Welcome to the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation
The Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation (CanLyme) was created to promote a more complete and comprehensive understanding of Lyme disease and related illnesses through research, education and advocacy to help reduce misdiagnosis and improve treatments for Lyme disease.
Get help for Lyme
Recognizing symptoms and learning how to talk to your doctor are the first steps towards treatment.
Learn more about Lyme
Understanding Lyme disease is the best way to prevent, diagnose and treat it.
Get the facts
Get the facts on ticks and tick-borne diseases. There are many myths!
Where there are ticks, there’s often Lyme disease
Lyme disease is caused by an infection that is most often transmitted by ticks, but it can also be transmitted from mother to child during pregnancy.
Ticks can attach to your body without being seen or felt, and diagnosis can be difficult due to symptom presentation, testing protocols and other challenges.
Learn to protect yourself
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Join CanLyme for a live Q&A panel discussion
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and you are invited to join CanLyme in the second part of The…
Sarah Cormode joins host David Webb on Explore Magazine’s Live the Adventure Podcast
Sarah Cormode, host of the Looking at Lyme podcast, speaks to outdoor enthusiasts across the country in this Explore…
Come and join with CanLyme in the screening of “The Quiet Epidemic”
May 18th, 2023 May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and CanLyme is hosting an on-demand screening of the critically…
Murphy signs law requiring N.J. students to learn about tick-borne diseases
New Jersey students will be required to learn about tick-borne diseases starting next school year under a bipartisan law…
Join CanLyme for a screening of the Quiet Epidemic
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and CanLyme is hosting an on-demand screening of the critically acclaimed documentary, The Quiet…
CanLyme partners with Explore!
The Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation is excited to announce our partnership with Explore. Through this partnership, CanLyme is helping…
Join us for a screening of The Quiet Epidemic
May is Lyme Disease awareness month and CanLyme is helping to raise awareness by hosting an online screening of…
Lyme Disease Is On The Rise—And Climate Change Is To Blame
Chatelaine – by Zeahaa Rehman April 25th, 2023 “Maggie McColl first heard the joke about Lyme disease at a public…
CanLyme Tick Removal Kit bulk order pricing
Are your employees at risk of a tick encounter in their workplace? There are several ways to reduce the…