Education Events

Living with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis can be challenging. Symptoms, treatment options and lifestyle changes can vary from person-to-person. If you are living with Crohn’s or colitis, you may have questions about the latest in research, managing your diagnosis and finding the right treatment options for you.

Let us help answer your questions! Crohn’s and Colitis Canada offers national and local educational events throughout the year. Join us online from anywhere with internet access, or in-person at an in a community near you to learn more about living with Crohn's and colitis.  

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, in collaboration with healthcare professionals and experts in the field will help you discover more about today’s most pressing topics and issues surrounding Crohn’s and colitis.

Gutsy Learning Series 

The Gutsy Learning Series provides unparalleled access to Canada's top IBD researchers and healthcare providers! This is a special opportunity to connect directly with leaders in the field and strengthen your knowledge of Crohn's disease and colitis.

Available online and in-person, the series is accessible across Canada.

Visit our Gutsy Learning Series to learn more about this national event series!

National webinar Series

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada offers a number of online presentations throughout the year for individuals affected by IBD. Webinars cover a variety of topics including newly diagnosed IBD 101, emerging treatments, diet and nutrition, symptom management, mental health, IBD complications and more. 

Webinars can be accessed by anyone from anywhere with internet access. These events provide an interactive opportunity for viewers to get their questions answered by the experts live!

Visit our webinars page to get information on upcoming webinars and access a collection of past webinar videos that cover a range of topics about living with Crohn's and colitis. 

Facebook Live and twitter Events

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada offers a number of educational events on our social media platforms throughout the year. These live broadcasts feature discussions among health care professionals, experts in the field, and people living with IBD that cover a range of topics including living with an ostomy, diet and nutrition, support in school, IBD complications and more. Viewers are provided the opportunity to ask the experts their questions and chat amongst their peers

These events can accessed by anyone from anywhere with internet access. You do not need a Facebook or Twitter account to join the event, just visit our Facebook page or Twitter page at the time of the event to gain access. However, you do need a Facebook or Twitter account to submit your questions/comments. 

Upcoming Facebook and Twitter Events

Check back here for more details on upcoming educational social media events!

Past Facebook Live Videos

Click here for a collection of past Facebook Live videos and hear from people living with Crohn's or colitis, health care professionals, and experts in the field. 

Community and local chapter events

Crohn's and Colitis Canada's local chapters offer in-person education workshops and presentations that are led by health care professionals and experts in your community. 

Visit our Community Events page to find an upcoming education event near you!

  • 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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