You're not alone: Nanaimo has a supportive Crohn’s and colitis community, made up of people with inflammatory bowel disease, families, volunteers, and more. Throughout the year, we come together at meetings and events like the Gutsy Walk to share experiences, raise funds and heighten awareness.

There are an estimated 700 people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis in the Nanaimo community. We understand the challenges you and your family may be facing – because we face them, too.
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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 virtual ...

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Our virtual group peer support program invites people affected by IBD to connect with and provide support to others living with or caring for someone with Crohn’s and colitis. Group sessions ...

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Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Awards 15 Post-Secondary Students a $5,000 Scholarship Through the  2022 AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Awards 15 Post-Secondary Students a $5,000 Scholarship Through the 2022 AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program

Inflammatory bowel disease researchers from across the country receive vital funding that supports projects investigating Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

Inflammatory bowel disease researchers from across the country receive vital funding that supports projects investigating Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

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