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Find the most essential information regarding Crohn’s and colitis at a glance.
 

Today, September 30, Marks the Second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

Today, September 30, Marks the Second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

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Get Your Gutsy Mask On!

Our new reality requires people to wear masks as we open up our cities.  What better way than donning a high quality, Canadian-made reusable mask, with all proceeds going towards the critical...
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Peer Support

Nanaimo Support Group

The Nanaimo virtual support group is on a break. Please check back in December for the January 2023 sessions, returning in-person. Check our BC community pages for other communities holding...
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Peer Support

Vancouver Support Group

Virtual Support Group, Wednesday October 5, 2022, 7:00pm - 8:30pm. Join us from anywhere in BC/Yukon We welcome you from the comfort of your home to meet others like yourself who are living...
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Stories from the Crohn's and Colitis Community

Our constituents living with Crohn's or colitis share stories of courage and determination.

Quick Fact

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 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.

Although 1 in 140 Canadians lives with inflammatory bowel disease, too few people know or understand this chronic, invisible illness. Help us raise awareness.

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Bring life with Crohn’s or colitis out from behind closed doors by sharing your experiences and raising awareness. Tell us about your experiences on our Facebook page.