2017 Stoma Stroll Video

Saturday, October 7, 2017 was Canada Ostomy Day. And Ostomy Canada Society hosted the 5th Annual Stoma Stroll Awareness Walk in various cities across Canada. The theme this year was “No Colon, Still Strollin!”.

Canada Ostomy Day 2017

Ostomy Canada Society is pleased to announce the 5th annual Canada Ostomy Day on October 7, 2017. The purpose of the Canada Ostomy Day is to raise awareness of the estimated 90,000 people living in Canada with an ostomy. Many chapters and peer support groups across Canada will join in the Stoma Stroll Awareness Walk, see our website www.stomastroll.ca […]

Requesting people living with an ostomy to participate in a master’s thesis

At the Ostomy Canada Society staff meeting on June 17, 2017, the following request for participation was approved. Understanding participants’ experiences living with a stoma from rectal cancer You are eligible to participate in this study if you: Are 18 years of age or older Speak and understand English Have received a stoma and chemotherapy as […]

New Services Posters now available

The collaborative posters promote both CAET and Ostomy Canada Society. Available in English and in French! [gview file=”https://www.ostomycanada.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/OCS-Services-Poster-English.pdf”] [gview file=”https://www.ostomycanada.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/OCS_Services_Poster_French_final_crop.pdf”]

Good news for people living in Ontario with an ostomy!

Important Information In Ontario, temporary ostomies will now be covered under the Ontario ADP grant program. Your doctor or nurse practitioner must state it will be for 6 month or longer. Any ostomy under 6 months will continue to have no coverage. Great job to the Advocacy committee! It has been a long fight but […]