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Peel Chapter Meeting

The Peel Chapter of Crohn's and Colitis Canada meets on the first Thursday of every month, from September to June. Come on out to meet and connect with others living with, or supporting someone with, Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis! Join us to find out what is coming up in your community, from education events, to social opportunities and more! For more information please contact Tammy Simon at tsimon@crohnsandcolitis.ca.
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3045 Mavis Rd. (at Dundas St.) Superstore Community Room
Mississauga
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Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter Support & Volunteer Meeting

Come on out to meet and connect with others living with or affected by Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis! Join us to find out what's coming up in the Ottawa-Gatineau community, from education events to fundraising events and more. To RSVP or for more information please contact Sherry Pang at spang@crohnsandcolitis.ca or call 613-806-7956
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Dymon Storage - Boardroom 1554 Carling Ave
Ottawa
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FACC Golf Tournament

The FACC Golf Tournament promises to be a fabulous day of golfing, dining and philanthropy in support of Crohn's and Colitis Canada. To purchase tickets, click here.
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Richmond Hill Golf Club 8755 Bathurst St.
Richmond Hill
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Impact Stories

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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