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Arthritis affects the lives of over 6 million Canadians – and there is no cure.
Arthritis strikes people of every age, from infants to adults, and stays for life.

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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.

Arthritis. Give before it takes.


Live Better with Arthritis

Essential tips and guidance for moving through life with arthritis.

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Jul 18

Medical marijuana users worry about Canada’s cannabis-impaired driving rules Medical marijuana users worry they won’t be able to get behind the wheel once recreational cannabis is legalized, as the government is not proposing an exemption for medical cannabis users under the cannabis-impaired driving rules. Toronto Star
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Jul 10

Vaping, medical cannabis backers say apartment renter's total smoking ban is 'ridiculous' A medical marijuana advocate in Saskatoon is raising a stink about one company's plan to ban all types of smoking in its rental apartments starting this fall. CBC News
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Jul 10

Staying Positive May Not Cure RA… But Depression Can Worsen Flares Studies indicate that depression may exacerbate rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, and might even cause disease flare-ups in some cases. Public

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Greens For Arthritis Aurora, ON
Jul 19
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OA of the Neck and Back Thornhill, ON
Jul 23
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Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Hand Kitchener, ON

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