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Gutsy Walk Participants

25th Anniversary Gutsy Walk Registration Now Open

Join us for the 25th anniversary of Gutsy Walk. While the COVID-19 pandemic affects us today - the urgent research you help us fund is long-lasting. With your commitment, we will bring Gutsy Walk...
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With over 60 virtual walk sites throughout the country. Check for the location nearest to you on our Gutsy Walk Website in the full details Join thousands across Canada on Sunday August 23rd. Walk with us virtually. Anywhere. Anyhow!
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Virtual Gutsy Walk - 25th Anniversary

Virtual Gutsy Walk - 25th Anniversary

The Gutsy Walk is more than a fundraiser. It’s about community, meeting people who know what you’re going through and making connections. It’s also a chance to get together with...
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Walk with us Virtually. Anywhere. Anyhow.
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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.