CCS is actively monitoring and responding to the recommendations of the Public Health Agency of Canada regarding coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Ontario Provincial Election
The Ontario Election will be held Thursday, June 7, 2018. Help make cancer an election issue for all parties! To find your candidate and where to vote visit Elections Ontario.
Encourage party leaders and local candidates across Ontario to make cancer a priority by supporting our recommendations.
Our priority issues
Take-home cancer drugs - The Canadian Cancer Society calls on the government to develop a program for the funding and delivery of take-home cancer drugs for all Ontarians.
Cancer support services - The Canadian Cancer Society recommends the government work with us to improve support programs for people with cancer and their families to enable Ontarians to better meet their healthcare needs
Smoke-Free Ontario - The Canadian Cancer Society urges the government to take bold action to implement measures to reduce tobacco use in Ontario to less than 5% by 2035.
Questionnaire and responses from party leaders
The CCS sent a questionnaire to the leaders of the four main political parties.
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Taking action against all cancers
The latest Canadian Cancer Statistics report found that of all newly diagnosed cancers in 2017, half are expected to be lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancers. Learn what you can do to reduce the burden of cancer.