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Montreal, September 14th, 2016 – The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec will welcome on Sunday September 18th at Parc Maisonneuve over 1,000 participants, including families touched by ALS, players from the Montreal Alouettes and ALS researchers for this 16th annual Walk for ALS in Montreal. The Classics music and many entertaining activities for […]
The 9th edition of the ALS Society of Quebec’s Ride to Fight ALS cycling challenge was an historic success, in terms of both number of participants and money raised. From August 26 to 28, 200 cyclists rode through the streets of Vaudreuil-Dorion and surroundings to support families touched by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and to […]
Montreal, August 19, 2016 – The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec is set to kick off the 9th Edition of the Ride to Fight ALS powered by TELUS Health cycling challenge, which will take place August 26-28. The dedicated participants will ride through the streets of Vaudreuil-Dorion and will spend the night at the […]
Cette conférence fera le point sur les trois aspects essentiels en lien avec la maladie grave d’un proche vécue par les jeunes afin d’aller à l’encontre de cette tendance très présente dans notre société qui consiste à éviter d’aborder le sujet avec les enfants et les adolescents. Des trucs simples seront donnés afin d’accompagner ces […]
By CBC News | Health The Ice Bucket Challenge that went viral two years ago, raising hundreds of millions of dollars, has helped identify a new gene behind the neurodegenerative disease ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, researchers say. The challenge involved people pouring ice-cold water over their heads, posting video on social media, and donating […]
My arms may be less powerful than when I proudly wore #22, but I’ll still feel the greeting of your hand on my shoulder if we meet some day.
I’m still the same.
Determined. Humble. Positive.
“It did us a world of good to laugh together. And to cry sometimes, too. Then our partners went, one after the other. But we girls still continued to see each other. The ice had been broken; we could tell each other anything. It was four years ago this week that my partner, Michel, left us. But these beautiful friendships help me keep his memory alive.”
Guy, an IT Specialist diagnosed three years ago with a form of ALS which affects one’s voice first, has never let the disease stop him from communicating with his network. But all that was being threatened. Guy’s disease had progressed, and his computer equipment was no longer adequate.