York Region Chapter Meeting

The York Region Chapter of Crohn's and Colitis Canada meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Come on out to meet and connect with others living with, or supporting someone with, Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis! Connect with us to find out what is coming up in your community, from education events, to social opportunities and more! All are welcome! For more information on the chapter please contact Shelby Hemingway at shemingway@crohnsandcolitis.ca.
Location  • 
Bayview Hill Community Centre and Fitness Studio Program Room B – North, 114 Spadina Road
Richmond Hill, Ontario
Category  •  chm

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 150 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.