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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

Research

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

Advocacy

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

Solutions

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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Oct 19

Pharmacare is not a top health-care priority for Canadians, poll finds Now that marijuana legalization is out of the way, a new poll suggests the Liberal government’s next big drug policy — the possible creation of national pharmacare — is not a top health-care priority for Canadian voters. Toronto Star
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Oct 19

Full access to healthcare services for chronic arthritis required says sufferer Living and dealing with the physical pain of a chronic disease is the scenario that Isabelle Delormes faces every day. The Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot resident was diagnosed at the age of 20 with ankylosing spondylitis, an inflammatory form arthritis that affects the spine and sacroiliac joints Public
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Oct 17

Despite marijuana legalization, medicinal pot advocates say there’s still much work to be done For years, people who were ill, and their advocates, have been fighting to see cannabis considered as a legitimate medical treatment. But now that grassroots advocacy has been taken up by big business, change is afoot. Toronto Star

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