Canadian Chapters

Ostomy Canada Society

 Saskatoon Ostomy Association

Ostomy Halifax Society

United Ostomy Association Fredericton and District Chapter

Ottawa Ostomy Support Group

Ostomy Toronto

Niagara Ostomy Association, Ontario

Hamilton & District Ostomy Association

Winnipeg Ostomy Association

Calgary Ostomy Society

Edmonton Ostomy Association

Vancouver Ostomy Association

Ostomy Suppliers

Convatec – Canada

Hollister Limited – Canada

Coloplast Canada – Canada

Montreal Ostomy Centre Inc. – Canada

BBraun– Canada

Colo-Majic – Canada – Canada

O.O.S. Medical – Canada – Canada

Nu-Hope – USA

Cymed – USA

Elite Home Medical Supplies – USA

Express Medical Supply – USA

Marlen – UK

Dansac – Denmark

International Associations

International Ostomy Association

United Ostomy Associations of America

Colostomy Association

Friends of Ostomates Worldwide – Canada

Friends of Ostomates Worldwide – USA

Discussion and Chat

The Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group

The J-Pouch Group

Ostomyland Facebook Group

The Pull Through Network

Other Resources

Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada

Find a NSWOC (A website where you can find a nurse specialized in wound, ostomy and continence in Canada!)

A Guide To Living With A Stoma

Colon Cancer Alliance

WOCN – Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre at Mount Sinai Hospital

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada

Bladder Cancer Canada

Great Comebacks – Rolf Benirschke

Living Bigger with Colostomy


A HANDBOOK FOR NEW OSTOMY PATIENTS by the Vancouver Ostomy Association