Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter Meeting & Open Discussion - IMPORTANT UPDATE

People sitting on chairs in discussion
In response to COVID-19, all in-person meetings have been cancelled until further notice. The health and safety of our stakeholders is a top priority as we continue to support and advance research and programs that help people affected by Crohn's or colitis. We will be moving this meeting to a video call, for further details, please contact Sherry Pang | spang@crohnsandcolitis.ca | 613-807-7956

Come on out to meet and connect with others living with or affected by Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. Join us to find out what is coming up in the Ottawa-Gatineau community, from education events, to fundraising events and more! 

 
Location  • 
Dymon Storage, Lincoln Fields 2583 Carling Ave
Ottawa
Category  •  chm

  • 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.