Got a BadGut®? The GI Society offers a series of free, public lectures on a variety of topics related to digestive diseases and disorders in locations across Canada. Health care professionals present on a topic and then answer questions from those in attendance.

If there are no lectures scheduled in the topic you are interested in, check back later for updates and view the links below to see recordings of previous lectures and our other videos.

Current Lectures

Medical Cannabis in Ottawa, ON

Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Ottawa, ON

Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis in St. John’s, NL

Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis in Prince George, BC

Medical Cannabis

Ottawa, Ontario

You’re invited to attend this free medically-sound educational forum on cannabis, presented by the Gastrointestinal Society, a registered charity. We welcome all individuals, aged 19 years or older, interested in learning about medical cannabis and digestive health. There will be time to ask the speaker questions.

Speaker:

Dr. Alan Low, BSc.(Pharm.), Pharm. D., RPh, ACPR, FCSHP, CCD
Primary Care Pharmacist and Pharmacy Lead at BioPro Biologics Pharmacy.
Clinical Associate Professor in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC.

Date & Time:

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location:

St. Elias Centre
750 Ridgewood Ave
Ottawa, ON K1V 6N1
The location has free parking

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How To Register:

You must register in advance to attend, as seating is limited. Must be 19 years of age or older to attend.

Register Now for the Medical Cannabis Lecture

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Ottawa, Ontario

You’re invited to attend this free educational forum, presented by the Gastrointestinal Society. We welcome individuals with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and their support circles, as well as healthcare professionals. A gastroenterologist will discuss the physical and emotional effects, nutritional needs, and treatment options. There will be time to ask questions.

Speaker:

Dr. James R. Gray, Gastroenterologist

Date & Time:

Monday, July 29, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location:

St. Elias Centre
750 Ridgewood Ave
Ottawa, ON K1V 6N1
The location has free parking

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How To Register:

You must register in advance to attend, as seating is limited.

Register Now for the Irritable Bowel Syndrome Lecture

Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis

St. John’s, Newfoundland

You’re invited to attend this free educational forum, presented by the Gastrointestinal Society. We welcome individuals with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) and their support circles, as well as healthcare professionals. A gastroenterologist will discuss the physical and emotional effects, nutritional needs, and treatment options. There will be time to ask questions.

Speaker:

Dr. Jerry McGrath, Gastroenterologist

Date & Time:

Monday, August 12, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location:

Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland (Salon A&B)
115 Cavendish Square
St. John’s, NL A1C 3K2
Paid Parking on Site

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How To Register:

You must register in advance to attend, as seating is limited.

Register Now for the Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Lecture

Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis

Prince George, British Columbia

You’re invited to attend this free educational forum, presented by the Gastrointestinal Society. We welcome individuals with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) and their support circles, as well as healthcare professionals. A gastroenterologist will discuss the physical and emotional effects, nutritional needs, and treatment options. There will be time to ask questions.

Speaker:

Dr. Leila Keyvani, Gastroenterologist

Date & Time:

Thursday, September 5, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location:

Ramada Hotel (Cranbrook Ballroom)
444 George St
Prince George, BC V2L 1R6
The location has free parking

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How To Register:

You must register in advance to attend, as seating is limited.

Register Now for the Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Lecture

Head over to our Videos page to watch a variety of educational videos on gastrointestinal diseases and disorders, including footage from these previous BadGut® lectures:

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ulcerative Colitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Click here to view a list of our past lectures.