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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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Jan 08

AbbVie Receives Health Canada Approval of new oral RA Medication RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) Inflammatory forms of arthritis can be aggressive, and in the absence of a cure, medication can play a vital role in the treatment plan,. Patients and their physicians need access to a variety of treatment options. The Arthritis Society welcomes the approval of new treatments that expand the...
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Jan 07

Arthritis Matters - January 2020 New year, new youJanuary is a great time to introduce changes that can improve your overall health and ultimately your ability to cope with the challenges of arthritis. Check out these articles for simple tips you can incorporate into your daily life.Eating healthy foodsWalking to stay... Arthritis Society
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Dec 12

Alberta will force patients to switch from biologics to cheaper biosimilar medications Globe and Mail coverage of the Alberta biosimilars announcement, highlighting some (non-arthritis) patient groups' concerns. The Globe and Mail

Upcoming Events

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Understanding Arthritis: Tips & Tricks Montague, PE
Mar 28
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Rock the Joint Saint John, NB
Jan 22
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Stay Active - Manage your Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) Pain Etobicoke, ON

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