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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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.

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

Calling all runners and walkers!  Please consider joining the "CMF Mesothoner" team this Ottawa Race Weekend, May 28-29, 2016 to help raise funds for the Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation! 

Canada's Asbestos Legacy

Please view the video here to learn more about Canada's deadly asbestos legacy. (Source: Globe and Mail)

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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

Union leader calls for asbestos registry, G&M

Click on link for Mark Hume's, Globe and Mail story on asbestos
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/bc-union-leader-cal...

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Cases of mesothelioma, deadly cancer caused by asbestos exposure, on rise: StatsCan

As reported by Canadian Press on CTV news

Click on this link for info: bit.ly/1Pk4j5B

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Mesothelioma Awareness Day

September 26th, 2015 is Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The incidence of mesothelioma, an extremely aggressive cancer, continues to rise. It is now one of the top causes of death in the workplace in Canada. Although the use of new asbestos in Canada has decreased, it remains in old homes and office buildings; it doesn’t just go away.

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2015 Meso Horny Stampede Charity Event: Stick'in it to Cancer, one Horn at a Time

Here it is again folks! You are invited to enjoy refreshments, live music, silent auction and back by popular demand, the LIVE auction and all for a great cause! Hope to see you there! 

Who: The Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation (registered charity) 

What: 2nd Annual Meso Horny Stampede Charity Event 

When: Monday, July 6, 2015. Doors open at 1 pm for a fun-filled afternoon! 

Where: Last Best Brewing and Distilling, 607 11 Ave SW, Calgary 

Giving Challenge 2015: How YOU can help the CMF to win $10,000!

The Great Canadian Giving Challenge is here! For the entire month of June, every $1 you donate to the CMF through www.canadahelps.org or www.givingchallenge.ca qualifies us to win $10,000! The more you give, the more chances for us to win! 

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