​For many, work is a significant part of life.

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Arthritis won’t stop kids from being kids! Our camps are designed to meet the specific needs of kids with arthritis to ensure that no child has to miss camp.

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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.

Latest News

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Jun 12

Advisory Council recommends Canada implement universal, single-payer public pharmacare Arthritis Society President and CEO Janet Yale responds: "On behalf of the 6 million Cdns living with arthritis, thanks to @DrEricHoskins for today’s Pharmacare report. As governments work together patients will need a seat at the table to help address the urgent needs of the uninsured... Public
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May 27

B.C. expands use of biosimilars to offer coverage for more treatment options British Columbia is improving the sustainability of its PharmaCare program by expanding the use of biosimilars, which will create opportunities for new drug listings and boost existing coverage for patients. The Arthritis Society is gratified that our patient-focused recommendations to the... Public
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May 27

B.C. arthritis, diabetes patients have 6 months to switch to cheaper ‘biosimilar’ drugs British Columbians on certain drugs for arthritis and diabetes will have six months to transition to equivalent less-costly drugs, as the province expands use of “biosimilars.” The move is expected to save $96 million over the first three years. Times Colonist

Upcoming Events

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Greens For Arthritis Aurora, ON
Jun 17
5:00 PM
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Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Hand Markham, ON
Jun 18
9:30 PM
9:30 PM

Educational: In-PersonEducational: In-Person

Arthritis and Medication Kerrisdale, BC

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