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Oakville, ON: Lyme disease panel discussion to take place Nov. 3, 2017

Encourage your physician to attend!!   Speakers will be… Dr. Ralph Hawkins, Internal Medicine specialist, Calgary, AB Dr. Tim Cook, Internal Medicine specialist, Toronto, ON Melanie Wills, PhD, scientist and lead researcher at the G. Magnotta Foundation for Vector Borne Diseases Research Lab, University of Guelph. Sue Faber R.N, BSc.N and Jennifer Kravis B.A,LL.B. Co-founders of LymeHope. When:  Friday, November 3, 2017 Continues →

Canada-wide VOCAL events planned for June 3rd, 2017

VOCAL – Voices Of Canadians About Lyme June 3rd, 2017 As Canadians in every province and territory become increasingly concerned about Lyme disease and the denial of access to care, they are speaking out. Government bureaucrats have refused to meaningfully engage patients and their experts on the issues that matter most – diagnostics and treatment. Lyme disease is controlled by Continues →

Lyme Medical & Educational Symposium – Toronto

Lyme Out Loud Kids Canada is organizing a one day symposium on April 21st, 2017 at St. Paul’s Anglican church on Bloor St., Toronto. “Lyme Out Loud Kids Canada is proud to present our first International Medical and Educational Conference focused on Lyme disease and co-infections. This event provides an interdisciplinary forum for physicians, veterinarians, epidemiologists, immunologists, microbiologists, naturopaths, public Continues →

G. Magnotta Foundation Announces Vaughan Walk for Lyme 2016

A great way to enjoy the early fall weather! Spend a fun filled morning on a 5 km leisure walk with your family and pets to help raise awareness of Lyme Disease in Canada. Sunday, October 2 Vaughan City Hall Registration: 7 am to 9 am Walk: 9 am to Noon * Music *Food  *Refreshments Our Goal All net proceeds Continues →

Cyclist riding across country to raise awareness of lyme disease

by  Kendra Wong – Victoria New posted May 7, 2015 at 1:00 PM Two Ontario cyclists will be starting their 8,000-kilometre cross-country cycling trip in Victoria next week to raise awareness of lyme disease. Daniel Corso and Tanner Cookson from St. Catharines, Ontario are riding from Mile 0 in Victoria to St. John’s Newfoundland for a close friend who was diagnosed Continues →

Upcoming Lyme Awareness/Support events

Ongoing meetings, Winnipeg, MB Meet every third Tuesday of month. Month of February, meeting Tuesday February 17 at 7 pm, 622 Tache, Winnipeg, Manitoba. All welcome Calgary, AB, April 23rd, 2015 Dual showing of Under Our Skin For details go to http://www.albertalyme.org/events/index.html Nelson, BC, May 23rd, 2015 Showing of Under Our Skin 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at United Church 602 Silica Continues →

Watch Lyme awareness presentation by CanLyme president given to residents of Cawston, BC, and surrounding area.

Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation president, Jim Wilson, was invited to Cawston, BC, to present an awareness and information session to resident of Cawston, BC, and surrounding area, at their community hall.  For our part at CanLyme even small communities such as Cawston need to have better information given to them considering that many in the area are out-of-doors-type residents both because of Continues →

Lyme Disease Awareness Forum – Abbotsford, BC

A public awareness forum is to be held free of charge on November 14th, 2013 in Abbotsford, BC, with an invitation to both the public and medical professionals. Discussion will include Lyme Awareness in BC, prevention, proper tick removal, symptoms, treatment and more with a question ans answer period to follow. For details

Calgary – CBC: Langevin Bridge will go green for Lyme awareness

Calgary’s Langevin Bridge will turn green Saturday night to raise awareness for Lyme disease. The first World Lyme Disease Day was held on May 11th and landmarks across Canada have been joining in on the awareness efforts by turning on green lights. The CN Tower went green last Saturday and Niagara Falls will go green next Friday. Langevin Bridge will Continues →

Resident gets ticked off by government inaction

In Canada, if a dog contacts Lyme disease, it has a far better chance of receiving timely diagnosis and treatment, whereas humans have to scramble to the U.S, says Marlene Spies, a Brampton Lyme disease patient. Canadians travel to the south of the border as “protocol tests” in Canada are not sensitive enough. Even though there are many strains of Continues →