Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Month

Posted On Thursday November 05, 2020

NOVEMBER 2020

WHEREAS; Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are debilitating diseases with no known cures that impact quality of life;

WHEREAS; Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is the country’s only national, volunteer-based charity focused on finding cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improving the lives of children and adults affected by these diseases;

WHEREAS; Canada has one of the highest rates in the world as 270,000 Canadians live with inflammatory bowel disease;

WHEREAS; it is expected that 400,000 Canadians will live with these diseases by 2030;

WHEREAS; Crohn’s and Colitis Canada transforms the lives of Canadians affected by these diseases through research, patient programs and services, advocacy and awareness.

NOW THEREFORE, I, Mayor, Bill Mauro, proclaim November as " Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Month” in the City of Thunder Bay.

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