National News

Health Canada and Cancer Society urging young Canadians to Break It Off

Although Canadian tobacco use and smoking rates are at some of the lowest levels, studies show youth and young adults continue to smoke.

A 2015 Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs Survey showed overall cigarette smoking prevalence dropped to an all-time low of 13% in 2015; however, statistics show most current adult daily smokers began smoking before the age of 18. […]

Local News

Government launches Run to Quit Smoking program

The Government of Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, and the Running Room are partnering in what they are calling an innovative program to help quit smoking. The Run to Quit Smoking program launched July 28 and is designed to help participants learn to run 5 kilometres over a 10-week period while getting support to quit smoking. […]

Arts & Culture

Country Kicks Cancer show coming to town

Surviving cancer has allowed singer-songwriter Sean Hogan to continue doing what he loves. Whether working his way through his music career or overcoming cancer, he has learned although life has speed bumps, they should not be confused with the end of the road. […]

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Local News

Legion donates giant cheque for cancer research

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Cancer took another step back Friday night when Paula Mulbery, who spearheaded the Fundraise for Life Program, and Legion 2nd Vice-President John Kennedy presented a cheque for $6,917 to Janice Arndt, Revenue Development Coordinator of the Canadian Cancer Society… […]

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Local News

Legion buzz raises more than $6,000 for cancer research

By Lucie Roy

Morinville-Legion and community members gathered to have their heads shaved for cancer at the Morinville Legion on Friday night. At the end of the evening the money raised for the Canadian Cancer Society Fundraise for Life event was more than $6,000 with a few more donations still coming in. Money collected came from participant sponsor sheets, a 50/50 draw, quilt raffle, food served that evening, and additional donations… […]