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    Jul 01

    Arthritis Matters - July 2019  British ColumbiaWalking on sunshine: the early summer weather brought the crowds (847 participants to be exact) to the five Walk for Arthritis locations in BC: Vancouver, Victoria, Parksville, Kelowna and Kamloops. Their dedication and commitment raised just over $104,000 in support of... Arthritis Society
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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 08

    Arthritis Matters - May 2019  British ColumbiaIndigenous Community OutreachRecognizing the higher rates of arthritis among Indigenous groups, we previously funded Dr. Diane Lacaille to develop a First Nations Arthritis Education & Wellness Program (AWP). Following the success of the pilot program in Haida Gwaii, we... Arthritis Society
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    Mar 01

    Arthritis Matters - March 2019  PrairiesNew look for 5th annual Faces of Childhood Arthritis eventManitoba Division’s annual fundraiser to support Childhood Arthritis has a new face this year.Faces of Childhood Arthritis will be held Thursday, April 11 and has been reimagined as a gala evening with festivities... Arthritis Society
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    Jan 03

    Arthritis Matters - January 2019  AlbertaCountdown is on - halfway to Camp!The friendships that have been made at Camp All In This Together between kids living with Childhood Arthritis have been golden. That’s why we’re reuniting our campers and connecting with new ones at a special event this month.Presenting... Arthritis Society
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    Dec 11

    Meniscus removal in knee surgery can cause major cell death after just hours of exercise: study Researchers at the University of Calgary have put a formerly common knee surgery practice under the microscope to find how it can cause osteoarthritis. CBC News
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    Nov 03

    Edmonton symposium serves up knowledge of medicinal cannabis A sold-out education symposium in Edmonton on Saturday, put on by the Arthritis Society, featured a number of experts in the area of medicinal cannabis. Public
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    Nov 01

    Arthritis Matters - November 2018 National Highlights Canada legalizes recreational cannabis useAs of October 17, 2018, the federal Cannabis Act, Bill C-45, makes it legal for individuals in Canada to obtain cannabis outside of the medical cannabis process. However, the rules are different for recreational versus medical use... Arthritis Society
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    Aug 30

    Impact Newsletter - September 2018 National Highlights Become an empowered patient this September during Arthritis Awareness MonthThis year, as we celebrate our 70th anniversary, the Arthritis Society will be focusing on empowering people with arthritis through education about disease self-management. Arthritis is a serious... Arthritis Society
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