Volunteer Tools

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada volunteers are working together with staff, in communities across Canada, to make a difference in the lives of individuals facing the challenges of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

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To support this important work, we are pleased to provide the resources found below.  Your suggestions for additional resources is welcome – please be in touch with your staff partner if you have a great idea for a new resource. 

  • 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.

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