Ice Bucket Challenge : $16,2 million in Canada

Ice Bucket Challenge : $16,2 million in Canada Donations for research doubled ALS Societies across Canada are pleased to announce the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Canada raised $16.2 million due to the generosity of more than 260,000 Canadians. This represents a record for donations to the ALS community in support of Canadian living with ALS […]

What a Memorable Summer!

The Ice Bucket Challenge was a perfect storm of social media, celebrity and grass-roots philanthropy, producing an unprecedented viral social engagement during the dog days of summer. The summer of 2014 will be remembered as the Ice Bucket Challenge Phenomenon  that brought our families and the community together across the country. Videos shared across Quebec […]

#IceBucketChallenge donations reach $1.5M

UPDATE: 2014-09-11 at 10AM – $1,550,000 raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge. The ALS Society of Quebec is pleased to announce that donations from August 10 through spetember 11 2014 have reached an all-time high, thanks to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! Over 50 000 generous people made a donation online related directly to the Ice Bucket Challenge. […]

Therapeutic Nanobodies for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Research Profile: Dr. Jean-Pierre Julien Vaccination is a preventative medical technique designed to assist the body in developing an immune response to specific infections. Exposure to weakened versions of these infections causes our body to produce substances called antibodies that neutralize the infection and stand ready to prevent illness should any additional exposure to the same […]