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Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Awards $2.5 Million to Canadian Inflammatory Bowel Disease Researchers Through the Grants-in-Aid of Research Competition

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Awards $2.5 Million to Canadian Inflammatory Bowel Disease Researchers Through the Grants-in-Aid of Research Competition

Crohn's and Colitis Canada Recommendations for Receiving Booster Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines

Crohn's and Colitis Canada Recommendations for Receiving Booster Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Awards $100,000 in Scholarships to Post-Secondary Students Through the 2021 AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Awards $100,000 in Scholarships to Post-Secondary Students Through the 2021 AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program

Quebec’s IBD Patients Have Been Patient: Now They’re Asking the Government to Be Patient, Too

Quebec’s IBD Patients Have Been Patient: Now They’re Asking the Government to Be Patient, Too

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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.

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