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Media Advisory: Health officials to present information about blacklegged ticks and Lyme disease in Toronto

May 15, 2019 Health officials to present information about blacklegged ticks and Lyme disease in Toronto   Toronto Public Health will hold a media event tomorrow at Morningside Park to describe the City’s blacklegged tick surveillance activities and provide tips to help Torontonians avoid contracting Lyme disease. The event will include a demonstration of “dragging” for the collection of blacklegged Continues →

First European Crypto-Infections Conference

Europe hosts their first Crypto-Infections Conference as an important first step in bringing attention to these infections that are perplexing the medical community and causing so much misery and misdiagnosis within the patient population. Some of the worlds leading experts from the United States and Europe will be presenting. This is a serious global issue that is terribly misunderstood so Continues →

Halifax: Unconscious Collective Vocal Ensemble (UCVE) to stage two performances to raise funds for CanLyme

Nov 24, 2018 Save the dates!! For a truly unique experience that you will love come and see the Unconscious Collective Vocal Ensemble (UCVE). They will be putting on two performances in the KTS Red Room, University of King’s College in Halifax… 7 PM Friday the 30th of November (18-11-30) 7 PM Saturday December 1st, 2018 (18-12-01) Bring your family and friends!! These performances will Continues →

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 →