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The motivation behind our Third Caregiver Recognition Day

    “Today, we want to give you a little respite and acknowledge your dedication towards your loved ones” says Leigh Stephens, psychosocial counsellor at the Society, setting the tone for the third edition of Caregiver Recognition Day as part of Caregivers Week. On Sunday, November 6th, approximately 30 caregivers gathered at Andrea Restaurant to […]

Lettre ouverte : La quadrature du cercle? (in french only)

        Le 9 novembre 2016 Les proches aidants peuvent consacrer jusqu’à une vingtaine d’heures par semaine à une personne souffrant d’une maladie neurologique évolutive. Vingt-huit pour cent d’entre eux sont en détresse, le double de la proportion des aidants qui s’occupent d’une personne atteinte d’un autre type de maladie[1]. Ils dispensent gratuitement […]

Canada’s rising starts in ALS research

Canada’s rising stars in ALS research receive more than $1 million from the ALS Canada Research Program and Brain Canada Three young investigators are pursuing ALS research thanks to funds raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge and matched by Brain Canada with financial support from Health Canada The generosity of Canadians has helped three early-career […]

16th Edition of the Walk for ALS in Montreal: a success that goes far!

Montreal, September 18th 2016- Today, nearly 1,000 participants gathered at the Parc Maisonneuve for the 16th edition of the Walk for ALS in Montreal in support of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec. Families touched by the disease, volunteers and researchers have walked 4km and contributed to the huge success of this Walk. […]