Building the next generation of researchers

The Research Stars Fund encourages the next generation of researchers in the early stages of their careers to choose a career path focused on arthritis. 

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September is Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis is Canada’s most common chronic health condition, and there is no cure.
It’s time to take arthritis seriously.

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New resource: Arthritis Self-Advocacy Guide 

Information and strategies to help you cope with 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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Sep 19

The Link Between Rheumatoid Arthritis, Depression, Anxiety, and Bipolar Disorder Is Powerful People with RA are significantly more likely to have mental health issues compared to people without RA, study suggests. Public
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Sep 18

TTC subway operator barred while using medicinal cannabis A Toronto Transit Commission employee says she's back on opioids because her employer told her she can't use medical marijuana and remain as a subway operator, even though her doctor thinks cannabis is the best treatment for her chronic pain.  Public
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Sep 18

B.C. aims to implement provincial pain strategy: patients' advocate The British Columbia government is working on a provincial pain strategy that would provide greater access to services for chronic conditions such as arthritis, back pain and fibromyalgia, the head of a patients’ advocacy group says. Public

Upcoming Events

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Manitoba Family Camp Headingley, MB
Sep 25
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An Overview of Osteoarthritis Thunder Bay, ON
Sep 26
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Stay Active - Manage your Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) Kitchener, ON

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