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15th Edition of the Walk for ALS in Montreal

For immediate release Montreal, September 21, 2015   On Saturday September 19, about 1,000 walkers, volunteers and partners gathered at Park Maisonneuve for the 15th edition of the Walk for ALS in Montreal. Thanks to generous participants and donors, over $120,000 was raised! The Montreal Alouettes Remember Tony Proudfoot The Montreal Alouettes continue to help […]

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15th Edition of the Walk for ALS in Montreal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montreal, September 16, 2015 The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec will welcome over 1,000 participants, including players from the Montreal Alouettes and ALS researchers on Saturday September 19th at Maisonneuve Park for the 15th annual Walk for ALS in Montreal. This year, the Society hopes to raise $240,000 thanks to […]

A Cycling Challenge to Defeat ALS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montreal, August 19, 2015 – The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society of Quebec will fire off the starting gun for the 8th edition of Ride to Fight ALS sponsored by TELUS Health, a cycling competition being held from August 28 to 30, during which dedicated participants will bike around the roads of the […]

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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 […]

ALS Canada Supports the Government of Canada’s Decision to Extend the Compassionate Care Benefit to 26 Weeks

MARKHAM April 21, 2015/CNW – ALS Canada is pleased the Government of Canada has decided to  extend the Compassionate Care Benefit (CCB) from 6 to 26 weeks – a benefit that will directly provide much needed financial assistance to Canadian families caring for a loved one with the terminal disease, ALS or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. […]

ALS Canada funds innovative ALS research in partnership with Brain Canada and the Government of Canada

MARKHAM, ON, Jan. 26, 2015 /CNW/ – The ALS Society of Canada, in partnership with Brain Canada and the Government of Canada, are proud to announce the first research grant from the funds raised from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  The Arthur J. Hudson Translational Team Grant will be used to test clinical response to […]