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Changing the culture of sun safety

There’s something very shady about Sun Safe Nova Scotia. The coalition, coordinated by Cancer Care Nova Scotia, was formed six years ago. As a result, Nova Scotians are are better informed about sun safety and the importance of protecting thsunshineIIeir skin.

“I was intrigued that such a diverse group of people would come together over a common goal – helping to prevent and detect skin cancer. It’s quite amazing what they’ve managed to accomplish,” says Dr. Laura Finlayson, Chief of the Division of Dermatology at Capital Health, who until recently chaired Sun Safe Nova Scotia.

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