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.
2021 Adventuring for IBD; Crohn's and Colitis Canada's 2648km Challenge

2021 Adventuring for IBD Challenge

We're going on an Adventure for IBD, won't you join us? Join us as we adventure across Western Canada! You can participate as an individual or you can join a team to complete this ...

Jaclyn Fisher Education Symposium. (Jaclyn Fisher Photo)

Jaclyn Fisher Education Symposium

Join fellow youth living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis at our annual Jaclyn Fisher Education Symposium! Back for its third year, the Jaclyn Fisher Education Symposium brings ...

Virtually from the comfort of your home

Education Session

Session Details, Wednesday October 27, 2021This session is taking place on the Zoom platform. You do not need a Zoom account to join. All registrants will be sent the link to join this ...

Based out of BC
Peer Support

Nanaimo Support Group

Virtual Group Discussion, Tuesday November 9, 2021, 6:00pm - 7:30pm. Join us from anywhere in BC/Yukon Join us from the comfort of your home to meet others like yourself who are living with Crohn& ...

Zoom Room
Based out of Nanaimo
COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 and IBD Webinar

Get the latest guidance for COVID-19 in people affected by Crohn's or colitis. You will have the opportunity to ask your questions to the experts ahead of time when you register for the ...

Webinar (Online)
Young man wearing a Gutsy Mask

Get Your Gutsy Mask On!

Our new reality requires people to wear masks as we open up our cities.  What better way than donning a high quality, Canadian-made reusable mask, with all proceeds going towards the critical ...



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