Why Join?

Stay Informed

Receive our quarterly newsletter Changing Times, via email or Canada Post, as well as the bi-annual Ostomy Canada Magazine. These publications feature stories, helpful advice and more.

Social Connections

You will meet many Calgarians with a Colostomy, Urostomy, Ileostomy and even other bowel and bladder diversionary surgeries like a J-Pouch; all of whom have an ostomy due to Cancer, Crohn’s & Colitis, and many other diseases.

Member Only Perks

Calgary Ostomy Society offers special perks to members, such as fee assistance for Ostomy Canada Conferences. You will also have access to Member-only web content.

Get Involved

Members can volunteer for positions on the Calgary Ostomy Society execitive committee, and can also vote on agenda items at our Annual General Meeting.

Become a member! It’s only $30 per year.

We accept Credit Card and PayPal online, or cheque via Canada Post .
Memberships run January to December annually, but online members have access for 1 year beginning the day they sign up.

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Member Only Area

Members who join online have instant access to our Members Only area. If you joined the Calgary Ostomy Society by paying cash or cheque, please contact us to receive login credentials to access this feature.

Recent Updates

Recent updates to the Members Only area includes: AGM Meeting Minutes, Ostomy Nutrition and Ostomy Hydration power point presentations, and the 2021 – 2020 editions of Changing Times Newsletter.

Renew Your Membership Online!

Did you receive a notice in the mail to pay your membership dues?
Online Membership is a fast, easy way to renew, without the hassle of mailing a cheque!

Please ensure that you are not paying this fee twice, ie. once online, once via cheque. Ostomy Canada mails a renewal notice every December, but this may not apply to you if you subscribed mid-year. We plan to update this for 2022 renewals.

You are entitled to receive two copies of the Ostomy Canada magazine per subscription year, so please contact us if you didn’t receive this! It is issued every summer and winter via mail from Ostomy Canada.

NOTE: For current online members, you will be able to renew at the Member Login page. 
Please use your login credentials. If you forgot your info, please contact us. When you reach the landing page, click on Account (under Quick Links), and then Subscriptions, and click the Renew link. You will be brought through the Registration Form, then click Signup to connect with PayPal.

PayPal, credit cards and Visa Debit cards are all accepted.