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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and October 20, 2021, is Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day. Our virtual BRA Day event promotes education, awareness and access for people thinking about having breast reconstruction after a mastectomy. BRA Day is an initiative of the Peter Gilgan Centre for Women’s Cancers at Women’s College Hospital in collaboration with the Canadian Cancer Society.

Signature events

Every year, our signature events gather thousands of Canadians across the country
and fund groundbreaking cancer research.

National events

Our national events help create a world where no Canadian fears cancer, together.
Cops for Cancer Head Shaves

Cops For Cancer

Head shaves have been a part of the Canadian Cancer Society since 1997. Join us this September by raising funds, shaving your head or cutting your ponytail to support children living with cancer.

Eat to the Beat

Eat to the Beat, presented by KitchenAid®, is your chance to join an exclusive virtual cooking masterclass with top female chefs. A live event, cook along from your home as our instructors walk you through the steps from start to finish. Sign-up today to spice up your cooking skills on October 23. Bon appétit!  

Regional events

From coast to coast, we engage communities through our regional events 

Climb For Cancer

Climb for Cancer 

Prince George, BC. Each year Northern Lights Estate Winery teams up with community partners to fight cancer! Participants sign up as an individual or create a team to conquer Prince George's iconic cutbanks and raise funds for Kordyban Lodge.
Daffodil Place in St. John's

One Night Stand Against Cancer

St. John's, NL. On November 18th, starting at 8am., Vocm’s Greg Smith will broadcast live on VOCM for 24-hours from Daffodil Place for our annual Give Today, Give a Night Radiothon. Join us to help support those impacted by cancer during a time when they need it the most.
Queen's ASUS

Queen's ASUS

Kingston, ON. The Queen’s Arts & Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) Orientation Week event culminates months of fundraising activities to unite incoming students with the Kingston community every September, and funds research and other support programs through CCS to make life better for those facing cancer.
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Host your own fundraiser

Organize a virtual fundraiser to connect with your community and help change the lives of Canadians affected by cancer. Or start a birthday fundraiser and celebrate your special day by raising funds to support Canadians impacted by cancer. Ask your family and friends for donations instead of gifts.  You can help change lives – and the future. 
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