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 Volunteer Meeting
Get to know all about Crohn's and Colitis Canada and how you can help find a cure by joining thousands of volunteers across Canada.

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

Meetings are held on Zoom until further notice. 
For Zoom log-in details: or 613-806-7956
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  • 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.