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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Diagnosis, early treatment key for juvenile arthritis

By | May 1st, 2012|News|

Gillian Shaw, Vancouver Sun Published: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 When Cassie Porte was born almost three years ago she was a happy, healthy baby. That lasted until she was 20 months old, when all of a sudden one morning she couldn't walk. "We picked her up out of her crib and she couldn't walk -- [...]

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2011 Scotiabank Half Marathon and 5km Run

By | June 26th, 2011|Past Events|

June 26, 2011 - Thankfully the rain stopped and the sun came out for run day.  The Cassie and Friends Team, decked out in blue running shirts, had over 50 runners.  This year several children who have arthritis took part in the 5km run/walk, closely supported by their family and friends!  Over $80,000 was raised and once again [...]

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4th Annual Juvenile Arthritis Family Day

By | June 25th, 2011|Past Events|

Our fourth annual event drew more than 100 people with some new and many familiar faces.  Parents had the chance to hear several informative speakers including Dr. Kathleen O'Neil (who came all the way from Oklahoma) and doctors Jane Gardiner and Ross Petty who gave an excellent talk on uveitis.  For the first time parents [...]

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