Your Stories

This Arthritis Society’s Your Stories blog features stories of those living with arthritis, those pursuing breakthrough research for a cure, and other Canadians touched by a disease. It takes courage and effort to live with chronic pain – see how others have learned to live well with arthritis. If you are interested in posting your own story, please email us at

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Bold innovation – our values at work

Prior to joining The Arthritis Society my career was in the telecommunications industry, where competition demands innovation. Coming to The Arthritis Society, I discovered that this role demands the same commitment to innovation – only this time the competition isn’t with other service providers, it’s with a relentless disease that impacts far too many Canadians.

Posted: 03-09-2014 | Author: ​Janet Yale Medical Cannabis Pharmacist training