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Crohn's and Colitis Canada selects 10 outstanding students to receive the 2019 AbbVie IBD Scholarship

Crohn's and Colitis Canada selects 10 outstanding students to receive the 2019 AbbVie IBD Scholarship


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Manitoba WestJet Raffle

CROHN’S AND COLITIS CANADA IS PLEASED TO PRESENTOUR FIRST EVER...MANITOBA WESTJET RAFFLE Purchase a raffle ticket and help support the 1 in 140 Canadians living with Crohn’s...
Cowboy's Roadhouse - 1034 Elizabeth Road

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The 5th Annual Bud Spud for Crohn's and Colitis

The Winnipeg chapter of Crohn's and colitis will be holding our 5th Annual Bud, Spud & Chicken on Saturday, September 14th from 5-8pm at Cowboys (1034 Elizabeth Road)! Tickets are $20.00 a...
Cowboys Roadhouse 1034 Elizabeth Rd, Winnipeg, MB R2J 1B3

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Winnipeg Chapter Meeting

The Winnipeg chapter is on a break for the summer months of July and August.  Join us for our September chapter meeting on Thursday, September 19th, 2019. The Winnipeg Chapter Meetings are a...
Youville Diabetes Centre - 33 Marion St.

Stories from the Crohn's and Colitis Community

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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