Canada Ostomy Day 2018

Ostomy Canada Society is pleased to announce the 6th annual Canada Ostomy Day on October 6, 2018. The purpose of the Canada Ostomy Day is to raise awareness of the estimated 70,000 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 […]

CBC Interview with Deb Carpentier about the 2017 Stoma Stroll

So there was a broadcast the morning of October 1, 2017, on Sask Weekend.   The interview with Shauna Powers from CBC and Deb Carpentier of the Regina Ostomy Chapter lasted about 10 minutes. An 11 MB download of the interview can be listened to below: Click here to listen. Link to the CBC website here:

Stoma Stroll 2016 Video

The Ostomy Canada Society’s Stoma Stroll Awareness walk was held on October 1, 2016 at 8 cities across Canada, plus a virtual walk. Here is a slideshow:

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 […]