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 Vancouver, BC

Medical Cannabis in Ottawa, ON

Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis in London, ON

Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Ottawa, ON

Medical Cannabis Lecture

Medical Cannabis

Vancouver, British Columbia

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:

Monday, June 10, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location:

Hellenic Community of Vancouver  (Large Hall)
4500 Arbutus Street
Vancouver, BC  V6J 4A2
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.

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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

Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis

London, Ontario

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. Jamie Gregor, Gastroenterologist

Date & Time:

Monday, June 17, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location:

Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre (Regency Ballroom)
591 Wellington Road South
London, Ontario N6C 4R3
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

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

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.