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Member of the SAC Invested into the Order of Canada

May 25, 2020
Dr. Mohit Bhandari, a member of the SAC Executive committee,  a Professor in the Department of Surgery at McMaster University and a leader in the field of orthopedic surgery has […]

Congratulations to Fraser Health’s Fracture Liaison Service team!

May 25, 2020
A development grant to improve osteoporosis care for fragility fracture patients has been awarded to British Columbia’s Fraser Health Authority. Funding for “Breaking The Cycle Of Recurrent Fracture: Scaling Up […]

Canada’s New Food Guide Released

May 25, 2020
Canada’s new Food Guide will be released on Tuesday Jan 22nd. It is a modern approach to promoting healthy eating, making healthier eating choices easier for all Canadians. This new […]


May 25, 2020
As a member of The Health Charities Coalition of Canada (HCCC) our organization, Osteoporosis Canada, is pleased to see federal support for the establishment of the Canadian Drug Agency which […]

Calcitonin in the News

May 25, 2020
Important Changes to the Availability and Conditions of Use for Drugs Containing Calcitonin Calcitonin nasal spray for the treatment of osteoporosis is no longer available in Canada because of new […]

Canadians Putting Themselves at Risk for Osteoporosis: Survey

May 25, 2020
New survey reveals Canadians are largely unaware about osteoporosis and the serious consequences it can have on their health TORONTO, ON (February 2, 2016) – Snow and ice can make walking […]

Alberta’s Fracture Liaison Service Team Receives the Alberta Health Services President’s Excellence Award

May 25, 2020
Each year, Alberta Health Services (the province wide, fully-integrated health system in Alberta) recognizes exceptional accomplishments by teams across the province through the President’s Excellence Awards.  Alberta’s Fracture Liaison Service […]

Do You Know Your Risk?

May 25, 2020
Do you Know Your Risk? For most Canadians, everyday staircases, sidewalks and park slopes are nothing to be feared.

OC’s First FLS Audit Report

May 25, 2020
The results from Osteoporosis Canada’s first national Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) audit demonstrate the positive impact of Canadian FLSs on the lives of fragility fracture patients. The promising results, released […]
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