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Announcing 2017 Research Grants

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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.

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

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Live Better with Arthritis

Essential tips and guidance for moving through life with arthritis.

Latest News

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Jan 19

Son's struggle with arthritis motivates Regina-area mom to help others Regina-area mom Janine Rozon knows first-hand the challenges that come with caring for a sick child and it's why she now wants to reach out and help other parents cope. CBC 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

Upcoming Events

Jan 22 9:00 AM
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Stay Active Manage Your Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis Owen Sound, ON
Jan 23 8:00 AM
Jan23 8:00 AM

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Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Hand class Kitchener, ON
Jan 23 10:00 AM
Jan23 10:00 AM

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Tips, Tricks and Tools to Manage your Joints West Vancouver, BC

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