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Odette Lacroix: winner of the 2016 Chantal Lanthier Award

Words are not enough to describe  Odette Lacroix’s tireless work for the Society, even now, at the age of 75! In recognition of her dedication,  Odette received the Chantal Lanthier Award, awarded to a volunteer whose remarkable contribution to our mission makes him or her an inspiration to others. From the moment Odette’s husband, Pierre Lacroix, […]

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Dominic Delambre, Luc Vilandré and Michel Simard : behind the Ride to Fight ALS’s success

Since its 2008 inception, the Ride to Fight ALS has brought together hundreds of cyclists and has generated over 1.6 million dollars, thus making it one of the Society’s flagship events. Luc Vilandré, Dominic Delambre and Michel Simard are among a long list of committed volunteers who have managed to propel this cycling challenge forward. […]

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Gilles Martel: moving forward, one walk at a time

In 2003, the letters “A-L-S” increasingly resonated with the daily life of Gilles Martel. While a certain Jean Lepage raised funds for ALS in the Charlevoix region, his very good friend Ghislain, and his wife Angèle, were facing the consequences of the disease. “We had known them for 25, 30 years. Everything in Ghislain’s personal […]

May 25 @ 13:30 – 15:30
The ALS Society of Québec is offering a regional teleconference call (in French) reserved exclusively for people with ALS, caregivers and healthcare professionals in these regions:  -Saguenay -Capitale Nationale -Chaudières-Appalaches  Date and time: Thursday, May[...]
May 27 @ 13:00 – 15:00 ALS Society of Quebec
Are you caring for someone living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis? We’re inviting you to take part in a series of four workshops called “Coup de pouce, coup de coeur”.  Taking care of someone with ALS[...]
May 30 @ 13:30 – 15:30 Centre Montérégien de Réadaptation
Have you been touched by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis? Would you like to share and exchange with others who understand your experience with ALS? Two groups are offered simultaneously: one for the people with ALS and one[...]
Jun 3 @ 08:00 – 17:00 Parc Lambert
The ALS Society of Quebec invites you to Marie Josée Ricard’s garage sale. Visit her at tables 171, 172, 173 and 174 on Saturday June 3rd at Parc Lambert in Trois-Rivières.  It is a great[...]

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Support Group by NOVA West Island 18:00
Support Group by NOVA West Island
May 1 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Support Group by NOVA West Island @ Beaconsfield | Québec | Canada
ALS caregiver support Group In partnership with Nova West Island and with the generous support of the Tony Proudfoot Fund, monthly meetings are organized with fellow ALS caregivers to discuss some of the challenges each[...]
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Support group – Montreal 13:30
Support group – Montreal @ ALS Society of Quebec
May 2 @ 13:30 – 15:30
Support group - Montreal @ ALS Society of Quebec  | Mont-Royal | Québec | Canada
Have you been touched by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?  Would you like to share and exchange with others who understand your experience with ALS? Two groups are offered simultaneously: one for the people with ALS and[...]
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Québec– Coffee gathering to discuss palliative care 13:00
Québec– Coffee gathering to discuss palliative care @ Caisse Desjardins du personnel municipale de Québec
May 3 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Québec– Coffee gathering to discuss palliative care @ Caisse Desjardins du personnel municipale de Québec | Ville de Québec | Québec | Canada
This presentation in French is intended to demystify palliative care, as well as, to discuss the services that are available and what it means  to accompany someone during this stage. The goal is to alleviate[...]
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Walk for ALS – Saint-Hyacinthe 09:00
Walk for ALS – Saint-Hyacinthe @ Promenade Gérard Côté, Saint-Hyacinthe
May 6 @ 09:00
Walk for ALS - Saint-Hyacinthe @ Promenade Gérard Côté, Saint-Hyacinthe | Saint-Hyacinthe | Québec | Canada
Location: Promenade Gérard-Côté, Saint-Hyacinthe. Meeting point: Downtown Saint-Hyacinthe, parking behind the Fédération des Caisses populaires Desjardins (entrance on Bourdages street) Registration: 8:30am Walk/run start: 9:00am Walk/run end: 9:50am Cost: Free or donation proportional to the number of[...]
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Conference and webinar: Accessible Tourism for Everyone 13:30
Conference and webinar: Accessible Tourism for Everyone @ Société de la SLA du Québec
May 10 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Conference and webinar: Accessible Tourism for Everyone @ Société de la SLA du Québec | Mont-Royal | Québec | Canada
Planning and preparing for a trip is a good opportunity to break away from the daily routine which can be at times burdensome. Isabelle Ducharme, President of the board of directors at Kéroul, will be[...]
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Closed group for caregivers 13:00
Closed group for caregivers @ ALS Society of Quebec
May 13 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Closed group for caregivers @ ALS Society of Quebec | Mont-Royal | Québec | Canada
Are you caring for someone living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis? We’re inviting you to take part in a series of four workshops called “Coup de pouce, coup de coeur”.  Taking care of someone with ALS[...]
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Regional conference on ALS: Saint-Jérôme 13:00
Regional conference on ALS: Saint-Jérôme @ Hôpital régional de Saint-Jérôme
May 16 @ 13:00 – 16:45
Regional conference on ALS: Saint-Jérôme @ Hôpital régional de Saint-Jérôme  | Saint-Jérôme | Québec | Canada
Learn more about ALS A general presentation on ALS will be given by Dr. Marie-Josée Langlois, neurologist at the CISSS des Laurentides, for those touched by ALS and healthcare professionals followed by a Q&A period[...]
Support Group – Quebec City 13:30
Support Group – Quebec City @ Centre Noël-Brulart, rooms #212 and #104
May 16 @ 13:30 – 15:30
Support Group - Quebec City @ Centre Noël-Brulart, rooms #212 and #104 | Québec | Québec | Canada
Two support groups take place simultaneously in the Quebec City region: the first group is intended for caregivers and the second group is for people with ALS. (Free parking) Date and time: Tuesdays, from 1:30pm[...]
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Support group – Laurentides 10:00
Support group – Laurentides @ Centre Culturel Louis St-Laurent
May 18 @ 10:00 – 12:00
Support group - Laurentides @ Centre Culturel Louis St-Laurent | Lorraine | Québec | Canada
You are invited to join one of our open support groups: there will be one for people with ALS and another for caregivers. Coffee, juice and snacks will be offered. You may bring a cold[...]
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Yoga pour la SLA 19:30
Yoga pour la SLA @ Centre ADN
May 22 @ 19:30 – 20:30
Yoga pour la SLA @ Centre ADN | Saint-Hyacinthe | Québec | Canada
The Centre ADN is honored to train again this year for the ALS Society of Quebec. You are invited to an outdoor yoga session, led by Anne and Karolann. The evening promises to be magical[...]
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Teleconference Call-Saguenay-Capitale Nationale-Chaudières-Appalaches 13:30
Teleconference Call-Saguenay-Capitale Nationale-Chaudières-Appalaches
May 25 @ 13:30 – 15:30
Teleconference Call-Saguenay-Capitale Nationale-Chaudières-Appalaches
The ALS Society of Québec is offering a regional teleconference call (in French) reserved exclusively for people with ALS, caregivers and healthcare professionals in these regions:  -Saguenay -Capitale Nationale -Chaudières-Appalaches  Date and time: Thursday, May[...]
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Closed group for caregivers 13:00
Closed group for caregivers @ ALS Society of Quebec
May 27 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Closed group for caregivers @ ALS Society of Quebec | Mont-Royal | Québec | Canada
Are you caring for someone living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis? We’re inviting you to take part in a series of four workshops called “Coup de pouce, coup de coeur”.  Taking care of someone with ALS[...]
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Support Group – Monteregie 13:30
Support Group – Monteregie @ Centre Montérégien de Réadaptation
May 30 @ 13:30 – 15:30
Support Group - Monteregie @ Centre Montérégien de Réadaptation | Longueuil | Québec | Canada
Have you been touched by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis? Would you like to share and exchange with others who understand your experience with ALS? Two groups are offered simultaneously: one for the people with ALS and one[...]
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