Arthritis scorches lives.

But if we pull out all the stops, soon we can extinguish it.

Move Your Way

A new way to make a difference to 6 million Canadians with arthritis.

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

Providing patient-centric, evidenced-based information and resources to empower people affected by arthritis.
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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.


Live Better with Arthritis

Essential tips and guidance for moving through life with arthritis.

Latest News

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Oct 21

Discovery of a potential new therapy for inflammatory arthritis Susan Rivers was only 10 years old when she began experiencing pain in the joints in her legs.After many years of suffering and few answers, Susan was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, a painful and inflammatory form of axial spondyloarthritis (SpA), which affects one per cent to two per... University Health Network
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Oct 12

Arthritis Ideator Program launched The Arthritis Society is inviting entrepreneurs and ideators from across Canada to help us fight the fire of arthritis.  Are you working on solutions to improve the lives of people with arthritis? Apply to our new Arthritis Ideator Program for an opportunity to receive one of four $50... Arthritis Society
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Oct 04

Recommendations on a third dose of the COVID vaccine Both the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) and the Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) recently released their recommendation on a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for individuals who are immunocompromised. The Arthritis Society supports these recommendations. In order... Arthritis Society

Upcoming Events

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Tips, Tricks and Tools for Living with Arthritis
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