speaker-series-red-flag-overusing-your-rescue-inhaler

Date: June 11, 2019

Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT

Speaker Series – Red Flag: Overusing Your Rescue Inhaler?
Many people in the asthma community view their asthma as an episodic condition rather than a chronic disease, relying on their rescue inhaler to relieve symptoms rather than addressing the underlying inflammation through the use of controller inhalers. The rescue or reliever medication simply provides short-term relief from symptoms as opposed to controller medications which […]
advocacy-in-action-queens-park-breakfast-reception

Date: May 7, 2019

Time: 8:00 - 9:00 AM

Location: Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Queen’s Park (111 Wellesley St. W., Toronto)

Advocacy in Action: Queen’s Park Breakfast Reception
Join Asthma Canada for a breakfast reception at Queen's Park to raise awareness about asthma and Severe Asthma. Over two million Ontarians live with asthma, including 1 in 4 children. 5 - 10% of people with asthma are affected by Severe Asthma. Severe Asthma is a life-threatening condition that can affect people's entire life by […]
speaker-series-asthma-mental-health

Date: May 10, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00PM EDT

Speaker Series – Asthma & Mental Health
Studies have shown that anxiety and depression are 1.5 to 2.4 times more common in people with asthma than people without asthma. In people with Severe Asthma, this link is even stronger. Alongside poor asthma control, mental health issues like depression and anxiety can greatly contribute to impairing the quality of life amongst people with […]
givingtuesday

Start date: November 27, 2018 - End date: December 1, 2018

#GivingTuesday
GivingTuesday is the “Opening day of the giving season,” and takes place after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, on November 27, 2018. It’s a special day when you can join millions of people across the globe and help create positive change by showing your support for causes that you care about. This year, we hope […]
speaker-series-proper-diagnosis-and-correct-testing

Date: November 22, 2018

Time: 13:00 - 14:00

Speaker Series – Proper Diagnosis and Correct Testing
A recent study led by Dr. Shawn Aaron shows that over 30% of Canadians may have been incorrectly diagnosed with asthma. While some patients may have experienced a remission since their diagnosis, there are concerns in both the scientific and patient communities that asthma diagnoses are often made without proper testing. Likewise, a significant percentage […]
asthma-canada-easyair-instagram-contest

Start date: October 2, 2018 - End date: October 9, 2018

Asthma Canada #EasyAir Instagram Contest
Asthma Canada and Fellowes Canada are holding an Instagram giveaway contest where you have the chance to win one (1) AeraMax® 300 Air Purifier with two (2) years of replacement filters (eight (8) carbon and two (2) True HEPA). How the Enter  To enter the draw, make sure to follow these three (3) steps: 1. […]
speaker-series-phenotypes-of-asthma

Date: October 18, 2018

Time: 13:00 - 14:00

Location: Online

Speaker Series Webinar: Phenotypes of Asthma
On October 18, 2018, at 1:00 PM (EST) we will be hosting a FREE webinar on Asthma Phenotypes to help members of our community understand how new research may lead to more personalized forms of asthma treatment and improved health outcomes.  While asthma was previously viewed as just one disease, emerging studies have revealed its complexity and the […]
2018-kennady-clarke-memorial-asthma-walk

Date: September 28, 2018

Time: 08:00 - 16:00

Location: St. Joseph's School

2018 Kennady Clarke Memorial Asthma Walk
Event Time and Date Friday, September 28th, 2018 St. Joseph’s School Coaldale, Alberta On August 17th, 2014, Kennady Clarke, a 10-year old child living with asthma and a student at St. Joseph’s School in Coaldale, Alberta, lost her life to asthma. Since 2014, St. Joseph’s School has hosted an annual Walk for Asthma in her […]
scotiabank-toronto-waterfront-marathon-2018

Date: October 21, 2018

Time: 08:00 - 17:00

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2018
Team Asthma members are banding together once again to walk, run, or roll in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 21st, 2018! Everyone is welcome to join Team Asthma and participate in the marathon. The race is open to adults, teens, kids, and parents with strollers to walk, run, or roll in the marathon, […]