Advocacy

Ostomy Canada Society teams up with NSWOCC to advocate for people living with an ostomy and their families.

NSWOCs Care Video

Our friends over at Nurses Specialized In Wound, Ostomy And Continence Canada [NSWOCC] (formerly called The Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy (CAET)) have renamed their handy look-up page on their website. It was formerly called “Find An ET Nurse” and is now called “Find a NSWOC“. Click on the image to the left or link…

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White Coat Black Art show on Ostomies

Jessica Grossman is celebrating a special anniversary this month. It’s not for a friend or family member’s birthday or a wedding anniversary — it’s been 16 years since she underwent ostomy surgery. “Why not? I’m alive because of it,” she told White Coat, Black Art host Dr. Brian Goldman. Click here to listen to the 27 minute…

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Did You Know about the Disability Tax Credit?

DID YOU KNOW? That any person living with an ostomy is eligible for the Disability Tax Credit when a qualified medical practitioner certifies the Disability Tax Credit certificate and Canada Revenue Agency approves your application. DID YOU KNOW? That the existing Disability Tax Credit Committee which is an Ad-Hoc Committee of Ostomy Canada Society’s Advocacy…

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