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Announcing 2017 Research Grants

Arthritis Society invests $2.1 million to further arthritis research in Canada. Discover More

Introducing a New Take on Arthritis

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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.

Learn More About Arthritis

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.

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.

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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Dec 11

Children born to women with rheumatoid arthritis have increased risk for chronic diseases New research reveals that children born to women with rheumatoid arthritis face an increased susceptibility for certain chronic diseases.  News Medical
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Dec 06

Canada's pharmacists call for full population drug coverage, enhanced care CPhA presented a plan that will allow governments to provide universal drug coverage to all Canadians. Canadian Pharmacists Association
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Dec 04

Impact Newsletter - December 2017  National HighlightsOur most successful Walk to date and a new brand identity help us wrap up 2017 on a high note! Arthritis Society unveils new vision, mission and visual identityLast month, the Arthritis Society announced a new brand. Our newly changed mission will see a focus to invest... Arthritis Society

Upcoming Events

Dec 20 9:30 AM
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Dec20 9:30 AM

Educational: In-Person

Stay Active - Manage your Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) Scarborough, ON
Jan 09 4:30 AM
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Jan09 4:30 AM

Educational: In-Person

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Hand class Pickering, ON,
Jan 10 4:30 AM
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Jan10 4:30 AM

Educational: In-Person

Stay Active Manage Your Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis London, ON

Thank You to our Valued Partners

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Arthritis Partners

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