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Crohn’s and Colitis Canada and 170 charities call on the Federal Government for emergency support

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada and 170 charities call on the Federal Government for emergency support

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Gutsy Walk Participants

25th Anniversary Gutsy Walk Registration Now Open

Join us on Sunday, August 23RD for our 25th anniversary Gutsy Walk!  With over 60 walk sites located throughout the country, the fun-filled event is our largest community fundraiser in...
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With over 60 walk sites located throughout the country. Check for the location nearest to you on our Gutsy Walk Website below
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Camp Got2Go councilor and child

Applications for Camp Got2Go are now open!

Camp Got2Go is a one week, overnight summer camp for children and youth (ages 9-17) living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. It is a great opportunity for kids to connect and...
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Alberta, Nova Scotia, Ontario
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Sudbury Chapter Meeting - IMPORTANT UPDATE

Sudbury Chapter Meeting - IMPORTANT UPDATE

Given the growing concerns around COVID-19, we have made the decision to postpone all in-person meetings until further notice. The health and safety of our stakeholders is a top priority ...
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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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Advocate for the rights of doctors and patients to choose the treatment that works for them.

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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.