You're not alone: the Waterloo Region has a vibrant 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 3,600 people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis in the Waterloo Region area. We understand the challenges you and your family may be facing – because we face them, too.
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Caregiver Group Peer Support Event

Ready to connect with those who understand the challenges of being a caregiver to someone with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and other forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?   ...

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Virtual
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Northern MedTalks - Science North

Science North and the Science Communication Program at Laurentian University bring you Northern MedTalks 2024! A fast-paced speakers' event featuring 10, 10-minute talks inspiring audiences ...

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Science North Val Cavern 100 Ramsey Lake Rd
Sudbury
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Rory Hornstein

Ask the Expert on Diet and Lifestyle in IBD!

Join us virtually on May 8 2024, at 8:00 pm ET to connect with Rory Hornstein, a Registered Dietitian who not only lives with inflammatory bowel disease but is also a caregiver to someone with ...

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Virtual
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Paint Party

Join us for a paint fundraiser supporting the Sudbury Gutsy Walk! Tickets are $45 each and include all paint supplies, canvas, and fun! Tickets must be purchased in advance online. Percentage of ...

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The Daventry Kitchen & Bar 1500 Regent St, Greater Sudbury, ON
Sudbury
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Ontario Group Peer Connect Event

Join us from anywhere in Ontario! Peer Connect events invite people affected by IBD to connect with and provide support to others living with or caring for someone with Crohn’s and colitis ...

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Virtual
Ontario
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Michael Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament

5th Annual Michael Thompson Memorial Golf TournamentMonday, September 9, 2024 Richmond Hill Golf Club 8755 Bathurst St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0H4Please join us this year as we honour the legacy of ...

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Richmond Hill Golf Club 8755 Bathurst St.
Richmond Hill
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Fertility and Pregnancy in Crohn’s and Colitis

Fertility and Pregnancy in Crohn’s and ColitisDate: September 12, 2024Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. ET Did you know that Crohn’s and colitis may impact the fertility of both men and women ...

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ZOOM (Virtual)
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Speaker giving a presentation

Ostomy Care in Crohn’s and Colitis

Ostomy Care in Crohn’s and ColitisDate: October 8, 2024Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. ET Are you, or a loved one, getting ready to live with an ostomy? Have you ever wondered how to maintain a ...

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ZOOM (Virtual)
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Speaker giving a presentation

From Childhood to the Elderly: Navigating IBD Care

From Childhood to the Elderly: Navigating IBD CareDate: November 26, 2024Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. ET Have you ever wondered how Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis impact different age ...

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ZOOM (Virtual)
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News

Government of Canada Expands Participation in Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s GoHere Program

Government of Canada Expands Participation in Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s GoHere Program

 Crohn’s and Colitis Canada and Pfizer Canada are pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Women in IBD Awards

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada and Pfizer Canada are pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Women in IBD Awards

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