Niagara Falls Annual Illumination

CCA is proud to announce Niagara Falls will once again be lit in purple as part Chiari Awareness month! This year it will take place on September 23rd, 2017 at 10pm and will last for 15 minutes. Times are approximate and the Falls can be viewed through https://niagarafallslive.com/niagara_falls_webcam.htm or other websites containing webcams. 


Ottawa Awareness Walk

Ottawa's 4th Annual Awareness Walk


Saturday August 26th, 2017 11qm-3pm

Dow's Lake

1001 Queen Elizabeth Drive Ottawa, ON K1S 5K7

Registration begins promptly at 11am

* If you wish to make and bring your own sign, please ensure it is bilingual (English & French) as per the NCCs regulations *


Volunteers needed for multiple tasks including Path Marshals to direct participants. This is a great opportunity forhigh school students needing hours towards their school credit.


For more information, please visit our Facebook page here




Greater Napanee Awareness Walk

Greater Napanee Chiari Awareness Walk 

August 20th, 2017 10am-2pm

Held at the Conservation Park,  10 Pearl St, Napanee, ON K7R 4C2

Registration begins promptly at 10am.



Opening Ceremonies - 11am 

BBQ ready at 12pm

Door prizes/silent auction to close and be handed out by 1:30pm


La marche pour la sensilbilisation de la malformation de Chiari à Granby

9 juillet 2017

Parc Daniel Johnson A Granby

230 Drummond, Granby, Quebec J2H 2S5

Commence à 13h00.

Pour plus d'informations, vistez notre événement sur Facebook  ici.


Granby Chiari Awareness Walk 9 July 2017

Parc Daniel Johnson A Granby

230 Drummond, Granby, Quebec J2H 2S5

Start Time- 1PM

For more info see our Facebook event by clicking here.


Bradford Chiari Awareness Walk

Bradford Chiari Awareness Walk 15 July 2017

Leisure Center, 471 West Park Ave, Bradford, ON

Start Time- 11AM

For more info see our Facebook event by clicking here.


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