encouraged to pause during holiday rush to support cancer patients on Canada's first national day of charity.

One-in-four Manitoba homes contain higher than accepted radon levels

November 2013 - Canadian Cancer Society urges Manitobans to get homes tested for radon gas which is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking.

Balmoral Hall students to take action to prevent cancer

October 2013 - Grade 12 students will encourage classmates to be tan free for grad in an effort to reduce the risk of developing skin cancer.

Federal legislation fails to stem teenage use of flavoured tobacco products

October 2013 - Canadian Cancer Society calls for ban on all flavoured tobacco to curb use among youth. Fruit and candy-flavoured tobacco makes it easier for youth to become addicted.

There’s etiquette for everything, including your nuts: 3 steps for proper nutiquette

September 2013 - On September 9, the Canadian Cancer Society is celebrating Men’s Cancer Health Awareness Month and launching a nationwide campaign to teach guys how to spot testicular cancer early.

Mini Dragons race for the first time in Western Canada

September 2013 - Canadian Cancer Society September Dragon Boat Challenge features smaller dragon boats that have to make a turn on the water.

Manitobans to give cancer a paddling at Lake Shirley

June 2013 - Canadian Cancer Society River City Dragon Boat Festival draws teams from all over Manitoba to fight cancer together in sport, fun, and camaraderie.

Canadian Cancer Society report shows more Canadians surviving cancer

May 2013 - Better screening and treatments from research and less people smoking contribute to survival rate, but much more needs to be done to tackle leading cause of death in Canada.

Winnipeg Firefighters to join hundreds as they celebrate, remember and fight back against cancer at Winnipeg Relay For Life

May 2013 - Firefighters at greater risk of cancer because of the job they do to protect us and bring awareness to work-related cancer risk at this year's Relay For Life.

Thousands of Manitobans to mark Daffodil Day by joining the cancer fight

April 2013 - More than 150,000 recognize survivors, remember those lost and commit to fight back. They will be wearing Daffodil pins to symbolize hope and represent their support for those who are still battling cancer.

Canadian Cancer Society welcomes higher tobacco taxes, Calls for more provincial action to help Manitobans quit smoking

April 2013 - Stagnant smoking rate shows more investment needed to reduce the leading cause of lung cancer, tobacco use.

Daffodil Month 2013 Kicks Off

March 2013 - Daffodil Month is especially meaningful this year as the Canadian Cancer Society marks its 75th anniversary.

Canadian Cancer Society marks 75 years and kicks off Daffodil Month at Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

March 2013 - The Society will kick off Daffodil Month at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair at the Keystone Centre this Friday, March 29, to raise funds and awareness about a disease that will strike approximately 6,100 families in Manitoba this year alone.

Winnipeg winter fails to thwart passion for dragon boating to beat cancer

February 2013 - Canadian Cancer Society Indoor Dragon Boat Festival first of its kind in Western Canada.

Canadian Cancer Society awards Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to Health Minister Theresa Oswald

February 2013 - Manitoban among 24 Canadians recognized for their significant contributions to the fight against cancer.

Canadian Cancer Society marks its 75th anniversary, continuing to fight against all cancers.

January 2013 - The Canadian Cancer Society continues to help Manitobans through support programs tailored to the needs of individuals dealing with cancer.

Its lights on for holiday display and lights out for cancer

November 2012 - Survivor plugs in 55,000 christmas lights to raise awareness and funds for the fight against cancer.

Canadian Cancer Society applauds the Driving Force of Manitoba

November 2012 - More volunteers needed to help Manitobans with cancer. The Cancer Society’s Transportation Service will provide around 30,000 subsidised rides to Manitobans this year alone.

Dragon Boat Festival gets new partnership boost

November 2012 - Commitment keeps all pledging proceeds in Manitoba to fight cancer, provide services.

Manitoba study finds financial hardship often accompanies cancer diagnosis

November 2012 - Families pushed to the brink as supports fall short, incomes decline and costs mount.

Winnipeg Relay For Life 2012

May 2012 - Cancer survivor and caregiver to lead hundreds as they celebrate, remember and fight back against cancer at Winnipeg Relay For Life.

Canadian Cancer Society report shows 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

New provincial program covers the cost of cancer treatment and support drugs

April 2012 - Nearly 4,000 Manitoba cancer patients benefit from program that allows them to stay out of hospitals, in their community and close to friends while fighting cancer.

Canadian Cancer Society applauds budget that fuels the cancer fight

April 2012 - Government adopts Cancer Society agenda with promises to cover oral drug costs, increased access to treatment, reduced wait times and coverage for stop smoking aids.

April is Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Month

April 2012 - Daffodil Pins available in hundreds of locations throughout Manitoba. Wear a daffodil and do something to support Manitobans living with cancer.

Daffodil Month 2012 Kicks Off at Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

March 2012 - Winter fair in Brandon will raise awareness and funds to help in the fight against cancer.

HOPE…Buy a bunch of it!

March 2012 - 50,000 bunches of daffodils land in Manitoba as spring arrives this week. Celebrate Daffodil Day by buying a bunch of daffodils or a daffodil pin to support the fight against cancer.

Canadian Cancer Society Green Lights Innovative Research Ideas

February 2012 - Two Manitoba researchers to receive grants as part of the Society’s $4.5 million in new funding for 23 high-risk, high-reward innovation grants.

New, larger health warnings on cigarette packages begin appearing on store shelves

February 2012 - Local cancer survivor featured on the new cigarette package warnings alongside new information about the harms of smoking tobacco.

New tools to help Manitobans quit during National Non-Smoking Week

January 2012 - Young adults invited to “break up” with tobacco and live tobacco free in a new digital campaign funded by Health Canada.

Canadian Cancer Society services help Manitobans where they live

January 2012 - Support programs tailored to needs of individuals dealing with cancer to help them their families and friends cope.