Events

The Inside Affair 2017

The Inside Affair networking events in Toronto and Vancouver (Burnaby) this fall allowed business, health care, and patient communities to come together to show support for the Gastrointestinal Society’s charitable work. For these events, we focused on honouring the past, considering the present, and looking to the future of gastrointestinal research, science, and health care. [...]

By |2019-04-09T10:37:51-08:00April 9, 2019|

Painted Toilet™ Project

Painting Toilet Seats in Support of IBD Awareness On August 18, 2018, we gathered at the Foster Eastman Gallery in Vancouver, BC to participate in the Painting Toilet Seats art event to raise awareness about inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a condition known for its most common forms: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Canada [...]

By |2018-09-20T11:02:28-08:00June 22, 2018|

The Inside Affair 2015

A Fundraiser for the Gastrointestinal Society The GI Society’s highly respected initiatives touch the lives of millions of Canadians affected by gastrointestinal and liver conditions. The Inside Affair fundraisers in Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver in October 2015 allowed business, health care, and patient communities to come together and show support for the GI Society’s charitable [...]

By |2017-04-06T11:20:24-08:00April 6, 2017|

The Inside Affair 2014

For 2014, we began our annual fundraising events on October 20th with the Fête GASTROnomique at Saint-Laurent’s le Challenger. Gary Fabian, Quebec Executive Director, emceed the evening with Russell Williams, President of Rx&D, highlighting the GI Society’s industry collaborations and health care influence. Dr. Christiane Laberge, a noted physician and media personality, spoke about the [...]

By |2016-11-30T11:39:26-08:00April 1, 2015|

GI Society Participates in Best Medicines Coalition Conference

On November 17 and 18, 2014, the GI Society senior team participated in the latest Best Medicines Coalition (BMC) conference. The BMC consists of health charities from across the country. The GI Society’s CEO, Gail Attara, is in her fifth year as BMC’s Chair. The BMC holds conferences for its 25 members and invites to [...]

By |2016-02-19T09:58:12-08:00November 23, 2014|Events|

The Inside Affair 2013

A Fundraising Hat Trick for the Inside Affair and Fête GASTROnomique Events in Vancouver, Montreal, and Toronto Raise $210,000 for the GI Society The GI Society’s highly respected initiatives touch the lives of millions of Canadians affected by gastrointestinal and liver conditions. Everyone knows someone affected by a digestive disease or disorder, and yet this [...]

By |2017-04-05T12:03:31-08:00June 2, 2014|