CCSN wins Dried Prostate Award from PCCN Ottawa

Jackie Manthorne, President & CEO and Mona Forrest, Secretary of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network were presented with the Dried Prostate Award at an event hosted by Prostate Cancer Canada Network Ottawa on June 19 which was attended by approximately 60 men living with prostate cancer, their spouses and other family members. “CCSN has been a good friend of PCCN Ottawa and we applaud their work,” stated

Webinar – Examining Models for a National Pharmacare Program

This webinar provided insight into the current debate around the need for a new national program to ensure all Canadians have access to public funding for their medications.  The presentation was followed by an interactive question and answer session. The presentation covered the following topics: What has prompted the recent re-emergence of public calls for national pharmacare? What are Canadian health ministers doing to address

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson proclaims National Cancer Survivors Day

Check out the video from the celebration!       On June 9th, 2015, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson proclaimed National Cancer Survivors Day in recognition of the nearly one million cancer survivors living in Canada today. This annual celebration of life took place at City Hall in the presence of representatives of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network and Prostate Cancer Canada Network Ottawa. On National

Webinar – Engaging Your Local Political Representative

Date held: June 4, 2015 Presented by: Michael Hatch, Impact Public Affairs Topics discussed:  Grassroots advocacy Engaging political representatives in your city or province Getting your issues on the agenda Current health policy context in Ottawa & the provinces Access the recorded version on YouTube here. Access the webinar slideshow here.

Participate in ‘Pause for a Cause!’

The courage and determination of cancer survivors is an inspiration to us all.  June 7th is National Cancer Survivors Day, and that day and the week after, the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) will honour survivors who are living with and beyond cancer. Participating in Pause for a Cause is simple! Just put on a pot – or three! – of coffee or tea, invite colleagues and