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State of the Air 2022 on CBC

November 23rd, 2022
Chris Lam, BC Lung Foundation’s President & CEO, tells CBC TV about the publication release of State of the Air 2022, the Foundation’s 19th annual “report card” on air quality, health and climate change. He shares...
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Thumbs-up for flu shots this season

October 25th, 2022
Thumbs-up for flu shots this season, and ASAP, please: the BC Lung Foundation offered a free flu shot clinic October 24. Hope Fire Chief and Foundation Vice-Chair Tom DeSorcy joined BC Lung Foundation President &...
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CTV’s Marke Driesschen attends Wonder gala...

October 19th, 2022
… and more than just attending, he’s part of the evening’s events! To honor his 40+ years of broadcasting in BC, and his incredible volunteerism through those years, we’re turning the tables on him (in a friendly way!)...
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Christopher Lam on the dangers of high heat

August 18th, 2022
Like a sunburn in your lungs, says BC Lung Foundation President & CEO Christopher Lam. He recently appeared on CityNews Vancouver’s evening newscast, telling viewers about the dangers of high heat and poor air...
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Preparing for the Heat Wave

July 25th, 2022
BC is about to be hit with a wave of extreme heat this week. Christopher Lam, President and CEO of the BC Lung Foundation, tells Global TV’s Jennifer Palma some ways to beat the heat, and why it's so important that...
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BC Lung Foundation Board Member Dr. Don Enarson Awarded Order of Canada

July 6th, 2022
Much esteemed and much loved, BC Lung Foundation former Board member Dr. Donald Enarson was posthumously awarded the Order of Canada last week. He died suddenly June 2, leaving a legacy of deep understanding and...
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Earth Day and Your Lungs

April 20th, 2022
Earth Day is a good opportunity to think how lung health depends on a healthy environment. We often think of health has a human oriented concern, but when we look into it, the health of our lungs and the planet are...
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BC Lung focuses inwards to bring better lung health to British Columbians

November 4th, 2021
Vancouver, November 1, 2021 - The BC Lung Association has decided to change its name and shed its old logo for a new one in hues of blue and green.  President and CEO, Christopher Lam, said that beginning...
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BC Lung praises new interactive maps that reveal ‘far higher radon levels’ in BC

November 4th, 2021
BC residents now have better maps on radon. The BC Centre for Disease Control has just released a new website and interactive map.The BC Lung Foundation (BC Lung) regards this as an important new step in the fight...
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World COPD Day Talk: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

October 23rd, 2021
Each year we celebrate World COPD Day.  This year’s theme is Healthy Lungs, Never More Important.Join us in marking this day and drawing attention to the burden of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary...
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