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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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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IBD Youth Group

We are proud to bring our community our new Youth Group for those living with IBD! The group is open to 13-17 year olds in both Alberta and British Columbia! We will be gathering virtually on the ...

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COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 Updates and Vaccines in Children

Get the latest updates and guidance on COVID-19 vaccines in children and teens living with Crohn's or colitis. This webinar will be offered in English, with live French interpretation. You ...

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Webinar (Online)
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Nanaimo Support Group

Virtual Group Discussion, Friday February 11, 2022, 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& ...

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The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Awards Crohn's and Colitis Canada $3.37 Million (USD) To Expand PACE Network

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Awards Crohn's and Colitis Canada $3.37 Million (USD) To Expand PACE Network

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada and Pfizer Canada Announce  2021 Women in IBD Award Recipients

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada and Pfizer Canada Announce 2021 Women in IBD Award Recipients

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