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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 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 →

Lyme disaease awareness boosted with Victoria events

By Staff Writer – Victoria News   Published: May 02, 2013 4:00 PM Updated: May 02, 2013 4:40 PM A pair of events hosted by Lyme disease awareness advocates next week aim to get information out about the rare and often hard-to-diagnose affliction. A free screening of the film Under Our Skin: The Untold Story of Lyme Disease, happens Tuesday, Continues →

Multiple events across Canada for May Lyme Awareness Month

May is Lyme disease awareness month, here is a list of the balance of May awareness events across Canada.  For more Lyme awareness photos click here. – May 22nd, the newly formed Lyme Disease Association of Alberta will be sponsoring a speech given by Dr. Aparna Taylor of Calgary, Alberta, a well known naturopathic physician trained in Lyme disease, who Continues →

Gabe Magnotta Memorial Golf Classic

The Gabe Magnotta Memorial Golf Classic, June 11th, 2012 was a huge success this year beating previous years, bringing in $55,500.00 for the CanLyme research initiative.