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The What's New section provides news releases, updates on programs and services and upcoming events from the Asthma Society of Canada.


Asthma Society of Canada disappointed with Air Canada's refusal to accomodate passengers with a severe allergic disability

Asthma Society Welcomes Ontario's Push for Industry Alternatives to Coal

Bruce Power and Asthma Society of Canada Release Emissions Report

Is your child prepared for the September Asthma Peak?

Asthma Society of Canada says Biodiesel a Key to Cleaner Air

First-Ever Patient Study of Severe Asthma in Canada Identifies Significant Gaps in Treatment and Care

Asthma and Allergies: Time for Cleaner Air, Experts Say
For Life and Breath Summit Builds Connection to Better Environment

Asthma Society of Canada Announces 1st Recipient of the Bastable-Potts Asthma Research Prize

The Asthma Society of Canada launches Équipe Asthme in Quebec

The Asthma Society of Canada is endorsing the Asthma Consultation Program proposed by British Columbia's pharmacists.

Asthma Society partners with University of Alberta and Anaphylaxis Canada to pilot an innovative project that helps children with asthma and severe allergies.

The Asthma Society of Canada encourages all Canadians with asthma to take control today!

Despite the new Texas study, asthma patients are advised to consult with their doctor before changing their Asthma Management Plan.

Read ASC President & CEO Dr. Robert Oliphant's editorial in the Hamilton Spectator discussing the dangers of coal-fired power plants and the need for renewable energy.

Asthma Action Plans help sufferers manager their conditions. Learn more in this news story.

May 7th is World Asthma Day. The Asthma Society of Canada joins lung health professionals around the world in encouraging everyone to take control of Asthma.

New Report co-authored by the Asthma Society with partners from the Pembina Institute, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, and the Lung Association of Alberta shows that the health and climate impacts from coal power costs Alberta millions.

Asthma Society registers Team Asthma for the charity races across Canada. For information on which races we've entered and how you can raise money as part of Team Asthma

Read about important updates to Air Canada and WestJet policies on receiving accommodation for your severe allergy to cats." With the following link:

Asthma Action Plans help sufferers manager their conditions. Learn more in this news story.

CTV News – Asthma sufferers often have other diseases

Imagine Canada's Ethical Code Program
The ASC is pleased to announce that it has joined Imagine Canada's Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code program. Registered charities which wish to join the program must be vetted and approved by Imagine Canada. For more information on the program, please visit the Imagine Canada website.

Circle of Care - Taking Control of Asthma
The Asthma Society of Canada is pleased to present the online versions of the patient brochure Circle of Care - Taking Control of Asthma.


The fight against asthma requires a lot of generosity. At the Asthma Society we are fortunate to have the support of an amazing array of sponsors - everything from hardware stores to staff funds to high-tech companies. With this wide support we are able to continue to carry out our important work.

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