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Canadian Lung Association

1750 Courtwood Cres., Ste. 300
Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5

One in five Canadians have difficulties breathing. For over 100 years, the Lung Association has worked to improve the respiratory health of Canadians through education, advocacy, prevention and research. The Lung Association is a not-for-profit volunteer-based organization. Ten provincial Lung Associations provide lung health programs to help Canadians breathe easier.

Un Canadien sur cinq est atteint de maladie pulmonaire. Depuis plus de 100 ans, l'Association pulmonaire s'est appliquée à améliorer l'état de la santé respiratoire des Canadiens par la prévention, la recherche, l'éducation et les services. L'Association est un organisme sans but lucratif. Il existe également dix associations provincales qui offrent des programmes de soutien aux Canadiens afin de mieux respirer pour mieux vivre.



Media Inquiries:

Janis Hass, Director of Marketing and Communications
Phone: (613) 569-6411, ext. 252

Amy Henderson, Manager of Health Communications
Phone: (613) 569-6411, ext. 265

Debra Lynkowski, President and CEO


British Columbia Lung Association:

Scott McDonald, Executive Director
Phone: (604) 731-5864

Alberta Lung Association:

Leigh Allard, President
Phone: (780) 488-6819

Lung Association of Saskatchewan:

Brian Graham, President and CEO; Chair of Chronic Respiratory Disease Group for the Canadian Lung Association
Phone: (306) 343-9640

Manitoba Lung Association:

Margaret Bernhardt-Lowdon, Executive Director; Chair of Tobacco Issues for the Canadian Lung Association
Phone: (204) 774-5501

Ontario Lung Association:

George Habib, President and CEO
Phone: (416) 864-9911

Association Pulmonaire du Québec:

Dominique Massie, Directrice générale
Phone: (514) 287-7400

New Brunswick Lung Association:

Barb MacKinnon, President and CEO; Chair of Environmental Issues for the Canadian Lung Association
Phone: (506) 455-8961

Lung Association of Nova Scotia:

Louis Brill, President and CEO
Phone: (902) 443-8141, ext. 22

PEI Lung Association:

Joanne Ings, Executive Director
Phone: (902) 892-5957

Newfoundland and Labrador Lung Association:

Greg Noel, Executive Director
Phone: (709) 726-4664

Medical Societies:

Janet Sutherland, Executive Director
Canadian Thoracic Society
Phone: (613) 569-6411, ext. 264
Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals
Phone: (613) 569-6411, ext. 264

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