About Us

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

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 promoting gastrointestinal and liver [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:53:21-07:00January 15, 2019|

Advocacy

Community Engagement & 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 health care professionals and governments at all levels to engage the public and government bodies. We strive for system-wide improvements in care and treatment [...]

By |2017-09-28T09:35:59-07:00September 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

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

By |2019-01-08T09:52:34-07:00September 14, 2013|

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 Help The GI 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 which focus on [...]

By |2018-10-01T15:43:16-07:00November 7, 2012|

Who We Are

Board of Directors - GI Society Our voluntary Board of Directors' are made up of individuals from diverse backgrounds including business, health, and financial sectors. They dedicate their time and expertise towards developing strategic goals and collaborating with staff for furthering our mission. Ron Goetz Chair Ron has been involved in [...]

By |2019-04-15T08:35:55-07:00November 7, 2012|
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