Welcome to the Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation

Founded in 2008, the Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation is a registered charity dedicated to raise awareness and understanding about mesothelioma in Canada. Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that is almost exclusively linked to asbestos exposure. The aim of the CMF is to both initiate and foster a support network for patients with mesothelioma and their families, and to support the development of a community of health professionals in the field of mesothelioma diagnosis, treatment and care across Canada. Learn more about us here.

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2016 CMF Fundraising Gala

The 2016 CMF Toronto Fundraising Gala with Celebrity Host, Hilary Farr was a big success with the biggest turnout yet. Held at the trendy new event space at CANVAS and catered by the Food Dudes with music provided by a Toronto jazz ensemble, It had amazing raffle items! Bob Rae and G&M reporter Tavia Grant were honoured for their work on mesothelioma. (Photo by Mark Egan #markeganphoto)

3rd Annual Mesohorny Charity Fundraiser

Our 3nd Annual MESOHORNY charity event will be held at Last Best Brewing and Distillery in Calgary on November 17th at 6 p.m. You will enjoy a fun evening of drinks, music and a silent auction. One hundred per cent of the funds raised will go directly to the CMF to provide support for those with mesothelioma and their families in the form of medical treatment information, compensation advice, and help in dealing with this preventable and tragic form of cancer.

Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Mesothelioma Awareness Day is an important day highlighting mesothelioma disease. First started in United States, the Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation recognizes this day of awareness, September 26.

What do the Hon. Bob Rae, ‘Love It or List It’s Hilary Farr and The Globe and Mail’s Tavia Grant have in common?

For Immediate Release: September 13, 2016

What do the Hon. Bob Rae, ‘Love It or List It’s Hilary Farr and The Globe and Mail’s Tavia Grant have in common?
Asbestos. They will all be at the fundraiser for the Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation on Sunday, September 18. Mesothelioma is a de vastating disease almost exclusively caused by exposure to asbestos. Asbestos-related diseases are the number one cause of death in the workplace.

Ottawa's Bicycle Craft Brewery generously supports the CMF Mesothoners!

The CMF Mesothoner team would like to send a huge shout out to Ottawa's Bicycle Craft Brewery for its generous support of the team's fundraiser through the Tamarack Race Weekend this coming May 28-29, 2016!

CMF Mesothoner team: Corporate sponsorship opportunities!

The CMF Mesothoner team is now 14 strong and is heavy into training for the Tamarack Ottawa race weekend this coming May 28-29, 2016! We have runners and walkers in all weekend events, ranging from the 2 km to the full marathon distance. This year the CMF is participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge and is recognized as an official event charity.

An Open Letter To the Members of Parliament of Canada

An Open Letter To the Members of Parliament of Canada
Thank you for the opportunity to connect with you today.

My name is David Hill, I am 55 years, a husband and father of three, and I live in a small town in Alberta - but only for the next 2 to 5 years, according to my doctor.

I have a rare, terminal cancer called Mesothelioma that has only one cause, and that is contact with the mineral Asbestos.

Letter to Prime Minister

April 12, 2016

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P.
Prime Minister of Canada

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau:

RE: Request for a ban on asbestos

Ottawa Race Weekend CMF Fundraising Event: May 28-29 2016

June 2016 - And it's a wrap!  Despite a 40 degree centigrade humidex, the CMF Mesothoner squad pounded the Ottawa pavement and successfully finished all events at the Tamarack Ottawa race weekend this past May 28-29, 2016!  Not only did all 15 of our runners cross the finish line, but we also managed to crush our fundraising goal, bringing in just over $6,500 for the Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation!  Truly amazing!  Thank you so much to all those who ran on behalf of the CMF, and for all those who supported them!  We co

Union leader calls for asbestos registry, G&M

Click on link Mark Hume's Globe & Mail story on asbestos.
With the number of asbestos-related deaths continuing to climb across Canada, a B.C. union leader is calling for the urgent creation of a national registry of public buildings and marine vessels containing the heat-resistant fibrous mineral that causes cancer.


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