Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement where people around the world come together in support of the causes most important to them. Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is proud to participate in this year’s Giving Tuesday on November 30th. Your donations help us to amplify the voices of cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers, and to shape policy change so that the challenges they face are

Cancer Can’t Wait – PanCanadian Virtual Action Week Webinar Series

21 months after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, half of cancer patients across Canada still report their cancer care appointments are cancelled, postponed, or rescheduled. Throughout the pandemic, CCSN has been meeting virtually with elected officials from across the country – provincial and federal – to discuss our COVID-19 and Cancer Care Disruption Survey. Our survey confirmed that measures in place to deal with

Remembering Kim MacIntosh

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network would like to express our deepest sympathies to the family of Kimberly Ann MacIntosh, as she passed away in her home on November 17 at the age of 54. Kim was one of CCSN’s many advocates, sharing her Lung Cancer story particularly as part of the Right2Survive campaign. In her own words, Kim said, “To put it bluntly, I would

Healthy Communication & Cancer – Webinar

Healthy communication can be a lofty goal at the best of times- and even more so while living with cancer and its stresses. This workshop aims to provide you with practical tools to help build skills in healthy communication and mindful listening. These tools can help decrease stress and increase connection with oneself and others.

CCSN’s Pan-Canadian Virtual Action Weeks on Cancer and COVID-19

CCSN has continued its work to raise awareness about COVID-19 disruption of cancer care in Canada by sharing the results of our third Leger survey on COVID-19 cancer disruption of cancer care with politicians across this country. To date, we have met with nearly 40 elected politicians and several provincial health agencies in Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

CCSN asks questions of parties and candidates during the 2021 Federal Election

Update Sept. 21, 2021: To view the official responses we received from Federal Candidates visit the 2021 Federal Election Campaign page.   During the Canadian 2021 federal election, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is once again asking questions of Canadian political parties and candidates. This time, our questions concern the ongoing impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on cancer care, as well as EI