GBS/CIDP Foundation of Canada improves the quality of life for individuals and families affected with GBS, CIDP & Variants.
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PO Box 80060 RPO Rossland Garden
Phone: 1 (647) 560-6842
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Nova Scotia Support Group Meeting, Truro, NS – Sunday June 7, 2015 from 1:30pm – 4:00pm
You are invited to a support group meeting for GBS-CIDP and their variants! It will be held on Sunday June 7, 2015 from 1:30-4:00pm in the Community Room of Atlantic Superstore Truro. There is an elevator on site and light refreshments will be provided. Caregivers and family welcome!
It will be a time to meet/greet/share stories as an informal get-together! We will also be sharing information from the National Conference in Toronto. Discussion will begin at 2pm. For questions, please email Deb @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope you can make it and stay as long (or as short) as you are able!
Calgary Conference – Saturday September 19, 2015 8:00am-5:00pm
We are excited to announce another conference this year to be held in Calgary, Alberta on September 19, 2015! It will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott Calgary Hotel. We will post more details in the coming weeks and also information on how to register. The foundation will be sending out invitations by mail/email to those on our western mailing list. If you’d like to be added to our contact list, please send an email to email@example.com. Can’t wait to see you there!!
Ottawa Support Group Meeting – Sunday November 8, 2015
The foundation is working with MD Quebec to reach out to Ottawa/Gatineau area patients and families by providing 2 separate support group meetings. We are pleased to announce the upcoming fall support group meeting in Ottawa, Sunday Nov 8, 2015. We are excited that Dr. Pierre Bourque, which resides on our Medical Advisory Board, has committed to present at this meeting. We will be providing details on the location and agenda in the coming months. Please let us know by email if you are interested in attending: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 1-647-560-6842 so that you receive future communications.
For the Gatineau meeting, we will be posting details on the following link: gbs-cidp.org/canada/fr
Articles of Interest
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The Canadian Foundation continues to support patients & families, & to be recognized as the Canadian resource for GBS, CIDP, & variants. Until a cure is found, we will increase public awareness by educating both the professional & lay communities, & we will raise funds for the research & treatment of the above mentioned disorders.
- Newsletter Fall/Winter 2014
- Newsletter Fall/Winter 2014- French
- Click here to watch our informational videos, now available in French
- Also, click here to browse our many publications, including newsletters and articles.
President and Regional Director
Dr. Tom Feasby
Dr. Kenneth Shonk
Board of Directors
Medical Advisory Board
Steven Baker, MD
Brenda Banwell, MD
Timothy Benstead, MD
Pierre Bourque, MD
Vera Bril, MD
Kristine Chapman, MD
Colin Chalk, MD
Angela Genge, MD
Gillian Gibson, MD
Angelika Hahn, MD
Hans Katzberg. MD
Kurt Kimpinski, MD
Elizabeth Pringle, MD
Zaeem Siddiqi, MD
Jiri Vajsar, MD
Douglas Zochodne, MD
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