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  • Contest
    Walk Your A.S. Off Contest Who: Anyone living with, or affected by Spondyloarthritis. This includes friends and family members. Get everyone involved!! What: To encourage member participation in this year’s Walk Your A.S. Off, The Canadian Spondylitis Association will hold a draw for an activity tracker as a prize to those participating! When:  May 1- […]
  • Board Recruitment
    The Canadian Spondylitis Association (CSA) wishes to invite interested candidates to submit their application to join the CSA Board of Directors for 2021-2023 term. We are particularly interested in hearing from individuals who live with, or are impacted by, Spondyloarthritis with experience and skills including a combination of the following: Finance, accounting Legal Communications / […]
  • World AS Day 2021
    World AS Day is an annual day dedicated to people with Axial Spondyloarthritis (axSpA) globally. It will be recognized on Saturday May 8 this year.  On World AS Day, members of a number of countries organize activities around the world to raise awareness of Axial Spondyloarthritis and related conditions. The Canadian Spondylitis Association is pleased […]
  • Walk Your AS Off – 2021
    Join the community to bring awareness. Together we can stand up to Spondyloarthritis and raise awareness!  Walk Your AS Off is a virtual walk event to get moving and raise awareness for axial spondyloarthritis. We “Walk our A.S. Off!” in order to stay active to keep our joints working as well as possible. Most people […]
  • COMMUNICATION & SOCIAL MEDIA ASSISTANT
    Position Information: Position is remote and contingent on funding from the Canada Summer Jobs program. Duration of this position is 16 weeks @ 37 hours/week.  Home office environment with access to a laptop and internet is required.  Bilingual an asset. Compensation is $17.00/hour. Will be required to meet with the Executive Director regularly by phone […]
  • PROJECT & RESEARCH ASSISTANT
    Position Information: Position is remote and contingent on funding from the Canada Summer Jobs program. Duration of this position is 16 weeks @ 37 hours/week.  Home office environment with access to a laptop and internet is required.  Bilingual an asset Compensation is $17.00/hour. Will be required to meet with the Executive Director regularly by phone […]
  • Vaccine Priority for people with SpA
    The CSA has received a few questions from members asking if people with AS/SpA will prioritized to receive the vaccine as it is considered a “Chronic Condition”. We reached out to our medical advisors and received the following response: “At the present time there is no evidence that AS patients, whether or not on biologics, […]
  • IWD Infographic
    Historically, Spondyloarthritis (SpA) has been viewed as a male disease. However, SpA affects men and women Equally. Have a look at this infographic to learn more.
  • Administrative Assistant (Bilingual French)
    Administrative Assistant (Bilingual)The Canadian Spondylitis Association (“CSA”) is looking for an energetic, flexible, and detail focused administrator to join our small team. Working closely with the Management team, the administrative assistant will support activities to achieve our strategic plan to support our community.The CSA is the leading registered not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting the needs […]
  • CRA Position Statement on Safety of Hydroxychloroquine
    The Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) is aware of the increasing number of questions rheumatologists are receiving pertaining to hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and cardiotoxicity. Today, we have released a position statement which provides clarification on the safety of HCQ in the treatment of rheumatic diseases. See their position statement below: