About Us

News, events, updates, and other information about our two Charities.

Medical Research

Gastrointestinal Society The GI Society is currently focused on learning more about what patients are going through and is funding a number of surveys to learn the true patient experience. Some examples of these studies are listed below. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term that primarily refers to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. [...]

By |2019-07-11T13:13:50-07:00July 11, 2019|

Financial Statements

Read our financial statements below, or contact us with questions about our financial policies. We provide trusted, evidence-based information on all areas of the gastrointestinal tract and are committed to improving the lives of people with GI and liver conditions by supporting research, advocating for appropriate patient access to health care, and [...]

By |2019-10-01T12:24:29-07:00January 15, 2019|

Advocacy

Community Engagement & Patient Advocacy The GI (Gastrointestinal) Society advocates on behalf of the millions of Canadians affected by gastrointestinal and liver diseases and disorders. Staff and volunteer advisors work closely with healthcare professionals and governments at all levels to engage the public and government bodies. We strive for system-wide improvements [...]

By |2019-10-08T10:21:45-07:00September 19, 2017|

Our Mission

As the Canadian leaders in providing trusted, evidence-based information on all areas of the gastrointestinal tract, the Gastrointestinal Society and the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research are committed to: improving the lives of people with GI and liver conditions by supporting research, advocating for appropriate patient access to health care, and promoting gastrointestinal and liver [...]

By |2018-05-16T11:55:24-07:00November 20, 2013|

About the GI Society & CSIR

Our Mission We're committed to improving the lives of people with gastrointestinal and liver conditions, supporting research, advocating for appropriate patient access to health care, and promoting gastrointestinal and liver health. How We Started In 1976, the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research (CSIR) arose as the first registered charity in Canada [...]

By |2019-10-01T11:58:58-07:00September 14, 2013|

Contact Us

For media inquires To make a donation Contact Us You can contact www.badgut.org, the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research, and the Gastrointestinal Society in the following ways: Phone: 604-873-4876 or 1-866-600-4875 (toll-free) Fax: 604-451-4429 or 1-855-875-4429 (toll-free) Social: Facebook: facebook.com/gisociety Instagram: instagram.com/gisociety Twitter: twitter.com/GISociety YouTube: youtube.com/badgutcanada Mailing Address: Gastrointestinal Society 231-3665 [...]

By |2019-10-01T11:14:01-07:00November 7, 2012|

Legal and Privacy Policies

Thank you for visiting the website of the Gastrointestinal Society and the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research (collectively referred to within our policies as "GI Society"). Please review all the information in this section carefully. By visiting www.badgut.org you agree to accept our policies.   Medical Disclaimer We advise seeking a medical professional whenever a [...]

By |2018-12-12T10:38:57-07:00November 7, 2012|

Our History

In 1976, Chuck and Doris Raeside, with tremendous support from the Loyal Order of the Moose #359, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, formed the registered charity first known as the Northwestern Society of Intestinal Research (SIR) to help deal with the loss of their daughter, Gail Raeside, who succumbed to an intense battle with Crohn's disease [...]

By |2018-05-16T12:12:06-07:00November 7, 2012|

Programs & Services

How We HelpThe GI (Gastrointestinal) Society was formed in 2008 on the foundation of its partner organization, the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research (CSIR), founded in 1976. The staff of the GI Society run CSIR, but both organizations have a separate board of directors. Funds from both organizations support our core programs [...]

By |2019-10-01T09:45:59-07:00November 7, 2012|
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