Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter Meeting & Open Discussion

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Connect with others living with or affected by Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. 

Chapter Meeting
We invite you to learn more about Crohn's and Colitis Canada activities and how you can be a leader in the community and join thousands of volunteers around Canada, taking steps to find cures.

Talk About Guts – Open Discussion 
Sharing experiences, exchanging information and offering peer support in a positive environment for people with Crohn's or colitis as well as caregivers.

Meetings are held on Zoom until further notice. 
For Zoom log-in details:  ottawa@crohnsandcolitis.ca or 613-806-7956
Location  • 
by Zoom
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.