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CTV News
Young cancer patient 'SpiderMable' hopes for big screen debutwant to do anything.” Today, she’s a healthy third-grader whose weekends are b
Young cancer patient 'SpiderMable' hopes for big screen debut
CTV News / Posted 2 hours ago
want to do anything.” Today, she’s a healthy third-grader whose weekends are booked solid with advocacy work ranging from Canadian Cancer Society events to Oilers games. “We have check-ups every two months. Blood work once a month. But compared... Read more
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Langley Times
Cops for Cancer ride through Langley (with video)morning, during day seven of nine on their 800 km journey from Tsawwassen to Bo
Cops for Cancer ride through Langley (with video)
Langley Times / Posted 9 hours ago
morning, during day seven of nine on their 800 km journey from Tsawwassen to Boston Bar. This year's fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society is aiming to raise $420,000. The riders were cheered on by staff at Coast Capital before indulging... Read more
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CTV News
New Senate bill takes aim at junk food ads directed at kidsthe Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition
New Senate bill takes aim at junk food ads directed at kids
CTV News / Posted 11 hours ago
the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition, the Childhood Obesity Foundation and the Canadian Cancer Society. "Legislation will protect kids, support parents as they teach their children healthy habits, and... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Legislation hopes to regulate vaping products, shield youth from nicotineforward measures on vaping, but federal legislation is required, said Rob Cunni
Legislation hopes to regulate vaping products, shield youth from nicotine
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
forward measures on vaping, but federal legislation is required, said Rob Cunningham, a senior policy adviser at the Canadian Cancer Society. “It’s clearly something that needs regulation,” he said in an interview. “We don’t want kids to be... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Second annual OktoberFEAST Oct. 7fall with festive drinks, food, friends and fun need look no further than Oktob
Second annual OktoberFEAST Oct. 7
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted yesterday
fall with festive drinks, food, friends and fun need look no further than Oktoberfeast. This marks the second annual Canadian Cancer Society fundraiser dubbed the ‘Eat, drink and be caring’ event being held at the Petawawa Civic Centre, this... Read more
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BC Local News
Rolling down the Island with Tour de Rockfor childhood cancer ride from the north end of Vancouver Island to Victoria ki
Rolling down the Island with Tour de Rock
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
for childhood cancer ride from the north end of Vancouver Island to Victoria kicked off in the North Island Sunday. The Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock is a fundraising event that raises money for pediatric cancer research... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Rolling down the Island with Tour de Rockfor childhood cancer ride from the north end of Vancouver Island to Victoria ki
Rolling down the Island with Tour de Rock
Campbell River Mirror / Posted yesterday
for childhood cancer ride from the north end of Vancouver Island to Victoria kicked off in the North Island Sunday. The Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock is a fundraising event that raises money for pediatric cancer research... Read more
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BC Local News
DeHart: T-Bones location opens on Lakeshore Roadwill be singing with her partner Steve Soucy who plays the piano in a duo they
DeHart: T-Bones location opens on Lakeshore Road
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
will be singing with her partner Steve Soucy who plays the piano in a duo they call Le Mo Nay. Proceeds are going to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of her late husband Agostino Masi. For tickets call 250-808-5605. The Lonely Hearts... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
DeHart: T-Bones location opens on Lakeshore Roadwill be singing with her partner Steve Soucy who plays the piano in a duo they
DeHart: T-Bones location opens on Lakeshore Road
Kelowna Capital News / Posted yesterday
will be singing with her partner Steve Soucy who plays the piano in a duo they call Le Mo Nay. Proceeds are going to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of her late husband Agostino Masi. For tickets call 250-808-5605. The Lonely Hearts... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
Running for a causewill be lacing up and taking to the trails next month for a great cause. On Oc
Running for a cause
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
will be lacing up and taking to the trails next month for a great cause. On Oct. 22 the Oxford County branch of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) will be holding its fourth annual Cool Runnings fundraiser and this year the runners will be... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Friday's letter to the editorRegular mammograms are needed At the Canadian Cancer Society, October is about
Friday's letter to the editor
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 5 days ago
Regular mammograms are needed At the Canadian Cancer Society, October is about more than just raising awareness for breast cancer, it’s about taking action to save lives. Women over 50 account for more than 80 per cent of breast cancer cases in... Read more
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BC Local News
City joins ban on smoking in outdoor spacesbacking efforts to have smoking banned in outdoor public places. At its Monday
City joins ban on smoking in outdoor spaces
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
backing efforts to have smoking banned in outdoor public places. At its Monday night meeting, council endorsed a Canadian Cancer Society initiative to have the B.C. government prohibit the use of tobacco and vapor products in outdoor... Read more
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BC Local News
Tour de Rock kicks off on Sunday in Port Alicecheer on the mid island rider’s as they head off to join their teammates on the
Tour de Rock kicks off on Sunday in Port Alice
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
cheer on the mid island rider’s as they head off to join their teammates on the way to Port Alice and the beginning of the Canadian Cancer Society’s – Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock. South Island riders leave from Admirals Walk by Coast Capital... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
City joins ban on smoking in outdoor spacesbacking efforts to have smoking banned in outdoor public places. At its Monday
City joins ban on smoking in outdoor spaces
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
backing efforts to have smoking banned in outdoor public places. At its Monday night meeting, council endorsed a Canadian Cancer Society initiative to have the B.C. government prohibit the use of tobacco and vapor products in outdoor... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Tour de Rock kicks off on Sunday in Port Alicecheer on the mid island rider’s as they head off to join their teammates on the
Tour de Rock kicks off on Sunday in Port Alice
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
cheer on the mid island rider’s as they head off to join their teammates on the way to Port Alice and the beginning of the Canadian Cancer Society’s – Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock. South Island riders leave from Admirals Walk by Coast Capital... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Students fill Cops for Cancer fundraising calendarBay Nation – the term students and staff use to describe the school population
Students fill Cops for Cancer fundraising calendar
Oak Bay News / Posted 6 days ago
Bay Nation – the term students and staff use to describe the school population and wider community – raised $42,501 for the Canadian Cancer Society fundraiser Tour de Rock, where officers bike the length of the Island to support cancer research and... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Tour de Rock efforts vital to local familiesthe way, inspiring the Island with their efforts and contributing to the more t
Tour de Rock efforts vital to local families
Oak Bay News / Posted 6 days ago
the way, inspiring the Island with their efforts and contributing to the more than $21 million the tour has raised for the Canadian Cancer Society since 1998. Money lets Island kids who are battling cancer attend Camp Goodtimes at no cost and... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Running for a causewill be lacing up and taking to the trails next month for a great cause. On Oc
Running for a cause
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 6 days ago
will be lacing up and taking to the trails next month for a great cause. On Oct. 22 the Oxford County branch of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) will be holding its fourth annual Cool Runnings fundraiser and this year the runners will be... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Coldstream joins Canadian Cancer Society in taking aim at vapingThe Canadian Cancer Society, BC and Yukon, is seeking endorsement from municipa
Coldstream joins Canadian Cancer Society in taking aim at vaping
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 7 days ago
The Canadian Cancer Society, BC and Yukon, is seeking endorsement from municipalities to endorse a recommendation that the provincial government expand the scope of B.C.’s Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act to prohibit use in outdoor public... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Candle Light honouree relied on mutual supporthigh-school students are currently serving on the committee. “To date, the wal
Candle Light honouree relied on mutual support
Northumberland Today / Posted 8 days ago
high-school students are currently serving on the committee. “To date, the walk has raised in excess of $166,300 for the Canadian Cancer Society for breast-cancer research,” she said. This year's walk is a Cobourg event, a 2K route that begins... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
The hidden meaning of SeptemberCancer, seven children in the United States alone die every day from pediatric
The hidden meaning of September
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
Cancer, seven children in the United States alone die every day from pediatric cancer. Closer to home, according to the Canadian Cancer Society, between 2009 and 2013 there were an average of 943 new cases of cancer in children between the ages... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
DeHart: Volden works with builders at Trail Appliancesyou would like to donate call me at 250-862-7662. Randene Wejr, regional direc
DeHart: Volden works with builders at Trail Appliances
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 8 days ago
you would like to donate call me at 250-862-7662. Randene Wejr, regional director of the Southern Interior Region of the Canadian Cancer Society, at 102 – 1433 St. Paul Street, has resigned and relocated to Grindrod, B.C. Lori Stevenson has... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
DeHart: Volden works with builders at Trail Appliancesyou would like to donate call me at 250-862-7662. Randene Wejr, regional direc
DeHart: Volden works with builders at Trail Appliances
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 8 days ago
you would like to donate call me at 250-862-7662. Randene Wejr, regional director of the Southern Interior Region of the Canadian Cancer Society, at 102 – 1433 St. Paul Street, has resigned and relocated to Grindrod, B.C. Lori Stevenson has... Read more
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BC Local News
DeHart: Volden works with builders at Trail Appliancesyou would like to donate call me at 250-862-7662. Randene Wejr, regional direc
DeHart: Volden works with builders at Trail Appliances
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
you would like to donate call me at 250-862-7662. Randene Wejr, regional director of the Southern Interior Region of the Canadian Cancer Society, at 102 – 1433 St. Paul Street, has resigned and relocated to Grindrod, B.C. Lori Stevenson has... Read more
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CBC.ca
Tragically Hip tour raises more than $1M for brain cancer researchThe Canadian Cancer Society and the Sunnybrook Foundation say the Tragically Hi
Tragically Hip tour raises more than $1M for brain cancer research
CBC.ca / Posted 9 days ago
The Canadian Cancer Society and the Sunnybrook Foundation say the Tragically Hip's recent tour has raised more than $1 million for brain cancer research in Canada. The Sunnybrook Foundation says donations totalling nearly $800,000 have been made to... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Daffodil bulb fundraiser on nowThe Comox Valley Unit of the Canadian Cancer Society invites the community to h
Daffodil bulb fundraiser on now
Comox Valley Record / Posted 9 days ago
The Comox Valley Unit of the Canadian Cancer Society invites the community to help make a difference for families and people living with cancer by purchasing daffodil bulbs. They are now available for pick up at the local CCS office at #102 - 1509... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Tragically Hip tour raises more than $1M for brain cancer research in CanadaTORONTO — The Canadian Cancer Society and the Sunnybrook Foundation say the Tra
Tragically Hip tour raises more than $1M for brain cancer research in Canada
Calgary Sun / Posted 9 days ago
TORONTO — The Canadian Cancer Society and the Sunnybrook Foundation say the Tragically Hip’s recent tour has raised more than $1 million for brain cancer research in Canada. The Sunnybrook Foundation says donations totalling nearly $800,000 have... Read more
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CTV News
Tragically Hip tour raises more than $1M for brain cancer researchTORONTO -- The Canadian Cancer Society and the Sunnybrook Foundation say the Tr
Tragically Hip tour raises more than $1M for brain cancer research
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
TORONTO -- The Canadian Cancer Society and the Sunnybrook Foundation say the Tragically Hip's recent tour has raised more than $1 million for brain cancer research in Canada. The Sunnybrook Foundation says donations totalling nearly $800,000 have... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Tragically Hip tour raises more than $1-million for brain cancer researchThe Canadian Cancer Society and the Sunnybrook Foundation say the Tragically Hi
Tragically Hip tour raises more than $1-million for brain cancer research
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
The Canadian Cancer Society and the Sunnybrook Foundation say the Tragically Hip’s recent tour has raised more than $1-million for brain cancer research in Canada. The Sunnybrook Foundation says donations totalling nearly $800,000 have been made to... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Rain a blessing for mud runnersWarriors Challenge welcomed the weather with open arms. "Are you kidding?" sai
Rain a blessing for mud runners
Delhi News Record / Posted 10 days ago
Warriors Challenge welcomed the weather with open arms. "Are you kidding?" said co-ordinator Vanessa Janzen, with the Canadian Cancer Society, standing on a soggy roadway at the mud run. "The Lord is blessing us with gold!" "People know... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
Rain a blessing for mud runnersWarriors Challenge welcomed the weather with open arms. "Are you kidding?" sai
Rain a blessing for mud runners
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Warriors Challenge welcomed the weather with open arms. "Are you kidding?" said co-ordinator Vanessa Janzen, with the Canadian Cancer Society, standing on a soggy roadway at the mud run. "The Lord is blessing us with gold!" "People know... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Rain a blessing for mud runnersWarriors Challenge welcomed the weather with open arms. "Are you kidding?" sai
Rain a blessing for mud runners
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 10 days ago
Warriors Challenge welcomed the weather with open arms. "Are you kidding?" said co-ordinator Vanessa Janzen, with the Canadian Cancer Society, standing on a soggy roadway at the mud run. "The Lord is blessing us with gold!" "People know... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Rain a blessing for mud runnersWarriors Challenge welcomed the weather with open arms. "Are you kidding?" sai
Rain a blessing for mud runners
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 10 days ago
Warriors Challenge welcomed the weather with open arms. "Are you kidding?" said co-ordinator Vanessa Janzen, with the Canadian Cancer Society, standing on a soggy roadway at the mud run. "The Lord is blessing us with gold!" "People know... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Rain a blessing for mud runnersWarriors Challenge welcomed the weather with open arms. "Are you kidding?" sai
Rain a blessing for mud runners
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 10 days ago
Warriors Challenge welcomed the weather with open arms. "Are you kidding?" said co-ordinator Vanessa Janzen, with the Canadian Cancer Society, standing on a soggy roadway at the mud run. "The Lord is blessing us with gold!" "People know... Read more
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The Northern View
Why I ride in Cops for Cancersupport the riders as we return from 860kms on the road in an effort to raise a
Why I ride in Cops for Cancer
The Northern View / Posted 13 days ago
support the riders as we return from 860kms on the road in an effort to raise awareness and support. Donations to Cops for Cancer can be made online at the Canadian Cancer Society website, ‘Tour de North’. Cpl. Jennifer Collins Prince Rupert... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What’s the best method of screening for prostate cancer?adds to the growing evidence that doing less is just as good, if not better, th
What’s the best method of screening for prostate cancer?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
adds to the growing evidence that doing less is just as good, if not better, than being aggressive with the disease. The Canadian Cancer Society estimates suggest that 24,000 men were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2015, while 4,100 died from... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Issues around smoking in public spurs heated debate at Parksville city councilAt least one city councillor said he was surprised there was even any debate on
Issues around smoking in public spurs heated debate at Parksville city council
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 13 days ago
At least one city councillor said he was surprised there was even any debate on this issue. The Canadian Cancer Society asked Parksville city council to endorse its recommendation to the provincial government to expand the Tobacco and Vapour... Read more
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BC Local News
Issues around smoking in public spurs heated debate at Parksville city councilAt least one city councillor said he was surprised there was even any debate on
Issues around smoking in public spurs heated debate at Parksville city council
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
At least one city councillor said he was surprised there was even any debate on this issue. The Canadian Cancer Society asked Parksville city council to endorse its recommendation to the provincial government to expand the Tobacco and Vapour... Read more
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CTV News
99% of men survive early prostate cancer, even if they skip treatmentwith The Associated Press. Prostate Cancer is the most common form of the dise
99% of men survive early prostate cancer, even if they skip treatment
CTV News / Posted 14 days ago
with The Associated Press. Prostate Cancer is the most common form of the disease among Canadian men, according to the Canadian Cancer Society, representing 24 per cent of all new cases in 2015. However, its high survival rate leaves many... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Fewer teens smoke tobacco, but pot use popularof students were current cigarette smokers, with 1.6 per cent smoking daily and
Fewer teens smoke tobacco, but pot use popular
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 days ago
of students were current cigarette smokers, with 1.6 per cent smoking daily and 1.9 per cent smoking occasionally. The Canadian Cancer Society said it is encouraged by the findings, but added the numbers are still too high. “Youth smoking is... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Society calls for expansionThe Canadian Cancer Society is calling on Premier Christy Clark and Health Mini
Society calls for expansion
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 14 days ago
The Canadian Cancer Society is calling on Premier Christy Clark and Health Minister Terry Lake to expand the province’s human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program to include all genders in order to prevent cancer. Currently in B.C., the HPV... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Parksville's Joan Lemaine aims to raise $6,000 this year for children with cancersaid Lemoine. "I can't turn that money down. I'm off to a good start." Lemoine
Parksville's Joan Lemaine aims to raise $6,000 this year for children with cancer
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 15 days ago
said Lemoine. "I can't turn that money down. I'm off to a good start." Lemoine said she has made it clear to the Canadian Cancer Society that all money she raises through this effort goes to getting youngsters to Camp Goodtimes and... Read more
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BC Local News
Parksville's Joan Lemaine aims to raise $6,000 this year for children with cancersaid Lemoine. "I can't turn that money down. I'm off to a good start." Lemoine
Parksville's Joan Lemaine aims to raise $6,000 this year for children with cancer
BC Local News / Posted 15 days ago
said Lemoine. "I can't turn that money down. I'm off to a good start." Lemoine said she has made it clear to the Canadian Cancer Society that all money she raises through this effort goes to getting youngsters to Camp Goodtimes and... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Romping and stomping through the mudobstacles designed and built by Canadian military volunteers, local firefighter
Romping and stomping through the mud
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 18 days ago
obstacles designed and built by Canadian military volunteers, local firefighters and contractors. The event staged by the Canadian Cancer Society in partnership with Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation and Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Walking to beat cancer(STAFF) — The Canadian Cancer Society Simcoe-Muskoka held its third annual Neon
Walking to beat cancer
Barrie Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
(STAFF) — The Canadian Cancer Society Simcoe-Muskoka held its third annual Neon Night 5k Barrie on Friday evening at Heritage Park. Participants, sporting glow sticks, waited until dark and walked, ran or danced to raise awareness and money for the... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Finalists selected for Dancing with Our Starsis supporting Alberta Parenting for the Future, Gushnowski is supporting Little
Finalists selected for Dancing with Our Stars
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
is supporting Alberta Parenting for the Future, Gushnowski is supporting Little Warriors, and Javer is supporting the Canadian Cancer Society. The winner of each night will have funds donated to their charity, while other dancers will receive... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Smoking ban fuels debate in Enderbyand the findings will be presented to the commission for consideration. The ci
Smoking ban fuels debate in Enderby
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 19 days ago
and the findings will be presented to the commission for consideration. The city also recently received a request from the Canadian Cancer Society to support a proposed provincial ban on smoking and vaping in outdoor public places. “We recommend... Read more
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BC Local News
Smoking ban fuels debate in Enderbyand the findings will be presented to the commission for consideration. The ci
Smoking ban fuels debate in Enderby
BC Local News / Posted 19 days ago
and the findings will be presented to the commission for consideration. The city also recently received a request from the Canadian Cancer Society to support a proposed provincial ban on smoking and vaping in outdoor public places. “We recommend... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Cross-Canada ride against childhood cancer arrives in Langley (with video)than 50 childhood cancer organizations in Canada in 20156, including the B.C. C
Cross-Canada ride against childhood cancer arrives in Langley (with video)
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 21 days ago
than 50 childhood cancer organizations in Canada in 20156, including the B.C. Children’s Hospital foundation, the British Columbia Childhood Cancer Parents Association in Vancouver and Victoria and the Canadian Cancer Society – BC and Yukon cha... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Cross-Canada ride against childhood cancer arrives in Langley (with video)than 50 childhood cancer organizations in Canada in 20156, including the B.C. C
Cross-Canada ride against childhood cancer arrives in Langley (with video)
Abbotsford News / Posted 21 days ago
than 50 childhood cancer organizations in Canada in 20156, including the B.C. Children’s Hospital foundation, the British Columbia Childhood Cancer Parents Association in Vancouver and Victoria and the Canadian Cancer Society – BC and Yukon cha... Read more
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