Advocacy Committee

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  • To unite Canadians and Canadian residents with Fibromyalgia to improve their quality of life according to Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms (CCRF)
  • To promote and safeguard the right of Persons with Fibromyalgia
  • To influence decisions within political, economic, medical, and social institutions
  • To build a stronger, respected voice within a Fibromyalgia community

Scope of Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities of this Committee are to:

  • ensure our community outreach efforts are inclusive of all Canadians and Canadian residents living with Fibromyalgia, regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age, mental/physical ability, sexual orientation, residency, marital status, or citizenship (CCRF);
  • collaborate with Fibromyalgia-related organizations, associations, foundations, and support groups so together we strengthen our united voice to address gaps and needs; and
  • Networking to establish relationships with:
    – Federal and Provincial government departments and officials;
    – Medical and Healthcare professionals;
    – Professional Associations in the Medical, Healthcare, and Insurance sectors 
    to address issues, myths, biases, and stigmas about Fibromyalgia.