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Brews Toronto

On March 24, 2018, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada will host our 2nd Annual Brews fundraiser. Join us for one of a kind craft beers and ciders, delicious canapes and a special silent auction all in support of Crohn’s and Colitis Canada. This must-attend mix and mingle, fundraising event for Toronto’s young professionals takes place at the trendy Canvas Event Space and we invite you to join us!

At the heart of the evening is community-oriented philanthropy – brave and gutsy young professionals raising critical and urgent funds on behalf of the 250,000 Canadians who live with these terrible diseases.

For event details and to purchase tickets, please click here.
Canvas Event Space 1381 Castlefield Ave.

Peel Education Event

MENTAL HEALTH AND IBD: The Emotional Impact of Living with IBD

Living with Crohn's or colitis, or caring for someone who does, can take a toll on not just your physical, but your mental health as well.

Join us for a panel discussion on mental health and IBD, bring your questions, and join the conversation with our speakers:

John Scott: Motivational speaker who has survived and thrived while living with Crohn’s disease for over 30 years
Jenna Rines: Social Worker, Gastroenterology and Surgical Oncology, Mount Sinai Hospital
Montana Skurka: Mental health advocate who lives with ulcerative colitis and a j-pouch

Let's get to talking about Crohn's, colitis, and mental health!

RSVP to:
River Grove Community Centre 5800 River Grove Avenue

Niagara Region Chapter Meeting

Join us at a Niagara Chapter Meeting to meet others in our community who are taking on Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. We share stories, learn from our experiences, and generally have a...
Real Canadian Superstore; 411 Louth Street, St. Catharines L2S4A2

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Quick Fact

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 150 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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Although 1 in 150 Canadians has inflammatory bowel disease, too few people know or understand these chronic, invisible illnesses. Help us raise awareness.

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