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The 2020 VFC Annual General Meeting (AGM) Moves Online via ZOOM amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. Join Us Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 1PM ET with Guest Speaker Dr. Kim McKenzie

March 30, 2020 by Jon Stewart The VFC AGM is the foundation’s annual obligation to, amongst other things, receive the President/Director’s report on the current and future business of the foundation, receive the Treasurer’s report and financial statements for the 2019 calendar year, a

Calling All TAK Patients!

Takayasu Arteritis (TAK), is a very rare form of large vessel vasculitis which lacks study research, and much more can, and needs to, be learned about this debilitating and sometimes lethal disease.  Using newer medical technology, and studying a large group of confirmed TAK patients,

VFC Announces the 2019 Annual Fall Lecture program with guest speaker Dr. Peter Merkel, as well as the registration link for the October 27, 2019 Lectures at Toronto Western Hospital.

Register today and don’t miss it! Vasculitis Foundation Canada is pleased to host six top speakers who will speak to issues of interest for vasculitis patients and care givers alike. Our speakers will be: Dr. Peter Merkel, our guest speaker, is the Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Pro

Perfect summer weather was just part of the fun that made the 21st. Annual VFC Picnic and 26 Reasons to Walk a big success for about 100 vasculitis patients, family and friends.

It was fun in the sun as about 100 vasculitis patients, family and friends thoroughly enjoyed the 21st. Annual VFC Picnic and 26 Reasons to Walk.  The day was a great opportunity to meet, and greet fellow patients, old friends, and to see many new faces in the growing vasculitis and V

Erna Baird Memorial Grant builds partnership between researchers and patients while advancing vasculitis and autoimmune disease research towards a cure.

This past June marked the eighth anniversary of Erna Baird’s passing on June 6, 2011, due to complications from Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (GPA)(formerly Wegener’s Granulomatosis), and the establishment of The Erna Baird Memorial Grant (EBMG), in loving memory of a devoted, lovi

Talk-the-Talk, and Walk-the-Walk at the 21st Annual VFC Picnic & 26 Reasons to Walk event to raise Awareness and Funds for Vasculitis research!

Saturday, June 22, 2019 11:00 AM to 4 PM Dolph Picnic Area, Riverside Park 147 King Street East, Cambridge, ON Canada

Toronto Mayor is Aware of Vasculitis, are you?  May is Vasculitis Awareness Month – spread the word and create your own vasculitis awareness!

Of course, Toronto Mayor, John Tory, didn’t know about vasculitis before meeting up with VFC President, Jon Stewart, but who does – other than patients and specialist doctors!  But the Mayor gets it now, and we hope his vasculitis awareness “ tweet”, with 278K Twitter foll

Get Cooking at the 2019 VFC Annual General Meeting (AGM) with Guest Speaker June Martin, Registered Dietician, and Healthy Cooking Demo by Ryan O’Donnell and Jenny Peters

The 2019 Vasculitis Foundation Canada (VFC) AGM will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at The Marketplace (in the kitchen), Kitchener Market, Kitchener, Ontario 300 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario. The VFC AGM is the foundation’s annual obligation to, amongst other things, receive t

VFC Announces the 2018 Fall Speaker and Lecture Program The Many Faces of Vasculitis

VFC 2018 Fall Lectures – Saturday, October 27, 2018 St. Joseph’s Health Care 268 Grosvenor Street London, Ontario Shuttleworth Auditorium at St. Joseph’s Health Care   Come to the Annual VFC Fall Lectures in London, Ontario VFC is pleased to advise the theme for this falls lectur

Come to the PEXIVAS trial results meeting!

PEXIVAS, for Plasma Exchange In VASculitis, was the world’s largest clinical trial on ANCA Associated Vasculitis (AAV), with over 700 patients enrolled internationally. After more than seven years, the results are in! Please join Dr. Michael Walsh and Dr. Nader Khalidi as they share t