About Osteoporosis Canada

Osteoporosis Canada, a registered charity, is the only national organization serving people who have, or are at risk for, osteoporosis. The organization works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the risk-reduction and treatment of osteoporosis.

Services to Individuals with Osteoporosis and the Public

Osteoporosis Canada provides medically accurate information to patients, health care professionals and the public. Services to individuals with osteoporosis and the public include free publications, a bilingual toll-free information line, educational programs and referrals to self-help groups and community resources, as well as this web site.

Our Commitment to Accessibility

Osteoporosis Canada is committed to excellence in servicing all customers including people with disabilities.

Osteoporosis Canada’s 2015-2016 Annual Report

Osteoporosis Canada’s latest Annual Report “#BetterBoneHealth” is now available. This report highlights the organization’s significant achievements over the past year towards the vision of a Canada without osteoporotic fractures.

 

 

Services for Health Care Professionals

The organization works with health care professionals across the country to ensure the latest prevention, diagnostic and treatment options are available to individuals with osteoporosis. Osteoporosis Canada has developed practice guidelines and standards for use by physicians in their clinical practice. Access archives of Osteoporosis Update, OC’s clinical publication (currently suspended).

Organizational Structure

The organization is governed by a national voluntary Board of Directors. A 58-member Scientific Advisory Council, made up of medical and scientific experts from across the country, provides guidance in all medical matters.

Find out more about us

Osteoporosis Canada has a national office and has Chapters located across the country. A network of support groups reaches into communities throughout Canada.

  • To locate the Support Group closest to you, please call your nearest
    Chapter or 1-800-463-6842.

VISION

A Canada without osteoporotic fractures

MISSION

Osteoporosis Canada supports Canadians living with Osteoporosis by:

  • Educates Canadians about Osteoporosis
  • Advocates for optimal Osteoporosis care
  • Invests strategically in Osteoporosis research

VALUES

  • Accurate, evidence-based information and care
  • Collaboration in a united effort
  • Inclusivity, integrity
  • Ethical decision-making and actions

 




Upcoming Events


  • Fri
    03
    Mar
    2017

    Bones N Beer - Red Deer, AB

    6:00 pm
  • Wed
    08
    Mar
    2017

    Beyond the Break - Osteoporosis, Falls, Fractures and the Fracture Clinic Screening Program

    12:00 - 1:00 pm EST
  • Thu
    16
    Mar
    2017

    The Purple Tie Affair

    6:00 pm
  • Sat
    18
    Mar
    2017

    Bone Fit™ Basics - Renfrew, ON

    7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat
    18
    Mar
    2017

    Bone Fit™ Clinical - Renfrew, ON

    7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun
    19
    Mar
    2017

    Bone Fit™ Clinical - Renfrew, ON

    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wed
    29
    Mar
    2017

    Bone Matters - Unbreakable A Woman's Triumph over Osteoporosis

    12:30 - 1:30 pm EST
  • Sat
    08
    Apr
    2017

    Bone Fit™ Clinical - Kitchener, ON

    7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun
    09
    Apr
    2017

    Bone Fit™ Clinical - Kitchener, ON

    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sat
    13
    May
    2017

    Bone Fit™ Basics - Pickering, ON

    7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun
    14
    May
    2017

    Bone Fit™ Clinical - Pickering, ON

    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu
    08
    Jun
    2017

    OSTEOPOROSIS LADIES GOLF CLASSIC

    All Day