2015 Ice Bucket Challenge: Join the Wave! Every August, until a cure

Montreal, July 31, 2015 – A year after the spectacularly popular Ice Bucket Challenge, the world-wide ALS community is reviving the fundraiser in order to raise much needed funds for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS ), a rapidly progressive and invariably fatal disease. Surrounded by people living with ALS, researchers and partners, the ALS Society of Quebec […]


WATCH: The Ice Bucket Challenge is back

SOURCE: CJAD NEWS Last year, former habs forward and media personality PJ Stock took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge, unaware that just a few months later, his brother Dean would be diagnosed with ALS. Stock says the challenge represents more than just a brief viral trend. It means hope for a possible cure. “We […]


Sclérose latérale amyotrophique «Ice bucket challenge»: c’est reparti!

SOURCE: TVA Nouvelles Le défi du seau d’eau glacée, ou «Ice bucket challenge», reprend du service pour une deuxième année! Relevé par plusieurs centaines de personnes l’année dernière, le défi a contribué à faire connaître la sclérose latérale amyotrophique (SLA) en plus d’amasser des fonds pour la recherche sur cette maladie. Difficile de savoir si le […]


ALS Quebec reviving the ice bucket challenge

SOURCE: CTV Montreal The ALS Society of Quebec is trying to make the ice bucket challenge a viral phenomenon for the second straight year. The Ice Bucket Challenge raises money for research into neuromuscular disease ALS. Also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, it’s characterized by the death of nerve cells that leave voluntary muscles paralyzed. […]


Two new programs launched!

Supporting families as they navigate the progression of ALS Last fall, The ALS Society of Quebec was pleased to announce that over 79,000 generous Quebecers raised $2,660 000 through the Ice Bucket Challenge. The funds are being allocated to two important areas: the national research program with ALS Canada, in which funds are being matched by […]

Neuro News – June was ALS Awareness Month

News from Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital As a major Canadian centre for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research and treatment, the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, invites the public and the media to learn more about the disease and current research and treatments, to donate money for ALS research and to wear the […]