April’s Story

Everything was relatively calm until a wildfire from British Columbia blew into our small community. Wildfires were making the news almost every day, so we didn’t take any chances. But after two days of heavy smoke, April began to wheeze.

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85th Holiday Seals Campaign

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Bruno’s Story

Being told you have lung cancer is devastating enough, but then it sinks in that while you fight to stay alive, you still have to put food on the table and pay for expensive medications. This was Bruno’s stark reality when he was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2020, during the height of the pandemic.

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Evie’s Story

I can’t wait to be free of the breathing issues and back to my old activities, I know that its my decision to vape or not, but I feel like I did it because I didn’t know everything about it. We need to see more information about the dangers so we can make better choices. I have realized that my lungs are for life, and I need to protect them.

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Deborah’s Story

The doctors knew something was wrong the moment Deborah was born. She wasn’t breathing well and had to be immediately put in an incubator. A few weeks after being discharged from the hospital, Deborah had to return for more tests. You can’t imagine the anguish her mother felt seeing her newborn child struggling to breathe.

Deborah’s story

Michael’s Story

It only takes a simple cough or cold to make you worry if your child is sleeping properly. You check in every time they stir, place your hand on their chest and listen for a steady breathing rhythm. It doesn’t take much for you to think the worst could happen.

Michael’s Story

Connor’s Story

This was the nightmare faced by Becky Lamont and her son Connor. But after four open-heart operations and six pacemaker surgeries, Connor is winning the fight.

Connor’s Story

Alice’s Story

Fighting a lung disease is a shattering ordeal – especially if it strikes your children. It all started when Jacob, our 4-year-old, came home from daycare with what we thought was a common cold. It didn’t take long before the whole family was coughing and sneezing. I didn’t think much of it until our baby got sick.

Alice’s Story