Media Coverage

Leave The Pack Behind has been in the news and across social platforms since the announcement that we have lost our funding was released. Here are links to the many articles and threads commenting on this announcement:

CTV News

PC government cuts funding to youth smoking cessation program

The Toronto Star

Ontario cuts funding for anti-smoking program

CBC

Stop smoking program shutters after Ford government pulls funding
Ontario’s anti-smoking program Leave The Pack Behind left behind by government cuts
Christine Elliott promotes store convicted of tobacco violation in beer and wine tweet
https://twitter.com/CBCToronto/status/1134942760325255174
https://twitter.com/CBCNews/status/1134384120002424832
https://twitter.com/CBCNews/status/1135078598241656832
https://twitter.com/CBCHealth/status/1134808617180377088

Global News

Ontario cuts funding to youth smoking cessation program, will close in June
https://twitter.com/globalnewsto/status/1134212790602915840

TVO

Why the Tories’ cut to this stop-smoking program could harm LGBTQ youth

Brock University

Longtime smoking cessation initiative grew provincewide
https://twitter.com/Karen_Patte/status/1134336813789786113

OTRU

https://twitter.com/OTRUnews/status/1134531173621936131

Huffington Post

Ontario Cuts Funding For Youth Anti-Smoking Program

The Hamilton Spectator

Ontario cuts funding for anti-smoking program

Reddit

Ontario cuts funding to program that helps youth quit smoking
Ontario cuts funding for anti-smoking program
Ontario’s anti-smoking program Leave The Pack Behind left behind by government cuts

My West Nipissing Now

Program to help youth quit smoking loses provincial funding; Evacuee numbers grow to 10,000 in northern Alberta

The Gal Post

Ontario will reduce the budget for programs to assist young people to quit Smoking (PHOTOS)

The Kingston Whig Standard

Popular smoking-cessation program cut by Ontario government

105.1 The River

Leave the Pack Behind Ceasing Operations

Physicians and Health Organizations

https://twitter.com/drgypsy/status/1134944252838973446
https://twitter.com/snewbery1/status/1134587568014733318
https://twitter.com/SantisHealth/status/1134546840756641793

Canadian Federal Government

https://twitter.com/GinettePT/status/1134551652172779521?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Enews%7Ctwgr%5Etweet

Ontario Provincial MPPs

https://twitter.com/maritstiles/status/1134443947571449858?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Enews%7Ctwgr%5Etweet
https://twitter.com/CFifeKW/status/1134430304653991936

iPolitics

Morning Brief: CUSMA, Carbon Tax and Octochamps

The Queen’s Journal

As Queen’s turns to smoke-free campus, cessation supports scarce

Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre

https://twitter.com/ACLRC/status/1135572661839380482

Torontonian

https://twitter.com/Toronto_nian/status/1134840791636107264

Miscellaneous News

https://twitter.com/Shawn_Jeffords/status/1134210824069963776?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Enews%7Ctwgr%5Etweet
https://twitter.com/joel_dubin/status/1135174571857010688

Torontovka.com (Russian Correspondence)

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Mingpao Canada (Chinese Correspondence)

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