Relay for Life participants

What is Relay For Life?

The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life is more than a fundraiser — it’s a chance for you to send a powerful message of solidarity to your community.

About Relay

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Dedicate a luminary in remembrance or honour

The Luminary Ceremony at Relay For Life allows us to remember and honour those we love every step of the way.

At dusk, luminaries small candles that are lit in special bags are lit during a Luminary Ceremony.

The Luminary Ceremony is a powerful, emotional experience as the luminaries bear the name(s) of those we love who have received a cancer diagnosis or may no longer be with us.

Buy a luminary

Relay luminary ceremony
Community is a feeling

Together, we’re helping Canadians live longer and fuller lives. With your support, we can:

Fund groundbreaking
cancer research

Provide a national
support system

Advocate for healthy
public policies

Offer trusted
cancer information

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