Crohn’s and Colitis Canada offers a number of online educational webinars throughout the year for individuals living with or affected by Crohn's or colitis and their families.

Webinars are led by expert clinicians and researches in the field of inflammatory bowel disease that cover a variety of topics including medication and treatment for IBD, diet and nutrition, symptom management, mental health and coping, complications of IBD and more! Frequently asked questions about these topics are answered by the experts during the live webinar.

These presentations are suitable for individuals living with Crohn's or colitis, caregivers of people with Crohn's or colitis, health care providers or those who wish to gain additional information.

upcoming webinars

Newly Diagnosed: Understanding the Basics of IBD 

August 21 2019
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. EDT

Learn more from a nurse and expert in the field about the basics of living with Crohn's and colitis, diet and nutrition, medication and treatment options, and what to expect going forward. 


Dr. Noelle Rohatinsky (R.N, Ph.D) is an Associate Professor at the University of Saskatoon in Saskatechwan. Noelle is a registered nurse and has worked on nursing units where she cared for individuals living with IBD. She has being offering Newly Diagnosed Nights to individuals in her community since 2011 and offering them nationally via webinars since 2017. In 2018, Noelle received the Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Ross McMaster National Unsung Hero Award. Noelle herself was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 2009.  


Click here to register for the webinar.  

PAST webinar Listings

Shortly after a live webinar has taken place, the video is uploaded and can be found on our Past Webinars page

  • 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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