Welcome to the bubble

By | April 12th, 2013|News|

A recent Huffington Post article caught my eye. It was about parenthood and the strange lines that form around the stages-and-ages that our new lives, as moms and dads, seem to be defined by. There is teething, potty training and sleep issues, and then later, there are things like school, friendships, sport teams and dating. [...]

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JOIN OUR TEAM! Scotiabank Half Marathon & 5km Charity Challenge Run/Walk

By | March 28th, 2013|News|

Yesterday, a few members of Team Cassie & Friends laced up and hit the ice for the Scotiabank Charity Challenge Media Launch. The event marked the official kick-off of 2013's friendly charity "competition" at the forefront of Scotiabank's Half Marathon and 5km Run/Walk. We even had the chance to meet Honourary Chair, Mason Raymond - [...]

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Celebrating New Hope for Childhood Arthritis

By | March 11th, 2013|News|

Senya says she'd like to be an actor or a doctor when she grows up. Either way, we think she is a star! Here is a short video of Senya appearing on CBC alongside world-renowned pediatric rheumatologist, Dr. Ross Petty. The story ran in celebration of a monumental milestone for kids, like Senya, who suffer [...]

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JointHealth Express News – Call for Submissions

By | January 11th, 2013|News|

  In a January 9, 2013 newsletter from JointHealth: Do you have juvenile idiopathic arthritis or care for someone who does? We want your valuable input.The Common Drug Review (CDR) is currently welcoming patients and their caregivers to provide input on the manufacturer’s submission for adalimumab (Humira®) for the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Adalimumab [...]

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Awareness of juvenile arthritis on the rise

By | June 25th, 2012|News|

David Porte knew something was wrong with his infant daughter when he took her out of her crib one morning and she couldn’t walk. Little Cassie had been active and healthy up to that point, so this development left her parents puzzled and worried. Neither Porte nor his wife, a doctor, was prepared when they [...]

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Fifth Annual Family Day for Children & Families

By | June 13th, 2012|Current Events|

Join Us for the 5th Annual Family Day for Children & Families with Juvenile Arthritis & Other Rheumatic Diseases. Date: Saturday June 23, 2012 Time: 9:00am Registration 9:30am Keynote Session Begins 9:30am Kids & Teens Program Begins Location: Langara College Address: Main Foyer - 100 West 49th Avenue at Cambie, Vancouver, BC  V5Y 2Z6 Free Parking [...]

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Run, Jog or Walk with Cassie & Friends at the 2012 Scotiabank Half Marathon and 5km Charity Challenge

By | June 13th, 2012|Current Events|

When: Sunday, June 24, 2012 Starts at 7:30am for Half-Marathon Why: Help Raise Funds which will support research and education Walk or run with your Family to show your support for Juvenile Arthritis, Lupus and Vasculitis Enjoy a day with Family and Friends Be a part of the #1 Team at the Event After the [...]

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Scotiabank Group Charity Challenge: Save The Date!

By | May 11th, 2012|Current Events|

HALF MARATHON & 5 KM RUN. SUNDAY JUNE 24, 2012 For those of you who have been on the Cassie and Friends team in the past - I am hopeful you will join us again this year. For those who haven't attended this event, we hope you will sign up to run or walk with [...]

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Family Day!

By | May 2nd, 2012|Current Events|

An exciting opportunity for parents, families, children and young adults affected by juvenile arthritis and other rheumatic diseases to spend a day together. Family Day 2012  - Click here for all the information and to register Photo by Pink Sherbet Photography

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