Announcing 2017 Research Grants

Arthritis Society invests $2.1 million to further arthritis research in Canada. Discover More
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Introducing a New Take on Arthritis

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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a collection of conditions affecting joints and other tissues. It causes pain, restricts mobility and diminishes quality of life.

It's serious. 1 in 5 Canadians live every day with arthritis and there is no cure.

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How We Help


Investments in research seek to understand the causes, realize innovations that improve quality of life and discover a cure.


Understanding needs of people affected by arthritis and identifying gaps that are important to champion for change.


Providing patient-centric, evidenced-based information and resources to empower people affected by arthritis.

Thank you for giving.
Your generosity puts us closer to a world where people are free from the devastating effects that arthritis has on lives.

Arthritis. Give before it takes.


Live Better with Arthritis

Essential tips and guidance for moving through life with arthritis.

Latest News

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Jan 12

Legal pot won't slow market for medical marijuana: advocate Medical marijuana advocates say the number of patients using medical cannabis will continue to grow even when the drug becomes legal for recreational use. CBC News
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Jan 09

Ontario has added Erelzi™ (etanercept) to public drug plan for the treatment of multiple inflammatory diseases Erelzi has been added to public drug plan based on specific criteria in Ontario for the treatment of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis and for reducing signs and symptoms of active ankylosing spondylitis. Canadian Insider
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Dec 29

Outreach workshops benefit arthritis sufferers More people suffering from arthritis will learn how to live well with the disease thanks to funding that will enable the Arthritis Society to offer outreach services in southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Times Colonist

Upcoming Events

Jan 17 10:00 AM
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Jan17 10:00 AM

Educational: In-Person

An introduction to Mindfulness Meditation for Persons with Arthritis Toronto, ON
Jan 18 2:00 PM
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Jan18 2:00 PM

Educational: In-Person

Understanding Arthritis and Managing Fatigue Halifax, NS
Jan 19 10:00 AM
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Jan19 10:00 AM

Educational: In-Person

Understanding Arthritis Penticton, BC

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