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Annual Awareness Walk

15 REASONS TO WALK – Annual Awareness Walk Vasculitis Foundation Canada is proud to announce their 4th Annual Awareness Walk! Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Riverside Park, Cambridge, ON. Help us strengthen awareness and raise funds so we can increase research and education of patie

Membership Fees

Good News! You asked, we listened! Yearly membership fees have been readjusted. Yes, as of February 1, 2013, the membership fees will be as follow: $20 a year for Canadian membership, $50 a year for dual membership. The advantages remain the same for both categories. Don’t miss

VFC Walk 2012 in review

The third annual Vasculitis Foundation Canada East Coast “15 Reasons Why to Walk” was held on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Riverside Park in Cambridge, Ontario.  There were 70 walkers, volunteers and picnic participants and more than $13,000 was raised for Vasculitis Research. Here is a

Radio Interview – January 9, 2012

Correspondence was received December 11, 2011 offering a special tool for us to educate and inform people about Vasculitis Foundation Canada. This was to be in the form of a radio interview. Cameron Wells of CJAM Radio, 99.1 FM, Windsor is the host of a show entitled “Handi Link”. It

Pexivas Donation

Vasculitis Donates Again – PEXIVAS On October 22, 2011, Vasculitis Foundation Canada gave $15,000.00 to the St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation for vasculitis research under the name PEXIVAS. Dr. Michael Walsh of the Department of Clinical Epidemeology and Biostatistics, McMaster

CANVASC Speech – Donna Wall

June 10, 2011 – CanVasc – Toronto, Ontario – When I was approached to speak to you, it was with a couple trains of thought that I pondered my acceptance.  One – how can I possibly enlighten this learned assembly about vasculitis?  Two – the opportunity to speak about a subject s

Vasculitis Foundation Canada – 15 Reasons to Walk

Vasculitis Foundation Canada – 15 Reasons to Walk June 25th, 2011 – The Vasculitis Foundation Canada would like to extend our thanks to all the volunteers, organizers and participants and donators for another extremely successful campaign. Through the hard work and dedicat

Mind your Mouth

Preventing Gum Disease If you have it, you’re not alone. Many adults nationwide have some form of gum disease. It can simply cause swollen gums or give you bad breath. It can also ruin your smile or even make you lose your teeth. The good news is that gum disease can be prevented with

Disease Hits Home with Local Group

By Walter Gowing, Speaks Out – Columns April 3, 2009 Doctor presented with $10,000 to find cure! “Vasculitis is too rare to be known as a common disease,” said Dr. Simon Carette, of Toronto, while speaking at the annual meeting of the Vasculitis Foundation of Canada in Cambridge

Vasculitis News Interview

Vasculitis is a chronic condition where the vessels that carry blood to your major organs get inflamed, causing many problems and complications. What you may not know about this rare condition, a nation-wide support group is based out of Cambridge. Featured in a news broadcast in Marc