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    Mar 24

    Arthritis Society statement in response to Saskatchewan budget 
    Stephanie Mosher   Vice President, Western Canada  We’re pleased the 2022-23 Saskatchewan budget, released March 23, included a record investment in health care – it is much needed.   We were also pleased to see Finance Minister Donna Harpauer announce an increase...
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    Mar 23

    Arthritis Society statement on progress for national pharmacare plan
    Trish Barbato  President and CEO, Arthritis Society As the voice of the six million Canadians living with arthritis, the Arthritis Society is pleased to hear a Canada Pharmacare Act will be passed by the end of next year. We have long supported the call for a national pharmacare plan...
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    Mar 22

    What do you do when you get a chronic illness in your 20s?
    Steff Di Pardo was like many other young people: She worked at a restaurant, enjoyed exercising and spending time with friends. But one day the Mississauga resident woke up to an intense pain in her right hip and leg, which soon spread to her lower back.“Over the course of two weeks, it got...
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    Mar 22

    Arthritis Society statement in response to New Brunswick budget 
    Jone Mitchell Executive Director, Atlantic Region We’re pleased today’s budget places a significant focus on health care and applaud Finance Minister Ernie Steeves and the Government of New Brunswick for committing to such a large investment. Minister Steeves&rsquo...
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    Feb 16

    Ontario’s doctors offer solution for wait times
    Arthritis can’t wait, and that’s why we’re pleased to see to today’s report on surgery wait times from the Ontario Medical Association. The recommendations align with the Arthritis Society’s own report on joint replacement wait times, released in July 2021, that...
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    Feb 01

    We're overdue for out-of-the-box thinking
    Re: These experts say there are solutions to Ontario's huge health-care backlog that go outside the norm CBC News online Jan. 31, 2022 We agree that we need to start thinking outside the box to find solutions to the problems we’re currently facing in healthcare – many of...
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    Jan 31

    People with arthritis invited to attend Canadian Arthritis Research Conference
    Focused on patient-oriented research, precision medicine, and sexual and reproductive health in arthritis the third annual Canadian Arthritis Research Conference (CARC) takes place virtually Feb. 7 and 8, 2022. Co-presented by the Arthritis Society, the Canadian Rheumatology Association and...
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    Jan 27

    Genetics team named to national top 10 list for arthritis research
    A pair of Memorial researchers have landed recognition for their innovative studies aimed at transforming the future of arthritis.Salem Werdyani, PhD student, and Dr. Guangju Zhai, professor, Discipline of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, are included on the Arthritis Society of Canada’s list...
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    Jan 27

    Exciting research advance announced this week
    Researchers funded by the Arthritis Society have made an exciting discovery that could lead to reducing inflammation in people with arthritis. Dr. Éric Boilard and PhD student Etienne Doré of Université Laval, along with international colleagues, have discovered that a protein naturally...
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