Conference: exercising and ALS @ The ALS Society of Quebec
Oct 25 @ 13:30 – 15:00
Conference: exercising and ALS @ The ALS Society of Quebec | Mount Royal | Quebec | Canada

All are invited! You will be able to have a general idea on the sort of exercises you can do depending on the stage of the illness, including cardio-respiratory exercises, strengthening and flexibility exercises. You will also learn when to stop doing certain exercises and to replace it with something more appropriate.

At the end of this presentation you will have answers to the following questions:

– Can I exercise?
– What is the realistic outcome I can expect from exercising?
– Are there any risks involved in some exercises?

Guest speaker: Nathalie Langevin, physiotherapist from the CISSS de la Montérégie Centre
Time: 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location: The ALS Society of Quebec Office
Registration: Elizabeth at 514 725-2653, ext. 103 or ebarbosa@sla-quebec.ca

Phone meeting
Oct 26 @ 13:30 – 15:30
Phone meeting

We are happy to announce regional phone meetings for people with ALS, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Meet other people touched by ALS in your region. Discuss, share your feelings and concerns and talk about your journey in a safe environment.

Bas St-Laurent & Gaspésie Îles-de-la-Madeleine

When: Thursday September 28th from 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Saguenay Lac St-Jean, Capitale nationale & Chaudière-Appalaches (in French)

When: Thursday October 26th, from 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Registration:  Elizabeth at ebarbosa@sla-quebec.ca or 1 877 725-7725 ext. 103

For more more information please contact our psychosocial counselor Yves Lafleur by email ylafleur@sla-quebec.ca or telephone at 1 877 725-7725 ext: 107

Odanak traditional Autumn Pow-Wow @ Odanak Community Center
Oct 28 @ 12:30
Odanak traditional Autumn Pow-Wow @ Odanak Community Center  | Odanak | Québec | Canada

Welcome to Odanak


On Saturday, October 28th, come discover the cultural richness of the First Nations from the Odanak traditional autumn Pow wow. An event opens to all! Benefits will be given to the ALS Society of Quebec.


Grand entry at 12h30


Restaurant and Abenaki crafts kiosk on site.


Host Drum: Buffalo Hat Singers (others to be announced)

Head female dancer: Nathalie Hamel (jingle dancer, Odanak)

Head male dancer: Luc O’bomsawin (men’s traditional, Odanak)

Odanak flag and Eagle staff carrier: John Watso (Odanak)

Arena Director: Ray Deer (elder from Kanahwake)

Head Veteran: Moogly Hamel (Canadian armed forces)


Voluntary contribution to cover the honorarium of the drummers.


For more information, contact Jacques T. Watso at 450-494-1265 or at JACKOWATSO@hotmail.com  or Catherine Boivin at 819-692-4690.

Benefit conference: The Quebec Bridge @ Maison des aînés de Lévis, salle Marguerite-Poiré
Oct 30 @ 19:30
Benefit conference: The Quebec Bridge @ Maison des aînés de Lévis, salle Marguerite-Poiré | Lévis | Québec | Canada

To mark the 100th anniversary of the Quebec Bridge,
the ALS Society of Quebec
invites you to a conference by Michel L’Hébreux titled:

“The Quebec Bridge: An Exceptional Bridge with a Fascinating History”

Today, still, the Pont de Québec, or Quebec Bridge, is the longest cantilever bridge in the world. Michel L’Hébreux, author of a history of this exceptional bridge, will be giving a lecture on the bridge illustrated with over 400 period photographs. It will be a unique opportunity for attendees to learn more about the bridge, often described as a world wonder. Every aspect will be covered: history, collapse, related myths, titles of nobility, the dangerous work performed by the workers, and maintenance issues.

An event not to be missed!

Location:  Maison des aînés de Lévis, salle Marguerite-Poiré

10 rue Giguère, Lévis  G6V 1N6

Date:          Monday, October 30, 2017 at 7 :30 p.m.

Cost:          $10 per person (the purchase of the ticket is not included in a donation made online)


If you can’t attend the event, you can still make a donation to support their project!

Visit the event’s Facebook page for more details


All proceeds will be donated to the ALS Society of Quebec.